Toyota Cars for Sale in Ghana
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Based in Japan, Toyota is the world’s largest automobile manufacturer founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937. The company is involved in producing and selling numerous types of vehicles including passenger cars, luxury cars and commercial vehicles. Toyota presents these vehicles under different brand names such as Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Ranz and Hino. Ranz among these is a newly introduced marque that specializes in electric vehicles (EVs). Last year, Toyota sold almost 10 million vehicles across the world, which is the highest number of cars sold in a year by any automaker. Toyota is currently extending a huge product line, which contains almost every vehicle type.
Innovations and Technologies from Toyota
Toyota Motor Corporation has achieved the title of world’s largest automaker courtesy to its pioneering innovations and technologies. Since it came into being in 1937, the company has been involved in extensive research and development to invent, test and bring new technologies to production level.
The Japanese automaker uses its advanced engines in its vehicles and even supplies them to other automakers. At the present time, Toyota is producing straight-three, straight-four, V6, V8, V10 and V12 petrol engines. Toyota KR is the only engine family with inline-three cylinders, while the four-cylinder engine families currently in use are Toyota Y, ZZ, RZ, SZ, NZ, AZ, TR, ZR, NR and AR. Similarly, the V6s are produced under Toyota MZ and Toyota GR engine families, while the V8s range across Toyota UR and RV8 engine families. In addition to that, Toyota is also producing a V12 engine that is powering the Toyota Century since 1997.
Popular Toyota Models in Ghana
Toyota Ghana is offering a wide vehicle lineup consisting of sedan, 4x4s, trucks and buses. Apart from that, private dealers are also proffering imported models that are not officially available in the country. The most popular Toyota models in Ghana include:
Toyota Corolla – The Toyota Corolla is the flagship sedan from Toyota and the bestselling car around the world. Launched in 1966, the Japanese automaker has produced eleven generations of this vehicle up till now. It is tendered to the Ghanaian customers in two different trims - REG and DLX.
Toyota Camry – The Toyota Camry is a midsize sedan that was launched in 1982. The eleventh generation of this executive car is presented to Ghana in one trim only, which is powered by a 2.4 liter engine featuring a lot of high-profile facilities.
Toyota Highlander – Although the Toyota Highlander is not officially available in the country, people still like this midsize crossover SUV and demand it even in used condition. Last year, the manufacturer introduced third generation of this SUV, which was highly anticipated by the Ghanaian consumers.
Toyota RAV4 – The Toyota RAV4 is a compact SUV serving the customers from the last two decades. The fourth generation of this crossover was launched in 2013 and is being extended by Toyota Ghana in basic specifications only.
Aside the Toyota models listed above are also other up and coming models that are bought or imported by many Ghanaians. Among the sedan category is the Matrix, the Yaris and the Land Cruiser, the 4Runner in the SUV category as well as the pickup truck section that includes the Tundra and Hilux.
Availability of Toyota Cars in Ghana
Toyota cars have been serving the needs of Ghanaian markets for a very long time. Incorporated in 1998, Toyota Ghana Company Limited is a joint venture between Marubeni Corporation of Japan and Marubeni Auto of Belgium. The authorized distribution network is currently offering wide range of sedans, 4x4s, buses and trucks in the country. A lot of other local dealers all over the country offer both new and used Toyota vehicles for sale. Find according to your location Toyota listings available for sale below;
Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Toyota is the largest producer and seller of hybrid electric vehicles in the world, which shows its commitment towards environmental protection and sustenance. As of September 2014, the automaker sold more than seven million hybrid cars of the total nine million sold across the world. The company is also working on various all-electric vehicle projects and expect to roll out its latest innovations in the very near future.