Honda Accord 2012 price in Nigeria, review & used car buying guide
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1. Overview of 2012 Honda Accord
Before coming to Honda Accord 2012 price in Nigeria, let's take a close look at our brief overview of this model first. You can ascertain your decision about whether to buy or not buy this car model then.
Honda delivered the 2012 Accord in two body styles, the Coupe and the Sedan. The Coupe comes in EX, EX-L and LX-S trims while the Sedan is offered in EX, EX-L, LX, LX-P and trims. It comes with an engine configuration and transmission system that optimizes the car's performance to a high level such that you experience some solid acceleration when you push the pedals down. However, it can be a little underwhelming when compared with its competition.
Honda Accord’s excellent reputation and solid market value places it on the top of the list as one with very high customer preference. Some of its many rivals include Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, Volkswagen Passat, Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry.
The price of 2012 Honda Accord Tokunbo falls within a range of ₦3,200,000 to ₦4,400,000 depending on the model while the locally used in Nigeria is between ₦1,800,000 to ₦3,000,000.
2012 Honda Accord is designed with the driver at heart
General evaluation of Honda Accord 2012
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2. Price of 2012 Honda Accord in Nigeria
Honda supplies cars that meet the longterm-use perspective of Nigerians offering vehicles that are affordable as well as reliable. Have a look at the prices of 2012 Honda Accord in Nigeria for both new and used models below.
2.1. Brand new 2012 Honda Accord price in Nigeria
Brand new 2012 Honda Accord models may not be too easy to find, but you could be lucky enough to get one at a few outlets that still have them around. With that in mind, the following pricing lists will be of great help if you planning on purchasing a 2012 Honda Accord. Please note that these figures are manufacturer's suggested retail prices, which do not include delivery fees and may vary at different car dealerships.
|Prices of brand new 2012 Honda Accord by trim in Nigeria|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 LX 4-dr Sedan||From ₦7.8 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 LX-S 2dr Coupe||From ₦8.34 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 LX-P 4dr Sedan||From ₦8.42 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 SE 4dr Sedan||From ₦8.7 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 EX 4-dr Sedan||From ₦8.8 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 EX 2dr Coupe||From ₦8.95 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 3.5 EX 4dr Sedan||From ₦9.9 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 EX-L 2dr Coupe||From ₦9.91 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 2.4 EX-L 4dr Sedan||From ₦10 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 3.5 EX-L 4dr Sedan||From ₦10.75 million|
|2012 Honda Accord 3.5 EX-L 2dr Coupe||From ₦10.86 million|
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2.2. Foreign used 2012 Honda Accord price in Nigeria
Buying foreign used cars seems the better choice these days compared to the Nigerian used options, as these foreign used cars are always in better shape physically and mechanically. However, getting foreign used cars into the country by land is on hold, as the country's land borders remain closed. Also note that prices of foreign used cars depend on the currency exchange rate, custom clearing cost, and miscellaneous shipping fees.
|Prices of Tokunbo 2012 Honda Accord by trim|
|2012 Honda Accord LX Trim||₦2 million - ₦4.7 million|
|2012 Honda Accord LX-P trim||₦3.6 million - ₦4.34 million|
|2012 Honda Accord EX-L Trim||₦1.45 million - ₦4.52 million|
|2012 Honda Accord EX Trim||₦3.3 million - ₦5.4 million|
|2012 Honda Accord SE Trim||₦2.4 million - ₦4.7 million|
|2012 Honda Accord LX-S trim||₦2.53 million - ₦4.34 million|
2.3. Nigerian used 2012 Honda Accord prices in Nigeria
The prices of Nigerian used car model usually vary depending on the cars engine capacity, market value, exterior/interior state of the car, the type of transmission system (manual or automatic) and the state of electronic features. You may want to be warned that the condition of locally used cars can't be guaranteed, however, it will be wise if you consult your mechanic and let him have a thorough look at the car before you commit to the purchase.
You may also want to be extra careful to avoid stolen cars as it is a crime purchasing stolen stuffs in Nigeria.
|Prices of locally used 2012 Honda Accord in Nigeria|
|2012 Honda Accord all Trims||₦1.4 million to ₦3.5 million|
3. Honda Accord 2012 Interior and Exterior features
2012 Honda Accord is designed with the driver at heart such that he/she needs not struggle to see what’s ahead of him/her. Relative to the previous generations, the control keys and knobs are easily accessible, however, the interior features such as high-mounted screen, voice commands, and the multipurpose knob are not so user-friendly.
It also offers adequate legroom to both front and rear-seat passengers with sufficient headroom as well. The leather front and backseats are very comfortable but the lumbar support becomes somewhat aggressive when on long trip.
After 7 years on the market, the 2012 Accord remains classy as its first days
LX trim features
The LX trim comes with a series of standard interior features upon which every other trims improves on. It comes with a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, manually adjustable driver seat, full power accessories, air conditioning system, CD media player with 6-surrounding speakers, iPod or USB port for audio interface and auxiliary audio system. The LX-P model makes an additional 8-way power-adjustable driver seat. The SE trim comes with leather upholstery, heated front seats and power-adjustable driver lumbar support.
EX trim features
EX trim adds a sunroof, upgraded interior design, heated mirrors, a 6-CD changer and automatic headlight. The EX-L comes equipped with 4-ways power-adjustable front passenger seat, leather upholstery, heated front seats, Bluetooth, upgraded sound system, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic dimming rearview mirror, satellite radio, rearview camera and navigation system with optional voice control system.
How it looks inside a 2012 Honda Accord EX-L sedan
LX-S coupe features
The LX-S coupe’s features are similar to that of Sedan’s LX trim but come with an upgraded 6-CD media changer and 17” wheels.
The Sedan’s EX-L and Coupe’s EX are also similar in design. The EX coupe trim comes with an upgraded sound system though without satellite radio but EX-L Sedan comes with both and also with lumbar support.
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4. Honda Accord 2012 Engine and Performance
The Sedan and Coupe trims of the 2012 Honda Accord come with different engine configurations with consequent differences in their performance and fuel economy. The Sedan’s LX, LX-P and SE trims come with 2.4 liter inline 4-cylinder engine which delivers 177 hp and 161 lb-ft torque. The EX trims and Coupe LX-S trim comes with the same engine configuration but in a modified version and produce power and torque of 190 hp and 162 lb-ft respectively. The two versions of this engine makes use of a 5-speed manual transmission system with an optional five-speed automatic system. The LX-P trim accelerates from 0-60 mph in 9.1 seconds but the EX trims generate much higher acceleration figures.
The EX and EX-L trims are powered with a 3.5L V-6 engine which delivers 271 hp and 254 lb-ft torque. This engine utilizes a five-speed automatic transmission together with shift paddles. These trims also come with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The V6 engine for Sedan’s trims makes acceleration of 0-60 mph in just 7 seconds while Coupe trims with manual transmission system covers the distance in 6.3 seconds.
The drivability of the 2012 Honda Accord especially the lower trims is a bit of an issue with the intrusive noise generated when driving not also encouraging. However, the top Sedan trims offer impressive driving experience. Check out the test drive and walkaround video review of the 2012 Honda Accord Coupe below;
5. Honda Accord 2012 Fuel Economy
The fuel economy estimated by EPA for the 4-cylinder engine with an automatic transmission irrespective of the trim is 23/34 mpg city/highway and a combined rating of 27 mpg. The coupe’s EX and LX offer 23/32 mpg city/highway and 26 mpg combined.
The EPA-estimated Fuel economy for the V6 Sedan engine gets 20/30 mpg for city/highway and 24 mpg combined while the Coupe with automatic transmission gets 23 mpg combined and 19/29 mpg for city/highway. Also, the manual offers 17/26 mpg for city and highway respectively while the combine EPA rating is 21 mpg.
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6. Honda Accord 2012 Features & Specs
To help you have a clear view of what each trim offers, we put all essential specs in the following table. Take a look!
|2012 Honda Accord Features and Specs|
|LX 4dr SEDAN||SE 4dr SEDAN||EX-L V6 4dr SEDAN||LX-P 4dr SEDAN||EX & EX-L 4dr SEDAN||EX V6 4dr SEDAN|
|2.4L 4cylinder 5A||2.4L 4cylinder 5A||3.5L 6cylinder 5A||2.4L 4cylinder 5A||2.4L 4cylinder 5A||3.5L 6cylinder 5A|
|5 passenger||5 passenger||5 passenger||5 passenger||5 passenger||5 passenger|
|5-speed automatic||5-speed automatic||5-speed automatic||5-speed automatic||5-speed automatic||5-speed automatic|
|MPG: 23/34 city/hwy||MPG: 23/34 city/hwy||MPG: 20/30 city/hwy||MPG: 23/34 city/hwy||MPG: 23/34 city/hwy||MPG: 20/30 city/hwy|
|177 hp @ 6,500 rpm||177 hp @ 6,500 rpm||271 hp @ 6,500 rpm||177 hp @ 6,500 rpm||190 hp @ 7,000 rpm||271 hp @ 6,500 rpm|
2012 Honda Accord is also equipped with standard safety, some of which includes an active front head restraints, antilock disc brake, rearview camera, traction control, stability control system, along with front and side airbags. Have a look at the NHTSA side crash test video for the 2012 Honda Accord
Honda Accord models are among the best sellers on Naija car market
7. Notes when buying used 2012 Honda Accord in Nigeria
In Nigeria, Honda Accord is one of the best and widely used midsize vehicles. Because of its good reputation, high resale value, excellent engine performance with average fuel consumption rate and standard safety devices, it has become the people's choice.
However, there are some essential things to be considered when buying a used 2012 Honda Accord in Nigeria some of which are the condition of the following important parts of the car;
- The condition of the car's engine
- Let your mechanic confirm the overall mechanical state of the suspension system
- The condition of the car’s exterior and interior, including its body paint may also give you a fair knowledge of the condition of the car
- Make sure to confirm the mileage on the cars, your mechanic could help you with this.
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