Zuffra Trading

USA

IMPORT CAR FROM JAPAN TO USA

Welcome to TokyoCarZ, We have been exporting Used Car from Japanese car auction for over 8 years, to all over the world. Thank you for your visit and interest to buy a car from Japan. There are a few steps for you, to get Access to All Japanese Cars Auctions, Motorcycle Auctions, and local dealer stock. We totally understand your concerns and doubts about purchasing a car online. Don’t worry we are professionals with huge experience. Thanks to our wide and long-term partnership with transportations companies, shipping companies, and clearing agents all over the world, makes your purchase easy, fast, and safe.

It’s time for online car shopping!

Stock List

USED CAR IMPORT REGULATIONS IN USA

Ports, Costs, Taxes and Duties!

STEERING HANDLE

Normally none (need to follow to the standards of NHTSA

AGE RESTRICTION

Need to follow to the standards of NHTSA “vehicles that are at least 25 years old (based on the month and year of manufacture)”.

ROAD WORTHINESS INSPECTION

Need to follow to the standards of NHTSA.

OTHER RESTRICTIONS

Specified models mainly of 1980’s, 90’s etc. Please refer to NHTSA. website for more information about the models allowed.

The car must meet safety, Bumper, and Theft Prevention Standards of US and Canada.
The car must be clean so it doesn’t carry any dirt or mud
Moisture level inside the car must be under the accepted amount.

IMPORT TAX RATES

  • Autos 2.5%

  • Trucks 2.5%

  • Motorcycles either fee or 2.4%

  • Federal Tax applied to some model

NOTE:- this page contents are based on information acquired in July 2015.

VEHICLES THAT CANNOT BE SHIPPED BY RO-RO

  • If the engine is not working

  • White or black smoke coming from engine, exhaust or any another place

  • If Hybrid, batteries with defect, broken or damaged No claim vehicles

  • If there is not windscreen

  • If any side or rear windows are not covered

  • If rear trunk cannot be opened in case to use the spare tire

  • Loose parts must be repaired, held or fix with a strong adhesive tape

  • Any vehicle with inner cargo

  • Any part(s) that can cause human accidents or damage another vehicle(s) or property on board

  • Any vehicle which has mechanical problems

Other costs

Accident cars

Normally none (need to follow to the standards of NHTSA)

Negotiation fee

10,000 JPY; During the auction, a car may unsold. But there is still a chance to buy it via Negotiation. By the end of the actual auction day, we can apply for negotiation to any unsold car. No matter you BID on it or no.

Cancellation fee

150,000 JPY ( If you Won a car in the auction, you can cancel it within 1 hour); We CAN NOT cancel Cars bought via Negotiation or from Tender auctions!

Resell at the auction

Will cost about 150,000 JPY (auction fee, inland cost, paperwork, etc) depends on car condition, location, etc;

Late Payment

In 5 days after purchase you need to pay out the outstanding balance. 10,000 JPY will be charged weekly for late payment.

Lowered Down Cars

Cars with lowered suspensions, low height for e.g. sports cars etc. May be extra inland transportation charged

Oversized vehicles

Trucks, Bus, etc. 30,000 JPY on top of FOB may apply.