New and Used Toyota Corolla for Sale in Nigeria
One of the best and fastest selling vehicles in the world, the Toyota Corolla is a brand of compact sized sedans, station wagon and hatchbacks available in 4-door and 5-door versions. Japanese auto makers Toyota Motors Co are responsible for the manufacturing of this outstanding piece of engineering. Nigeria would attest to the fact that the Toyota Corolla is one of the highest selling cars in the Country, and while driving on any major Nigerian highway, one out of 5 cars is a Toyota Corolla. Currently in its eleventh generation and having selling over 40 million units, the Toyota Corolla appeals to a wide array of individuals, ranging from University students to stay – at - home mothers, all the way to bank executives and members of the federal and state government. Carmudi, Nigeria’s No1 car site offers you an ample variety of Toyota Corollas in different models, years and conditions at the convenience of your home computers or mobile phones.
What to know when Buying Toyota Corolla
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Corolla
Having the title of “best – selling nameplate in automotive history”, the Toyota Corolla has outmatched many of its competitors in terms of performance. Find below the technical specification of the Toyota Corolla;
- Most recent generations are available in 1.3 litre and 1.5 litre 5 speed manual and CVT transmissions.
- All available in petrol engines, and with the emergence of Hybrids and electric cars, being fitted with those technologies
- All are front wheel and front engine configurations
- The hybrid versions have an amazing average fuel economy of 85.4 miles per gallon (mpg), while non-hybrids attain an average of 42 mpg
Toyota Corolla Fuel Consumption
According to Toyota Corolla reviews, it's one of most economical vehicles that is produced by Toyota Motors Co. and with a research on the fuel consumption of Corolla has proven consistency over the years. Here is information that Carmudi has on both recent and older Toyota Corolla year models;
- 2015 Toyota Corolla: 7.5 AVG Liters/ 100Km
- 2014 Toyota Corolla: 7.3 AVG Liters/ 100Km
- 2013 Toyota Corolla: 7.1 AVG Liters/ 100Km
- 2012 Toyota Corolla: 7.8 AVG Liters/ 100Km
- 2011 Toyota Corolla: 7.5 AVG Liters/ 100Km
- 2010 Toyota Corolla: 7.6 AVG Liters/ 100Km
How is the Design of Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla Exterior Design
With its eye catching exterior, the Toyota Corolla provides you with the most exciting types of body designs. The 2014 Toyota Corolla introduced a new exterior body design for the Toyota Corolla even though the earlier year models prior to the 2015 Corolla model also have amazing exterior designs, and unless one knows what a newer model looks like, you would almost mistake a 10th generation Toyota Corolla as a 2015 one. However the exterior body design has also be retained for the 2016 Toyota Corolla which also has the revamped grille, a redefined front and rear fascia with updated headlamps and taillights, 15” and 16” steel wheels on the base L trim and LE trim respectively, with the LE plus and higher trim levels featuring 16” alloy rims. Fog lights are also present on higher trim levels of the Toyota Corolla, with an optional sunroof package available.
Toyota Corolla Interior Design
The Cabin of the Toyota Corolla gives “elegance” another meaning. From its exciting entertainment system to its plush seats, the Toyota Corolla has been able to combine class, style and efficiency together. The dashboard of the 2015 Toyota Corolla is futuristic, to say the least. With Bluetooth connectivity, Satellite navigation, a USB port, reverse view camera ad steering wheel controls, to mention a few facilities, the dashboard and steering look like something from the Star Trek series. Extra features that have been added to the latest Corolla edition includes the all new Siri Eyes Free voice control for iphone users and an auxiliary audio jack. Higher trim levels or limited edition models are equipped with features like keyless entry, rear-view camera, an integrated satellite navigation system, and an Entune Premium audio system.
What are the best features of Toyota Corolla
Over the years, the Toyota Corolla has aimed to making driving seem more fun. With the 2015 Toyota Corolla, they are close to accomplishing that. With the sports versions, there is a Sports mode switch, which automatically adjusts the vehicle to have a sportier drive and feel. It also comes with a paddle shifter gearbox that prevents the driver taking his hands off the wheel to change gears. With the tapping of the paddles behind the steering, the driver can change gears. The rear suspension has also been improved upon to provide a better ride quality. Toyotas are known for safety, and the 2015 gives safety another name. Interested in the safety of younger children, the Toyota Corolla has been fitted with a LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system, which ensures they are properly seated during rides. It also comes with a tire pressure monitoring system which alerts the driver when the tyre pressure is very low, and it is fitted with 8 standard air bags to protect driver and passenger in the event of a collision.
2016 Toyota Corolla Review
The 2016 Corolla edition has two versions of the 1.8 liter four cylinder engine available. All trim levels of the 2016 model except the Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE Eco have the capacity to produce 132 horsepower (hp) and 128 pound – feet (lb.ft) of torque, with the Toyota Corolla LE Eco trim level providing 140 hp and 126lb-ft of torque, through a six – speed manual, a four speed automatic and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2016 Toyota Corolla has an average acceleration time of 9.2 seconds to reach 60mph from zero, and a top speed of 112 miles per hour (mph). Fuel economy is one of the best-selling points of the Toyota Corolla, and the 2016 Toyota Corolla does not fail to deliver on that. On the four-speed automatic, the 2016 Toyota Corolla has a combined fuel efficiency of 31 miles per gallon mpg (27 city/36 highway), and is a similar rating on the six – speed manual. The CVT will deliver a generous 32mpg combined (29 city/38 highway), while the LE Eco has the highest with a combined fuel efficiency of 35mpg (30 city and 42 highway). Some exclusive safety ratings that have been introduced on the latest Corolla are the rear disc brakes are present on the S Plus, S Special Edition and S Premium trim levels, while rear drum brakes are found on other models. Standard safety features includes front side airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag and a passenger seat cushion airbag to provide optimum safety during collision.
Nig Used and Tokunbo Toyota Corolla in Nigeria
With one of the best resale values in the world, there are many Toyota Corolla available in the Nigerian automobile market. The used automobile market in Nigeria sells more Toyota Corolla cars than any other brand of automobiles, due to the never ending demand of consumers. Check out our listings of Nig used and tokunbo Toyota Corolla for sale in major Nigerian cities;
The Best Toyota Corolla year to Buy
The 2015 Toyota Corolla with its elegant design, safety features and remarkable cabin and entertainment system stands out as the most appealing Toyota Corolla to purchase. The Toyota Corolla is very efficient, giving it an outstanding resale value, which makes generations prior to the 2015 edition also very attractive. In Nigeria, common generations are Toyota Corolla 2014 and Toyota Corolla 2005, which were also the best Toyota Corollas as at the time they were manufactured.
Toyota Corolla Price in Nigeria
A brand new Toyota Corolla in Nigeria has a starting price of approximately N5,000,000 at Toyota Nigeria Limited and other local dealers. The foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used ones are cheaper than the cost of the brand new ones, and are available in various year models, engine capacities and trims.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Toyota Corolla for sale may cost depending on the odometer readings and general state of the vehicles;
- 2013 Toyota Corolla – 2014 Toyota Corolla: N2,900,000 – N4,000,000
- 2008 Toyota Corolla – 2012 Toyota Corolla: N1,900,000 – N2,600,000
- 2001 Toyota Corolla – 2006 Toyota Corolla: N1,300,000 – N1,800,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Toyota Corolla for sale depends on the date of manufacture, distance covered and all round state of the vehicle and engine capacity;
- 2011 Toyota Corolla – 2014 Toyota Corolla: N2,600,000 – N3,500,000
- 2007 Toyota Corolla – 2010 Toyota Corolla: N1,500,000 – N2,000,000
- 2002 Toyota Corolla – 2005 Toyota Corolla: N1,000,000 – N1,800,000
Overall impression of Toyota Corolla
Compact, inexpensive, fuel-efficient and reliable, the Toyota Corolla has won the hearts of young up starts all the way to men and women of leisure (retirees). Regular servicing and petrol will provide most of your transportation needs. Competitors such as the Nissan Sentra, Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra are making a good effort to take the spot from the Toyota Corolla as the fastest selling car worldwide, but with the convenience and efficiency the Toyota brand provides, it would be a very long and hard battle. In Nigeria, owning a Toyota corolla is pocket friendly, and with the current fuel price, it would be an advantage to own a fuel efficient compact sedan.