5 Cars to avoid in Nigeria– Investing in a new car, whether it is brand new or used, requires a significant amount of planning and, if not all of your funds. However, investing some time in finding the finest automobiles to purchase is worthwhile because it may save several problems in the future. Not always is the cheapest automobile the best deal.
Major problems with these automobiles listed in this articles have been found, greatly reducing their reliability.
NOTE : This is based on research and experience and not in anyway discouraging you about any of the listed cars as they all great cars.
Now, grab a chair and read through thoroughly before you pay for that next car.😎
5 Cars You should Never Buy In Nigeria – Expert Review
1. Land Rover 3 (LR3)
Top of the list is LR3 Landrover. It might look tough, sleek and rugged but, the issues are never ending.
Transmission, engines, brakes, electrical issues and so on.
It can go off anytime on motion without prior warning, and u will definitely need a very experienced mechanic to open engine right on the spot.
2. 2015 Mercedes Benz C300
All , I repeat All model of this car was recalled due to incessant fire eruption. It’s very prone to go up in flames at any giving time even when it looks to be in good condition. Whether on motion or otherwise..,
Reasons?, fuel leaking into the engine, Extremely difficult to get a Nigerian mechanic who can fix this, you might end up towing it down to the company in other to get help.
3. 2005 Nissan Pathfinder
This car is constantly developing a Transmission problem. Do a survey from actual owners of this car and they will confirm they have changed the gear box severally. Another recurring issue is the Airbag.
A sudden car vibration due to gallops and voom, up goes the airbag. And you sure trust Nigerian roads to have lots of pot holes.
4. 2002/2003 Nissan Xterra
Run from this car, it was a test project before it was been released
Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)
Brakes and Traction Control (7%)
Suspension and Steering (14%)
Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)
Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles etc
A 100mph speed might lead to a shaky car while on motion and a sudden car over turn is most likely to happen.
5. Nissan Murano
This one is loaded with so many problems, you might go bankrupt spending money maintaining it
Here are a list of it’s problems
- Soft brake pedal
- Engine failure
- Gearbox failure
- Brainbox failure
- No traction
Need us to list more? Just avoid it
If you now drive one of the cars discussed in this article and you notice that you are experiencing any of the problems stated, you should try to change the car and acquire a better one. However, if the issues appear to be small or there is a problem with specific parts that require replacement, you can visit @ackerleyautos