We all know that getting your first car is always a major groundbreaking event because this makes your hustle one less stressful. Ikr! It also reduces the stress from jumping buses, struggling to get into your friend’s car from work, or even falling into the wrong hands at your bus stop. It could lead to loss of properties and in some cases, loss of life. After going through all of this, you should settle for the right car and be conscious about maintaining also. We will be listing a few cars that would be much adequate for you and budget-friendly.

When buying your first car, there are a few things you need to consider before making your choice. Before we get started, if you can afford it, stick to foreign used cars, it will save you unnecessary headaches. Also, choose cars that are fuel-efficient and easy to maintain, i.e. the spare parts must be readily available. And of course, select affordability, this is just your first car, there will be many more to come. So let’s dive in.

1. Toyota Corolla

This is arguably Nigeria’s most desired starter car, especially the models between 2004-2008. Reports have shown this car to be very fuel-efficient and have a low maintenance cost, which is very appealing to first-time buyers.

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The Corolla is an excellent choice for every young adult who intends to use his vehicle for an extended period. If you count 10 cars on a typical Nigerian road, you would most likely find a Toyota Corolla.

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If you want to enjoy your humble beginnings well enough, this is the best option for you, and I bet you won’t regret this choice.

2. Toyota Camry

This famous sedan car, which is commonly known as “Muscle” can stand a chance of luxury if maintained properly. Toyota Camry is one of the most popular sedans that has been around for some decades, and every Nigerian seems to love this car. 

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Toyota Camry also has its spare parts dominant in Nigeria. You shouldn’t have a headache changing any part of this vehicle, and the price is equally reasonable. Another tangible reason you need to own a Toyota Camry is that they tend to be fuel-efficient. 

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If you don’t want to start from rock bottom, this is a good option for you. Save well and show up in style with a bigger starter car that looks the part.

3. Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is a very popular car brand among Nigerians, many young men in Nigeria love to drive this sedan, due to its nice exterior design and comfortable interior. 

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The Honda Accord has many features that make many people love it. It is fuel-efficient and easy to maintain, spare parts are all over Nigeria, just in case there is a need to change a particular component. 

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When looking for a comfortable and stylish car to buy in Nigeria, you should definitely go for the Honda Accord.
Many people shy away from this car because it tends to have a notorious shaft issue, but if you can maintain this issue, you’re definitely good to go. What’s not to love about a sleek, sophisticated and smooth Honda Accord, always ready to impress.

4. Honda Civic

There’s no young adult in Nigeria that would see the Honda Civic and not wish to have one, even for a test ride. The Honda Civic sedan and coupe are vehicles that you should own.

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It is very comfortable, fast and fuel-efficient.

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The Honda Civic represents the best in reliability, quality design, attention to detail, and an excellent chiselled body styling, which makes your car definitely worth the stare.

5. Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is a beautiful crossover that you should have. It’s never a bad idea to start with a crossover SUV. Ford Edge is one of the popular crossovers in the market. 

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Gone are the days when Ford vehicles are known for their high level of fuel consumption. Ford Edge is now known as a Mid-SUV crossover with adventurous energy but lesser fuel consumption, which is very relatable.

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The Ford Edge can pass through rough terrains and come out successfully. Looking for an excellent vehicle to buy as a young Nigerian adult, then you should get yourself a Ford Edge.

Now, you have seen five cars you could buy as a starter, all that is left for you is to visit www.betacar.ng for quality foreign used cars for sale at affordable prices and select from a wide range of used vehicles that best suits your budget and personality; we also have a car financing option that allows you pay in bits. I hope this guide would help you make the right choice in buying the right car as a young adult in Nigeria.

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