Renault Cars for Sale in Nigeria
Renault is a French automobile manufacturer that was created by Renault Brothers in 1899. The Renault Voiturette was the first vehicle produced by the company, which was a supermini car for two passengers only. Currently, the Renault Group is offering 40 different vehicles under three brands (Renault, Dacia and Renault-Samsung ) in 128 countries. Dacia and Renault Samsung are the wholly owned subsidiaries of Renault Group. Besides, the automaker has its stakes in other automobile brands like Nissan and AvtoVAZ. Considering the reputation and overall performance of Renault vehicles, many private dealers are importing and selling them in Nigeria, despite the presence of an authorised Renault dealership. That is the reason why you can easily find Nigerian used and foreign used (tokunbo) Renault cars in Nigeria. One other thing these dealers have in common is that they all put up their vehicles on Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi.
Renault Performance and Technology
Renault possesses the automobile manufacturing experience of over one century. Through all these years, the automaker progressively improved its vehicles with innovative technologies and new inventions. Here are some of the Renault’s latest developments in the automotive sector.
Modern Renault vehicles use twin-turbo engine technology that provides extra power at high speeds and maintains substantial torque at low speeds. Fitted with two turbochargers, these engines deliver expected performance using less fuel with low impact on the environment.
Renault has recently introduced Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), which is a multipurpose technology offering extending field of vision for driver, giving anti-collision warning alerts, parking aids and electronic co-driving functions. In addition, ADAS will also assist Renault’s upcoming autonomous vehicle technology, which will be featuring intelligent driving systems allowing the vehicles to drive automatically without human interference. In this regard, the company has already revealed a functional concept - NEXT TWO.
Another advanced technology from the automaker is an in-car multimedia system - R-Link. This system features 7-inch touchscreen display with advanced voice recognition, user-friendly interface, satellite navigation, smartphone integration and many entertainment options
Popular Renault Models in Nigeria
Renault vehicles were introduced to Nigeria not very long ago, but its requisition has dramatically increased within a short time. Described below are some of the most widespread Renault models in this region.
- Renault Megane – The Renault Megane is a small family car manufactured in a wide variety of body configurations. Launched in 1995, it is currently in its third generation of production. However, you will mostly find second generation models in Nigeria at prices ranging between ₦700K and ₦900K.
- Renault Laguna – The Laguna is a full size car launched by the French automaker in 1993. Till now, Renault has delivered four generations of this large sedan. The second and third generation models are sold across Ghana at prices from ₦700K to ₦1 million.
- Renault Scenic – The Scenic is considered as a compact multi-purpose vehicle that was introduced by the French car manufacturer Renault in late 1996. Three generations models have been released by Renault till date and being sold in Nigerian between the price range of ₦700K and ₦1 million.
- Renault Clio – It is the smallest car by Renault in its entire product line. The Clio was launched in 1990, and has remained the top selling vehicle of the automaker. The fourth generation of this supermini hatchback was introduced in 2012.
Availability of Renault in Nigeria
The Dana Motors Group are the official distributors of the Renault brand in Nigeria, with quite a number of independent dealers making the brand available to Nigerians. Across Nigeria, the Renault brand is available, and the Carmudi platform gives you selections in some top locations in Nigeria. Please find below;
Authorised dealer of the Renault brand in Nigeria
The Renault brand is marketed and distributed by the Dana Motors group. Since the Dana Motors Group took over the brand, there have been quite a number of improvements with the Renault brand. For instance, in line with the New Automotive policy, they have gone ahead to establish assembly plants and are already assembling the Renault Duster locally.