Tokunbo Cars in Cotonou & Prices (2022)

The price of cars and vehicles in Cotonou,a city in Benin Republic is way cheaper than Nigeria.

How to Buy Car from Cotonou and bring it to Nigeria

This is a result of difference in import duties on imported cars and vehicles among the two countries.

This has made lot of Nigerians to be in constant preference to buying cars from Cotonou than Nigeria.

Cars and vehicles bought from Cotonou can be droven into Nigeria in matter of hours.

So, many Nigerians are exploiting how cheap cars are in Cotonou to acquire most of their vehicles from Nigeria’s neighbouring country.

In this post,we will be making a comparison of the prices of some most used cars in Nigeria and how much they are sold in Cotonou.

Through reading this article,you will discover the price of these cars in Cotonou: Toyota Corolla, Toyota Camry, Today Sienna, Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX 350, 330, 300.

Also this post will contain the price of Lexus ES 350, 330 in Cotonou and well as Cotonou prices for Honda and Mercedes cars.

So,in this blog post, you will see the current price of cars in Cotonou.

Why Cars & Vehicles are Cheaper in Cotonou Compared to Nigeria

Is cars really cheaper in Cotonou than Nigeria? Yes cars and vehicles are cheaper to buy in Cotonou than Nigeria.

This is as a result of huge difference in import duties paid on Vehicle s in both countries.

While Nigeria import duties in cars is above 100% cost of of the car, in Benin Republic reverse is the case as import duties are cheaper in the country.

Nevertheless,cars and vehicles bought from Cotonou that are Nigeria bound are still expected to be cleared and approved by Nigeria Customs Service.

So,cost of clearing cars and vehicles in Cotonou, Benin Republic is far cheaper unlike Nigeria.

Hence cars are cheaper in Cotonou than Nigeria.

So,in the segment below, we will provide the prices of Toyota Corolla in Cotonou and other car prices in Cotonou.

Price of Tokunbo Cars in Cotonou

The price of these cars in Cotonou is subject to constant change as result of factors such as exchange rates, availability and condition of the cars and vehicles.

Specifically, we will discuss the following cars prices in Cotonou:

Prices of Toyota Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Lexus Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Mercedes Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Honda Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Volkswagen Cars in Cotonou
Prices of KIA Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Hyundai Cars in Cotonou
Prices of Peugeot Cars in Cotonou

So,all these car brands and more is what we will discuss in this write up.

Prices of Lexus Cars in Cotonou

Below is the current price of some Lexus cars in Cotonou. The prices are stated in Naira for easy comprehension.

Lexus LX
  • LX 470 2000 – 2003: N3.4 million – N5.6 million
  • LX470 2004 – 2007: N6 million – N10 million
  • LX 570 2008 – 2011: N12 million – N16 million
  • LX570 2012 – 2016: N22 million – N26 million
Lexus GX
  • GX 460 2004 – 2008: N11 million -N15.5 million
  • GX 470 2003 – 2006: N4.5 million – N5 million
  • GX 470 2007 – 2009: N6 million – N8 million
Lexus RX
  • RX 300 1999 – 2003: N1.7 million – N2.1 million
  • RX 330 2004 – 2006: N3.5 million – N4.5 million
  • RX350 2007 – 2009: N5.5 million – N7 million
Lexus ES
  • ES 300 1999 – 2003 N850,000 – N1.1 million
  • ES 330 2004 – 2006 N1 million – N1.4 million
  • ES 350 2007 – 2010 – N2 million – N2.8 million

Prices of Toyota Cars in Cotonou

These is the Cotonou prices for Toyota cars like Camry and Corrolla.

Toyota Camry
  • 1997 – 2001: N1.1 million – N1.4 million
  • 2002 – 2006: N1.5 million – N2.3 million
  • 2007 – 2011 (Muscle): N2.7 million – N4 million
Toyota Corolla
  • 2000 – 2002: N900, 000 – N1.2 million
  • 2003 – 2005: N1.5 million – N2.4 million
  • 2006 – 2008: N2.4 million – N3 million
  • 2009 – 2012: N3.5 million – N4.5 million
  • 2013 – 2015: N5 million – N6.8 million
Toyota Avalon
  • 2000 – 2004: N1.5 million – N1.95 million
  • 2005 – 2008: N2.7 million – N3.4 million
  • 2009 – 2012: N4.5 million – N6.7 million
Toyota Sienna
  • 2000 – 2003: N1.3 million – N1.7 million
  • 2004 – 2007: N1.4 million – N2.5 million
  • 2008 – 2010: N3.4 million – N5 million
  • 2011 – 2012: N4.8 million – N6 million
Toyota RAV4
  • 2001 – 2005: N1.7 million – N2.4 million
  • 2006 – 2009: N2.5 million – N3.5 million
  • 2010 – 2012: N4.3 million – N6 million
Toyota Venza
  • 2009 – 2012: N4.8 million – N8 million
Toyota Avalon
  • 2000 – 2004: N1.7 million – N2 million
  • 2005 – 2008: N2.7 million – N3.4 million
  • 2009 – 2012: N4.5 million – N6.7 million
Toyota Yaris
  • 2000 – 2005: N1.2 million – N1.9 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N2 million – N3 million
  • 2010 – 2012: N3 million – N3.75 million
Toyota Prado
  • 2002 – 2005: N3 million – N3.75 million
  • 2006 – 2009: N4.5 million – N6 million
  • 2010 – 2012: N7.4 million – N10 million
  • 2013 – 2016: N11 million – N20 million

Prices of Mercedes Cars in Cotonou

This is the cost price of some Mercedes Benz cars in Cotonou.

Mercedes Benz S-Class
  • S280, S320, S420, S350, S430, S500, S600, S320 CDI, S55, S63, S65; 2000 – 2005: N4 million – N5 million
  • S250 CDI, S300, S350,S400 Hybrid, S450, S550 (500), S600, S320/S420 CDI, S63, S65; 2005 – 2012: N6 million – N13 million
Mercedes Benz M-Class
  • ML 300, ML 320, ML350, ML 450, ML 500 2000 – 2005: N1.9 million – N2.4 million
  • ML 350 4MATIC, ML 550 4MATIC, 2006 – 2008: N3.5 million – N5 million
  • ML 350 4MATIC, ML 550 4MATIC, 2009 – 2011: N7 million – N10 million
Mercedes Benz G-Class
  • G Wagon (G55 AMG) 2000 -2006 :N15 million – N20 million
  • G Wagon 2007 – 2014: N30 million – N55 million
Mercedes Benz E-Class
  • E240, E270 2000 – 2003: N1.7 million – N2.4 million
  • E350, E500, E550, 2004 – 2009: N3.5 million – N7.5 million
  • E200, E230, E250, E350, 2010 – 2012: N8 million – N11.4 million
Mercedes Benz C-Class
  • C180, C200, C240, C320, 4Matic 2001 – 2004: N1.7 million – N2.6 million
  • C180, C200, C240, C320, 4Matic 2005 – 2007: N5.5 million – N7.5 million
  • C180, C200 Kompressor, C220, C230, C280, C350, 4Matic 2008 – 2012: N7.3 million – N9 million

Prices of Honda Cars in Cotonou

Here is the price of Honda cars in Cotonou converted to Naira.

Honda Accord
  • 2003 – 2005 (End of Discussion): N1.7 million –N2.1 million
  • 2006 – 2007 (Discussion Continues): N1.9 million – N2.5 million
  • 2008 – 2012 (Evil Spirit/Anaconda): N2.8 million – N3.4 million
Honda City
  • 2003 – 2005: N1.05 million – N1.3 million
  • 2006 – 2007: N1.5 million – N1.8 million
  • 2008 – 2011: N2 million – N2.7 million
Honda Civic
  • 2001 – 2005: N1.2 million – N2 million
  • 2006 – 2011: N1.95 million – N3 million
Honda CRV
  • 2002 – 2006: N1.8 million – N2.4 million
  • 2007 – 2012: N3.3 million – N4.6 million
Honda Crosstour
  • 2010 – 2012: N5 million – N7.5 million
Honda Pilot
  • 2003 – 2005: N1.8 million – N2.5 million
  • 2006 – 2008: N2.5 million – N3.9 million
  • 2009 – 2012: N6 million – N7.3 million

Prices of Volkswagen Cars in Cotonou

Volkswagen Golf
  • Golf 3 1993 – 1998: N750, 000 – N900, 000
  • Golf 4 1998 – 2002: N1.2 million – N1.5 million
  • Golf 5 2003 – 2008: N1.6 million – N2.2 million
  • Golf 6 2009 – 2012: N2.3 million – N2.7 million
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2000 – 2005: N900K – N1.5 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N1.6 million – N2.5 million
  • 2011 – 2012: N3.5 million – N4.2 million
Volkswagen Passat
  • 1993 – 1996: N900K – N1.1 million
  • 1997 – 2000: N1 million – N1.2 million
  • 2001 – 2005: N1.2 million – N1.6 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N2.1 million – N2.9 million

Prices of Peugeot Cars in Cotonou

The price of Peugeot cars in Cotonou is cheaper than Peugeot prices in Nigeria. These are some of the Peugeot cars and prices in Cotonou.

Peugeot 307
  • 2003 – 2005: N1.1 million – N1.5 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N2.1 million – N3 million
Peugeot 406
  • 2000 – 2008: N1.2 – N1.5 million
  • Peugeot 407
  • 2000 – 2005: N1.7 million – N2.1 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N2.5 million – N4.1 million
Peugeot 607
  • 2000 – 2005: N2 million – N2.3 million

Prices of Hyundai Cars in Cotonou

Hyundai Accent
  • 2005 – 2011: N1.3 million – N2.2 million
Hyundai Elantra
  • 2001 – 2006: N1.1 million – N1.6 million
  • 2007 – 2010: N2.2 million – N2.6 million
  • 2011 – 2012: N3.5 million – N4.1 million
Hyundai Santa-Fe
  • 2001 – 2006: N1.7 million – N2.5 million
Hyundai Sonata
  • 2000 – 2005: N1 million – N1.5 million
  • 2006 – 2010: N1.6 million – N2.3 million

Prices of Kia Cars in Cotonou

Below is the price of KIA cars in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Kia Cerato
  • 2004 – 2009: N1.4 million – N2.2 million
  • 2010 – 2012: N2.5 million – N3.2 million
Kia Rio
  • 2001 – 2005: N1 million – N1.3 million
  • 2006 – 2011: N1.5 million – N1.6 million
Kia Picanto
  • 2005 – 2012: N1 million – N1.5 million
Kia Sportage
  • 2004 – 2010: N1.9 million – N2.8 million
  • 2011 – 2012: N4 million – N5 million
Kia Sorento
  • 2003 – 2005: N1.8 million – N2.5 million
  • 2006 – 2009: N2.5 million – N3 million
  • 2010 – 2012: N4million – N6 million

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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  1. Royal Cute Global Resources Limited

    Good job! I would like to know the current prices for the the following cars:
    Lexus GX460- 2015
    Toyota Venza 2015
    Thanks.

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