Audi A3 for Sale in Nigeria
This compact executive car called the Audi A3 was produced by the German automakers, Audi. Applauded for having great handling, upscale interior design and an attractive exterior, it has seen three generations of production since 1996. A brilliant car in its class, it is utilised by individuals of all spheres of life, depending on their vehicular needs. In Nigeria, the first generation Audi A3 is a very popular brand of the vehicle, and could be seen mostly with the people who have businesses in the transportation sector. This is because year in year out, the Audi A3 has proven to be an efficient road car that meets their needs. At Jumia Car, we have listing of reasonably priced Audi A3s which are available to be purchased locally.
What to know when Buying Audi A3
Performance and Specifications of Audi A3
The Audi A3 has an average fuel efficiency rating of 28.5 mpg, and is able to go from 0km/h to 100km/h in 5.4 seconds, with a top speed of 129mph. The Audi A3 is able to accomplish these statistics with its 1.8 litre turbo, 170 horsepower engine which is coupled with a six speed automatic transmission. Drive train is either front wheel or four wheel drive, and an optional 150 horsepower diesel engine comes as an option.
How is the design of Audi A3
Exterior design or bodystle of the Audi A3 are of various different types. The older modes came in three door and five door hatchbacks, and the more recent models are also available in 5 door hatchbacks, 2 door coupes and 4 door sedan style bodies, with a trunk for storage. The exterior design of the 2011 – 2012 sportback features carbon fibre reinforced plastics (for more speed), and a reinforced grille to get more air into the engine. In general, the exterior styling of the Audi A3 has always been really distinct, yet practical. On the inside, you are sure to get either premium cloth upholstery and in higher trim levels, fine nappa leather or Vienna leather. Accessories include; a DVD-based satellite-navigation, Audi Music Interface iPod connection combined with a BOSE sound system.
What are the best features of the Audi A3?
What stands out the most about the Audi A3 asides from its performance and safety ratings is how much the model has been able to accommodate various trim levels to its line. The first generation featured the S3 model between 1999 up until 2003, which provided more power. Also, the second generation featured the A3 Sportback and another S3 version which provided more handling and performance. 2008/2009 saw the introduction of the Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro and the S3 2.0 TF SI Quattro (2009). The third generation model which was released in 2013 brought about a sedan style Audi A3 which is unusual in the line up of the Audi A3, but is still provides similar performance and efficiency.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Audi A3 in Nigeria
In Nigeria, all generations of the Audi A3 available locally. A good number of the vehicles were bought brand new and used in the country. Those people are willing to sell them off now, and they are the ones we refer to as Nigerian used or “Registered” vehicles. On the other hand, there are a good number of Audi A3 vehicles which have been used abroad, and are imported back here for sale/use. Those are the ones referred to as “Tokunbo”. All generations of the Audi A3 present could be found at various car sites, and Jumia Car is at the forefront of all of this.
The Best Audi A3 year to Buy
Currently in its third generation, everyone would agree that the most recent production year, which is the 2015 Audi A3 year model. Not only because e it is available in three body types, it has also been upgraded with the latest technologies and safety features. It is also noteworthy to consider the second and first generation models like the 2014 Audi A3 and 2006 Audi A3 if looking to purchase a previously owned version in Nigeria.
Audi A3 Price in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the price of a brand new Audi A3 would normally fall within the price range of N7,500,000 and N8,000,000. This is the price range available in their exclusive distributorships. Also, there are some private dealers who import the vehicles to sell Nigeria. The prices of the foreign used ones (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used ones are cheaper and pocket friendly. The prices of Tokunbo vary depending on the port of entry, engine specification and general state of the vehicle. For the registered ones, it also depends on year of production, engine specification and general state of the vehicle.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Audi A3 for sale in Nigeria are always sold between the following price range;
- 2013 Audi A3 – Date Audi A3: N3,000,000 – N6,000,000
- 2005 Audi A3 – 2012 Audi A3: N1,500,000 – N4,500,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Audi A3 for sale are sold by private sellers and dealers in Nigeria within a specific price range;
- 2013 Audi A3 – Date Audi A3: N2,000,000 – N6,000,000
- 2005 Audi A3 – 2012 Audi A3: N1,200,000 – N3,000,000
- 1999 Audi A3 – 2004 Audi A3: N300,000 – N900,000
General conclusion of Audi A3
The Audi A3 is in direct competition with luxury hatchbacks and sedan such as the Mercedes Benz A-Class, BMW 1 series and Mercedes Benz C-Class. The fun part of this is that the Audi A3 provides you with similar luxury features as the other expensive brands would, but comes at a cheaper price. In the auto market for a hatchback or sedan vehicle, do not hesitate to check out the Audi A3.