Mercedes Benz R Class for Sale in Nigeria
Manufactured by Mercedes Benz, the Mercedes Benz R Class is a luxury MPV which was the first ever full sized multi-purpose vehicle manufactured by Mercedes. Production started in 2005 for the 2006 model, and was discontinued in 2013. Nigerians who were looking for a minivan with style and class opted for the Mercedes Benz R Class in a heartbeat. It was not designed for the market run or to buy firewood for the Christmas party though. Want to go grocery shopping in style, while carrying seven passengers, the Mercedes Benz R Class was made for you. On Jumia Car, we have a listing of reasonably priced Mercedes Benz R Class available in Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Mercedes Benz R Class
Performance and Specifications of Mercedes Benz R Class
Engine specifications of the Mercedes Benz R Class are; a DOHC 24-valve 3.5-liter V-6, which produces 268 horsepower, and 258 lb-ft of Torque. It also comes in a 5.0-liter V-8, which gives off 302 horsepower, and 339 lb-ft of torque. Gear transmission is 7-speed automatic which includes manumatic shifting. The Mercedes Benz R Class has a top speed of 134 mph, and can go from 0mph to 60 mph in 9.7 seconds (Yay to all the soccer moms out there). With an average fuel efficiency reading of 37 mpg on highway roads, on city roads it come to 22 mpg.
How is the design of Mercedes Benz R Class
Very big and comfy, the Mercedes Benz R Class has the capacity to sit up to 6 persons including the driver. With the second and third passenger seats collapsed, the Mercedes Benz has the amount of space a van could contain, with a total of 2,345 litres. Its upholstery is offered in MB-Tex premium vinyl, and it was standard for all trims. All trims are fitted with dual-zone automatic climate control, a power driver seat and Bluetooth connectivity. Up for an upgrade? A panoramic sunroof, a power-adjustable tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a power liftgate, rear seat entertainment system, a navigation system and an iPod interface are all offered. The exterior is sleek, stylish and has curves which allow appropriate aerodynamics.
What are the standout features of the Mercedes Benz R Class?
What makes the Mercedes Benz R Class stand out is its shape, and space allowance coupled with performance. The Mercedes Benz has the ability to make a top speed of 134 mph, yet having the carrying capacity of a van. This means that cargo can me moved quickly from point A to point B and C etc in record speed time. That impressive from the perspective of a very large car. Online reviewers say the Mercedes Benz R Class makes one feel as though they were driving their own train, because of its size and speed.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mercedes Benz R Class in Nigeria
Although the Mercedes Benz R Class did not make record sales in Nigeria when it was first released, a lot of people are patronizing the used car industry and buying tokunbo (foreign used) and Nigerian used Mercedes Benz R Class.
The Best Mercedes Benz R Class year to Buy
Going for the 2015 Mercedes Benz R Class seems to be the right choice when looking for the best year. Although, the 2015 falls into the first and only generation manufactured till date, as the years go by, the people at Mercedes Benz include more updates, upgrades and improvements as the years of production go by. Other first generations year models like the 2013 Mercedes Benz R Class and 2006 Mercedes Benz R Class are very good ones to check too.
Mercedes Benz R Class Price in Nigeria
Production of the Mercedes Benz R Class ended in 2013, meaning that they weren't able to release the 2014 model. Finding a brand new Mercedes Benz R Class in Nigeria might be difficult, but in the event that you do, get ready to spend about N13,000,000. Alternatively, you can choose from a host of tokunbo Mercedes Benz R Class which are imported into the country every other week or the Nigerian used vesrions. Below are an estimated price range of used Mercedes Benz R Class.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Mercedes Benz R Class for sale in Nigeria could come really cheap or moderately expensive due to factors such as port of entry, previous repairs done to the vehicle and engine capacity.
- 2006 Mercedes Benz R Class – 2013 Mercedes Benz R Class: N3,000,000 – N5,000,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Mercedes Benz R Class for sale falls within the price range found below depending on the previous repairs done on the car, and its general state of maintenance.
- 2008 Mercedes Benz R Class – Date Mercedes Benz R CLASS: N2,000,000 – N4,200,000
Overall remarks of Mercedes Benz R CLASS
Have you ever thought of being a train driver, or owning one? That thought or dream is no longer too far away, as that is what the Mercedes Benz R Class makes you feel like you are doing. A very large and fast car, it is in competition with its closest rival, the Audi Q7, which is a crossover SUV. Every other week, more of the Mercedes Benz R Class are being cleared at the Nigerian ports, which shows how much people want to experience what this superb vehicle is made of.