Ford F-150 for Sale in Nigeria
The Ford F-150 is a full size pickup truck offered by the American automaker, Ford, and is the most popular variant of the Ford F-Series trucks. Being the best selling pickup in United States for the last 43 years, it has outshined other popular variants in the Ford F Series lineup, such as: the Ford F-250 and Ford F-350. In 2014, Ford launched the thirteenth generation of this truck at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Known in some regional markets as Ford Lobo truck, the Ford F-150 has been awarded with many titles including 2009 Pickup Truck of the Year by Motor Trend, 2009 Best Redesigned Vehicle by Kelly Blue and Best Luxury Pickup by the Texas Auto Writers Association. Ford is currently offering the 2015 Ford F-150 for sale in Nigeria, through its authorized distribution network in Nigeria, one of such being Coscharis Motors Limited. Other years of production could be procured through a wide network of automobile dealers who are in the business of selling used automobiles. To get access to these dealers, your one stop shop would be through Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Jumia Car where there are listings of a number of Ford F-150 trucks available across Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Ford F-150
Performance and Specifications of Ford F-150
On the twelfth (2009 – 2014) and thirteenth generation (2014- Date) Ford F-150 trucks there are four available engines, with two of them being EcoBoost and the other two, TI-VCT engines. For the EcoBoost, there is a 2.7 liter EcoBoost V6 which will produce up to 325 horsepower and 375 Nm of torque. Following that would be a 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 engine which delivers 365 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque, The Ti-VCT engines consist of a 3.5 liter V6 with the capacity to deliver a maximum output of 282 horsepower and 253 Nm of torque, while the 5.0 liter Ti-VCT consist of a V8 engine which delivers an outstanding 385 horsepower and 387 Nm of torque. Previous generations and years of production of the Ford F-150 deliver various power outputs which might be at par with the current generation, depending on the technology present on them. All Ford F-150 trucks are available in 4x2 and 4x4 drive configurations, and are coupled with a number of transmissions, which include: a six-speed automatic or six-speed SelectShift transmission system (for the twelfth and thirteenth generation), Five speed manual, five speed automatic and six speed automatic transmissions on generations prior to the twelfth and thirteenth generation.
How is the design of Ford F-150
Ford F-150 Exterior Design
As the Ford F-150 is usually classified as a commercial truck, it provides greater utilities to satisfy your business needs. It can be acquired in multiple short and long wheelbase configurations, while different sizes of rear cargo decks are also accessible. Moreover, this truck comes in three body configurations that are Regular Cab, Super Cab and Super Crew. The standard exterior features on the new Ford F-150 are rear cargo tailgate, trailer hitch receiver, power and heated door mirrors, turn signal indicators integrated into mirrors and skid plated under the body.
Ford F-150 Interior Design
The interior of the Ford F-150 receives power adjustable front seats and split folding rear bench with leather upholstery, leather/wood steering wheel, and centre armrest with storage space, cup holders, electric power steering, carpeting and floor mats.
What are the standout features of the Ford F-150?
You can choose from various customization packages available with the new Ford F-150. These include XL Chrome Appearance Package, XL Sport Appearance Package, Off-Road Package, Medium Trailer Tow Package, Snow Plow Prep, Heavy Duty Trailer Package and EcoBoost Payload Package. Moreover, you can select optional entertainment features like single CD player with SiriusXM® satellite radio, Crew Chief Telematics powered by Telogis, Kicker Subwoofer and nine speakers.
Maximum safety comes standard with the Ford F-150 through four-wheel ABS, reverse sensing system, advanced airbag system, rear view camera, engine immobilizer, tire pressure monitoring system, traction control, stability control and post-collision safety system.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Ford F-150 in Nigeria
The Ford F-150 is available in Nigeria through the authorized dealers, which reduces the stress on them to import brand new ones. However, the prices of brand new Ford F-150 trucks are really expensive, and this has created a market for foreign used and Nigerian used cars, which the Ford F-150 is one of the vehicles which is in high demand. The foreign used F-150 trucks which are also known as “tokunbo” could present themselves in conditions which bear close similarities with brand new vehicles (not completely dependent on the year of manufacture). There are also the Nigerian used variants, which are known as “Registered”, as a result of the Nigerian plate numbers they already carry on them. Dependent on the previous users, a tokunbo or registered Ford-F150 could perform as proper as a brand new car, or might require a number of repairs which would cost the buyer a lot of money. This is why it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle you want to purchase is in a very good road useable condition before purchase is made.
The Best Ford F-150 year to Buy
With the release of the thirteenth generation Ford F-150, the very recent years of production (September 2014/2015) are the best Ford F-150 years to purchase. Previous years are equally good, and present a very unique and brilliant drive quality, depending on what the customer is looking for.
Ford F-150 Price in Nigeria
Ford Motor Company has partnered with several local dealers in Sub-Saharan African states including Nigeria to distribute its vehicles in the region. The Ford F-150 is easily obtainable for Nigerian consumers in new and used conditions, with the price of a brand new Ford F-150 having a retail price of N15,000,000, and depending on the specifications, could be much higher. On the other hand, the used Ford F-150 trucks are also available at much cheaper prices, though various factors affect their resale prices. Find below an estimated price range of tokunbo and Nigerian used Ford F-150 trucks in the Nigerian automobile market.
2009 Ford F-150 – 2014 Ford F-150: ₦4,000,000 – ₦10,000,000
2004 Ford F-150 – 2008 Ford F-150: ₦1,500,000 – ₦4,500,000
1997 Ford F-150 – 2002 Ford F-150: ₦600,000 – ₦2,000,000
Overall impression of Ford F-150
The closest competitors of Ford F-150 in the Nigerian market are Chevrolet Silverado and Dodge Ram 1500. However, the market share and reputation of the Ford F-150 is way beyond its rivals, due to lower price and higher utility. This is a vehicle we would highly recommend to our customers, and a test drive would further make you draw closer to this amazing vehicle.