Chrysler Crossfire for Sale in Nigeria
The Chrysler Crossfire is a two door available in both a coupe and roadster. It was built for FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) by the German motor vehicle manufacturing company, Karmann. The Chrysler Crossfire is almost a replica of the Mercedes Benz SLK, sharing almost 80% of its components with it, and also built on the Mercedes Benz SLK’s platform. Manufacturing began in 2004, but the the Chrysler Crossfire did not really do well in the automobile sales market, and had to be discontinued with the 2008 model. Although discontinued, the few people who purchased the Chrysler Crossfire praised it for its sports car type ride. Also, the roadster version allowed one had the “wind in my hair” feeling on country roads. In Nigeria, quite a number of Chrysler Crossfires can be seen from time to time in major Nigerian cities. Here at Jumia Car, we have a number of models of the Chrysler Crossfire available locally in Nigeria at reasonable prices.
What to know when Buying Chrysler Crossfire
Performance and Specifications of Chrysler Crossfire
The base model of the Chrysler Crossfire comes in a 3.2 V6 engine which produces 215 Horsepower and 229 lb.ft of torque. This is coupled with a 6 speed manual gearbox, and goes from 0 – 60 miles in 6.4 seconds. The Chrysler Crossfire limited edition is quite similar, while the SRT 6 model, produced between 2005 – 2006 has a 3.2 supercharged V6 producing 330 Horsepower and 310lb.ft of torque. It achieves a speed of 0 – 60 mph in 4.8 second and is available in a 5 speed automatic or 6 speed manual transmission.
How is the design of Chrysler Crossfire
With one generation of production, the exterior design of the Chrysler Crossfire had no changes. With two character lines running from the rear to the front through the body sides, which gives the car the name Crossfire, it also gives it a distinctive look. Adding to this is its “boat – tail” rear end, which resembles that of American Motors Rambler Marlin. The interior is simple and provides the basic amenities one needs in a vehicle. Having a silver painting on its panel to give it the sports car feel, it comes with both leather and cloth upholstery, an infinity stereo, and some suede designs in the upholstery.
What are the best features of the Chrysler Crossfire
Its design makes it stand out. One of the most stylish and distinctive vehicles ever made, the Chrysler Crossfire definitely has heads turning when it arrives any location. Also, for the type of car it is, critiques say it has a very good ride quality. With its V6 engines, it produces a good amount of energy making it a sports car in its own right. Its speed, style and the history it brings with it is what makes the Chrysler Crossfire stand out with cars in its league.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Chrysler Crossfire in Nigeria
With one generation produced and not a high sale count, it is surprising that there are quite a number of the Chrysler Crossfire in the Nigerian automobile market. Chrysler is not marketed in Nigeria, so most of the Chrysler Crossfires in Nigeria were shipped in, and were bought either brand new or pre-owned from the USA.
The Best Chrysler Crossfire year to Buy
The Chrysler Crossfire is a unique car, even though only one generation was produced. The best Chrysler Crossfire to own would be the 2006 Chrysler Crossfire SRT – 6 turbocharged V6. It comes with more power, style and drive. The Limited model is also another notable model to consider, which was produced in 2004.
Chrysler Crossfire Price in Nigeria
Currently, there are no brand new Chrysler Crossfire cars available, because the car is no longer in production. On the other hand there are a handful of foreign previously owned (tokunbo) and locally used Chrysler Crossfires available for sale in Nigeria.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian Used (Registered) Chrysler Crossfire for sale may be sold within the price range found below, depending on the odometer readings and general state of the vehicles
- 2004 Chrysler Crossfire – 2008 Chrysler Crossfire: N1,700,000 – N5,000,000
Overall impression of Chrysler Crossfire
Distinctive and delightful, the Chrysler Crossfire brings a flow of the old with the new. Resembling some older American classics, the manufacturers were able to make it look like a modern stylish car yet showcasing the classic feel some American vehicles had. Although, it did not sell very well in the automobile market, it made its mark when it was around, and is still making that mark. The Chrysler Crossfire came, saw and in its own little way, conquered, and is still conquering in the used automobile market. Facing competition from the Mercedes Benz SLK and the Nissan 350Z, the Chrysler Crossfire presents itself in a manner that is interesting and effective.