Dodge Magnum for Sale in Nigeria
A vehicle which took a dynamic turn in 2004 from its four door sedan long wheelbase to a muscular five door wagon. Introduced in 1978, and has seen ownership of three different vehicle manufacturers with the Chrysler Motors group being the current parent company, the Dodge Magnum was discontinued in 2008 along with four other vehicles which were “not earning their keep”. The Dodge Magnum has since been replaced by the Dodge Journey. Although the Dodge Magnum has been discontinued, we still see a couple of them plying city and highway roads in Nigeria, which brings us to this point. There are still a wide range of Dodge Magnums up for grabs in the Nigerian used automobile market, and Jumia Car is the one stop shop to conveniently search for a reasonably priced one in perfect condition.
What to know when buying Dodge Magnum
Performance and Specifications of Dodge Magnum
The 2004 – 2008 Dodge Magnum is a rear- or all-wheel-drive wagon, which has been fitted with either a V-6 or Hemi V-8 engine which produce between 200 – 425 horsepower. With four trim levels, which are the SE, SXT, R/T and SRT8, performance increases with respect to the trim level. Fuel efficiency of the Dodge Magnum has improved over the years, from the 17.9 mpg of the 2007 manufacture year to the impressive 23.0 mpg ratings on the 2008 year model. To produce a top speed of 143 mph in the SE, and an incredible 180 mph in the SRT8, it’s V6 and V8 engines are merged with four and five speed automatics. With regards to speed, the Dodge Magnum also has the ability to go from 0 – 60 mph in an amazing 6.4 seconds. It might not sound that fantastic, but if you put into consideration its body weight of 4289 lb, then it would sound beyond amazing to a vehicle driver.
How is the design of Dodge Magnum
The 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT was nicknamed “King Kong” by online reviewers. Maybe this could be ascribed to its massive size and mean looking expression. As heavy as the Dodge Magnum is, it feels light, and this is because of the massive 20-inch Goodyear F1 summer tires fitted on 9.0-inch-wide wheels that give it amazing cornering abilities and stability while in motion. The body styling of the Dodge Magnum manufactured between 2004 – 2008 are quite similar, with a honeycomb grille and a nose which is aero – enhanced to pass a generous amount of air to the engine. This helps in cooling both the engine and the brakes, and also reduces front end lift. On the inside, the Dodge Magnum has the capacity to seat a maximum of five adults, with cargo space of 27.2 cubic feet at the rear. With second rows collapsed, the Dodge Magnum would provide an ample 71.6 cubic feet of cargo space. The upholstery is in cloth, with leather being an optional addition. Accessories to look forward to in the Dodge Magnum, depending on the trim level include; a rear-seat DVD player, HD-based navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, automatic climate control, power-adjustable pedals just to mention a few.
What are the best features of the Dodge Magnum?
A vehicle such as the Dodge Magnum has various stand out features, which range from passenger and cargo space, passenger safety, speed, on and off road ability and much more. But, one of the things that we would say makes the Dodge Magnum really stand out has to be its looks. From afar, one would think the Dodge Magnum was a large sedan, and upon a closer look, you observe that it is actually a wagon. The styling makes it not only modern and versatile, but gives it a larger than life approach.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Dodge Magnum in Nigeria
The Dodge Magnum is not as popular as some other Tokunbo cars, but it still makes an impressive car to purchase from a foreign country. A good number of them in good conditions are Tokunbo cars, and the Nigerian used ones are dependent on the user of the vehicle.
The Best Dodge Magnum year to Buy
The most popular years of the Dodge Magnum in Nigeria are between 2004 – 2008, and we would recommend purchasing the Dodge Magnum SRT8 trim level. With improvements made on vehicles, the most recent year of manufacture is advisable, which brings us to the 2008 Dodge Magnum. If you are looking for the most advanced Dodge Magnum, you could purchase the 2008 year, and further research would show that you could buy also the 2005 Dodge Magnum with is pretty good too.
Dodge Magnum Price in Nigeria
The price of either a Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Dodge Magnum or a Nigerian Used (Registered) Dodge Magnum for sale in Nigeria would range between N1,500,000 – N4,000,000.
The above price estimates are determined by the year of manufacture, registered or unregistered, trim levels and personal preference.
Overall impression of Dodge Magnum
The Dodge Magnum is an impressive vehicle to own. With speed, efficiency and convenience, it meets the demands of the modern driver. Unfortunately, the Dodge Magnum was discontinued and we would not be seeing any recent versions, but the ones which are currently available would be enjoyed until they are no longer relevant.