Before you buy a FAW Tractor Head in Uganda

by Edwin,

FAW tractor heads are basically used to haul trailers carrying goods of transit from Mombasa, Kenya to Kampala, Uganda and sometimes through Uganda to Congo, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Before you buy a FAW Tractor Head in Uganda

FAW Tractor Head is manufactured by FAW Group Corporation which is a Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Changchun, Jilin, China. Its principal products are automobiles; buses; light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks like the tractor heads; and auto parts. FAW became China's first automobile manufacturer when it unveiled the nation's first domestically produced passenger car, the Hong Qi, in 1958.

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Buying a FAW Tractor Head from a local Ugandan dealer or bond

Some of the big car bonds in Uganda can avail you this heavy duty truck. Since most of the cars and trucks used in Uganda come from Asian specifically Japan and china, it is too easy to access the FAW Tractor Head. These car bonds have them imported into the country both new and foreign used.

So all you have to do is to pay a visit to car bond and see if they can avail you a FAW Tractor Head. It is better to inspect the truck first before making the payment in case you are buying a foreign used as normally such trucks and cars may have detrimental damages that may again be so expensive for you to fix.
However, if you are buying a new one, then everything about the truck mechanics will be ok. No worries on that. I would recommend you to make your through research before you choose to buy your truck as this will give you more insight and knowledge about what your really need.

Importing a FAW Tractor Head in Uganda

Now this is different from buying from car from the car bond here in Kampala. Some people prefer to import their own forklift truck directly from Japan or from any other part of the world. You have to follow a procedure similar to the one stated below.

Search and select FAW Tractor Head to buy from Japanese Used Car Portal Websites or from any other part of the world. Send Inquiry for price, condition, etc of the truck. The dealers will respond you directly by Email.
Watch out for fake e-mails as many scams may con you for money. After that you negotiate with the Japanese dealer for a price that fits your budget.

Request for a proforma invoice, place your order and make payment which may be either through bank wire or VISA. The seller will inform you about the following things like the Payment Confirmation, Shipping Schedule, B/L copy, Original Document and then you receive the order in this case the FAW Tractor Head.
However, it should be noted that FAW has a distributer in Uganda and that there are more chances that you will be referred to them for purchases.

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Alternatives of FAW Tractor Head in Uganda

We have the Mercedes-Benz Actros (very popular) and Axor, Scania, Volvo (not so common), Fuso, Renault, Tata Prima.

Availability of the FAW Tractor Head spare parts in Uganda

FAW has an authorized distributor in Uganda something that makes availability of spare parts a lot easier for its customers here in Uganda.

Reasons why people buy the FAW Tractor Head in Uganda

Well, we believe everyone has their reasons as to why they prefer this to that. However, of late the Chinese automobiles have penetrated the African markets and they have not spared the Ugandan automobile market. These are cheaper to buy and easy to access the spare parts.

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Our verdict

The Chinese trucks are still seen with doubtful eyes by the truckers from all over the world, which means the FAW Tractor Head has a long way to prove to be of a different breed when it comes to the tractor heads category in Uganda. However, you can still give it a shot as it comes with a lower budget compared to its American and European counterparts.

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