Renault Megane for Sale in Nigeria
The Renault Megane is a small family car manufactured by French automobile manufacturers, Renault. It has been in production since 1995, and succeeded the now defunct Renault 19. As an European car, it is found in many European countries, and has found its way into automobile markets all around the world, and Nigeria being one of its destinations. Very popular in a few circles, the Renault Megane could be seen plying major city and highway routes in the country. For those looking to purchase a reasonably priced Renault Megane, the one stop shop would be Jumia Car. Known to be 2015’s best automobile platform in Nigeria, Jumia Car offers listings of some of the best Renault Megane for sale available locally in Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Renault Megane
Performance and Specifications of Renault Megane
With various trim levels, you would get quite a number of engine specifications on the Renault Megane. All available in petrol, from the first generation, engine capacities start from a 1.4 litre four cylinder all the way to a 1.9 litre four cylinder which transmits power through either a four – speed automatic or five speed manual. Second generation has similar engine types, with the addition of a 2.0 litre four cylinder engine. The third generation would see the addition of a 1.2 litre three cylinder engine, which has engine capacities going all the way up to to a 2.0 litre four cylinder, with a five speed manual, six - speed manual and a six speed automatic. A range of horsepower and torque produced through the years and trim levels, starting from 112 horsepower and 120 lb- ft (pound feet), and could go as high as 271 horsepower and 266 lb – ft. Also available are diesel engines with engine capacity starting at 1.5 litre, and going as high as 2.0 litre, with 104 hp and 148 lb – ft being lowest engine output and highest being 158 hp and 280 lb – ft. Highest speed attainable over the years falls within a range of 175 km/h – 225 km/h, and acceleration from 0 – 100 km/h between 5.8 seconds and 12.9 seconds.
How is the design of Renault Megane
With three generations produced, the Renault Megane has seen quite a number of exterior changes which is not only brilliant, but also appealing to the eyes. The current generation of the Renault Megane has changed in terms of dimension, and is a lot bigger in size than the previous generations. Body styling still features the five door hatchback, a three door coupe convertible and a five door sport tourer estate. Previous generations offer similar body styles, and exterior changes have been seen in all three generations. One thing is yet to change, and that is how the logo is placed on the hood of the Renault Megane. In terms of interior styling, the Renault Megane in recent years has taken on having a more modern and family taste. Basic standard functions which would be found in all Renault Megane include; an LCD screen which is easy to use, Bluetooth phone connection, automatic door locking and cruise control. On higher trim levels, you would get more fun accessories, which come at a higher price.
What are the best features of the Renault Megane?
What makes the Renault Megane stand out is that it is a small vehicle, yet very practical and functional. Not so fantastic with its back seats which does not comfortably seat three adults, its cargo space when these seats are subside provides extra cargo space which allows more room than rivals.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Renault Megane in Nigeria
A few automobile dealers have started marketing Renault vehicles in Nigeria, and the Renault Megane is one of them. In the event that you are not purchasing a brand new Renault Megane from the accredited dealers or from a foreign country, you would most likely be getting either a foreign used (Tokunbo) Renault Megane or a Nigerian used (Registered) Renault Megane. The Tokunbo Renault Megane is the preferred choice, as they usually come in very good road useable conditions than the Nigerian used ones. Although not as “Fresh” as the Tokunbo ones, the Nigerian used Renault Meganes always come at unbelievable pocket friendly prices, which would make one think twice about. We however advise that whichever one you choose to get, ensure that a trusted automobile mechanic ascertains that it is in good road useable condition.
The Best Renault Megane year to Buy
In Nigeria, there are currently not many brand new 2015 Renault Meganes available. If you want to have the best of the best, and you can afford it, then this is the best year of the Renault Megane to buy. Fitted with the latest technologies available, you are sure to always trust this vehicle for superior quality. Previous models like the 2014 Renault Megane and others are equally amazing, but due to improvements made on vehicles annually, the most recent year of production always happens to be the best one.
Renault Megane Price in Nigeria
In the market for a brand new Renault Megane, you might be looking at spending nothing less than N7,000,000 and it may cost less or higher depending on trim levels and other additional features. Alternatively, one could purchase a tokunbo or Nigerian used one, which would cost less, depending on factors such as; date of manufacture, mileage, trim level and year of registration of vehicle.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Renault Megane for sale are priced below;
- 2008 Renault Megane – Date Renault Megane: N1,300,000 – N5,000,000
- 2002 Renault Megane – 2007 Renault Megane: N900,000 – N2,000,000
- 1995 Renault Megane – 2001 Renault Megane: N600,000 – N1,800,000
Overall impression of Renault Megane
A decent all round family car, the Renault Megane is one of those cars which does not compromise with style, quality and reliability. Facing stiff competition from other vehicles such as the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf which are also fun to drive, the Renault Megane offers comfortable drive quality and a more stylish design than its competitors. With several safety kits, it ensures that its passengers are very safe, by preventing traffic accidents before they happen. When looking for your next compact family car, you might want to try test driving a Renault Megane before you make your choice.