Oh yes – when it comes to cars, breaking the bank is usually inevitable. But if you are an automobile enthusiast, you would know that THERE ARE QUALITY CARS you can buy in Nigeria, and for an affordable price. In this article, we will be highlighting the most affordable quality cars in Nigeria. (Updated)
You will also get to see the prices of popular cars in Nigeria. From Mercedes to Lexus, Toyota, Ford, Honda, and of course Range Rover brands and more.
A lot of people are afraid to approach car dealers. Because they are quite certain buying a new car would most certainly impact heavily on their bank accounts. But there are cars out there that you can buy and still have enough money for car maintenance and insurance.
10 Most Affordable Quality Cars In Nigeria 2023 (Updated)
Even though there are a lot of affordable, quality cars in Nigeria, you are probably not looking for the cheapest cars. That may end up increasing your maintenance costs on the long run. What you need is a car that is high-quality, pocket-friendly and cost-efficient. We have sampled and picked our top 10 most affordable quality cars of the current year. Be on the lookout for these cars amd you will not regret your choice.
1. Toyota Camry
The Toyota Camry series is one of the most popular cars in Nigeria, and the king of cheap cars. Toyota Camry is one of the best-selling compact cars in Nigeria.
This car has a comfy cabin, big boot, spacious interior, and safety features making it a perfect car for a new family. The Toyota Camry can boast of a very strong & durable engine, tires, and brakes.
This small but mighty car can drive smoothly on both tarred and bumpy roads without any trouble. It will suit the needs of any driver. Best of all, the Toyota Camry Series is one of the easiest cars to maintain in Nigeria.
You can get a perfectly working Toyota Camry for less than three million Naira.
Prices of Toyota Camry in Nigeria
The average market price of a Toyota Camry in Nigeria is between ₦1,200,000 to ₦7,000,000 – depending on the model.
- 2021 – 2023 Toyota Camry – N19,200,000 to N60,000,000
- 2015 – 2020 Toyota Camry – ₦10,850,000 to N19,500,000
- 2010 – 2014 Toyota Camry – ₦5,700,000 to N9,800,000
- 2003 – 2009 Toyota Camry – ₦2,900,000 to N5,500,000
- 1997 – 2002 Toyota Camry – ₦1,000,000 to N2,000,000
- 1994 – 1996 Toyota Camry – ₦800,000 to N1,600,000
2. Mercedes Benz C200
The Mercedes Benz C200 is another fairly cheap car in Nigeria. This Mercedes Benz model has a design and unique functions that you are sure to love.
The Mercedes Benz has already established itself as the King of automobiles worldwide. This German brand of automobiles is known for the precise manufacturing of their cars. Their vehicles are extremely durable and almost indestructible. Mercedes Benz cars are also known for theur luxurious and exquisite looks.
This makes people believe the fallacy that there is no cheap Benz in Nigeria. If you are looking for an affordable car in Nigeria, I would advise you to go for the Mercedes Benz C200.
Price of Mercedes Benz C200 in Nigeria
The average market price for a Mercedes Benz C200 In Nigeria ranges between N2,500,000 and N58,500,000.
3. Volkswagen Golf Series
The Volkswagen Golf Series is perhaps the cheapest car model in Nigeria. This car is also another durable model capable of going long distances and withstanding wear and tear.
In short, the Volkswagen Golf series are very durable and easy to maintain. Thus the model was extremely popular in Nigeria in the late 90s.
The Volkswagen Golf MK3 to MK6 series are small compact cars [4,074mm tall] but surprisingly capable of carrying a family of 7 and a load of up to 800kg without breaking down.
Price of Volkswagen Golf Series in Nigeria
The average market price for a Volkswagen Golf series in Nigeria are as follows.
- Volkswagen Golf 3: Between ₦400,000 and ₦2,500,000.
- Volkswagen Golf 4 (used): Between ₦450,000 to ₦1,600,000.
- Volkswagen Golf 5 (used): Between N550,000 and N1,900,000
- Volkswagen Golf 6 (used): Between N650,000 and N2,000,000
- Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 (new): N22,940,000
4. Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V is another popular compact car that can be compared with the Toyota Camry and Corolla models. The Honda CR-V is another Japanese Car Series known for its impressive fuel economy, reliable safety features, small but spacious design.
If you are a bachelor or just starting a family, I would advise you to go for this car. Because it is perfect for men shopping for cars on a small budget. One of the best things I like about Honda CRVs in the fact that the interior is super easy to clean.
Price of Honda CR-V in Nigeria
A good working second-hand Honda CR-V (2007 – 2009) will cost you between ₦3,000,000 and ₦3,500,000 depending on who you’re buying from. Additionally,
- Honda CR-V (2010 – 2019): Between N12,100,000 to N21,000,000
- Honda CR-V (2020 – 2023): Between N23,700,000 to N37,000,000
5. Toyota Corolla
The Toyota Corolla, the twin brother of the Toyota Camry also made this list. It is one of the best compact cars for wheelchair users and full-time housewives.
Toyota Corolla Models are the second best-selling cars in Nigeria and the top-selling car model around the world.
This car model is famous for its durability and strength. It is very hard to find a Toyota Corolla in a car mechanic workshop. It rarely breaks down, develops engine failure, oil leaks, or brake troubles.
Toyota Corolla was first launched over five decades ago  and has been redesigned and remodeled to fit the taste of several customers.
If you are looking for cheap durable cars in Nigeria, this model will put an end to your search.
Price of Toyota Corolla in Nigeria
- If you are lucky, you can purchase a Tokunbo Toyota Corolla (2001 to 2019) model in perfect working condition for between ₦1,000,000 and N2,800,000.
- The market price ranges of a Tokunbo Toyota Corolla 2010 to 2019 (used & new) is between ₦2,300,000 to ₦27,000,000.
- Toyota Corolla 2023 ranges from N19,000,000 to N38,000,000.
6. Toyota Sienna 2001
The Toyota Sienna series can also stand as one of the cheapest SUV cars in Nigeria. This car is one of Nigerian top-rated SUV and one of the cheapest SUVs in Nigeria. Siennas can drive easily on bad roads without giving the driver any discomfort whatsoever.
First released in 1997, the Toyota Sienna stands as one of the most purchased SUV cars in Nigeria. This car is also the first choice SUV car for family men in Nigeria. Siennas are not as elegant as Highlanders or 4runners but they are cheaper.
Price of Toyota Sienna in Nigeria
The price of a Toyota Sienna model in Nigeria are as follows:
- Toyota Sienna 1998 to 2003 (used): Between N2,400,000 and N4,200,000
- Toyota Sienna 2004 to 2009 (used): Between N2,900,000 and N6,200,000
- Toyota Sienna 2011 to 2020: Between N4,000,000 ad N25,000,000
While the Toyota Sienna 2023 model in Nigeria is sold between N16,000,000 and N60,000,000.
7. Lexus RX300
Speaking of SUVs, the Lexus RX300 is another cheap car that you should consider buying in Nigeria. This car comes with a boss-sized interior and a very neat design that will surely leave you stunned.
Lexus RX300 brings premium comfort to their drivers, and can easily stand up to the Toyota Siennas. The Lexus RX350 is also one of the most popular SUVs in Nigeria and can boast of reliability, durability, and affordability.
Price of Lexus RX300 in Nigeria
You can buy a Lexus RX300 for ₦1,600,000 to ₦5,000,000 in Nigeria.
8. Honda Accord
The list of cheapest cars in Nigeria will not be complete without a Honda Accord in the list. More than 150,000 Honda Accord cars are imported every year, and most of them are sold within six months. This makes this super-car rank as one of the most purchased cars in Nigeria.
Honda Accord is not just cheap. It is also easy to drive, have good fuel economy, compact-sized, and easy to maintain.
Price of Honda Accord in Nigeria
- Honda Accord 2004 to 2009: Between N830,000 and N4,000,000
- Honda Accord 2010 to 2019: Between N2,850,000 and N20,000,000
- Honda Accord 2020 to 2023: Between N30,000,000 and N45,000,000
9. Nissan Xterra SUV
Nissan Xterra 2002 model is another SUV car that can go for Shikini money in Nigeria. This car can make any owner look like a boss. The Nissan Xterra model is a compact SUV born in the heart of Japan.
First introduced in 1999, this automobile has now become a household name in Nigeria. If you are looking for a good-sized SUV that can be purchased on a small budget, then the Nissan Xterra is a dope choice.
Price of Nissan Xterra in Nigeria
You can get your own Nissan Xterra within the range of N800,000 and N4,600,000 budget in Nigeria (depending on the year of make and newness).
10. Volkswagen Beetle
Yes, the Volkswagen Beetle is also one of the cheapest cars in Nigeria. The Volkswagen Beetle also called “The Tortoise car” is another popular car model in Nigeria that you can buy at a giveaway price in Nigeria.
Although the Volkswagen beetle is not a fancy car, it can be regarded as a classic and a collectible. The German Automobile Giants, Volkswagen announced earlier this year that they would stop the production of the beetle model, this supercar can even be regarded as an antique.
Price of Volkswagen Beetle in Nigeria
Depending on the year, model and newness, you can get a good-sized Volkswagen beetle for ₦600,000 to ₦29,315,000 only.
All prices displayed in this list are subject to constant changes and only estimates were given. These estimates are not necessarily based on their brand-new state, but rather include fairly-used or direct-Belgium cars. Prices will be updated frequently to stay accurate and honest. Thank you for reading. Do you own one? let us know your thoughts on this list using the comment section below.
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