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Five fuel-efficient cars suitable for ride-hailing business in Nigeria

Five fuel-efficient cars suitable for ride-hailing business in Nigeria

Ride-hailing has become an important segment of the transportation business in Nigeria owing to the coming of ride-hailing firms and apps such as Uber, indrive, Bolt, and others.

It is also a side hustle that is perfect and suitable for earning additional as well as alternative income, especially with the present economic hardship that is pressuring households.

To remain profitable in this line of business, it has become very important that potential ride-hailing drivers must consider cars that are fuel-efficient and economical to maintain particularly now that fuel has become an expensive commodity.

Thus, these five compact sedan cars are very suitable for ride-hailing business in Nigeria:

Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla is one of the most popular cars on Nigerian roads and is also considered one of the most fuel-efficient. As a compact sedan, the Corolla is good for transport business in Nigeria due to its reliability, durability, and fuel efficiency. These features make Corolla perfect for a ride-hailing business.

Toyota Camry

Another fuel-efficient sedan car that is suitable for the ride-hailing business in Nigeria is Toyota Camry. Known for its economical and easy-to-maintain features, the Toyota Camry is also reliable, durable, and fuel-efficient just like the Toyota Corolla.

Its fuel-efficient capacity ranges between 9.8 km/litre and 13.6 km/litre, according to research.

It has a spacious interior with ample legroom and headroom that makes it a preferred choice for passengers.

Honda Civic

Honda Civic is another sedan car that is not only popular in Nigeria but also suitable for the ride-hailing business because it is economical and fuel efficient.

Civic has an excellent fuel economy and a spacious interior that gives comfort to passengers and accommodates luggage. The engine of the Honda Civic has a fuel range of 12.3 km/litre to 13.9 km/litre.

Honda Accord

Honda Accord is another sedan car that is good for the ride-hailing business in Nigeria given its fuel economy, and spacious interior that gives a comfortable ride to passengers.

It comes with a four-cylinder engine and has a fuel economy rating of 30 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra is another sedan car that offers an excellent choice for the ride-hailing business in Nigeria. It offers comfort to passengers due to its spacious interior and excellent fuel economy.

It comes with a four-cylinder engine and has a fuel economy rating of 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway.