Uganda is one of the countries where used cars are widely known and it’s no wonder that luxury cars are one of the most popular because of their impressive reliability, innovative features, high-class quality, performance, and great fuel economy.
Now, let us take a look at the Most Popular Luxury Used Cars in Uganda Under $3,300.
BMW 1 Series (Hatchback)
The BMW 1 Series hatchback is a three or five-door subcompact luxury car that was first produced in 2004 up to the present. The 1 Series is available in a rear-wheel / all-wheel-drive system and is currently in its third generation with some notable standard features including a post-collision safety system, SRS airbags, keyless entry, traction control, cruise control, emergency braking assist, stability control, and electric power steering. The BMW 1 Series comes with several engine options: 1.6L N13 petrol producing power and torque of 100 kW (134 hp), 220 Nm (162 lb-ft); 3.0L N55 petrol producing power and torque of 235 kW (315 hp), 450 Nm (332 lb-ft), and 1.6L N47 diesel producing power and torque of 85 kW (114 hp), 260 Nm (192 lb-ft). These engines are paired either with a six-speed manual or eight-speed ZF 8HP automatic gearbox.
Audi A6 (Sedan)
The Audi A6 sedan is a four-door executive car that was first marketed in 1994 and is now in its fifth generation. The A6 is available in a longitudinal front-engine, front-wheel-drive, or four-wheel-drive (Quattro) system and is also equipped with standard features which include driver and passenger airbags, keyless entry, power windows, automatic climate control, parking sensors, cruise control, start-stop engine, adjustable steering, traction control, vehicle stability control, brake assist, and audio system with satellite navigation. The Audi A6 is equipped with a 2.0L TFSI petrol engine producing 180 PS (132 kW), a 2.8L FSI V6 petrol engine producing 220 PS (162 kW), and a 2.0L TDI diesel engine producing 177 PS (130 kW), attached to a Multitronic CVT or six-speed manual transmission.
Audi A4 (Sedan)
The Audi A4 sedan is a four-door compact executive car with a front-wheel /four-wheel drive layout and was first marketed in 1995 up to the present. The A4 is now in its fifth generation and comes fitted with standard features like driver and passenger airbags, power windows, climate control, adaptive headlights, Audi Lane and side assist, electronic handbrake, speed-sensitive power steering, and adaptive cruise control. The A4 is powered by a 1.8L TFSI petrol engine producing 160 PS (118 kW) at 4500–6200 rpm, a 2.0L TFSI petrol engine producing 180 PS (132 kW) at 4000–6000 rpm, and a 3.2L V6 FSI petrol engine producing 265 PS (195 kW) at 5500–7000 rpm paired either with eight-speed Multitronic CVT or six-speed manual transmission.
Land Rover Freelander 2 (SUV)
The Land Rover Freelander 2 is the second-generation Land Rover Freelander that was first introduced at the 2006 British International Motor Show. The Freelander 2 was produced from December 2006 until January 2015 with a transverse front-engine, all-wheel drive, or four-wheel drive layout and equipped with some notable standard features including SRS airbags, genuine-leather wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning, electrically adjustable front seats, heated front and rear seats, cruise control, brake assist, corner brake control, dynamic stability control, and traction control. The Land Rover Freelander 2 is fitted with a 2.0L Ford EcoBoost petrol engine producing 240 PS (177 kW) at 5500 rpm and a 3.2L Ford SI6 petrol engine producing 232 PS (171 kW) at 6300 rpm attached to a six-speed Aisin AWF21 automatic or six-speed Getrag M66EH50 manual transmission.
Ford Escape (SUV)
The Ford Escape is also known as the Ford Kuga with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / four-wheel-drive system and was first introduced in 2000. The Ford Escape is a five-door compact crossover SUV offering advanced standard features which include forward collision warning, SRS airbags, keyless entry, auto start-stop system, power windows, MyFord Touch System, enhanced park assist, brake assist, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assist. The Ford Escape is equipped with a 2.5L Duratec straight-4 naturally aspirated engine producing power and torque of 168 hp (125 kW), 170 lb-ft (230 Nm) mated either with a six-speed 6F35 automatic, six-speed manual, or six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission.
Lexus IS (Sedan)
The Lexus IS sedan is a four-door compact executive car that was first produced in 1999 and is now in its third generation. The IS was initially known as the Toyota Altezza with a front-engine, all-wheel-drive / rear-wheel-drive layout and offering some notable standard features such as pre-collision system, power windows, power steering, SRS airbags, keyless entry, air conditioning, front and rear parking sensors, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, cruise control, brake assist, and vehicle stability control. The Lexus IS is equipped with a 2.5L 4GR-FSE V6 petrol engine producing power and torque of 215 PS (158 kW), 26.5 kgm (260 Nm); and a 3.5L 2GR-FSE V6 petrol engine producing power and torque of 318 PS (234 kW), 38.7 kgm (380 Nm) powered by CVT or six-speed automatic transmission.
Jeep Grand Cherokee (SUV)
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a five-door mid-size SUV that was first produced in 1992 with now over five generations. The Grand Cherokee is available in a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, or four-wheel drive layout with some notable standard features which include SRS airbags, leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters, 8.4-inch touch screen display with Garmin navigation, UConnect Access System, cruise control, traction control, brake assist, and electronic stability control. The Jeep Grand Cherokee comes fitted with a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine producing 216 kW (294 PS), a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine producing 268 kW (365 PS), and a 6.4L Hemi V8 engine producing 354 kW (482 PS). These engines are mated either with a five-speed automatic, six-speed automatic, or eight-speed automatic transmission.
Peugeot 308 (Convertible)
The Peugeot 308 convertible is a 2-door coupé cabriolet with a retractable hardtop that was first introduced in 2009. The 308 CC is available in a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / four-wheel-drive system with some notable standard and safety features including driver and passenger airbags, air conditioning, LED headlamps, power windows, power steering, anti-lock braking system, electronic stability control, cruise control, brake assist, and seat belt with pretensioners. The Peugeot 308 CC comes with a 1.6L Prince turbo straight-4 petrol engine producing power and torque of 156 PS (115 kW) at 6000 rpm, 24.5 kgm (240 Nm) at 1400-3500 rpm with a six-speed automatic transmission.
Peugeot 206 (Convertible)
The Peugeot 206 coupé cabriolet is a 2-door supermini car with a powered fold-away roof that was first introduced in September 2000. The Peugeot 206 CC with codename T16 is available in a front-engine, front-wheel-drive system which offers some standard and safety features for the convenience and security of the occupants. It includes airbags, air conditioning, front and rear fog lights, power windows, power steering, an anti-lock braking system, electronic stability control, and a seat belt with pretensioners. The Peugeot 206 CC comes with a 1.6L TU5JP4 straight-4 petrol engine producing power and torque of 108 PS(80 kW) at 5800 rpm, 15.0 kgm (147 Nm) at 4000 rpm mated with a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission.
Jaguar X-Type (Sedan)
The Jaguar X-Type sedan is a four-door compact executive car with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive/ all-wheel-drive system that was first marketed from 2001 until 2009. The Jaguar X-Type offers several standard features which consist of SRS airbags, climate control, six-speakers, AM/FM/CD stereo, Sapele wood interior trim, leather upholstery, eight-way power driver’s seat, one-touch power windows, power tilt-and-slide glass sunroof, automatic headlights, and 16-inch alloy wheels. The Jaguar X-Type is fitted with a 2.1L AJ20 V6 petrol engine producing power and torque of 157 PS (115 kW), 201 Nm (148 lb-ft); 2.5L AJ25 V6 petrol engine producing power and torque of 194 PS (143 kW), 244 Nm (180 lb-ft); and 3.0L AJ30 V6 petrol engine producing power and torque of 231 PS (170 kW), 279.3 Nm (206 lb-ft) with a five-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission.
We are all aware that when it comes to luxury cars, they are not considered budget-friendly cars. Even so, we can’t deny the attractiveness, performance, and high quality of these cars, which make them stand out not just from the other cars but also on the road. That’s why others prefer used cars, which are always in good condition and offer the same features at a budget-friendly price. So, what are you waiting for? Check out the BE FORWARD store to start your purchase now.
Written by: Esther Abranilla