Mercedes-Benz C180 price in Nigeria & buying review

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History of Mercedes-Benz C180

Mercedes-Benz still turns out to be one of the most recognized automobile brands in Nigeria, this has been as a result of how strong and reliable its products have been over the years. Also for this consistent feature across all of the German carmaker's models, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is heir to the high durability, body designs, handling, easy maintenance and availability of car parts which make it one of the best sedans in Nigeria.

The C-Class was designed as a 5-seat sedan car and was first introduced as a successor to the Mercedes-Benz 190 (w201) range, a worldwide best-selling car. In 1993, the German decided to throw out a design change in the W202 as the first C-Class to cut the relevant characters of the 190, hence giving birth to a brand-new line. The first C-Class generation started form 1st June 1993 and ended in the year 2000.


The C180 stays true to Mercedes-Benz reputation of durability and reliability

The Mercedes C-Class 180 with the generation code of (W203) was the second-generation C-Class vehicle to be produced. The development of the W203 C-Class design project commenced in the mid-year of 1994 and was approved in December 1995 by the board of executive. On 20th April 1998 and 4th march 1999, the design patents were penned.

After that, the car testing began in 1997 and development concluded in 2000. The Mercedes C-Class 180 was designed to improve the W202 which was the best seller in its year of release (2000) with the entire body, the front and rear light, wheelbase, and interior design totally modified. Here today on, we bring you the Mercedes-Benz C180 price in Nigeria, reviews, and buying guide. Keep reading!

Mercedes-Benz C180 available trims in Nigeria

The Mercedes-Benz C180 comprises of three trims which includes; 

  • Mercedes Benz C180 Base trim
  • Mercedes Benz C180 Kompressor
  • Mercedes Benz C180 Sports

Each trim has a specific design that tells the differences from the others. According to the pattern of the C180 production, it focuses more attention on a particular trim in one year.

​​​​​​​Prices of Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria

  • Brand new Mercedes-Benz C180 prices in Nigeria

The prices of brand new Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria varies according to year of production and some other related factors. Some of these model years can't be bought brand new in Nigeria now as they were produced long ago. These are the price tags of those cars when they were first released.

Prices of brand-new Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria

Model Price in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz C180 2010 ₦11 million – ₦13 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2011 ₦11 million – ₦13 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2012 ₦11 million – ₦14 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2013 ₦12 million – ₦15 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2014 ₦12 million – ₦16.5 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2015 ₦15 million – ₦18 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2016 ₦16.5 million – ₦20 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2017 ₦19 million – ₦23 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2018 ₦21 million – ₦23 million
Mercedes-Benz C180 2019 ₦22.5 million – ₦25 million
  • Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 prices in Nigeria

Here are the prices for Tokunbo or foreign used Mercedes Benz C180 in Nigeria, which may vary depending on the currency exchange rate, import tax or clearing cost. When buying Tokunbo, you should know how to avoid flood-damaged cars as well as the current clearing cost of Mercedes models at Nigeria Customs.

Price for Foreign-used Mercedes Benz C180 in Nigeria

Mercedes-Benz C180 Foreign Used (Tokunbo) prices
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 1993 - 2000 ₦700,000 – ₦1 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2000 - 2003 ₦1 million – ₦2 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2004 - 2007 ₦1.8 million – ₦3 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2008 ₦2 million – ₦4.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2009 ₦3.5 million – ₦6 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2010 ₦5 million – ₦7.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2011 ₦6.5 million – ₦9 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2012 ₦7 million – ₦10.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2013 ₦7 million – ₦11 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2014 ₦10 million – ₦12.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2015 ₦10 million – ₦14 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2016 ₦12 million – ₦17 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2017 ₦14.5 million – ₦20 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2018 ₦17 million – ₦21.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz C180 2019 ₦20 million – ₦22.5 million

>>> Read also: 15 things you need to consider before buying a tokunbo car

  • Nigerian used Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria

We have also given the prices for Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180. For this type of cars, it's best you can bring a mechanic to inspect the vehicle with you. Prices are more affordable but car conditions of locally used units may not be guaranteed due to the lack of maintenance habits among Naija car owners.

Price for Locally-used Mercedes Benz C180 in Nigeria

Mercedes-Benz C180 Nigerian Used car prices
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 1993 - 2000 ₦300,000 – ₦600,000
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2000 - 2003 ₦500,000 – ₦1 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2004 - 2007 ₦800,000 – ₦1.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2008 ₦1 million – ₦2.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2009 ₦2 million – ₦4 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2010 ₦2.5 million – ₦5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2011 ₦3.8 million – ₦6.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2012 ₦5 million – ₦8 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2013 ₦7 million – ₦9.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2014 ₦9 million – ₦11 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2015 ₦9 million – ₦12 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2016 ₦11.5 million – ₦14 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2017 ₦13 million – ₦16.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz C180 2018 ₦15 million – ₦18 million

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Exterior design of Mercedes-Benz C180

The Mercedes-Benz C180 comes in 2 body styles, one being a coupe while the other a 4-door 5-seat compact sedan. The classic luxury car features a halogen headlight, day-time running light, side mirror indicator, 16-inch rims, and reverse sensor camera. The exterior designs can also vary according to their trims in their particular generations, and these different trims affects the prices of the Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria.


Beside a 4-door sedan body style, customers can choose to buy a coupe version of the C180


The C180 performs well with good handling

Interior design of Mercedes-Benz C180

The Mercedes-Benz C180 interior design spots a gray/black leather seat, a leather adjustable shoulder steering wheel with digital control buttons, an auto climate control air-conditioning system, front electric seat, audio Aux and USB port. The interior is designed to have spacious and comfortable legroom.


Leading tech equipment is one of its perks



Roomy space for the rear passengers as well

Engine performance of Mercedes-Benz C180

The Mercedes C-Class C180 is designed to function with the following engines in different specifications which include;

  • 1.8L inline 4-cylinder engine
  • 1.8-liter 5-cylinder turbo engine
  • 1.8L V6 petrol and diesel engine, with 16 valves
  • The turbocharged 1.6L 4-cylinder engine for Kompressor trim

The turbo engine produces a 156bhp at 5300rpm and torque of 250NM at 1250-4000rpm. It also features a rear-wheel drive, a 4-wheel drive (4Matic) type, and a multi-link front and rear suspension. The top speed that can be reached is 225 km/h and the car is capable of accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 8.3 seconds.


Car buyers can choose among 4 engine configurations of Mercedes-Benz C180

Buying guide for a Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria

What to look for when buying a used Mercedes-Benz C180

This strong car may be sold by dealers or private owners for different reasons, and some of them could hide behind the popularity of the brand to convince you. It is important to take some of these precautions when trying to buy a Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria;

  • Go with a trusted mechanic to inspect the car engine technically.
  • Check for smoke from the exhaust when the engine is on because this can be the symptom of some very naughty problems in the car.
  • Check the car body for damage and rust or else you have to repaint the car soon.
  • Check the mileage covered (Check How many kilometers has a car been designed to drive for?)
  • Go for a road test drive and pay more attention to the car movement as well as sounds

Also, closing the deal is not all, you should equip yourself with tips on how to maintain your Mercedes-Benz car as well. We have plenty of those tips on Naijauto Car Maintenance section, feel free to check!


The Mercedes-Benz C180 offers very generous legroom inside

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Where to buy Mercedes-Benz C180 in Nigeria

Mercedes-Benz car dealership

There are many ways and places for you to buy new or used Mercedes-Benz C180 cars in Nigeria. If you want to see cars directly at the dealerships, you can go to Jamil Motors which is located at 1 Station Road, Port Harcourt. The phone number of Jamil Motors is +234 803 099 2004.

Other dealerships of Mercedes-Benz Nigeria can be found at: Mercedes Benz dealerships in Nigeria & contacts

Online shopping

Visit these online market places to find you an affordable Mercedes-Benz C180 car for sale in Nigeria. You can always use their filters to select your favorite model year, location, car color as well as other criteria.

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Nigerian Customs

Another way to get a C180 car for sale is through Nigeria Customs car auctions. However, make sure you know the bidding process as well as all the terms to avoid unwanted troubles. Please refer to The term that causes many successful bidders to lose their car on Nigeria Customs e-auction.

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The Mercedes-Benz C180 prices in Nigeria show how the company is detailed to class with the different year models and generations captured here coming with top durable features. The German carmaker is also considerate enough to provide options for various trims and engine types that meet several needs from car buyers.

We understand how captivating it is for you, but always remember to cling onto our car advice before making the last decision. is always here with you helping find cars for sale online at the most affordable prices in Nigeria.

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Ikeokwu Chidozie

Ikeokwu Chidozie


Chidozie is an innovative content writer with an academic degree in Mechanical Engineering. He combines his experience in transportation and logistics with creative writing to provide his audience with credible articles on automobiles. Always visit and be guaranteed of expert vehicle reviews, tips, advices and news from this excellent writer.

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