Nissan Sunny for Sale in Nigeria
The Japanese car manufacturer Nissan Motor Co. first produced the compact Nissan Sunny car in 1966. Nissan has released ten generation models of Sunny on the market making a total sale of more than 15 million units. The Nissan Sunny has been on the market for a very long time and has been in competition with some of the world's leading auto brands, such as Toyota and Honda. The first generation Nissan Sunny Datsun 1000 had the body style of a two-door sedan and a station wagon or estate. The recent generation models have a four-door body style and considered as an ideal family car.
Nissan Sunny is currently not officially sold by the authorised Nissan dealer in Nigeria, which is Nissan Nigeria (Stallion Motors)in Nigeria, but the is market for used Nissan Sunny car that are imported from foreign countries, or were used here locally. Finding a Nissan Sunny at a very affordable and also cheaper in terms of maintenance might sometimes be hard, but Jumia Car Nigeria makes it an easier and fun experience. The commonly imported trim levels of the Nissan Sunny are the Sunny Ex Saloon and Sunny Super Saloon and others are available on the Jumia Car Nigeria platform.
What to know when Buying Nissan Sunny
Performance and Specifications of Nissan Sunny
Nissan Sunny comes either with an overhead cam 16 valve QG13DE or QG16DE engine. Both engines are known to be durable and fuel efficient that runs on a front wheel drive. The engine is equipped with automatic fuel injection controls that allow a high engine performance at a very low fuel consumption rate. Its stable and lightweight unibody structure is built on a suspension system that gives it a smooth and relaxing ride especially on poor roads with a lot of potholes. The Nissan Sunny's easy handling ability comes with minimum turning radius of 4.6 meters which is also efficient for maneuvering and parking.
How is the design of Nissan Sunny
Nissan Sunny Ex Saloon rides on 14 inch steel rims which give it a stylish outside look, while its graceful curves give it enhanced aerodynamics along with an exquisite outlook. Attached to the rear window is a defogger which is meant to be used during fog or wet weather when windows have the tendency to be fogged, and brake lights are also mounted on the rear window, to make it easily visible to drivers of large vehicles when the brakes are applied. On the front end of the Sunny Super Saloon are low positioned fog lights that enhance road visibility during a rainy or foggy situation, with powerful halogen headlights enhances the seeing ability as well as variable timed windshield wipers operates at different speeds that can be adjusted by the driver according to rain intensity.
The cabin of the Nissan Sunny is defined as spacious and relaxing. The interior design has powerful air-conditioning system with adjustable floor-mounted heaters and ceiling mounted air vents. Its entertainment system is made up of a high-tech audio system with six speakers, which blends in with its interior which consists of a number of useful storage amenities such as the upper instrument panel box, door pockets, front cup holders, rear cup holders and rear rubbish pocket. Adjustable steering wheel is also a useful feature for the driver’s comfort. The Nissan Sunny has a decent trunk space that is sufficient to carry family luggage.
What are the standout features of the Nissan Sunny?
Nissan Sunny is designed to offer maximum safety to its passengers in the event of an auto accident. The exterior body structure has crumple zones and the interior has active head restraints that provide protection of passengers during collision. Its advanced security system reduces car theft, thanks to an immobilizer system that immediately shuts down all other systems in the car when the wrong key is used. Some distinctive features are the minimum turning radius of 4.6 meters, seat belts sensors and rear window defogger.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Nissan Sunny in Nigeria
The Nissan Sunny is quite popular in Nigeria. From students to people in the transportation business, the Nissan Sunny is used by different people in different spheres of life for different purposes. As there are no brand new Nissan Sunny vehicles readily available, people result to purchasing the used ones, which have either been imported from foreign countries, or were imported and then used here locally and are being resold. The foreign used ones, otherwise known as tokunbo, present themselves in very good road useable conditions and in most cases are close to faultless. As for the Nigerian used ones, they might sometimes have little issues, or major issues, depending on the previous user, but you would be sure to get something very cheap. Either purchasing a foreign used or Nigerian used Nissan Sunny, you should be sure to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle is in good condition and has close to zero faults.
The Best Nissan Sunny year to Buy
An all new Nissan Sunny, which is also known as the Nissan Laito is available, and manufacturing of that vehicle began in 2011. The Nissan Laito is not available in the Nigerian automobile market; hence we cannot use this to determine that it is the best Nissan Sunny to purchase. Nevertheless, we would consider the 2011 Nissan Sunny, 2006 Nissan Sunny and 1999 Nissan Sunny vehicles as some of the best Nissan Sunny years to purchase.
Nissan Sunny Price in Nigeria
As the Nissan Sunny is not readily available in the Nigerian automobile market, prices of brand new ones are not available. On the other hand, the foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Nissan Sunny vehicles are widely available across different years. Please find below an estimated price range of used Nissan Sunny vehicles in the Nigerian automobile market.
Foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Nissan Sunny prices in Nigeria
- 2006 Nissan Sunny – 2009 Nissan Sunny: ₦700,000 – ₦900,000
- 2000 Nissan Sunny – 2005 Nissan Sunny: ₦600,000 – ₦680,000
- 1996 Nissan Sunny – 1999 Nissan Sunny: ₦450,000 – ₦600,000
- 1991 Nissan Sunny – 1995 Nissan Sunny: ₦290,000 – ₦350,000
Overall impression of Nissan Sunny
For a family car that combines style, comfort and fuel efficiency for a reasonable value for money is definitely the Nissan Sunny. The Nissan Sunny gives a smooth driving experience and competes with famous models like the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic in Nigeria.