New and Used Honda CR-V for Sale in Nigeria
Honda CR-V is a crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) which was first lunched in 1995 and comes with a unique slogan "Compact Recreational Vehicle". The Honda CR-V achieved the title of “Second Best – Selling” vehicle in Japan in 2003 after selling 9,708 units that year. With this title, the Honda CR-V has made an impact in world markets over the years which make it one of the most-liked family vehicles around the world. Nigeria is not left out, and the Honda CR-V is a favourite amongst Nigerian families and with a high demand of the vehicle, Honda has an official distributor here in Nigeria. Honda Automobiles West Africa is the official Honda distributor in Nigeria, and holds the responsibility of making brand new Honda CR-V vehicles.
Not many people are able to purchase brand new Honda CR-V vehicles, and sometimes they desire different specifications which are not available locally. This has given private vehicle importers the task to import very clean foreign used (Tokunbo) Honda CR-V vehicles into the country. These vehicle dealers also sell off Nigerian used (Registered) Honda CR-V vehicles to interested buyers. For those looking to purchase foreign used or Nigerian used Honda CR-V vehicles, the fastest and easiest way to go about it would be through Nigeria’s leading online premium automobile marketplace, Carmudi Nigeria, where there are listings of some of the most affordable and road worthy Honda CR-Vs available.
What to know when Buying Honda CR-V
Performance and Specifications of Honda CR-V
There are two different options in engine types used by the current Honda CR-V models: a 2.0 litre Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC) i-VTEC gasoline engine with a 153 horsepower and 190 Nm of torque and a 2.4 liter Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC) i-Vtec gasoline engine with a 185 horsepower and 220 Nm of torque.
The 2.0 litre Honda CR-V engine has an acceleration power from 0-100 kph in 10 seconds while the 2.4 litre engine has acceleration power from 0-100 km/h in 11 seconds. Both have a fuel consumption of 8-10 km/L in urban conditions, according to user reviews.
How is the design of Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V Exterior Design
The 2014 Honda CR-V is designed to balance on a MacPherson front suspension and a Double-Wishbone in its rear which allows it to drive much like a car rather than an SUV. Fog lights, projector type headlights, reverse camera and side mirror turn lights are standard features found on Honda CRV’s exterior. The recent facelift changes that have been applied to the fourth generation models are however being maintain also on the newest editions with insignificant changes.
Honda CR-V Interior Design
The Honda CR-V’s dashboard is one of the most impressive in the compact crossover SUV category with multi-information display with an eco-assist system, ECON button, steering wheel audio controls, full power features and an air conditioning system (dual-zone for 2.0 S and 2.4 SX). There will be a more improved interior design is the latest Honda CR-V's with availability of leather-trimmed seats for the high trims and as usual the cloth bucket seats will be used for the base or standard editions.
What are the standout features of the Honda CR-V?
Facelifts of the Honda CR-V is considered to have unique features whenever a new model is produced. These changes have been applied over the years such as redesigning the front bumpers, a honeycomb-type grille, a new front fascia and tail light of the 2010 Honda CR-V facelift. The 2014 Honda CR-V is designed with a sleek exterior styling that has a new shark fin antenna, electronically adjusted LED turn light side mirrors and many more.
The 2014 Honda CR-V AWD is available in Nigeria due to its 4x4 drive wheels ability, with this particular Honda CR-V having a powerful and stable performance ability which is supported by a new Real Time All-Wheel Drive and a Vehicle Stability Assist that stabilizes vehicle dynamics in a wide range of driving situations.
2016 Honda CR-V Review
The 2016 Honda CR-V will be available in four trim levels which includes;
- Honda CR-V LX
- Honda CR-V EX
- Honda CR-V EX-L
- Honda CR-V Touring
The base trim of the newest Honda CR-V is going to have a 2.4L I-4 engine that supplies a 185hp and 181 Ib-ft of torque. The compact crossover vehicle is known to be equipped with a CVT gearbox that will be support the front-wheel drive and the real time all-wheel drive terrains. Fuel efficiency of the 2016 Honda CR-V is expected to have a 27mpg in the city and 34mpg on the highway. The interior design will include some features from the previous year model such as the 7-inch touch screen display standard for all trims but introduction of the navigation system in the newest added Touring edition. There is a wide range of advanced electronic options coming standard with the 2016 CR-V model including Bluetooth streaming, rearview camera and most interesting the Honda LaneWatch which displays passenger's side blind spot.
Nig Used and Tokunbo Honda CR-V in Nigeria
A good number of vehicles such as the Honda CR-V which have been used in foreign countries find their way to the Nigerian automobile market via various channels. These vehicles are known as “Tokunbo” which means “Over the water”. Tokunbo Honda CRVs are popular, because they are in close to excellent road useable conditions and have no major issues. There are also those vehicles which were bought in Nigeria, and used locally. These are termed “Registered” and in some cases, present very impressive quality drive. Nevertheless, it is always smart to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle is in good road useable condition before being purchased. Check out areas in Nigeria where you can find a wide range of used Honda CR-V listings;
The Best Honda CR-V year to Buy
Currently, the fourth generation Honda CR-V would be the best generation to purchase, with the 2015 Honda CR-V being the best year to buy. However, previous generations and years of production also provide a very good drive quality and performance. Therefore, based on a professional’s advice, you could be buying a 1997 Honda CR-V which is still in excellent condition.
Honda CR-V Price in Nigeria
A brand new Honda CR-V for sale in Nigeria has an approximated starting price of ₦9 million, which makes people look into purchasing an older year and specification. This is where Nigerian used and Foreign used Honda CR-V vehicles come in, and on Carmudi we will be sure you would find what you need. Find below an estimated price range of the Honda CR-V prices in Nigeria.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Honda CR-V for sale in Nigeria;
- 2011 Honda CR-V – 2014 Honda CR-V: N3,900,000 – N7,000,000
- 2007 Honda CR-V – 2010 Honda CR-V: N2,700,000 – N3,500,000
- 2003 Honda CR-V – 2006 Honda CR-V: N1,500,000 – N2,000,000
- 1998 Honda CR-V – 2002 Honda CR-V: N900,000 – N1,450,000
Overall impression of Honda CR-V
The Honda CR-V is highly rated for its performance capability but according to other users there are several other plus points that are considered making it a favourite family vehicle. Among these plus points are the spacious room cabin, safety features, stable and handling drive experience, comfortable seating space and many more are the user reviews in comparison with Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Nissan Xterra.