Jeep Liberty for Sale in Nigeria
The Jeep Liberty is a compact SUV which was produced by Chrysler LLC subsidiary, Jeep from 2002 to 2013. It was introduced to replace the Jeep Cherokee (XJ) in the market. The Jeep Liberty is a 4-door SUV that was sold across two generations. Over one million units of the vehicle were sold during its short life span and it left behind a rich legacy. It was able to attract a huge number of new customers (70%) to the Jeep brand. After ending the production of Jeep Liberty, Chrysler restored the Cherokee nameplate. Despite being discontinued, the Jeep Liberty is still popular in the Nigerian market. You can easily find tokunbo or second hand Jeep Liberty for sale on Carmudi webpage.
What to know when Buying Jeep Liberty
Performance and Specifications of Jeep Liberty
The 2012 Jeep Liberty is equipped with a 3.7 liter V6 engine pumping out 210 hp and 235 lb/ft of torque. The power is delivered to the wheels through a standard four-speed automatic transmission. The two wheel drive models have an EPA estimated fuel economy of 16/22 mpg city/highway, while the four wheel drive models sip fuel at a rate of 15/21 mpg city/highway. The power produced by the engine is adequate to give average road performance. The off-road capabilities of the Liberty are its main highlight. The four wheel drive systems, namely Command Trac II and Selec Trac II, allow it to tackle rugged terrains with ease. The Liberty has a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds.
How is the design of Jeep Liberty
The Jeep Liberty has an attractive boxy exterior giving an athletic and rugged feel. The front has a bold grille and square automatic headlights with wipers. It also retains fog lights and day time running lights. The side mirrors are power operated and heated to ensure maximum visibility to driver. An intermittent wiper system with rain sensors keeps the windshield clean, while a rear window washer and defroster adorn the rear window. A Skyslider full length sunroof is optional which provides a beautiful outside view to all the passengers.
The Jeep Liberty's interior is versatile, comfortable and carved with fine materials. Both front and rear seats are comfortable providing ample head and leg room. The driver’s seat is power operated and heated with driver memory feature, which saves the driver’s preferences. The steering wheel is tilt and telescoping. The cargo space is not very impressive, but the 60/40 split fold flat rear seat allows for extra cargo space when required. A number of storage spaces are also available inside the cabin.
What are the standout features of Jeep Liberty
The Jeep Liberty 2012 is an SUV known for its off-road capabilities and towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. Other prominent features encompass Electronic Speed Control, Hill Descent Assist, Command Trac II four wheel drive system, Skyslider sunroof and automatic headlights with wipers.
The Jeep Liberty is equipped with standard safety features including SRS Airbag system, Brake Assist, Child Safety Locks, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Speed Control, Traction Control, Park Sense rear Park Assist, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Assist and Automatic Dimming Mirror.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Jeep Liberty in Nigeria
The used Jeep Liberty SUV market that is available in Nigeria is made up of both Nig used (registered) Jeep Liberty and tokunbo Jeep Liberty versions. Due to the poor road infrastructure in Nigeria most of the Nig used version are not in good condition like the tokunbo ones that are used abroad. Therefore because a factor when dealers are pricing used Liberty SUVs in Nigeria.
The Best Jeep Liberty year to Buy
Among the Jeep Liberty listings that are offered on Carmudi, the 2008 Jeep Liberty, 2007 Jeep Liberty and 2004 Jeep Liberty are they year models that are search for by potential car buys in Nigeria. Due to the high demand of these year editions, their spare parts are easily accessible in every part of the country.
Jeep Liberty Price in Nigeria
The tokunbo and Nig used Jeep Liberty of any year model are both valued differently in terms of price in Nigeria due to factors such as vehicle conditions and dealer price. Find an average price range of used Jeep Liberty below;
- 2002 Jeep Liberty – 2005 Jeep Liberty: ₦1,200,000 – ₦1,500,000
- 2006 Jeep Liberty – 2009 Jeep Liberty: ₦1,600,000 – ₦4,700,000
Overall Impression of Jeep Liberty
The Jeep Liberty is a decent SUV with balanced on-road and off-road capabilities. For those who want to own a Jeep but cannot afford the pricier versions, the Jeep Liberty is a great option. The utility vehicle, however, is not a very powerful or fuel efficient option. It faces a tough competition from Dodge Journey, Subaru Forester, Jeep Wrangler and Nissan Xterra in the Nigerian market.