Often, we must have come across people debating on the

most available car brands or sometimes the best and

affordable cars for a start putting into consideration fuel

conservation, spare parts and mileage.


Below are the cars we can confidently confirm to our

readers that they’re the top Popular Demand Car Brands

Available In Nigeria.


You can’t take the number 1 spot away from this Brand here

in Nigeria, The founder of the popular demand is a

Japenese, Kiichiro Toyoda, in the year 1937 and the brand

has grown to become the world’s largest automobile

manufacturers. Toyota brands owns subsidiaries like the

Luxury version of Toyota, Lexus and the hip brand, Scion.

The low fuel consumption budget has got to be the key and

it’s quite easy to handle. The most popular models in the

country are Camry, Land Cruiser, Corolla, Rav 4 and lots



In second place, we’ve another brand that will always

compete with Toyota and it’s very close in rivalry to the

above. Japan always find a way to give the best to the world,

the founder Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa has

executed a very elegant and cost effective brand, it’s also

good on fuel. Notable models in the country are Pilot, Civic,

Accord, and lots more. Their presence in the country is

everlasting with a luxury subsidiary like Acura.


If what you seek is been classy and look exceptional, our

number 3 brand should be your priority, well reserved for the

‘big guns’. Use to joke with friends on the fuel consumption


Hence, it’s durable, lterally top Nigerians are in love with this

brand and from our findings, it’s even the official car of the

President of Nigeria. This classy beast is founded by Karl

Benz and Gottlied Daimler in 1886. It’s among the highest

selling brands in Nigeria.


You don’t think we’re going to exclude this beauty from our

Top 5, do you?

Unfortunately, i’m from the 90’s and this model still brings

the good memories of the beautiful Beetle model. The

meaning of Volkswagen is the “People’s Car”. No doubt, ask

the commercial vehicle owners and the upgraded version

owners of the model. They’ve Bora, Passat and many more

piling the road daily. Founder, German Labour Front,

Founded: May 28, 1937. The Volkswagen group also possess

known brands which includes the luxurious Lamborghini,

Porsche, Skoda, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Scania (truck

manufacturer) and many more.


Nissan is another fast growing Auto company in the country.

With the models like Maxima, Altima, Murano just to name a

few, Founded by Masujiro Hashimoto, Kenjiro Den, Rokuro

Aoyama, Meitaro Tekeuchi and Yoshisuke Aikawa in the

heart of Japan in the year 1933. It’s also the official car of

the Coach of the super eagles of Nigeria football team. No

doubt, Nigerians love Japanese automobile brand and they

have been consistent by patronizing dealers for the latest

models on a yearly basis.


Growing up in the country, this brand has been notably seen

and well recognized. Ask any Nigerian Dad, he will sit you

down and give you the breakdown of the almighty Peugeot

406.. You beauty!

Peugeot is a French cars brand, part of PSA Peugeot

Citroën. The family business that preceded the current

Peugeot company was founded in 1810. Founder: Armand

Peugeot. It’s the official car of most forces in the country,

the navy and military men notably.

7. BMW

Another classy classy brand known for its durability in the

country to the extent that if you ask an average Nigerian the

full meaning, he’ll answer confidently with “Be My Wife”. Of

course, he’s answering you correctly in his own

understanding but the full meaning is Bayerische Motoren

Werke which means Bavarian Motor Works in English. Some

mechanics doesn;t recommend the classy brand because

sometimes it could create a hole in the pocket when it

needs a part to be replaced.

Although, it’s known for speed, and not to disappoint in


8. KIA

Some weeks ago, i was forced to confess to the driver while

traveling that the car is rugged and my eyes was glued to

the Fuel Gauge just to confirm its efficiency. The result was


KIA was founded in the heart of South Korea and it’s one

one of the fastest rising brands in the car industry, if not the

FASTEST (Not in terms of speed). For its affordability, KIA is

now one of the cars mostly used for official vehicles

because of its fuel conservation as stated earlier. It has a

popular model named “Picanto”.


Just like its sister company KIA, this brand is known for

being a top car brand used officially in the country. Hyundai

which means “modernity” is known for its swift change in its

outside look and style of its automobile designs in recent

times. It’s Known as the second brand under the Hyundai

Motor Group.


So far, our Top 9 list consists of the affordable, and the

pocket friendly brands but we can’t just take this one away

and it can’t be excluded from the top ten regardless of the


The Land Rover Company owned by the Indian company

Tata Motors which in turn forms the Jaguar Land Rover

(JVR) group. The Tata models widely used for transportation

are also a hit with Nigerians. Although, the brand has been

around since 1978 and they have successfully invaded the

country with iconic model, the Range Rover, it has spiked

the brand and a lot of people prefer the model and another

fact, it’s the second oldest SUV brand after JEEP.

11. FORD

We see this brand daily but due to it’s scarcity of spare

parts, most people prefer the surplus. the all American

power shows their own strength and they have their own

special lovers. According to reports, this brand is the 5th

highest brand sold in the world and 2nd in the United State.


Just like the above Ford, it’s also an American brand. The

two listed are the most popular brands in the country. They

sold JLR group to Tata in 2008. Chervolet nicknamed ‘Chevy’

is popular in the country from the division of the General

Motors Company, founded in 1911. The Chevrolet Camaro is

used by most celebrities in the country. The Chevrolet Aveo

and Avalanche are the popular models in the country.

Honorable mention: Mazda, Mitsubishi, Jaguar.

Of course, critics are welcome and this list is not complete

without our readers opinion.




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