Five countries that are the great sources of used cars for Nigerian buyers

10/01/2018

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There are up to 75 percent of imported cars in Nigeria coming from the USA but is there any other reliable source of used cars?

When we talk about imported cars, the common denominator would be America for its dominance here in the Nigerian import industry. However, it does not mean there are no other reliable sources.

Today, Naijauto.com will present you some sources of good used cars should be given credit by Nigerian car buyers. Check out!

1. USA

As mentioned above, used cars from the USA account for a dominant number of total tokunbo cars here in Nigeria. To be exact, there are up to 75 percent of imported cars in Nigeria coming from the USA.

One of the reasons that Nigerian used car purchasers love cars from American may be of the variety of models and the easiness when buying from American online auctions. Also, many Nigerians current living in America helps bringing cars from the USA to Nigeria much easier.

Delivering a car from the US ports will normally cost about $750. You should also consider the cost of trucking cost to the ports.

Here are some websites you can rely on in having a used car from the USA:

  • Autionexport.com
  • Iaai.com
  • Autotrader.com
  • Copart.com
  • Cars.com

A port with lots of cars about to be shipped

There are up to 75 percent of imported cars in Nigeria coming from the USA

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2. Belgium

Second busiest European port to Rotterdam, Antwerp Seaport of Belgium is a reliable place for Nigerian to ship their deals to Nigeria.

Shipping a normal car to Lagos from Antwerp Seaport costs €325. It will be higher priced for bigger vehicles. Besides, you also have to pay €65 for processing the documents.

Check out this website for cars in Belgium:

  • Ooyyo.com
  • Autoscout24.com
  • Gocar.be

3. Germany

Germany is home to various auto brands to cater to the high demand for European car lovers. Because of the high demand for new cars. The need of dispelling from the used cars is accordingly high. If Germany is your to-go source for cars, you are offered with an ocean of options which range from standard models to the expensive ones.

I would normally take you €340 to deliver a car to Lagos from Germany.

Check out websites you can get German used cars down below:

  • Ooyyo.com
  • Autoscout24.com
  • Autoscout24.de
  • Mobile.de

Lots of cars ready to be shipped at a port

I would normally take you €340 to deliver a car to Lagos from Germany

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4. UAE

UAE is well known by us for its luxurious standard of life and if you are considering some higher-end vehicles such as Lexus LX570, Land Cruiser, Prado, etc. UAE is a wiser choice compared to the USA where this kind of vehicle is rather scarce.

There are many companies working on delivering vehicles from UAE to Nigeria, which makes buying a foreign used car much easier however. They ask for only some amount around $750 and process any document needed so all you need to do is just go to pick your car at their warehouse.

Go for the websites below for cars from UAE:

  • Uae.yallamotor.com
  • Dubicars.com
  • Uae.dubizzle.com

5. Canada

You can find cars at cheaper prices in Canada than in the USA but the shipping cost is quite higher.

To be specific, one buyer had to pay for a total of nearly $1,500 to ship his 2005 Toyota Echo from Halifax to Nigeria.

Consult these websites for used cars from Canada:

  • Copart.com
  • Kijiji.ca
  • Autotrader.ca

a used car parking lot

You can find cars at cheaper prices in Canada than in the USA but the shipping cost is quite higher

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