Toyota models of cars account for the highest number of vehicles on Nigerian roads. This is such that out of every five cars you see on Nigerian roads, at least one is a Toyota brand.
Nigerians love driving a Toyota car and the Japanese brand is very common in Nigeria. Founded in 1937, Toyota has grown to become one of the largest car manufacturers in the world, producing a wide range of vehicles including sedans, SUVs, trucks, and hybrids.
Toyota is known for its focus on safety, with many of its models earning top ratings in safety tests. In addition to its automotive operations, it also has a presence in other industries including technology, finance, and renewable energy.
Here are some of the reasons Nigerians love to own a Toyota car:
Reliability: Toyota has a reputation for producing reliable vehicles that are less likely to experience mechanical problems.
Easy to maintain: The technology used in building Toyota cars is less complex and simple to handle, which makes it easy to repair and maintain. This is important to Nigerians because it gives them assurance that they can easily find a mechanical engineer to repair their cars.
Fuel efficiency: Toyota cars are known for their good fuel efficiency, which can be important in a country such as Nigeria where fuel prices are high.
Durability: Toyota cars are generally well-built and able to withstand the rigours of everyday use. This is very important in a country like Nigeria where road conditions are challenging.
Availability: Toyota has a strong presence in Nigeria and a wide range of vehicles available in the market, making it easy for consumers to find a car that meets their needs.
Also, one can easily get their parts because it is readily available and affordable than other brands.
High resale value: Toyota cars have good second-hand value. It can be easily resold even after some years of using it. It can be sold several times compared to any other brand.