Honda City for Sale in Nigeria
Japanese automobile manufacturers began production of the Honda City in 1981, and the subcompact car was made available to automobile markets in Japan, Europe and Australia. From that time on, we have seen sales of the Honda City grow through the years, with the vehicle having high record sales in the Middle East and Sub Saharan African markets. Available in five generations, only the most recent three generations are available in the Nigerian automobile market, with a large number of those being the previously owned options. There are also a good number of brand new ones made available to the Nigerian public through accredited dealers such as Honda Nigeria. Looking for a foreign used or Nigerian used Honda City which is not only in good road worthy condition but also affordable? Check out Carmudi where you would find listings of some of the most affordable Honda City cars available in Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Honda City
Performance and Specifications of Honda City
The Honda City has a relatively small engine block, so what is typically found across the third to sixth generation of the vehicle would be a 1.3 litre and 1.5 litre 4 cylinder engines, with a 1.8 litre 4 cylinder engine added to it in 2007, but absent in the most recent generation of the Honda City. These engines are mated with a number of transmissions; a four – speed automatic, a five speed manual a five speed automatic and a seven speed automatic. Through these engine types and transmission, a power output range of 94 hp – 140 hp and 148 Nm of torque is expected.
How is the design of Honda City
The design of the Honda City has remained very simple yet elegant through the years. As a compact car, it is just the right size for a good number of roads, and is tastefully designed to meet the needs of customers. For the third generation, there is a very close resemblance to the sixth generation Honda City with a few exterior differences. The fourth generation Honda City saw a complete exterior redesign which would see a total reduction in length and increase in height of the vehicle. There were also changes made to both the front and rear fascia. The fifth generation maintained the height and length of the previous generations with a completely redesigned and modern looking front grille and rear design, new lights and rims were also featured on this new redesign of the Honda City. The sixth and most recent generation of the Honda City looks a lot like the fifth generation, but changes made to the grille, front and rear ends, lights and the overall body structure are evident. On the inside, the design of the Honda City’s cabin is quite tasteful and meets the demand of any motorists. For the most recent generations, an auxiliary connection is present, along with Bluetooth connectivity for mobile technologies. Higher trim levels receive leather seats and other tasteful features.
What are the standout features of the Honda City?
The Honda brand is known to manufacture really intelligent vehicles, and the Honda City definitely is one of them. Adding to that, the Honda City is very safe, and is fitted with advanced safety features such as; 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist and Hill Start Assist.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Honda City in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the Honda City is made available through a number of authorised dealers which deal in brand new Honda vehicles. For people who do not want to purchase the brand new Honda City vehicles, they have a choice of purchasing either a foreign used (Tokunbo) or Nigerian used (Registered) Honda City, which is cheaper than the brand new ones. The tokunbo Honda City vehicles are a good option for people who want to purchase a vehicle which is not only good on the road, but void of many faults, though one has to be completely sure the vehicle was serviced and maintained as and when due. The Nig used Honda City vehicles are also a good option for vehicle buyers and in some cases might even provide a better road useable condition than that of the foreign used option. In any case, it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle is in a good road useable condition before purchase is made.
The Best Honda City year to Buy
Currently, the 2016 Honda City would be the best year to buy, because it is so far the most advanced Honda City produced. Previous years and generations of the Honda City would also provide a good option for customers based on what they desire.
Honda City Price in Nigeria
A brand new Honda City in the Nigerian automobile market has an estimated beginning price tag of N5,500,000 and could be higher with the trim level or economic climate of the country. Another alternative which is cheaper would be the Tokunbo or Nigerian used Honda City vehicles and an estimated price range could be found below;
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Honda City for sale;
- 2011 Honda City – 2014 Honda City: N2,000,000 – N3,800,000
- 2008 Honda City – 2010 Honda City: N1,200,000 – N1,500,000
- 2001 Honda City – 2007 Honda City: N350,000 – N1,000,000
Overall impression of Honda City
The biggest competition of the Honda City in Nigeria would be its German counterpart, the Volkswagen Vento. In as much as German vehicles especially the Volkswagen brand of vehicles are known for their outstanding performance, the Honda City is a more affordable option to the Volkswagen Vento. To add to it, the Honda City is easier to maintain in Nigeria, as there are a good number of automobile mechanics who understand the mechanics behind the Honda brand. Maybe a test drive in the Honda City would give you a better insight to the vehicle.