Volvo S70 for Sale in Nigeria
Originally meant to be a facelift for the now defunct Volvo 850, the Volvo S70 became one of the Swedish automobile manufacturers, Volvo Cars shortest lived models as it only saw four years of manufacture (1996 – 2000). Within those four years, a total of 242,916 units were manufactured and sold. The Volvo S70 would later be replaced by the Volvo S60, which is still currently in production. Within that four year period, the Volvo S70 was able to warm its way into the hearts of car enthusiasts and in the event that you ask a Volvo driver which Volvo he/she prefers, they never fail 2 mentions the Volvo S70. The Volvo S70 is available in the Nigerian market, but not as popular as some other vehicles from countries such as U.S.A, Japan and even North Korea. Looking to purchase one, you might want to consider downloading the Jumia Car App on your mobile device or browsing on the website with your computer to enjoy unavoidable benefits from the car online platform.
What to know when Buying Volvo S70
Performance and Specifications of Volvo S70
Sometimes, I wonder why vehicles need to have more than one trim level model, but, I have also realised that “variety is the spice of life” and the Volvo 70 falls into that category. With six trim levels, there were various engine types to choose from, but the common ones amongst them are the Base T5 models which is powered by a 168-horsepower, 2.4-liter in-line five-cylinder engine, while mid-level GLT models that was improved upon and produced 190-hp turbocharged version, and then the high-pressure-turbo 2.3-liter which is notable for giving off 236 hp (Horsepower) and a firm 244 pound-feet of torque. Due to the weight of three Volvo S70 which was about 3,300 pounds, the base T5 engine was equally as good as quite a number of engines.
How is the design of Volvo S70
Resembling very closely with the, Volvo 850, the body styling of the Volvo S70 bears similar resemblance with that of its predecessor, the Volvo 850. A large car, it had a similar wheelbase with the Volvo S70. Entirely new parts were replaced, the grille, lights, doors, hood and many more. The Volvo S70 looked absolutely gorgeous after it was redesigned. The Volvo S70 is built to give both passenger and driver that taste of opulence and uniqueness, and that is why the interior design and accessories of the Volvo S70 come basis with the following; remote keyless entry, a power sunroof, supple leather upholstery, heated seats, headlamp washers, and an amazing sound systems.
What are the best features of the Volvo S70?
With a reputation for reliability, durability, safety and high mileage, these features make the Volvo S70 stand out. In the ratings, it was identified that the seats had very good support, and the comfort was rated 9/10, also its quiet cabin and it's very spacious trunk, especially with the station wagon model. With regards to safety, the Volvo S70 was amongst some of the newest models of vehicles to include side airbags, an upgraded TRACS system and four – wheel anti – lock disc brakes. The Volvo S70 also included a WHIPS active head – restraint system for protection in the event of the head and neck area in the event of an automobile collision.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Volvo S70 in Nigeria
The Volvo S70 is not marketed in Nigeria, but imported by a variety of automobile dealers, who ensure that the vehicle is never short in the event of demands. If not imported as a brand new car, which hardly ever is the case, the Volvo S70 is most likely imported as a “Tokunbo” car. The confidence in Tokunbo cars is very high because it is believed that they have been used to the best conditions, and have no serious issues which have to be repaired. Also, the prices of Tokunbo cars are very friendly, unlike prices of brand new vehicles. Another alternative would be the Nigerian used or “Registered” Volvo S70. These Nigerian used Volvo S70 are the ones which have been utilised by Nigerian drivers, and desire to sell them off. Although the state of these cars may not come at 100%, the prices are very friendly, and the buyers do not mind purchasing them once they believe the faulty parts could be replaced.
The Best Volvo S70 year to Buy
Produced for only four years, last year models such as the 1998 Volvo S70, 1999 Volvo S70 and 2000 Volvo S70 within those years of production are some of the best ones to purchase, as they were tastefully designed and have the best performance, safety and comfort ratings.
Volvo S70 Price in Nigeria
The prices of Tokunbo and Nigerian used Volvo S70 available in the Nigerian automobile market depending on factors such as general state of the vehicle, engine capacity, odometer reading and port of entry. Find below estimated price ranges of tokunbo and registered Volvo S70 in Nigeria.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used Volvo S70 for sale
- 1996 Volvo S70 – 2000 Volvo S70: N360,000 – N1,500,000
Overall impression of Volvo S70
Alternatives of the Volvo S70 include the 1996 – 2000 year of production models of the Mitsubishi Lancer, and Ford Mondeo, which in terms of durability are not as strong as the Volvo S70. Although no longer in production, the Volvo S70 can be found plying major Nigerian city and highway routes. An executive sedan in its day, it still provides the comfort, luxury and the performance modern day luxury executive cars provide, and it comes at a lower price. In the market for an executive car on a budget? The Volvo S70 might be the vehicle you are looking for.