Every car-producing company offers either a brand new or moderately refreshed vehicle, every year. And 2020 is no exception, with new cars and lots of new features. Modern car buyers have no shortage of options to choose from when looking for their next car, SUV, or even mini truck. This write-up highlights 10 of the most prominent cars as seen by Nigerians, for 2020; in no particular order.
2020 Toyota Highlander
The all-new model, which rides on the Toyota New Global Architecture family, presents an evolutionary design that’s familiar, borrowing from the RAV4 and Avalon. There are two powertrains – gas or gas-electric hybrid. The 3.5-liter V6 carries over unchanged. The hybrid uses a 2.5-liter four-cylinder instead of the previous gen’s 3.5-liter V6. The hybrid’s Horsepower is down, but it makes up for it with improved fuel economy.
This car goes for 13 million Naira, on average.
2020 Kia Niro
The only Kia model we get for the 2020 model year is the updated Niro. The car gets a new exterior look and some updates in the tech department. No word on pricing, but we don’t expect a dramatic uptick from the 2019 model.
The 2020 Kia Niro goes for 10 million Naira, on average.
2020 Infiniti QX80
Infiniti updated the QX80 model for 2020. The most notable change is inside. There’s a new dual infotainment system in the cabin of the SUV for the first time.
The 2020 Infiniti QX80 goes for 25 million Naira, on average.
2020 Ford Escape
The base model of the 2020 Ford Escape comes powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four producing 250 horsepower, while the Hybrid uses a 2.5-liter inline-four and two electric motors to produce 198 hp.
This car goes for 10 million Naira, on average.
2020 Toyota Camry
The 2020 Toyota camry gets a sporty Toyota Racing Development (TRD) upgrade. The Camry TRD sports a new wing, fresh TRD wheels, and its same 3.5-liter V6 producing 301 horsepower.
The 2020 Toyota Camry goes for 15 million Naira, on average.
2020 Lexus RC F
The 2020 Lexus RC F gets cool headlights and new LED taillights with more style than its predecessor. Also, the 5.0-liter V8 now produces 472 horsepower.
The 2020 Lexus RC F goes for 30 million Naira, on average.
2020 Nissan Sentra
This model comes with a more powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which replaces the outgoing 1.8-liter. The same V-Motion family grille, slim headlights, and a floating roof are all here with the new Nissan Sentra.
This car goes for 8 million naira, on average.
2020 Mercedes GLB 250
The base model of the 2020 Mercedes GLB 250 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, and produces 221 horsepower.
The base Mercedes GLB 250 costs 15 million naira on average.
2020 GMC Acadia AT4
The updated Acadia AT4 hit GMC showrooms late last year. The refreshed, rugged-looking Acadia AT4 gets black wheels, off-road tires, appropriate AT4 badging, and a 3.6-liter V6 making 310 horsepower.
The 2020 GMC Acadia AT4 costs 15 million naira on average.
2020 Mazda CX
The CX-30 borrows the same 2.5-liter engine and six-speed automatic transmission, as well as the Mazda 3’s updated cabin. The new Mazda CX-30 is a unique take on Mazda’s classic crossover formula, using the new Mazda3 as its base.
The 2020 Mazda CX costs 9 million naira on average.