FAQ for Buying Japan Used Cars

Most frequently asked questions and answers for buying used cars from Japan at JapaneseCarTrade.com
Finding your dream car is very easy with JCT, you can search required car at our stock list using the various search option available like: 1. Search by Japanese Maker 2. Search by Imported Maker 3. Search by Vehicle Type 4. Quick Search by price, year, country etc.

You can choose your desired car and send stock inquiry for the same. If your desired car is not available in our stock list then please fill General inquiry form for your requirement and we will forward your inquiry to hundreds of trustworthy Japanese Exporter’s who will contact you directly for your requirement.

No. The price of the vehicle on the list or detail page does not include shipping cost. Prices appearing on JCT are all free on board (FOB) prices. FOB term does not include shipping charge to the port of destination. Please contact the dealer if you want CIF or C&F (shipping charges inclusive) quotations.

Yes the prices on JCT are negotiable, you can discuss with the dealer for the best price of the vehicle to your country.

Dealer from Japan will contact you by email, phone call, Skype, Whatsapp for your vehicle requirement. You can discuss all your vehicle requirement directly with the dealers and choose among the best offers available.

Check the check boxes of respective vehicles for which the inquiry is to be sent from the vehicle list and click on Multiple Inquiry button. Fill the inquiry form and Submit it to send the inquiry for all checked vehicles.

FOB stands for Free On Board. It is the cost of the vehicle and documentation till port of discharge. It does not include freight, insurance, or any other cost.
CIF means (cost, insurance and freight) it includes all charges for the vehicle till your destination port.

You can ask for Proforma invoice from dealer for the vehicle you like to buy, they will send Proforma invoice with vehicle details, charges, and their bank details by email.

Yes, you can order by fax or phone call. You can also order by email, Whatsapp or Skype.

You can place the order with the dealer for the vehicle you want to import, once they contact you with respect to your inquiry on JCT.

You can confirm transaction status with dealer and also with related bank.

Yes, there are other charges as well except import duty which may differ from one country to other, please check our import regulation page for the charges applicable in your country.

Price of the invoice is based on CIF terms:
Vehicle price (including documentation costs).
Shipping delivery and insurance.
Pre- inspections (if requested by your Country).
Options you have requested.

It’s very easy you can fill below general inquiry form and we will forward your inquiry to hundreds of trustworthy Japanese Exporter’s and they will contact you directly for your vehicle requirement.

You can ask the dealer to add the required accessories in the vehicle you want to buy. It may charge you additional cost, for which you can confirm with the dealer.

Most of the vehicles are available with the necessary pictures. Still you may ask for more pictures of the vehicle from the dealer.

Introduction of online services by used car exporters and auction halls in Japan has made it much simpler, faster and cost effective. But the risk of frauds is the biggest fear while dealing through the internet. Sometime fraud dealers have attractive websites, very good stock on very low prices display on their website. Read More..

JapaneseCarTrade.com (JCT) the most trusted & free Japan used vehicle portal that connects overseas buyers to Japan used vehicle exporters since 2005. JCT does not charge any commission, transaction fee or any hidden cost from buyer or exporter. All deals are directly between buyers & exporters that’s saves your hard earned money from 10% ~ 50% of car cost. Read More..

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