Mercedes-Benz S550 price in Nigeria, review & buying guide

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1. Overview of Mercedes-Benz S550 in Nigeria

The inception of Mercedes-Benz is dated back as far as 1885 when Karl Benz created the first petrol-powered car. From that moment on, the German company has thrived in by leaps and bounds, so today it is one of the leading automobile companies in the automotive world. Following the stretch of the brand's history, Mercedes-Benz has, up to the moment, held over 100,000 patents related to vehicle improvements.

Among all pride, the luxury of Mercedes Benz S-Class makes its own stand out as a flagship line which is ready to go head-to-head with the likes of Rolls-Royce, Bentley, BMW, and others. The Mercedes-Benz S550 with its top-quality features measures the vehicle up with the big market competitors and in fact, has always been a great choice of luxury and experience.

The first Mercedes-Benz S550, was introduced in 2007 with the full luxury taste and top-class prestigious design style. The price bracket for this vehicle is undoubtedly expensive. Join us in this Mercedes-Benz S550 price in Nigeria, review, and buying guide as we explore the extents of automobile technology which the S550 features.

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The Mercedes-Benz S550 permeates the luxury car market

2. Trim levels of Mercedes-Benz S550

The Mercedes-Benz S550 is available in two trims including:

  • Mercedes-Benz S550s - This trim functions with a rear-wheel-drive.

  • Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC - This is the All-wheel-drive trim.

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The 4Matic version seems to be more favoured between the two trims

3. Prices of Mercedes-Benz S550 in Nigeria

We have detailed the Mercedes-Benz S550 prices in Nigeria and this will show how the brand-new edition varies in prices from used models in Nigeria.

  Brand-new Mercedes-Benz prices in Nigeria

 Models  Prices
Mercedes-Benz S550 2010   ₦25 million - ₦40 million
Mercedes-Benz S550 2011  ₦25 million - ₦49 million 
Mercedes-Benz S550 2012   ₦27 million - ₦61 million
Mercedes-Benz S550 2013  ₦30.5 million - ₦68 million
Mercedes-Benz S550 2014  ₦32 million - ₦82 million
Mercedes-Benz S550  2015  ₦46 million - ₦118 million 
Mercedes-Benz S550 2016   ₦64.5 million - ₦145 million
Mercedes-Benz S550 2017  ₦70 million - ₦200 million
Mercedes-Benz S550 2018  ₦73 million - ₦205 million 
Mercedes-Benz S550 2019   ₦86 million - ₦205 million

There is more details here with the Foreign used Mercedes-Benz S550 price in Nigeria. Please note that this Tokunbo price list may change due to currency exchange rate and custom clearing cost.

  Foreign-used Mercedes-Benz prices in Nigeria

 Models  Prices
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2007  ₦3 million - ₦8.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2008  ₦3 million - ₦10 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2009 ₦3.5 million - ₦10 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2010 ₦11 million - ₦20 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2011 ₦13.5 million - ₦25 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2012 ₦14 million - ₦30 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2013 ₦15 million - ₦35 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2014 ₦17 million - ₦38 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2015  ₦17 million - ₦40 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2016 ₦18.5 million - ₦45 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2017  ₦19 million - ₦49 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz S550 2018  ₦30 million - ₦68 million

For the Nigerian used Mercedes-Benz S550 prices, there will be more older versions and less newer versions. The prices of these locally used models are much cheaper but you should be careful with their condition. It's best if you can bring a mechanic with you during the vehicle inspection.

  Locally-used Mercedes-Benz prices in Nigeria

 Models  Prices
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2007  ₦3 million - ₦5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2008  ₦3 million - ₦7 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2009 ₦4 million - ₦7 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2010 ₦8 million - ₦14 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2011 ₦8 million - ₦15 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2012 ₦10 million - ₦18 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2013 ₦13.5 million - ₦21 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2014 ₦15 million - ₦21 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550  2015  ₦17 million - ₦22.8 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2016 ₦18.5 million - ₦25 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2017  ₦19 million - ₦28 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz S550 2018  ₦25 million - ₦37 million

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Video: The Luxurious 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550

4. Exterior & interior design of Mercedes-Benz S550

The sleek 4-door luxury Mercedes-Benz S550 in sedan body style features a full front grille made with silver chrome and broad headlights. The light indicator design patterns are charismatically made, which stresses appealing details onto the whole exterior appearance.

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Each and every detail on the S550 exterior comes in accordance and harmony

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It is a big sedan or, in other words, executive car

The Mercedes-Benz S550 is made for executive-level customers who like to enjoy comfort to its fullest, so the rear seats are for only two passengers. The leather matte finishing combined with a touch of wood material endowing the seats and dashboard gives a pleasing experience.

The entertainment comes from a Burmester surround sound system with controls on the center demarcation. Also, there is a footrest, seat massager, and top-class temperature control for comfort.

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The wood furnished interior bring more feel of class for the Mercedes-Benz S550

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The back seats give spacious room for 2 passengers

>>> Check the sleek design of Buhari's S550: [Video] President Buhari is riding his Mercedes-Benz S550

5. Engine & Performance of Mercedes-Benz S550

The Mercedes-Benz S550 is equipped with a 4.7-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine which generates a potent power of 449 HP at 5,250 rpm. With the 7-speed automatic transmission coming standard, the car is capable of accelerating from rest to 60mph in 4.9 seconds. Noteworthy, this transmission was updated to a 9-speed unit in the 2017 model.

Fuel economy

This vehicle is not conservative with its fuel consumption when producing the power to move its massive luxury; this is acceptable since customers who buy this car can afford to fuel it. It consumes 1 gallon for 15 to 17 miles within the city, while 1 gallon can run 23 to 26 miles on the highway.

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The S550's engine generates 449 HP at 5,250 rpm

Safety features

The level of luxury in this car comes with top safety features to match. These include:

  • Anti-lock Brakes System (ABS)

  • Front and curtain airbags

  • Night Vision front display

  • Lane maintenance detection and driving assist

  • Seat belts

  • Sound proof and properly ventilated interior

6. Nigerian politicians who own Mercedes-Benz S550

The love for exotic luxury by Nigerians cannot be overemphasized and this luxury reflects in their choice of cars. The Nigerian politicians express this desire more since the Mercedes-Benz S550 is one of their most sought-after cars. See the ones possesses the luxury sedan;

  • Muhammadu Buhari

The President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari is a proud owner of the Mercedes-Benz S550, then a Mercedes-Benz S650.

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The top-notch touch of class in the S550 makes it irresistible for politicians to have one

  • Yemi Osibanjo

The Vice President of Nigeria also uses the Mercedes-Benz S550 as his official car.

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The Vice-President only has the S550 as his official ride

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Prof. Yemi Osibanjo in matched outfit

  • Bukola Saraki

Senator Bukola Saraki who owns a 2016 model of the Mercedes-Benz S550 among his fleet of cars.

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Senator Bukola Saraki owns a quite new S550 model year

>>> Guess who tops the list? Top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria (Sep 2019) & their cars​​​​​​

7. Buying notes for Mercedes-Benz S550 in Nigeria

Pros and cons of buying Mercedes-Benz S550 in Nigeria

When acquiring a Mercedes-Benz S550, you will be offered a variety of benefits as below!

  • The Mercedes-Benz S550 provides a high level of comfort due to world-class interior

  • It possesses a powerful engine

  • This sedan can run in any terrain

At the same time, prepare to suffer from these demerits:

  • The Mercedes Benz S550 price in Nigeria is expensive

  • The fuel consumption is above average 

  • The interior controls are sophisticated and complex

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It is advisable that you buy a used S550 other than a brand-new one

Tips in buying used Mercedes-Benz S550

The Mercedes-Benz S550 price in Nigeria should not make you shy away from showing off your taste of quality as you can still get a used car at a more comfortable price than the new one. Although, great care should be applied when going for a used car or popularly called "second-hand cars". Some of the things to look out for when buying a used model for the Mercedes Benz S550 in Nigeria are:

  • Seek for a complete manual of the model you plan to acquire.
  • Carry out a thorough system scan of the car before purchase.
  • Check out for the car's history which also includes past faults and research on user reviews.
  • The most important part to observe when getting your Mercedes-Benz S550 is to ensure that you get it from authorized and certified dealers.

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Where to buy the Mercedes-Benz S550 in Nigeria

Some of the authorized and certified dealers as stated above as the main consideration to be observed are:

1. Globe Motors: 635, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

2. Wonderwheels Automobile: 90B Opebi Rd, Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos.

3. CFAO CICA Nigeria Limited: 1, Sapara Williams St, Oba Akran, Lagos.

4. Carsbazr: Ogba Industrial Estate Rd, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

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8. Conclusion

Executive luxury always stands out from the ordinary; this is very evident with the extent of comfort achieved in the design of the Mercedes Benz S-Class. The other luxury collections like the compact C-Class and the E-Class have a kind of affordable prestige while the Mercedes S-Class boldly expresses its expensive luxury.

We hope you enjoyed our Mercedes-Benz S550 price in Nigeria, reviews and buying guide above.

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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 naijauto.com and be guaranteed of expert vehicle reviews, tips, advices and news from this excellent writer.

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