AUTO TRADER JAPAN  HOW TO BUY FROM AUCTION

First, provide your contact details and information on the vehicle(s) that you desire to purchase by using our request form. We will then provide market price analysis, statistics and shipping costs. You can utilize our free auction search engine to search for available vehicles. You can also use our auction mailer which will email vehicles directly to you based on your search criteria.

We will also search on your behalf and email available vehicles.

Place a deposit in order to be eligible to bid. The required deposit is 200,000 JPY or $2000 USD for vehicles 1,000,000 JPY or less. All vehicles expected to be over that amount require a minimum deposit of 20%.

Once a deposit is placed we will search Japanese car auctions daily on your behalf for vehicles that meet your requirements and email them to you as they become available. If you see one that you like we would be happy to call you and preliminary discuss the vehicle with you. If it still sounds like the one you want we will then move forward with getting an inspection done or in a perfect scenario we will call you from the vehicle. We will provide you with detailed information and photographs so that you can make the best buying decision possible.

Once a vehicle is purchased on your request, the remainder of the balance is required within two working days.

Once the payment is verified, your vehicle will be booked for shipping to your preferred destination.
The vehicle will also be photographed in the storage yard before shipping.

Once the vehicle has been shipped, we will send you all of the necessary documents such as the Bill of Lading etc.