1 million naira cars in Nigeria – So you have a million to spare for the purchase of a car and are wondering which cars you can buy using such a tight budget, look no further. Though a million might be small, there are a variety of cars that one can purchase using that amount. However, one should expect much in terms of class, performance, and style. Regardless, you should be able to find a well-used car in good condition.

With further ado, here is a list of cars that are below or equal to the one-million-naira budget.

1. Golf 3 – Starting at 450,000

Golf 3
Golf 3

The golf series by Volkswagen is definitely one of the classic cars that once dominated the roads of Nigeria. This family car had different series but the Golf 3 is definitely the cheapest of them all. As stated earlier, a used Golf should have a starting price of about 450,00 naira ranging all the way to 700,000 naira. Though, the third in the series of Golf, Golf 3 is definitely one of the best among the series and could well be a portable car for one’s family or could be used for small transportation or logistic business.

2. 2004 Peugeot 206 – Starting at 500,000

2004 Peugeot 206
2004 Peugeot 206

The Peugeot 206 comes with a durable and compact body shape and is a good supermini car that was manufactured in 1998. However, the 2004 model is a good one with starts at 500,000 naira and could well be used as a family car. The small family car has great handling and low fuel consumption. There are different variants and models but the Peugeot 206 could well be found among car deals for a great price.

3. Nissan Xterra 2002 – Starting at 500,000

Nissan Xterra 2002
Nissan Xterra 2002

One might be surprised that this SUV was produced in 2002 as it is still being used by quite a large number of people. This compact SUV comes with relatively good fuel efficiency but quite a good design for its year and the interior is said to be built for comfort. The 2002 model’s selling price should range from 500,000 to 900,000 naira depending on the usage and the seller.

4. 2001 Toyota Camry – Starting at 500,000

Neatly used 2001 Toyota Camry  for sale
Neatly used 2001 Toyota Camry for sale

The Toyota Camry is one of the most used and produced cars in the world and Nigeria is not left out. The 2001 Camry model is fuel-efficient and simple in style and good enough for the family. However, you could find the 2001 – 2005 Toyota Camry that could fall within the ₦500,000 to ₦900,000 range. You also get to easily get parts and easy maintenance as the model is very common in the automotive maintenance industry.

5. 2003 Peugeot 307 – Starting at 600,000

 2003 Peugeot 307
2003 Peugeot 307

Similar to the Peugeot 206, the Peugeot 307 is a newer model and better and more efficient model that can be bought from a starting price of 600,000 all the way to a million Naira. Among all the cars in this list, the Peugeot 307 model stopped production in 2014 and could still be found in relatively good and new condition depending on the usage of the previous owner

6. 2001 Toyota Sienna – Starting at 650,000

2001 Toyota Sienna
2001 Toyota Sienna

The Toyota Sienna is definitely one of the most used cars alongside the Camry and Corolla models. It is large, efficient and rugged. The starting price for Sienna could start from 650,000 Naira depending on usage, and condition.

7. 2004Nissan X Trail – Starting at 700,000

Nissan X Trail 2004
Nissan X Trail 2004

Almost similar to the Xterra, the 2004 model is quite a good buy and can be found for a good price between 700,000 naira and a million naira. The design is better than the Xterra and even stylish.

8. Hyundai Sonata – Starting at 700,000

Hyundai Sonata

The mid-sized car and family sedan car is quite sleek in appearance and can perform in the same range as the likes of Camry, Corolla and Accord. The price range goes from 700,000 to 1,000,000 naira.

9. Mercedes Benz C200 2001 – Starting at 800,000

Mercedes Benz C200 2000 2001
Mercedes Benz C200 2000 2001

Mercedes Benz is definitely one of the top luxury brands in the world and produces top-performing automobiles even in the past, so the C200 2000/2001 model is definitely a good buy. It is a good family car that fits just well and has great design and comfort. Sells for 800,000 naira and above.

10. 2003 Toyota Corolla – Starting at 800,000

The list is not complete without the evergreen and unforgettable Toyota corolla. The number one selling model in the world since 1974 is definitely a car that could be worth every penny as long as the car is bought in good condition. Maintenance and spares are never any issues with this model. The 2003 model can be found for between 800,000 and 1 million naira.


Finally, when buying such cars do make sure to do solid verification as well as vehicle checks to make sure you don’t have issues soon as a result of the car. The verification should also include making sure that the car isn’t a stolen vehicle. However, finding a good car for a million naira is often tough but with the right dealer, you should be able to find a good and efficient car.

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  1. I need a good explanation of car prices and the clearance peugeot 2006 model 2 doors I need to know I budgeted 1.3k buying and everything. What your own opinion please be

  2. I need a clean 9ja used Toyota Corolla 2003 at the price of 1M, pls contact me or drop am message here in response

  3. Segun Joseph Reply

    I need a sienna or any other family size car that goes for 1M.

  4. I need a clean 9ja used Honda Jeep/ Nissan keep car
    Highest 700-1M

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