Volkswagen Sharan for Sale in Nigeria
The roomy and versatile seven seater Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) called the Volkswagen Sharan has been produced and distributed by German automobile manufacturers Volkswagen since 1995. Currently in its second generation, the Volkswagen Sharan gets his name from a Persian word which means “Carrier of Kings” and the vehicle has made a good number of individuals feel like kings and queens as it is a noble, yet quality carriage, with its generous amount of carrier space. With two generations of production, the Volkswagen Sharan is available in quite a number of automobile markets, including the Nigerian automobile market, and people who require a vehicle which delivers ample passenger and cargo space are the major purchasers of the Volkswagen Sharan. Are you looking to get yourself a family size car? The best automobile portal in Nigeria, Jumia Car offers listings of reasonably priced Volkswagen Sharan in the Nigerian automobile market.
What to know when Buying Volkswagen Sharan
Performance and Specifications of Volkswagen Sharan
Volkswagen offers petrol and diesel engines, thereby providing options for customers. For the petrol engine, you would get a 1.4 litre four cylinder engine capable of delivering 148 bhp (boiler horsepower), and a 2.0 litre four cylinder supplying 197bhp. There are also V6 engines which are 2.8 litre engines, and supply 172 bhp and 201 bhp respectfully. The diesel engines vary in capacity, but the recommended one would be the 2.0 litre four cylinder engine with 138bhp or 168bhp. Transmission on the Volkswagen Sharan is available in a five speed manual, five speed automatic or a six speed automatic.
How is the design of Volkswagen Sharan
With two generations produced, the Volkswagen Sharan has seen quite a number of changes with its exterior body and some facelifts in its exterior and interior design. Notable facelifts through the year would include; 1999, where the wheelbase was increased, and the “Volkswagen” family look was born (increase in front and rear track), 2003, when the 2004 model was being designed and the grille and taillights were changed with a new air conditioner and side airbags included as standard features, and in 2015 where engine system and electronic system were improved upon to improve fuel economy. The interior of the Volkswagen Sharan is also not left out. With the ability to seat a total of seven passengers, the cabin of the Volkswagen Sharan is practical and versatile, with folding rear seats to accommodate a lot of cargo. Standard equipment in the Volkswagen Sharan includes climate control and an eight-speaker stereo. Higher trim levels would feature steering wheel-mounted stereo controls, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, a CD changer and full leather upholstery.
What are the standout features of the Volkswagen Sharan?
Not many MPVs seat seven adults comfortably, but the Volkswagen Sharan is the most reliable when it comes to doing that. Also, the Volkswagen Sharan has very practical and easy access routes to get into the vehicle and out, and with its small size, manoeuvrability is not a problem.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Volkswagen Sharan in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the Volkswagen Sharan is sold by vehicle importers all around the country. These importers get the vehicle from foreign countries, and they are known locally as “Tokunbo.” These tokunbo Volkswagen Sharans are usually in very good road useable conditions, have less mileage readings on them and there are hardly any repairs to be done on them. When these vehicles have been used, they become registered and are also known as Nigerian used. These Nigerian used Volkswagen Sharans are sold at cheaper rates, and sometimes have a bunch of faulty parts which need to be repaired. Tokunbo and Nigerian used Volkswagen Sharans are the most widely purchased versions of the Volkswagen Sharan.
The Best Volkswagen Sharan year to Buy
The 2014 year of production is the best Volkswagen Sharan to purchase, because of the improvements that have been put into the vehicle over the years. Other years models like the 2011 Volkswagen Sharan and 2010 Volkswagen Sharan should also be looked at, as they are also properly designed, and customer preference would determine if they are the best to them or not.
Volkswagen Sharan Price in Nigeria
Purchasing a brand new Volkswagen Sharan could cost as much as N12,000,000. For the prices of foreign used and Nigerian used, we have an estimated price range which are subject to the engine capacity, port of entry, and general state of the vehicle could be found below.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian Used (Registered) Volkswagen Sharan for sale in Nigeria
- 1995 Volkswagen Sharan – Present Volkswagen Sharan: N800,000 – N7,000,000
Overall impression of Volkswagen Sharan
Competition of the Volkswagen Sharan in Nigeria includes the Renault Espace, and Peugeot 807. A simple, practical and high performance vehicle, the Volkswagen Sharan is definitely one which is advisable to purchase if in the market for a reasonably priced seven seater MPV. Do not waste any more time, choose from the listings of reasonably priced Volkswagen Sharans in the Nigerian automobile market and get a testdrive.