The Volkswagen car company has expanded its footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa, with its latest launch in Accra, Ghana. This makes the country, the fifth in Sub-Saharan Africa to be part of this great movement. Other countries include Kenya, South Africa, Rwanda, and Nigeria. The made in Ghana Volkswagen car will be assembled by the renowned Universal Motors Limited, a company that has been a licensed Volkswagen importer since 2005. Discover Volkswagen Ghana prices in this article.
The VW assembly plant in Ghana can assemble about 5,000 units each year. The models to be produced by the company will be achieved using Semi Knocked Down assembly kits. The VW cars for sale in Ghana include the Tiguan Highline Plus, Teramont, Passat, Polo, Golf, Jetta, and Amarok. Here is the VW Ghana price list.
Made in Ghana Volkswagen car models and prices
The ceremony where the announcement and revelation were made regarding the Volkswagen investment was graced by the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, cabinet ministers, and the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen. The cars have a starting price of about 60,000 Ghana Cedis for brand new cars.
The best part about purchasing these cars from the showrooms is that you have no business paying duty. All that is required of you is driving the vehicle to the DVLA offices and acquiring your registration, car insurance, and roadworthy. The Volkswagen Ghana prices vary depending on the specs of each car. Get a glimpse of Prices of VW cars assembled in Ghana.
1. VW Tiguan (Highline Plus) – GHS 212, 935
This is the first model to be worked on in the country. This was done at the North Industrial Area in Accra. The car has unique and advanced features such as a panoramic view, sensors with a 2.0 engine, safety cage, child seat anchor points, Vienna leather seating surfaces, auto emergency braking, and a digital dashboard.
2. The All New Touareg– GHS 486, 297
This is a flagship that is unique. According to the car company, it is a mix between the SUV and spaceship. The car model comes with front and rear sensors, keyless entry, reverse camera, push start/stop buttons, tilting & sliding panoramic sunroof, and driver assistant systems.
The VW model also has multi-colour ambient lighting, ergo comfort seats in front, innovation Cockpit, and a park assist with park distance control.
3. Polo Sedan – GHS 86, 325
This car model is the perfect ride for people residing in a dusty neighbourhood. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission, multifunction steering wheel, air cleaner, and is popular for its low fuel consumption.
4. Polo Hatchback – GHS 62, 729
This vehicle model comes with a 1.6L petrol engine, cruise control system, tire pressure monitoring system, 5-speed manual transmission, power steering, a mobile phone interface, among other features.
5. Passat sedan – GHS 165,744
This is a luxury vehicle that is also available. The car is fitted with a 2.5L petrol engine. Other features include a multifunctional steering wheel, safety cage, sports comfort seat, reverse camera, voice control, park distance control, push start/stop button, etc.
6. Jetta sedan – GHS 129,487
This highly sought-after model is also readily available. With a 1.6L petrol engine, the car can sense rain using its sophisticated rain-sensing windshield system. The vehicle also has a multifunction steering wheel, an intelligent crash response system, a touchscreen radio, among other features.
The establishment of the made in Ghana Volkswagen cars assembly has improved the economy of the country. It has created employment for many young people in the country, especially electrical and mechanical engineers, thus changing many lives.
How much do you know about Kantanka car models and their prices in Ghana? Yen.com.gh recently shared a glimpse of Kantanka car models and their prices in Ghana. Every good innovation today has a great man or team behind it.
True to this, the Kantanka car invention has a great man behind it. Interestingly, these cars are assembled in Ghana from CKD (Complete Knock Down) kits supplied by partnered firms. This is done through Chongqing Big Science & Technology. Kantanka automobile company limited was founded by Dr Ing. Kwadwo Safo Kantaka.