The larger proportion of used cars on sale in Nigeria comprise of Toyota, Honda and Nissan, but other brands like BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Ford etc are also available in the Nigerian used cars market.
When buying used cars, care must be taken before making payment. The car engine should be tested and all papers (vehicle documents) should be complete. You must also know the mileage and included fittings in order to access the value of the car. However, always remember that Tokunbo cars will never be as good as brand new cars.
Prices of used cars may vary depending on year of manufacture, mileage, engine capacity, interior fittings, general specs, and so on.
Prices of cars included on this page are based on ads published in newspapers and free classified Ads sites over the past six months. They are asking prices so actual prices may be lower depending on how well you can bargain. Prices of these used cars may also be higher depending on factors mentioned earlier such as mileage and fittings.
Prices of Used Toyota cars in Nigeria:
- Toyota Rav4 2010 – N2.2 million
- Toyota Rav4 2007 – 2.35 million Naira
- Toyota Venza 2010 – N2.6m - N2.9m
- Toyota Highlander 2003 – N2.5 million
- Toyota Camry 2008 – N2.3 million
- Toyota Camry 2007 – N2.8m
- Toyota Corolla 1999 – N970,000
- Toyota Carina 1999 – N500,000
- Toyota Corolla 2003 – N1.1 million
Prices of Used Honda cars in Nigeria:
- Honda Accord 2008 – N2.7m
- Honda Accord 2003 – N1.4m
- Honda Civic 2010 – N1.6m-N2m
- Honda Accord 2009 V6 – 5.8 million Naira
- Honda CRV 2008 – N3 million
- Honda Accord 2001 – N1.2 million
- Honda Accord 2004 – N1.3m - N1.9m
- Honda CRV 1999 – N1.4m
- Honda CRV 2005 – N1.5 million
- Honda Accord 2002 – N900,000 - N1m
- Honda Accord 1996 – N520,000
- Honda Accord 2005 – N1.8m - N2 million
Prices of Used Nissan Cars:
- Nissan Murano 2006 – N1.75m
- Nissan Murano 2005 – N1.5 million
- Nissan Xtera 2000 – N1.2 million
- Nissan Altima 2003 – N800,000
- Nissan Pathfinder 2002 – N1.7m
More Tokunbo Cars
- Mercedes Benz C320 2004 – N1.8 million
- Lexus GX470 2004 – 3.35 million Naira
- Mercedes Benz C280 2007 – N2.8 million
- Peugeot 206 2004 – N670,000
- Mercedes Benz C220 2001 – N1.8 million
- Acura MDX 2009 – N2.8 million
- Infiniti FX 35 2009 – N2.7m
- Masda Tribute 2010 – N2.8 million
- BMW X5 2008 – N8.5 million
- Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2008 – 5.1 million Naira
- Land Rover Range Rover 2009 – 5.1 million Naira
- Mercedes Benz C280 2007 – N2.75 million
- Mitsubishi Gallant 2003 – N1,500,000
- Grand Cherokee 2003 – N1.5 million
Used cars are either sold directly by their owners or through used cars dealers. Used cars dealers also import used cars from all over the world mostly from Japan, UK, Europe, and United States to Nigeria. Note that some major cars dealers in Nigeria also sell used cars via their trade-in programmes
Make sure you inspect the car and the seller before making payment. Also find out all required vehicle documents and make sure they are available for the used car. If you are buying from an individual owner make sure to setup a meeting in a public area.
You can find listings of used cars in national newspapers and free classified Ads sites like Dealfish, Google Trader, and TradeStable with contacts of the sellers. Call the used cars seller, ask questions and setup a meeting. Be cautious, there are a lot of fraudsters out there.
When buying used cars, it a good idea to buy from a seller within your city. Note that you need to inspect the car in person, so buying used cars from outside your city will involve traveling.