New and Used Mitsubishi Cars for Sale in Nigeria
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a Japanese automobile brand established in 1970 under the Mitsubishi keiretsu which was formerly the biggest industrial group in Japan manufacturing. The Mitsubishi Company started manufacturing automobiles officially in 1917, and before then they were manufacturing more of heavy duty vehicles and equipment. As of 2011, Mitsubishi was the sixth biggest Japanese automaker specialized in 4x4 vehicles, and with decades of manufacturing experience and major alliances with other automobile brands, Mitsubishi has been supplying a very efficient line-up of vehicles across the world. Mitsubishi Motors Nigeria is offering latest Mitsubishi cars for sale, while the models that are not accessible officially are also available in the grey markets through independent automobile dealers. In Nigeria, asides from the brand new units of Mitsubishi vehicles, the most popular options would be the used Mitsubishi vehicles (Tokunbo and Nigerian used). For those looking to purchase a brand new, foreign used (tokunbo) or Nigerian used (Registered) Mitsubishi vehicle, the one stop shop would be through Nigeria’s number one online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi.
Mitsubishi Performance and Technology
Mitsubishi is an autonomous marque that manufactures its own vehicles rather than rebadging the cars of other automakers. Mitsubishi Motors owns numerous innovative features and technologies to build quality cars. Some of the leading-edge technologies are described below:
All Mitsubishi vehicles are enabled with MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control system) engine technology that includes three-cylinder, four-cylinder, six-cylinder, V6 and V8 engines. In addition, Mitsubishi AS&G (Auto Stop & Go) is the most recent automotive technology introduced by the Japanese cars manufacturer. This mechanism is aimed at reducing carbon emissions and improves the fuel economy by automatically switching off the ignition.
Mitsubishi is currently focusing on the naturally aspirated vehicle technology based on electric powertrains. In this connection, the car maker is currently employing the PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) system that delivers smooth and comfortable driving experience on all roads through different driving modes. Besides hybrid cars, Mitsubishi is also concentrating on full electric cars that are sorted as MIEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle).
In June 2014, Mitsubishi announced that it will put in-home wireless networks on wheels with FLEXConnect, which is an information and entertainment audio-video bridging system developed by Cisco.
Popular Mitsubishi Models in Nigeria
Mitsubishi is considered a very respectable automobile company in Nigeria that delivers powerful vehicles with great performance and efficiency. Some of its most regarded models in the country are:
- Mitsubishi Lancer – The Lancer is a flagship model in the Mitsubishi lineup, which is being produced since 1973. It is created in sedan and hatchback styles and is available with a variety of engine options. The fifth generation Lancer is officially sold in the country, while previous generation models are available in used condition at prices between NGN 200,000 and NGN 1,100,000.
- Mitsubishi Space Wagon – The other one on the list is a large MPV which is also called Mitsubishi Chariot, Mitsubishi Space Star and Mitsubishi Nimbus. It had been produced between 1983 and 2003, and is preferred by professional transporters in Nigeria. You can get this car for anything between NGN 550,000 and NGN 1,400,000.
- Mitsubishi Montero – Launched in 1982, it is the most successful Mitsubishi vehicle across the world and is currently available in fourth generation models. The latest models of this full-size SUV are officially sold in Nigeria with Mitsubishi Pajero nameplate, however, the versions imported from other countries are called Montero. The prices of these models range between NGN 250,000 and NGN 2,800,000.
- Mitsubishi Outlander – The Mitsubishi Outlander is a crossover SUV launched in 2001. The automaker has produced three generations of this vehicle, which are all accessible in Nigeria. The used versions of the Outlander are sold here at prices from NGN 1,200,000 to NGN 6,700,000.
Aside the most popular Mitsubishi cars listed above are also other models which are often seen on Nigerian streets like the Mitsubishi Carisma, Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi Galant, Space Gear and Space Runner.
Availability of Mitsubishi in Nigeria
The Mitsubishi brand is available all across Nigeria in different cities and states. Find below some major cities in Nigeria and the Mitsubishi vehicles available in them.
Authorised dealer of the Mitsubishi brand in Nigeria
In Nigeria, asides from independent automobile dealers, the other source of purchasing Mitsubishi vehicles would be through CFAO Motors Nigeria. With their network which spans across all the geopolitical zones in Nigeria, they ensure the delivery of brand new Mitsubishi vehicles to the Nigerian populace. Be sure to visit the CFAO Motors Nigeria page on the Carmudi Nigeria platform.