If you are interested in buying a new vehicle because you want to, need it, hit jackpot or want to add to your other toys but still trying to consider a spec due to the Nigerian bad road, there are a few options to consider, apart from the car price, specs and customer service, durability is the key factor influencing car purchase decision in Nigeria. Designed for running on severe terrains, the following cars are among the strongest workhorses that are likely to endure rough Nigerian roads. Let’s check it out.
- Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Mercedes-Benz G-Class is known as the best horse in the range to tackle difficult driving conditions in Nigeria
It is recognized that Mercedes-Benz cars always make drivers and passengers feel comfortable during their journeys and G-Class is known as the best horse in the range to tackle difficult driving conditions in Nigeria. Although it comes with a little expensive price tag, the owner will surely be pleased with all things the luxury car brings about.
- Toyota Sequoia
The Toyota Sequoia has become more and more popular in Nigeria
The Toyota Sequoia has become more and more popular in Nigeria as it can run well under any driving conditions in the country. Besides, it comes with a large cabin which is able to house the whole family. Last but not least, this sleek model with the eye-catching design will make its owner proud when driving.
- Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Range Rover Sport cars are powered by the strongest engine
Considered a best off-road vehicle for years, Range Rover Sport cars are powered by the strongest engine they have undergone several modifications to become one of the strongest and most expensive cars that adequately suits Nigerian roads today. Now widely referred to as the Range Rover Sport. This is a vehicle that needs little or no introduction.
The Range Rover comes loaded with a powerful 510-horse power, V-8 or V-6 (depending on your pocket). This is that car that won’t get you stuck in the mud or flipped over by a pot-hole. With long travel air adjustable suspension system which can go as high as 10.2 inches, the car gives you the feeling of superiority while in it. This powerful SUV will certainly please you, just buy, and drive it right now.
- Toyota Corolla
The Toyota Corolla is the best choice for a fuel-efficient car
Given the constantly rising fuel cost, fuel-efficient cars have been ever sought-after, and the Toyota Corolla is one of the best choices. Known as the most fuel-economy vehicle, the Corolla will save the owner a lot of running cost.
- Volkswagen Golf
The Volkswagen Golf becomes an iconic model for its on-road as well as off-road capability
Although the Volkswagen Golf offers a small body, it becomes an iconic model for its on-road as well as off-road capability. With its affordable price, the car always satisfies all buyers even fastidious ones. The Golf now ranks on the list of top vehicles for road trips all over the world.
- Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
The Wrangler Unlimited has satisfied its customers over decades with its mighty off-road ability
Jeep is the famous car brand for those vehicles with the most outstanding off-road performance worldwide. As one of the most preferred vehicles from Jeep’s product lines, the Wrangler Unlimited has satisfied its customers over decades with its mighty off-road ability.
Instead of shelling out tons of cash to fund cars which will sooner than later be destroyed by bad Nigerian roads, a pick of any of the Jeep wrangler unlimited series will do. Some astounding members of these series include Wrangler Unlimited WILLYS WHEELER, Wrangler Unlimited Sports, Wrangler Unlimited Black Bear, and the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara etc.
Moreover, the car also attracts customers with its bold design.
- Nissan Pathfinder
The Nissan Pathfinder has been known for its reliability, large body, and good equipment.
The Nissan Pathfinder differentiates itself from its beautiful city car siblings with its excellent off-road ability that is widely sought both in Nigeria as well as worldwide. Initially built as a truck-based vehicle, over almost 30 years after official launch, Nissan Pathfinder has grown into an SUV of reliability, large body, and good equipment.
- Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
The guys who designed the Toyota 4Runner had the bad road network of Nigeria in mind when they built this rugged vehicle. The Toyota 4Runner TRD comes with a set of huge tires, off-road suspension, and a high ride height that gives you the feeling of superiority when riding on the difficult Nigerian landscape.
The Toyota 4Runner TRD is quite spacious and would do great as a family SUV too.
- Acura RDX
The Acura RDX is a masterpiece that was created for off-road travels. The pot-holes on Nigerian roads will constitute an insignificant hitch when the Acura RDX is on the move. The car has all the specifications that befit a car suited for the technologically advanced 21st century.
The Acura RDX comes with a powerful turbocharged gasoline engine, powered by 4 cylinders. This is a car built for Nigerian roads.
- Nissan Xterra Pro-4X
The Nissan Xterra Pro-4X is one of a kind when it comes to cars built to withstand difficult road conditions. The Nissan Xterra Pro-4X is one of the first cars you’ll spot in any Nissan showroom. One feature that endears one to the Xterra is the 265/75R16 tires which are built to withstand any sort of rough terrain. Another feature that helps the Xterra overcome poor road conditions, is the high suspension that comes with its trim body shape.
The Nissan Xterra Pro-4X is also known for its low gas consumption.
- Jeep Liberty
Well, here’s another tough one. The Jeep Liberty is gradually becoming quite popular for those who know a thing or two about cars.
The Jeep liberty is one car which was indeed built for Nigerian roads; you will be forgiven for adding the Sahara desert to that number, though. This is one SUV you should definitely check out. It comes with a 210 horse power engine, high suspension, alloy wheels, automatic gears and engines running on V6 cylinders.
12. Toyota Highlander 2014-2016
The Toyota Highlander is another sports utility vehicle (SUV) that was built to undertake daunting landscape challenges. The Toyota Highlander comes with a powerful V6 engine and a high suspension.
The Toyota Highlander is a strong car with a sleek shape that can easily navigate Nigerian roads with no problem.
- Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota has continued to modify the Land Cruiser and today the Toyota land cruiser has built a vehicle that can blaze Nigerian roads without any difficulty. The Land cruiser isn’t just called the land cruiser for nothing; it comes with a powerful 381 horsepower, V-8 engine. These combined features give the Land Cruiser an edge over other cars in its category.
Also embedded therein is the Toyota kinetic dynamic suspension which allows for more suspension and movement in tough road conditions, such as is prevalent in Nigeria.