Toyota Celica for Sale in Nigeria
With 35 years of production, being Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota’s entry–level sports coupe, the Toyota Celica made its name in the sports car market. The word Celica is derived from Latin, which means “Heavenly” or “Celestial” and the Toyota Celica is indeed a heavenly car, with its four cylinder engine producing an upwards of 150 horsepower and a generous amount of torque. The Toyota Celica had a good run, but due to customer preference, it was discontinued and replaced by the Scion tC. Nevertheless, various pre owned Toyota Celica are still available in automobile markets all around the world, and the Nigerian automobile market also boasts of a good number of them. For those in the market for a Toyota Celica in Nigeria the fastest, easiest and most convenient way to get a Toyota Celica would be logging onto Jumia Car, which offers a host of Toyota Celica available for purchase.
What to know when Buying Toyota Celica
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Celica
A vehicle which weighs 2,500 pounds would require a lot of power to move it, and that is why the Toyota Celica is fitted with a 1.8 litre four cylinder engine which would produce 140 – 180 horsepower easily and 125 – 130 lb – ft of torque. A five speed or six speed manual transmissions is responsible for the transference of the power from the engine to the wheels. What you would normally get with the Toyota Celica in terms speed and acceleration would be 0 – 100km/h in eight seconds and a top speed of 115mph to 145mph.
How is the design of Toyota Celica
The Toyota Celica has saw variations of change within its 30 years of production, but the most popular design of the Toyota Celica would be the seventh generation Toyota Celica manufactured between 1999 – 2006. As a compact small car, the Toyota Celica has a curb weight of 2,500 pounds, but was able to move swiftly through the roads because of its shape and aerodynamics details. The Toyota Celica also had a rear spoiler, which helped in ensuring the vehicle does not flip over in the event that the speed was too much. On the inside, the Toyota Celica has accessories such as an upgraded JBL stereo system, 6-disc CD changer, leather seat surfaces, side-impact airbags and much more.
What are the best features of the Toyota Celica?
Sports cars are not known to consider cargo and passenger carriage, but the Toyota Celica does that. Having a carrying capacity of five people (driver inclusive), and a trunk for storage, the Toyota Celica manages to convey passengers and cargo in a very fast and effective way. It should be noted however that the rear seats are not exactly comfortable, but would accommodate children comfortably.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Toyota Celica in Nigeria
Toyota Nigeria did not market the Toyota Celica in Nigeria, hence all the Toyota Celicas available in the country were imported into the country from foreign countries. These imported Toyota Celica are known as Tokunbo Toyota Celica and they perform very well, due to the conditions they came into the country with. When these cars are used in Nigeria for a bit, they become “Registered” or Nigerian used, and are sold off at cheaper rates. With the Nigerian used Toyota Celica, it is advisable to check them out with trusted automobile technicians.
The Best Toyota Celica year to Buy
The Toyota Celica is a brilliant vehicle, and every year of production had their special features, but with cars, newer years of production are always the best. The best year model to buy would be the 2005 Toyota Celica, which is stylish, fast and efficient. Apart from that model Nigerians normally prefer the 2000 Toyota Celica as well.
Toyota Celica Price in Nigeria
Due to distance covered, port of entry, engine capacity and general state of the vehicle, the prices of the Toyota Celica fall within the estimated price range found below.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Toyota Celica for sale
- 1999 Toyota Celica – 2006 Toyota Celica: N750,000 – N2,000,000
Overall impression of Toyota Celica
Cars, just like people come into your lives, and when they have to leave, the impression they had on you determines what you remember about them. The Toyota Celica is notable for being a stylish sports car which appealed to quite a number of people. People who did not purchase the Toyota Celica and wanted something similar would go for the Mitsubishi Eclipse, which also had some features that made it better than the Toyota Celica. Nevertheless, the Toyota Celica was a unique car and had a good life while in production and an even better life post production.