Hummer H2 for Sale in Nigeria
The Hummer H2 is a full sized Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and a Sports Utility Truck (SUT) manufactured by the General Motors (GM) under the Hummer brand which is the biggest auto manufacturer in the United States. GM presented the Hummer H2 to the public in 2002 in the Charlotte North Carolina Motor Sports Exhibition and it was very well received by the public and the critics alike. GM started manufacturing the Hummer H2 in 2003 and it proved to be very popular in North America as well as export markets, and led GM to fabricate the H2 from 2003 to 2009 when it was discontinued and replaced by the Hummer H3. The SUT version was very popular since it could haul more luggage and load than most of the trucks available on the US market and it was designed to be an SUV as well. Not only popular in the US market, the Hummer H2 has also found its way to Nigeria, and at a point was the vehicle used to make a statement. In Nigeria, automobile dealers make available the foreign used (Tokunbo) and the Nigerian used (Registered) Hummer H2 SUVs to buyers and the most convenient place to begin your search would be through Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi.
What to know when Buying Hummer H2
Performance and Specifications of Hummer H2
The Hummer H2 was replaced by the Hummer H3 and its performance and specification resembled closely those of its successor. The majority of Hummer H2 vehicles found on the Nigerian market have the following technical specifications:
- The Hummer H2 is available in SUV and SUT styles four doors crew cab truck and a five seater with a trunk for storage.
- It is available in 2 different cylinder volumes; the 6.0L eight cylinder engine and the 6.2L for more power which is also in an 8 cylinder configuration.
- The Hummer H2 is only available in petrol version.
- It has only the front engine four wheel drive version available.
- The Hummer H2 is available in four speed or six speed automatic transmission.
How is the design of Hummer H2
The Hummer H2 is one vehicle which has a very interesting design history. Apart from regular automobile manufacturers, the most well-known manufacturer in the US is American General which makes heavy duty vehicles for civilian and military purposes. The Hummer H2 was actually built by American General under contract to General Motors in a specially designed plant in Mishawaka Indiana which was previously used only for the production of military vehicles such as the HumVee.
Steel is the choice material used to manufacture the Hummer H2, is used on both the SUV and SUT body styles. Both body styles have four doors and sit between 5 – 7 passengers comfortably. Not many 4x4 vehicles have the 9.7 inches (264 mm) ground clearance the Hummer H2 has and this is an added advantage when challenged with certain terrain types. With the SUT body kit on the Hummer H2, you have the opportunity to carry along everything you want to.
With regards to the interior, the Hummer H2 would not strike you as a vehicle which was initially designed by the American Military. Quite stylish, upholstery of choice is leather and its dashboard is fitted with state of the art technologies. Standard features found on the Hummer H2 would be; Cruise Control, Power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, satellite radio, a six-disc CD player and rear seat entertainment on higher trim levels.
What are the best features of the Hummer H2
The standout feature of the Hummer H2 is its luggage towing ability which is available on the SUT body kit of the vehicle. Despite the competition it faces from other trucks, it was able to beat them because it can take up more weight and accelerate faster than its competition with that weight. This is made possible due to the 6.2 liter V8 engine the Hummer H2 is fitted with.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Hummer H2 in Nigeria
In Nigeria, there is no shortage of the Hummer H2 in the automobile market. This is made possible by those who import the foreign used (Tokunbo) ones and those who also market the Nigerian used versions of the Hummer H2 in the country. Depending on the previous users of the vehicles, both the foreign used and the Nigerian used could be in very good road useable condition which would make them a very good choice. However, it is very important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify how functional these vehicles are, in order not to buy yourself a lemon.
The Best Hummer H2 year to Buy
With only one generation manufactured, it is difficult to say which year of the Hummer H2 is the best one to purchase. However, we could recommend the 2009 Hummer H2 as the best year to purchase, as it was the last year of production. This does not suggest that previous years of production of the Hummer H2 are not equally good.
Hummer H2 Price in Nigeria
The Hummer H2 has been discontinued, which makes only the foreign used and Nigerian used versions available to people looking to purchase them. Find below an estimated price range of used Hummer H2 vehicles available in the Nigerian automobile market, based on landing cost, port of entry, engine capacity and general condition of the vehicle.
Foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Hummer H2 prices in Nigeria
- 2002 Hummer H2 – 2009 Hummer H2: ₦4,300,000 – ₦10,000,000
Overall impression of Hummer H2
The Hummer H2 is one of the best off-road cars available to the public, because it gives a different outlook to style and performance. In competition with the likes of the Jeep Wrangler, the Toyota FJ Cruiser and the Jeep Commander, the Hummer H2 has been proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the SUV and SUT segments. With a stunning and comfortable interior and close to indestructible exterior, you are sure to be not only safe, but comfortable when driving or being driven in the Hummer H2.