Automobiles produced by Tofaş in the 90s became very popular in Turkey. Although the main reason for this high interest and demand in the beginning was its affordable price, nowadays properly preserved ones are sold for the price of new cars. But it is possible to import really zero ones at this price. Because, apart from Turkey, there are other countries producing 2023 brand new Tofaş Şahin. So how much is the price?
2023 brand new Tofaş Şahin price and features
Production of Tofaş Şahin in Turkey ended 20 years ago. But it has been produced and sold for more than 10 years in countries such as Egypt and Ethiopia. However, we see that no improvement has been made. In other words, it is exactly the same as the vehicle sold in Turkey in 2000.
Of course, this sale takes place with different brand and model naming. Because the new names and logos determined by the brands that have acquired the production and sales rights are used. For example, in Ethiopia it is known as the Docc model of the Holland brand.
However, in Ethiopia, decisions were made to stop production after 2017. Although sales were made periodically, they ended completely over time. However, since the demand was high due to the affordable price of the vehicle, new Tofaş Şahin production started again in 2023.
This paved the way for people and companies that want to import from Turkey to bring these brand new cars. However, it should be noted that due to the great demand in Ethiopia, the first batch was sold out on the same day. So it may be necessary to queue up to buy the vehicle.
Of course, since the demand is not only in the domestic market, it is stated that while Ethiopia planned to produce only in the first quarter, it decided to continue throughout the year. The selling price of this vehicle is approximately 13 thousand dollars. That is roughly equivalent to $250,000. However, let us state that if it is imported, shipping and customs fees will be added and it will cost ±100 thousand TL.
However, it may be more logical to import the new one when compared to the second-hand versions that are tried to be sold at prices of 200-250 thousand TL in our country by saying “low mileage”, “collectibles” and “inaccessible cleaning”.
You can watch the production videos of the vehicle from the past years via the links below.
Tofas Sahin features:
|Engine||1.6 (75 Hp)|
|Engine capacity||1581 cm3|
|Maximum speed||170 km/h|
|100km/h acceleration||13.1 seconds|
|Fuel tank volume||50 liters|
|Fuel consumption – urban||7.8 Liters/100 km|
|Fuel consumption – extra-urban||5.3 Liters/100 km|
|Fuel Consumption – average||6.55 Liters/100 km|
|Maximum weight||1450 kilos|
|Luggage volume||400 liters|
|Tire size||175/70 R13 S|
|Number of gears||5|
|front suspension||Shock absorber|
|rear suspension||Coil spring-Hydraulic ring|
note: The vehicle has different engine options such as 1.4l and 1.6l sold in Turkey. Depending on this, features may vary.
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