New and Used Peugeot Cars for Sale in Nigeria
The French automaker Peugeot started its automobile manufacturing operations in 1882. However, it was officially incorporated as a separate automotive company in 1926. It is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of the PSA Peugeot Citroen, and shares some of its models with Citroen. Peugeot itself owns three subsidiaries i.e. Peugeot Motorcycles, Peugeot Bicycles and Peugeot Sports. The car maker is known for its eco-friendly and stylish vehicles that have won numerous awards in Europe and rest of the world.
The Peugeot brand was introduced to Nigeria in 1967, under the military rule and has not left the country since then. The Peugeot brand has been used by everyone in all spheres of life, and it is a rarity to see a car owning family which have not owned a Peugeot vehicle.
Despite different issues, the Peugeot brand has retained its strong presence, and still soars high in the Nigerian automobile market. Currently, with the introduction of the new Peugeot models, the Peugeot Automobile Nigeria company is offering a complete line up of Peugeot cars in Nigeria.
Peugeot Performance and Technology
Peugeot is continuously investing to revolutionize its vehicles. That is the reason why it discontinues production of old models and launches new models more often. The innovative features and technologies range across engines and performance, safety, connectivity and value added features.
Talking about the performance, we must tell you that the current Peugeot cars are using PureTech and BlueHDI engines. PureTech is a range of petrol motors featuring three-cylinder optimized engines, four-cylinder atmospheric engines and turbo-compressed three-cylinder engines. On the other hand, BlueHDI is the diesel engine technology introduced in 2013 that renders controlled emissions and proven efficiency. Moreover, Peugeot has introduced the new EAT6 (Efficient Automatic Control 6), which is a six-speed gearbox with Quickshift technology.
PSA-Peugeot-Citroen is also advancing in the electric vehicle segment. The group has introduced TTR Hybrid powertrain technology called Hybrid4 in 2008. However, the system debut in 2012 and is featured in three Peugeot production cars.
The automaker has also launched an advanced telematics system, Peugeot Connect. It extends a range of connected services like Peugeot Connect SOS, Peugeot Connect Assistance, Peugeot Connect Apps, HD touchscreen display, Scan MyPeugeot and Link MyPeugeot.
Popular Peugeot Models in Nigeria
Peugeot is offering its complete lineup of vehicles in Nigeria, some of which are briefly described below.
- Peugeot 407 – The Peugeot 407 is a large family sedan that arrived in 2004 to take the place of the outgoing 406. In 2010, the Peugeot 407 was abandoned and replaced by the new Peugeot 508. You can buy this car in Nigeria at a price ranging between NGN 750,000 and NGN 2,500,000.
- Peugeot 308 – This is a small family car manufactured in a variety of body configurations. It arrived in 2007 as a replacement of the Peugeot 307, which is also available in Nigeria. The 308 is obtainable at an average price of NGN 5,000,000 to NGN 6,500,000.
- Peugeot 607 – The Peugeot 607 is an executive sedan that was produced and sold by the automaker from 1999 to 2010. Although it is classified as a taxi car in France, it is used for domestic purposes in other countries. The price of a 607 stretches from NGN 700,000 to NGN 3,000,000.
- Peugeot 508 – This is a large family car that replaced Peugeot 407 in 2010. The Auto Zeitung named it as the best imported family car of 2011. Being manufactured in sedan and station wagon styles, this car is closely related to the Citroen C5. This Peugeot car is priced in Nigeria at NGN 5,500,000 - NGN 7,000,000.
The Peugeot 306, Peugeot 307 and Peugeot 406 are also other popular models currently in Nigerian auto market that has high demand.
Availability of Peugeot Cars in Nigeria
Peugeot entered the Nigerian auto market in 1971 and set up its assembly plant in 1975. Since then, the company has been extending its entire vehicle lineup for sale in the region. No doubt, Peugeot is a reputable auto brand in the Nigerian used car markets. Many dealerships across the country are offering well conditioned Peugeot vehicles at reasonable prices and interested buyers can check out listings in the following cities;
Authorised dealer of the Peugeot brand in Nigeria
Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) are the authorised distributors of the Peugeot brand in Nigeria. After a close down of their Semi Knock Down (SKD) and Completely knocked Down (CKD) plants in Nigeria, they are gradually coming back and re-establishing assembling plants under the new Automotive Policy currently introduced in Nigeria.