Tokunbo or Imported Used Cars
TOKUNBO OR IMPORTED USED CARS
Imported used cars or as popularly known as Tokunbo are vehicle that came in from foreign country the original owners of this vihicles are not known in most cases but the fact that it came in from oversease get our blood rushing.
Nigerian used or registered cars are vehicle imported and already licensed or registered andÂ had been used in Nigeria. Most people distaste these types of cars because they assume a lot of things might be wrong or gone wrong with it but again it depend on the owner(s).
You might be better off in some cases buying a Nigerian used if you know the owner personally and he can provide you with a service or maintenance record . However we do know that this is not popular.
CERTIFY USED CARS
Certification simply means something that had been tested and pass certain criteria as set:
In most developed countries there is a mandatory emission clause, that means your car must pass certain inspection criteria before you can be license to operate on the roads. We know this is not the case in Nigeria. However we have developed relationship with some excellent and tested auto mechanic shops to have your cars or vehicles inspected per our 20 point guidelines at a reasonable fee please contact our representative for details. Support@Lagosautoauction.com. This type of evaluation and report would give you an idea into what to look for when buying a car and prevent you from making millions of naira mistake.
The inspection would cover:
- Origin of the vehicle
- Inspection report from origin where applicable
- VIN verification
- Body and frame assessment
- Catalytic efficiency
- Computerized diagnostic test
This can give you some reassurance about what you're about to purchase and drive your precious family around in.