Subaru Forester for Sale in Nigeria
First produced in 1997, the Subaru Forester is a compact crossover vehicle manufactured by Japanese automobile makers, Subaru. Currently in its fourth generation, the Subaru Forester has won the awards for; SUV of the year by Motor Trends in 2009 and 2014, and by Car Connections as the “Best car to buy” in 2014. A vehicle which is both rugged and comfortable, it offers buyers with the option of having the best of both worlds.
With no official marketers of the Subaru Forester in the Nigerian automobile market, Nigerians looking to purchase the Subaru Forester have to rely on the independent vehicle importers who make the Subaru Forester available to Nigerians. These marketers put up for sale; brand new, foreign used and Nigerian used Subaru Foresters. To find one which suites your taste, check Jumia Car, your one stop shop to find a Subaru Forester cars for sale in various specifications and year(s) of manufacture.
What to know when Buying Subaru Forester
Performance and Specifications of Subaru Forester
Through four generations, the engine of the Subaru Forester has seen some changes, but that would not affect its engine capacity, as it remains a 4 – cylinder. The most recent generation of the Subaru Forester includes either a 2.5-liter four-cylinder combined with a six-speed manual or a CVT which produces 170 horsepower or a 2.0-liter turbo combined with a CVT transmission, which is expected to produce 250 hp. Previous generations and years of production would include similar engine types and capacities with power production ranging between 165 hp – 230hp. Estimated fuel efficiency on the Subaru Forester is 24/34 mpg for city/highway roads respectively, an acceleration from 0 – 60mph in 8.6 seconds and a top speed of 166 mph.
How is the design of Subaru Forester
A very stylish and modern looking SUV, the Subaru Forester has changed in terms of looks over the years. There have been redesigns with both the front and rear fascia’s, bumpers, tail lights, front and rear lights grille, headlamps and even the exterior design. The most recent generation of the Subaru Forester features its most advanced and stylish body since it has been in manufacture.
The interior design of the most recent Subaru Forester is really comfortable, as it provides ample passenger space, and up to date accessories. Inclusive are an advanced sound system, functional buttons for climate control and audio control, satellite navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and much more.
What are the best features of the Subaru Forester?
A stand out feature on the Subaru Forester is one which might not apply to many Nigerians. With the Subaru Forester, it has been certified as “Dog Approved” as the rear cargo space offers ample space to make your canine friends really comfortable. So, for the Nigerian dog lover, the Subaru Forester would be a good choice if you are considering the comfort of your pet dog.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Subaru Forester in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the most popular and affordable Subaru Forester vehicles would be the foreign used (Tokunbo) and the Nigerian used units. Not many of them would fall within the years of production of the fourth generation, but you would be sure that the units found are in good shape and quite road worthy. Many Nigerians who are looking to purchase Subaru Foresters opt for the Tokunbo ones, because of the places they are coming from. It is believed that foreign used vehicles are better maintained than Nigerian used ones. However, foreign used vehicles might have some issues, which are not visible to the eyes. This is why it is imperative to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify how good the vehicle is. There are also Nig used Subaru Forester vehicles, which are also really good. As with the Tokunbo ones, a trusted automobile mechanic should ensure that the Nigerian used Subaru Forester is in good shape with minimal repairs required.
The Best Subaru Forester year to Buy
The Subaru Forester is in its fourth generation, which means that there are a number of years of production available. With this, improvements and modifications are made with each year of production and ensure that the latest year of production is better than the previous. With this in mind, we would recommend the 2015 Subaru Forester as the best year of the vehicle to buy.
Subaru Forester Price in Nigeria
The latest generation of the Subaru Forester is not available in the Nigerian vehicle market, but previous years of production are. Find below an estimated price range of used units of the Subaru Forester in the Nigerian car market.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Subaru Forester for sale;
2009 Subaru Forester – 2013 Subaru Forester: N1,800,000 – N4,200,000
2002 Subaru Forester – 2008 Subaru Forester: N900,000 – N2,300,000
1997 Subaru Forester – 2001 Subaru Forester: N850,000 – N1,000,000
Overall impression of Subaru Forester
Competition of the Subaru Forester in the Nigerian automobile market would include; the Honda CR-V, Jeep Cherokee and the Ford Escape. All the mentioned vehicles are all brilliant in their own rights and would provide impressive drive qualities. The Subaru Forester is not left out, and what makes it more desirable than the rest is that it is a brand which is not really popular in the Nigerian automobile market. Looking for a vehicle which makes you stand out of the crowd? The Subaru Forester might just do that for you.