Volvo XC90 for Sale in Nigeria
The Volvo XC90 is a midsize luxury crossover SUV manufactured by the Volvo Motor Co., and manufacturing of the Volvo XC90 began in 2003, and the vehicle is currently in its second generation of production. The Volvo XC90 is based on the large vehicle platform developed by the Volvo motor co. named as the P2 platform, and the Volvo XC90 is one of the most sold vehicles ever produced by Volvo and was the best-selling SUV in Sweden in 2006 and 2007. It is manufactured in Sweden and in the Daqing plant in China. From those plants, the Volvo XC90 is exported to a number of countries all around the world, where they enjoy the impeccable quality the Volvo XC90 has to offer. The Volvo XC90 is also available in Nigeria, though there are no authorized dealers who sell the Volvo XC90 in Nigeria, there are a number of automobile dealers who offer brand new and used Volvo XC90 vehicles for sale, and have their listings on Nigeria’s number one online premium vehicle marketplace, Jumia Car Nigeria.
What to know when Buying Volvo XC90
Performance and Specifications of Volvo XC90
The Volvo XC90 is based on the P2 platform developed by Volvo and its performance and specification resembled closely those of other vehicles produced on this template, with a majority of vehicles found on the Nigerian market have the following technical specifications:
The 2004 Volvo XC90 is available in SUV crossover vehicle styles, 4 doors and 5 seater and is available in 4 different cylinder volumes, which would include a 2.5L, 2.9L, 3.2L inline four cylinder engines and the 4.4L engine for more power which is also in a 4 cylinder configuration. Available in both the petrol and diesel versions, the Volvo XC90 has a front engine front wheel drive but lately Volvo has also released a four wheel drive version and is available in 4+1 manual speed or 4, 5 and 6 turbo speed automatic transmission.
How is the design of Volvo XC90
The Volvo XC90 is not a typical luxury crossover SUV and the reason for this is that the SUV market in Europe is cornered by BMW, Mercedes Benz and Land Rover, in Asia it is cornered by Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Toyota and in North America it is covered by Dodge, Ford and Chrysler, which all have similar design patterns unique to their continents. Although the Volvo XC90 is European, the people at Volvo decided to come up with a novel design approach which would distinguish it from the existing players in the market. When Volvo presented the Volvo XC90 for the first time as a prototype in 2001 it made such a good impression on automobile experts and critics that Volvo was convinced of their design superiority and gave an immediate go ahead to the assembly line production.
What are the best features of the Volvo XC90?
The standout feature of the Volvo XC90 would most certainly the safety, as with all Volvo vehicles safety is a key part of the vehicle design. The Volvo XC90 is especially designed to absorb shocks on frontal impacts, and this was one of the safety features which made it the highest rated safety car on the European circuit when it was released in 2003. To this date, Volvo XC90 is the most highly rated safe car in North America and beats all its competitors easily.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Volvo XC90 in Nigeria
The Tokunbo and Nigerian used Volvo XC90 are the most popular types of the Volvo XC90 you would find in the Nigerian automobile market, though there are also brand new ones available. In the event that you are looking to purchase a used Volvo XC90, it is advised that a trusted automobile mechanic is present to assess the vehicle and ensure that it is a properly functioning vehicle, void of major faults.
The Best Volvo XC90 year to Buy
The Volvo XC90 has been in production for over ten years, and the vehicle gets better with each passing year. In as much as the Volvo XC90 2015edition is the best one to purchase, we could actually say that any year of production of the Volvo XC90 is a good one to utilize, and would be enjoyed by both driver and passenger.
Volvo XC90 Price in Nigeria
With two generations produced, the prices of the Volvo XC90 are of two extremes, as the demand for the vehicle is not as high as other vehicle brands in the country. For a brand new Volvo XC90, it might cost as much as N14,000,000 which makes the used ones favourable to people as they are cheaper. Find below an estimated price range of used Volvo XC90 vehicles in Nigeria.
Foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used (Registered) Volvo XC90 prices in Nigeria
Overall Impression of Volvo XC90
Volvo XC90 is in direct competition with all the high end crossover SUVs manufactured by Honda, Audi, BMW, Ford and Land Rover. Despite this strong competition, the Volvo XC90 was the best-selling car in the American northeast where the weather conditions are the most severe in the winter and people like to buy the safest car available on the market. Apart from this feature, the Volvo XC90 comes loaded with a very elaborate telecommunication and multimedia package which makes the hands free driving experience not only useful but very enjoyable as well.