The Toyota Highlander, also known as the Toyota Kluger is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by Toyota. It is built on the same platform as used on the Camry.
Announced in April 2000 at the New York International Auto Show and arriving in late 2000 in Japan and January 2001 in North America, the Highlander became one of the first car-based mid-size SUV or mid-size crossovers. The Highlander is the crossover counterpart to the more rugged, truck-based mid-size 4Runner and became Toyota’s best-selling SUV before being surpassed by the smaller RAV4 in 2006. In Japan, the Kluger is exclusive to the dealership network called Toyota NETZ as a larger alternative to the RAV4.
Built on the same platform as used on the Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander was welcomed with open arms in the Nigerian automobile market, proudly standing tall as one of the highest selling SUVs of all time in Nigeria. Irrespective of the model, Toyota Highlander remains evergreen and maintains its commanding presence in Nigeria.
Prices of Nigerian Used Toyota Highlander in Nigeria
Nigerian used cars are expected to be cheaper than foreign used cars. Understandably so, Nigerian used cars, no matter how neat, tend to have depreciated in value and overall rating when compared with foreign used cars. This is the same with most models of Nigerian-used Toyota Highlander.
|Model||Prices in Naira|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2001 price||N1.7 million – N1.8 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2002 price||N1.6 million – N1.8 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2003 price||N1.7 million – N9 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2004 price||N1.8 million – N2 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2005 price||N2 million – N2.2 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2006 price||N2.2 million – N2.8 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2007 price||N2.5 million – N3.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2008 price||N3.8 million – N5.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2009 price||N3.8 million – N5.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2010 price||N3.8 million – N5.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2011 price||N3.8 million – N5.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2012 price||N3.8 million – N5.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2013 price||N6 million – N7 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2014 price||N6.5 million – N8.5 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2015 price||N7 million – N9 million|
|Nigerian used Toyota Highlander 2016 price||N8 million – N10 million|
Brand New & Tokunbo Toyota Highlander Prices in Nigeria
Although prices of brand new Toyota Highlander are affected by fluctuating currency exchange rate, clearance, tariff, and customs fees, you can still get one between #20 million and #28 million, depending on the model and clearance charges. The latest 2019 model though costs between #35 million and #40 million naira, including customs charges and clearance settlements.
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Foreign used Toyota Highlander in Nigeria
With Nigeria being a well-known market for Tokunbo cars, Toyota Highlander foreign-used versions have boasted far higher sale rate than the brand new. This is largely due to their cheaper prices and ease in acquiring them. Another reason people have rather preferred the tokunbo version of especially Toyota Highlander is that there is sparingly little difference between the brand new version, thanks to its versatility and easy maintenance.
|Model||Prices in Naira|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2001 price||N3 million – N3.2 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2002 price||N3 million – N3.3 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2003 price||N3.1 million – N3.4 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2004 price||N3 million – N3.7 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2005 price||N3.4 million – N3.8 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2006 price||N3.6 million – N4 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2007 price||N3.9 million – N4.2 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2008 price||N4.5 million – N6 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2009 price||N4.8 million – N7 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2010 price||N5 million – N8 million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2011 price||N7.5 million – N9 Million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2012 price||N8 million – N10 Million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2013 price||N8 million – N13 Million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2014 price||N10 Million – N15 Million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2015 price||N14 Million – N17 Million|
|Tokunbo Toyota Highlander 2016 price||N16 Million – N19 Million|
Unlike other popular SUVs in its class, the space provided in the third row of Toyota Highlander is not impressive. While the row comfortably fits children, adults will most likely feel confined on long trips.