Chevrolet Cars for Sale in Ghana
Chevrolet is an American automobile brand, established in 1911 by an American race car driver, Louis Chevrolet and expelled General Motors founder, William C. Durant. In 1918, Chevrolet merged into General Motors, becoming a subsidiary of America’s largest automotive company. It is the best-selling automotive brand in North America and highest performing GM marque across the world. Chevrolet produces and sells a wide variety of vehicles, ranging from subcompact cars to medium-duty commercial trucks. In the past few years, Chevrolet expanded its reach to different regional markets including Sub-Saharan Africa. This is the reason you can easily find new and used Chevrolet cars for sale in Ghana.
Performance and Specifications of Chevrolet
As being a subsidiary division of General Motors, Chevrolet derives most of its technologies from its parent company. However, it uses its own inspirations to combine modern design cues with GM’s state-of-the-art tech innovations.
The engines which are being used in current Chevrolet vehicles include Circle C, Duramax V8, GM Family Z straight-four, GM Alloytec V6, GM small-block OHV V8, GM 90o V6, GM EcoTec straight-four, GM Family 0, GM Family 1 and GM Family II engines. In addition to these, some are borrowed from other manufacturers which include Fiat JTD and Daewoo S-TEC engines.
Talking about tech, new Chevrolet cars are available with GM OnStar communication system that connects a vehicle to the world using 4G LTE connectivity. In 2012, Chevrolet cars received an advanced telematics system named Chevrolet MyLink, with real-time operating system and voice recognition.
Just like its other siblings, Chevrolet is dedicating its time and resources for clean and sustainable environment, by developing electric vehicles. So far, the automaker has introduced two EV models; Chevrolet Spark EV and Chevrolet Volt EV. The Volt EV is a hybrid-electric car, while the Spark EV is an all-electric model.
Popular Chevrolet Models in Ghana
Chevrolet possesses a big lineup of vehicles produced and sold across the world. However, not all of them are obtainable in Ghana. Some of the most popular Chevrolet vehicles in Ghana are described below:
Chevrolet Spark – It is a subcompact hatchback and the smallest car in Chevrolet lineup, which was launched in 1998. The latest Chevrolet Spark is offered with updated power configurations and features. A used third generation Spark is easily accessible in Ghana at a price around GHS 35,000.
Chevrolet Cruze – This is a compact sedan that debuted in 2008. Still in its first generation, the Chevrolet Cruze is an active participant of the World Touring Car Championship and British Touring Car Championship. In Ghana, this car might cost you around GHS 45,000.
Chevrolet Aveo - Chevrolet introduced in 2002 its subcompact car known as the Chevrolet Aveo. Since the first year of manufacture of the Aveo, two generation models have been released so far with the first generation model having a different nameplate in foreign markets and South Korea. A brand new Chevrolet Aveo for sale will cost you around GHS 70,000.
Chevrolet Captiva - General Motors is the manufacturer of the compact SUV Chevrolet Captiva. This compact SUV had a different nameplate until 2011 when it was finally revised and made available in both local and foreign markets. A brand new Chevrolet Captiva for sale will cost you around GHS 150,000.
Chevrolet N300 - This vehicle is manufactured by a joint collaboration of three automobile companies which includes General Motors, SAIC and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co. The Chevrolet N300 is designed as a five to eight seater family van. This van will cost you around GHS 60,000
Other Chevrolet models that can be found at dealerships for sale are the Prizm, Malibu, Equinox and Matiz.
Availability of Chevrolet Cars in Ghana
Mansour Automotive Company is the sole authorized distributor of Chevrolet vehicles in Sub-Saharan Africa including Ghana, and is extending some of the new Chevrolet models for sale in this region. In regards to the used vehicle market in Ghana, there are a quite a number of private sellers and local dealers that provide listings of home used Chevrolet cars for sale; Check out the vehicles available in major cities and areas in the country;
Interesting Facts About Chevrolet
Chevrolet partakes in a variety of motorsport competitions such as IndyCar Series and World Touring Car Championship. Recently, the automaker developed a new Chevrolet Indy turbocharged V6 engine for the IndyCar Series, which produces up to 700 horsepower and 410 Nm torque.