When looking for a car, we first think of the affordability of the said vehicle. That’s why buying used cars is one of the most practical and convenient ways to have your car. It’s not just affordable but also tried and tested when it comes to reliability, performance, and efficiency. Mozambique is also one of the importers of used cars and they certainly make sure that the cars being imported are all in excellent condition. So, why not check the Most Popular Used Cars in Mozambique Under $2,000 below for your next purchase.
Toyota Ractis (Hatchback) $990~
The Toyota Ractis is a five-door hatchback with a front-wheel / four-wheel-drive which was first released in 2005. It has a room for five passengers with its spacious and stylish interior, fuel efficiency, and wide boot space. It comes with driver and passenger airbags, a 60/40 folding rear seat, power windows, power locks, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, vehicle stability control, and traction control.
The Ractis engine is equipped with Continuously Variable Transmission: 1.3L 1NR-FE petrol engine producing power and torque 95 PS (70 kW), 12.3 kgm (121 Nm); and 1.5L 1NZ-FE diesel engine producing power and torque 109 PS (80 kW), 13.9 kgm (136 Nm).
Nissan Caravan Van (Van) $1,120~
The Nissan Caravan is built as a cargo van with four- or five-door and was introduced in 1973. It is currently in its sixth generation and known as one of the top-selling vans in the market. The features available consist of driver and passenger airbags, side airbags, seatbelt with pretensioners and force limiters, an emergency city brake, power steering, power windows, audio system, anti-lock braking system, and electronic brake-force distribution.
The Nissan Caravan comes with a 2.0L QR20DE four-cylinder petrol, 2.5L QR25DE four-cylinder petrol, and 2.5L YD25DDTi DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder with a VGS variable turbo and intercooler clean diesel engine. The transmission available is paired either to a five-speed automatic or a five-speed manual.
Mitsubishi Canter (Truck) $1,800~
The Mitsubishi Fuso Canter is a two-door light truck marketed by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation in 1963. With eighth-generation under its name, it remains one of the best-selling trucks of Mitsubishi and is widely known in the market because of its reliability and labor purpose.
It is fitted with some features including airbags, brake override system, power windows, power steering, and air conditioning. It currently comes with a five-speed manual or six-speed Duonic dual-clutch transmission: 3.0L 4P10-T2 producing 96 kW at 3500 rpm, 300 Nm at 1300 rpm; 3.0L 4P10-T4 producing 110 kW at 3500 rpm, 370 Nm at 2840 rpm; 3.0L 4P10-T6 producing 129 kW at 3500 rpm, 430 Nm at 2860 rpm.
Toyota Dyna Truck (Truck) $1,980~
The Toyota Dyna truck is a two / four-door light to medium-duty truck first introduced in 1959 with four-wheel drive / rear-wheel drive options. It is presently in its eighth generation with great reliability, fuel efficiency, durability, and practicality. The Toyota Dyna featured SRS airbags, air conditioning, power locks, power windows, power steering, an anti-lock braking system, and electronic brake-force distribution.
It comes along with a 2.7L petrol engine producing 148 hp; a 4.0L diesel engine producing 150 hp; and a hybrid model with a 4.0L diesel engine producing 150 PS (110 kW) with an electric motor producing 49 PS (36 kW), with a five-speed automatic gearbox.
Toyota Auris (Hatchback) $1,150~
The Toyota Auris is a hatchback with three or five-door and four-wheel drive / front-wheel drive options which were first introduced in 2006. It is known for its reliability, fuel efficiency, practicality, and features which include Toyota Safety Sense, brake assist, traction control, vehicle stability control, an anti-lock braking system, hill start assist control, cruise control, push start and smart entry, and air conditioning.
The Auris comes with a 1.2L 8NR-FTS VVT-iW four-cylinder turbocharged engine delivering power and torque 116 PS (114 hp), 185 Nm (136 lb-ft); 1.5L 1NZ-FE four-cylinder delivering power and torque 108 PS (107 hp), 135 Nm (100 lb-ft); and 1.8L 2ZR-FAE V-matic four-cylinder delivering power and torque of 143 PS (141 hp), 173 Nm (128 lb-ft), paired to CVT or six-speed manual transmission.
Mazda Demio (Hatchback) $1,950~
The Mazda Demio hatchback is a five-door vehicle with a comfortable and spacious interior, attractive design, excellent quality, fuel efficiency, and affordable price. It was first produced in 1996 and offered some notable features including a set of airbags, power windows, power steering, and the Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE which consists of High-Beam Control, Smart City Brake Support, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning System, and Blind Spot Monitoring.
The Demio is equipped with two gasoline engines and a diesel engine: 1.3L Skyactiv-G P3-VPS petrol engine producing 92 hp (93 PS), 123 Nm (91 lb-ft); 1.5L Skyactiv-G F-P5 petrol engine producing 113 hp (115 PS), 148 Nm (109 lb-ft); 1.5L Skyactiv-D S5-DPTS diesel engine producing 104 hp (105 PS), 250 Nm (184 lb-ft); and 1.5L Skyactiv-Hybrid F-P5 Mild Hybrid engine. Engines are mated either with a five-speed Skyactiv-MT manual, six-speed Skyactiv-MT manual, or six-speed Skyactiv-Drive automatic.
BMW 3 Series (Sedan) $1,080~
The BMW 3 Series sedan is a four-door compact executive vehicle first introduced in 1975 and is presently in its seventh generation. With its modern and sporty appearance as well as luxurious features, it attracts customers and stands out from the rest.
Coupled with great features like lane change departure warning, cruise control, climate control, electric power steering, parking assistant system, keyless entry, power windows, multi-function steering wheel, leather-wrapped steering wheel, brake assist, traction control, and child safety locks. The F30 is equipped with a 2.0L N20B20 four-cylinder turbo petrol engine delivering 135 kW (181 hp) and a 3.0L N55B30M0 six-cylinder turbo petrol engine delivering 225 kW (302 hp), with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission option.
Toyota Vitz (Hatchback) $850~
The Toyota Vitz was first released in 1999 and is also known as the Toyota Yaris or the Toyota Echo. It is a three or five-door subcompact hatchback and has been recognized for its performance, practicality, reliability, efficiency, and affordability.
The Vitz also comes with great features and safety equipment such as a climate control system, power windows, power locks, smart entry system, start-stop system, driver and passenger airbags, front-seat cushion airbags, side airbags, and first and second-row side-curtain airbags. The equipped engines are 1.0L 1KR-FE three-cylinder rated 69 hp, 1.3L 1NR-FE four-cylinder rated 95 hp, and 1.5L 1NZ-FE four-cylinder rated 109 hp with CVT, four-speed automatic, or five/six-speed manual transmission.
Lexus IS (Sedan) $1,710~
The Lexus IS is a four-door sedan marketed in 1999 by Lexus with all-wheel / rear-wheel drive options and is currently in its third generation. It is also known as the Toyota Altezza in Japan and is widely known for its reliability, luxurious appearance and interiors, functions, and performance on the road. It also includes some features such as a pre-collision system, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, power windows, an anti-lock braking system, electronic brake-force distribution, vehicle stability control, brake assist, and air conditioning.
The Lexus IS is equipped with 2.5L 4GR-FSE V6 producing 215 PS (158 kW), 26.5 kgm (260 Nm); 3.5L 2GR-FSE V6 producing 318 PS (234 kW), 38.7 kgm (380 Nm), mated either with CVT or six-speed automatic.
Toyota RAV4 (SUV) $1,960~
The Toyota RAV4 SUV is a five-door compact crossover first produced in 1994 with a front-wheel / four-wheel drive option and is currently in its fifth generation. Because of its great reliability, performance, affordability, and spacious interior it has become one of the most popular family cars in the market.
The RAV4 also offered standard features which included airbags, 16-inch alloys wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, electric windows, power steering, climate control, audio system with speakers, anti-lock braking system, and cruise control. It comes with a 2.4L 2AZ-FE four-cylinder producing 124 kW (169 PS) at 6,300 rpm, 224 Nm (165 lb-ft) at 4,000 rpm; and a 3.5L 2GR-FE V6 producing 200 kW (272 PS) at 6,200 rpm, 333 Nm (246 lb-ft) at 4,700 rpm, with six-speed automatic or six-speed manual options.
Japanese-made cars, whether used or latest models, are some of the in-demand vehicles now and then, because of the impressive reliability and outstanding performance on the road that we all search for. Paired with some advanced features and good interiors as well as its affordable price, then look no more. You can visit the BE FORWARD store for more budget-friendly cars.
Written by: Esther Abranilla