Luxury cars are not just considered as one of the most expensive brands of cars but also one of the most desirable among the buyers. These cars are made of premium materials with state-of-the-art systems and modern features to accommodate the lifestyle, comfortability, and safety of the driver and passengers.
Now, let us take a look at the Most Popular Luxury Used Cars in Zambia Under $6,500.
Lexus IS (Sedan) $1,840~
The Lexus IS is a four-door sedan that was first introduced in 1999 and is currently in its third generation. It is also known as the Toyota Altezza in Japan and is available in all-wheel / rear-wheel drive options with standard features which include a pre-collision system, front and rear parking sensors, keyless entry, power windows, air conditioning, cruise control, anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, vehicle stability control, and brake assist. The Lexus IS comes equipped with a 2.5L 4GR-FSE V6 petrol engine producing 215 PS (158 kW), 26.5 kgm (260 Nm); 3.5L 2GR-FSE V6 petrol engine producing 318 PS (234 kW), 38.7 kgm (380 Nm), powered by CVT or six-speed automatic.
Lexus RX (SUV) $5,270~
The Lexus RX is a 5-door crossover SUV with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / four-wheel-drive layout that was introduced in 1998. The Lexus RX was also known as the Toyota Harrier until 2013 and is now in its fourth generation. It also includes some standard features which include 12.3-Inch Multimedia Display with a 3-D Navigation system, Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System, ventilated leather seats, keyless entry, air conditioning, Heads-Up Display, and cruise control. The Lexus RX comes with a 2.0L 8AR-FTS turbocharged gasoline engine producing 238 PS (175 kW) with a fuel economy of 11.8 km/L and a 3.5L 2GR-FXS V6 hybrid gasoline engine attached to an electric motor and eCVT.
Ford Explorer (SUV) $1,840~
The Ford Explorer is a series of three and five-door crossover SUVs with a four-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive, and all-wheel drivetrain that was introduced in 1990. The Explorer is now in its sixth generation offering standard features including SRS airbags, push-button start, air conditioning, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power steering, anti-lock braking system, blind-spot monitoring system, brake assist, and cruise control. The Ford Explorer is equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost turbocharged engine producing 179 kW at 5500 rpm, 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged engine producing 192 kW (261 PS) at 5500 rpm, and 3.5L Duratec Ti-VCT V6 engine producing 216 kW (294 PS) at 6500 rpm powered by a six-speed 6F SelectShift automatic or a six-speed Ford 6F automatic transmission.
Ford Escape (SUV) $1,910~
The Ford Escape or also known as the Ford Kuga in the European market is a five-door compact crossover Sport Utility Vehicle that was first introduced in 2000. The Escape is now in its fourth generation with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / four-wheel drivetrain and offer some notable features which consist of driver and passenger airbags, forward collision warning, anti-lock braking system, auto start-stop system, keyless entry, adaptive cruise control, brake assist, enhanced park assist, lane-keeping assist, power windows, and air conditioning. The Ford Escape is fitted with a 1.6L EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine, 2.0L EcoBoost turbocharged petrol engine, and 2.5L Duratec petrol engine mated either with a six-speed manual, six-speed 6F35 automatic, or six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission.
Chevrolet Captiva (SUV) $2,100~
The Chevrolet Captiva is a five-door compact crossover SUV with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / four-wheel-drive system that was first produced in 2006 by Chevrolet marque of General Motors. The Chevrolet Captiva is now in its second generation with five and seven-seat configurations available and also include standard features like driver and passenger airbags, side curtain airbags, electronic stability control, brake assist, traction control, air conditioning, power windows, cruise control, seat belt with pretensioners and force limiters, and hill descent control. The Chevrolet Captiva is equipped with a 2.4L Ecotec straight-4 petrol engine producing 127 kW (170 hp) and a 3.0L SIDI V6 petrol engine producing 190 kW (255 hp) paired either with a five-speed / six-speed manual or five-speed / six-speed automatic transmission.
Jaguar X-Type (Sedan) $2,740~
The Jaguar X-Type sedan is a four-door compact executive car that was produced from 2001 until 2009. The X-Type is available in a front-engine, front-wheel-drive/ all-wheel drivetrain with several standard features which include airbags, Sapele wood interior trim, AM/FM/CD stereo, six-speakers, leather upholstery, climate control, power tilt-and-slide glass sunroof, one-touch power windows, power locks, eight-way power driver’s seat, automatic headlights, 70/30 split-folding rear seats, and 16-inch alloy wheels. The Jaguar X-Type comes fitted with a 2.1L AJ20 V6 petrol engine producing 157 PS (115 kW), 2.5L AJ25 V6 petrol engine producing 194 PS (143 kW), and 3.0L AJ30 V6 petrol engine producing 231 PS (170 kW), attached either with a five-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission.
Porsche Cayenne (SUV) $2,770~
The Porsche Cayenne is a five-door mid-size luxury crossover SUV with a four-wheel-drive layout that was first introduced in 2002 by Porsche and is now in its third generation. The Porsche Cayenne includes some notable standard features including airbags, infotainment system with audio and navigation system, keyless entry, vehicle stability control, traction control, brake assist, and cruise control. The Porsche Cayenne is powered by several engines options like a 3.6L VR6 petrol engine producing 300 PS (221 kW), 4.8L V8 petrol engine producing 400 PS (294 kW), 4.8L twin-turbo V8 petrol engine producing 500 PS (368 kW), and a hybrid engine. These engines are paired either with a six-Speed ZF manual or eight-Speed Aisin TR-80SD Tiptronic S automatic gearbox.
Peugeot 307 (Convertible) $1,950~
The Peugeot 307 was introduced in 2001 and is available in several body styles including hatchback, wagon, salon, and cabriolet. The Peugeot 307 CC is a two-door small cabriolet that was produced from 2003 until 2014 in other international markets. The Peugeot 307 is available in a front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout with some notable features which include driver and passenger airbags, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, side-impact bar, brake assist, electronic stability control, air conditioning, leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, and power windows. The Peugeot 307 is equipped with a 2.0L EW10 straight-4 petrol engine producing power and torque of 140 PS (103 kW) at 6000 rpm, 148 lb-ft (201 Nm) at 4000 rpm mated either with a four-speed / six-speed automatic or five-speed /six-speed manual gearbox.
Chrysler 300c (Sedan) $2,930~
The Chrysler 300C sedan is a four-door luxury car with a front-engine, all-wheel-drive / rear-wheel-drive system that was first produced in 2004 by Chrysler. The Chrysler 300C is now in its second generation and offers some notable standard features which include airbags, anti-lock braking system, multi-function steering wheel, infotainment system with Bluetooth, audio, and navigation, as well as adaptive cruise control, air conditioning, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keep Assist, forward collision warning, and power windows. The Chrysler 300C is equipped with a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine producing power and torque of 368 PS (271 kW) at 5150 rpm, 534 Nm (394 lb-ft) at 4,250 rpm mated either with a five-speed 5G-Tronic automatic or eight-speed 8HP45 automatic transmission.
Hummer H3 (SUV) $6,490~
The Hummer H3 is a five-door mid-size off-road SUV that was first introduced from 2005 until 2010 by American automaker General Motors. The Hummer H3 was available in a front-engine, four-wheel-drive system with some notable features which include airbags, keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel, A/M-F/M-CD player audio system, six-speaker, power windows, power door locks, air conditioning, dual front bucket seats, Driver Information Center (DIC) in the gauge cluster, and traction control. The Hummer H3 comes fitted with a 3.7L LLR straight-5 engine producing power and torque of 239 hp (178 kW), 241 lb-ft (327 Nm) and 5.3L LH8 V8 engine producing power and torque of 300 hp (224 kW), 320 lb-ft (434 Nm) mated either with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission.
Luxury cars, whether used or brand new, offer great engine performance with outstanding fuel economy that can’t be seen in some entry-level cars. It also includes an impressive number of advanced features and safety functions for the security and convenience of the occupants. You can visit the BE FORWARD store for more affordable luxury cars and start your purchase now.
Written by: Esther Abranilla