The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Mercedes Benz is “class”. Why? This brand prides itself as one of the best and most popular luxury auto brands in the world. And it would be hard to argue with that fact, as their products are consistent of the best quality money can buy when it comes to luxury, class, and performance.
The Mercedes Benz car brand did not just pop out of nowhere yesterday. As a matter of fact, they have been around since 1926 when they were still called Daimler-Benz. The range of luxury vehicles that are produced from their manufacturing plants spans across different vehicle genres, such as lorries, buses, minivans, sedans, and others. And true to their slogan, you get “the best of nothing”.
Nigeria, being a fertile ground for anything classy and luxurious, has a lot of Mercedes Benz cars treading on her roads. As a matter of fact, these cars have “unconventionally” become the standards for wealth. There are some of the Benz models that are most commonly used here in Nigeria. There are some others that are reserved for the elite. This article is about these cars. It is about the top four Mercedes Benz car models in Nigeria.
Mercedes Benz GLE class
The midsize luxury SUV is a popular one in Nigeria, and it has been for a long time. Since it was first produced in 1997 till today, it has always been received with open arms in the Nigerian auto market, and rightly so. The class is in its fourth generation of production and it only keeps getting better.
When this model was first produced, it was regarded as the M Class. However, after some protest from another popular car manufacturer, BMW, who were already known for their M series, Mercedes Benz M Class was renamed GLE class.
The cars in this class are powered by engines, such as 2.1L I4 turbo-diesel, 3.0L bi turbo V6, 3.0L V6 turbo-diesel, 3.5L V6, 4.7L Bi-turbo V8 and 5.5L Bi-turbo V8. In addition, they all feature either 7-speed or 9-speed automatic transmissions.
Price of Mercedes Benz GLE class in Nigeria
Brand new Mercedes Benz GLE350 or ML350 ranges from 18 million naira to 36 million naira. Tokunbo Mercedes Benz GLE350 or ML350 ranges from 3 million naira to 20 million naira, depending on the model year.
Mercedes Benz C Class
Talk about compact luxury, the C Class is a compact executive model that is known for the sleek exterior design and exquisite interior. The first of its kind was first produced in 1993 and it has since home through four generations to get to where it is today. The model comes in different styles, including sedan, station wagon, and coupe. And since 2002, there has been a 4matic version of the cars under the C class umbrella.
Mercedes Benz C Class is a ride full of promises of luxury and performance.
Price of Mercedes Benz C class in Nigeria
Brand new Mercedes Benz C class ranges from 9 million naira to 30 million naira. Tokunbo Mercedes Benz C class ranges from 2 million naira to 15 million naira
Mercedes Benz G class
Popularly known as G Wagon, there aren’t many other models that exude class like it does. And those that buy it in Nigeria are the ones that make shit load of cash. Why? This SUV ranges from about N50 million to N100 million. Oops! I already gave the price spoiler.
Since its first production in 1979, a lot of modifications have been done to the model to make it what it is today. And quite honestly, every single penny spent on buying this car is worth it.
Price of Mercedes Benz G class in Nigeria
Brand new Mercedes Benz G class ranges from 50 million naira to 100 million naira. Tokunbo Mercedes Benz G class ranges from 28 million naira to 80 million naira
Mercedes Benz E Class
E Class is one of the best selling models from the factories of Mercedes Benz, and it isn’t surprising. The kind of luxury this executive cars produce are the best among their equals. Having been around for five generations.of productions, the model is available in different styles, including sedan, estate, convertible, and coupe.
Not many models hold it down as well as the E Class when it comes to luxury and performance. It is not a surprise that it is one of the favourites in Nigeria.
Price of Mercedes Benz E-class in Nigeria
Brand new Mercedes Benz E class ranges from 28 million naira to 40 million naira. Tokunbo Mercedes Benz E class ranges from 5 million naira to 15 million naira.
I know some people are actually wondering why this model or that model isn’t on this list. But you should remember, this is Mercedes Benz we’re talking about here. I would exhaust countless pages if I had to write about all these agreeably awesome models.