Daewoo Cars for Sale in Ghana
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Daewoo Motors is a South Korean automobile manufacturer that was established in 1982 as a subsidiary of Daewoo Group. However in 2001, the automobile brand was taken over by General Motors and renamed to GM Daewoo, which remained a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors till 2011. Subsequently, it was taken over by GM Korea. During its operational period, the automaker produced and remarketed numerous vehicles. Hereunder, you will find useful information on different technologies introduced by the brand and popular Daewoo cars for sale in Ghana. As the brand is not functional anymore, we can buy used Daewoo only.
Innovations and Technologies from Daewoo
Daewoo Motors ( GM Daewoo ) did not show much inclination towards innovation during its overall journey. In fact, most of the vehicles marketed by Daewoo were actually manufactured by other automakers. However, Daewoo Motors had put its engineering efforts on developing new vehicles and their technologies at some instances. For example in 1986, Daewoo launched its first compact car, Daewoo Le Mans.
In 1996, Daewoo once again started manufacturing its own cars and rebuilt its lineup. The Daewoo Lanos was the first car launched in 1996, followed by Daewoo Nubira in 1997. In the subsequent years, Daewoo introduced several other vehicles such as Daewoo Matiz, Daewoo Magnus and Daewoo Kalos.
Daewoo also joined forces with AvtoZAZ automobile manufacturing facility in Ukraine. Other production facilities owned by the automaker (wholly or partially) included UzDaewooAuto in Uzbekistan, Rodae in Romania and Daewoo-FSO in Poland.
Daewoo stepped ahead to produce commercial vehicles in early 2000. Established in 2002, the Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company manufactured many heavy-duty trucks and buses, such as, Daewoo Euro III and Daewoo Truck Super. Later this commercial vehicle division merged into Tata Motors.
Popular Daewoo Models in Ghana
Although Daewoo Motors is an outdated vehicle brand, its old cars are still brought to Ghana and sold at considerable prices. Some of the models that are highly demanded in our region are listed below:
Daewoo Matiz – The Daewoo Matiz is the most popular Daewoo car in Ghana, which is actually a remarketed version of Chevrolet Spark. Daewoo remodeled and sold this vehicle for three generations from 1998 to 2011. The price of this supermini hatchback in Ghana ranges between GHC 5,500 andGHC 16,000.
Daewoo Kalos – This is a subcompact car that was produced in hatchback and sedan body styles from 2002 to 2011. Also called as Chevrolet Aveo, Holden Barina, Pontiac G3 and Suzuki Swift, this car was manufactured by Daewoo Motors itself. You can find this car in Ghana at prices between GHC 15,000 and GHC 25,000.
Daewoo Lanos – This is also a subcompact car that arrived in 1997 to replace Daewoo Cielo. Manufactured in hatchback, sedan, convertible and panel van configurations, Daewoo rendered this car till 2002. In Ghana, the Daewoo Lanos may cost you between GHC 5,000 and GHC 15,000.
Daewoo Tacuma – This is a compact MPV produced by GM Daewoo between 2000 and 2011. It is based on Daewoo Nubira J100, and was designed by the renowned Pininfarina design studio. This van is available in Ghana within a price range between GHC 12,000 and GHC 17,000.
There are some other well know Daewoo models in Ghana which are often imported and sold by car dealers such as the Nubira, Lacetti and Tico.
Availability of Daewoo Cars in Ghana
Even when Daewoo was in business, it never had any authorized distribution network in Ghana. The Daewoo vehicles have always been accessible in used condition only. However, Guilin Daewoo's commercial vehicles are officially distributed by Tanink Ghana Limited. Easy access to local dealers and sellers of Daewoo vehicles in Ghana is in main cities and areas such as;
Although Daewoo Motors was founded in 1982, its history dates back to 1937 when it was first established as National Motor. The company had been renamed several times since then; for instance, it was named Saenara Motors in 1962, Shinjin Motors in 1965, GM Korea in 1972 and Saehan Motors in 1976.