New and Used Toyota Cars for Sale in Nigeria
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automotive manufacturer, founded in 1937 and headquartered in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the largest automakers in the world with a sales figure of 5.1 million vehicles in the first half of 2014. Being the 14th largest company in the world by revenue, Toyota is the biggest car manufacturer in Japan both by revenue and market capitalization. It produces vehicles under five brand names; Toyota, Lexus, Hino, Scion and Ranz, and with this, the Toyota brand has over 27 manufacturing and assembling plants worldwide.
The Toyota brand was introduced into Nigeria in 1965 by R. T. Briscoe, and was the brand’s exclusive distributor. After many years of changes in distributors of Toyota vehicles by the Federal Government of Nigeria, Toyota Nigeria Limited was appointed in 1996 to operate as the exclusive distributor for Toyota Motor Corporation in Nigeria. Toyota Nigeria Limited is responsible for offering the Nigerian public high quality products built to suit the Nigerian climatic and road conditions. Over the years, through these distributors and independent vehicle importers, the popularity of the Toyota brand has grown, and it is currently the best-selling vehicle brand in Nigeria as a result of its durability and affordability.
Locating a Toyota vehicle for sale in Nigeria is not a difficult feat, as there are at least 3 units parked in every vehicle showroom in the country which sells varieties of vehicles. However, to find the best of the best of Toyota vehicles, log on to Nigeria’s leading online vehicle buying and selling website, Carmudi where there are listings of the most roadworthy brand new, foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Toyota cars for sale at affordable prices.
Toyota Performance and Technology
Toyota has always been on the forefront of technological innovations in the automobile industry. It is constantly improving upon traditional technologies and innovating to produce environment friendly vehicles to help create a low carbon society. In addition to that, Toyota has always aimed to provide the safest and most fuel efficient vehicles (combined with the best prices on the market) to the average consumers, simultaneously contributing to the economic development of local populations. Toyota's vehicles are known for their state of the art technology, safety and durability. The company's focus on providing top notch quality to its customers has earned it the bestseller throne, where the company sits unopposed. Despite being at the top, it is still thriving to lead the innovations in the automotive industry and providing its customers with the best vehicles money can buy.
Popular Toyota Models in Nigeria
In Nigeria, there are quite a number of Toyota vehicles which ply city and highway roads. However, there are some models which are a very common sight. Below are a few of them:
- Toyota Corolla: The Toyota Corolla is the company’s most famous and best selling sedan in Nigeria. Available in GLi and XLi trims, both luxury sedans are equally liked by customers due to their pleasing outlook, comfortable interior and unmatchable performance.
- Toyota Camry: The five-door sedan Toyota Camry is considered to be Toyota's high-end car. It is a fuel efficient car offering several different trim levels including LE, SE, XLE and Hybrid models. It is preferred by Nigerian consumers due to its stylish exterior design, luxuriously comfortable interior and exceptional fuel economy.
- Toyota 4-Runner: The Toyota 4-Runner is a mid-size SUV from Toyota Motors and available in three trim levels, SR5, Trail, Limited and TRD Pro. It is one of the most famous SUV's in Nigeria and known to have powerful performance and fuel economy.
- Toyota Highlander: The Toyota Highlander is a mid-size crossover SUV known for its unmatchable performance and durability. It has been designed to be versatile with off-road capability as well as comfortable spacious cabin.
Other models from Toyota that are also famous in Nigeria include; the Toyota Venza, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Matrix and the very luxurious Toyota Avalon and family size vehicles such as the Toyota Sienna and the Toyota Sequoia.
Availability of Toyota in Nigeria
As the best selling automobile brand in Nigeria, locating a Toyota vehicle in the country is almost as easy as ABC. With Toyota Nigeria having over 39 3S (Sales, Service and Support) dealerships in the country, the vehicle is not only available but also easily maintained.
Authorised dealer of the Toyota brand in Nigeria
Toyota Nigeria are currently the authorised dealers of the Toyota brand in Nigeria. The Toyota Nigeria Limited started operations in Nigeria in the year 1996, after they became sole distributors of the Toyota brand in the country. Responsible for the importation of vehicles, spare parts and servicing, the Toyota Nigeria limited is responsible for strengthening the Toyota brand in the county through impeccable after sales services.