Auction Access

Kuruma Trader maintains membership to more than 100 Used Car Auctions around Japan. Over 150,000 cars come up for auction every week. With such a wide selection of used cars and the ability to buy directly from the auctions, Kuruma Trader can help find the right car for you at the right price.

*Please note that we require a deposit before you bid on vehicles or request full translation and inspections.

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By signing up for the Auction Search System you receive the following key benefits:

  • Direct access to over 150,000 used vehicles a week across 100+ auctions Japan wide
  • High speed data collection that is continuously updating
  • Fast loading preview pages
  • The most effective search variables. (e.g. year, chassis, auction grade, color, etc)
  • Access to support for auction sheet translations and proxy bid placement
  • Unit equipment break downs
  • Ability to check month of release on all Japanese units
  • Your own personal electronic office where you can keep track of your bids and of your favorite search parameters

This is the same tool all the major Japanese auction agents in Japan use to search for cars at auction.

The vehicle information provided by the auction houses outlines basic vehicle information – year, make, model, color transmission, mileage travelled, overall condition, interior condition, and a front, rear and interior picture of the vehicle.

Premium Service for Account Holders

  • Personal Auction Car Inspections
  • Translations of Japanese Auction Sheets
  • Live Auction Reports in Native English
  • Auction photographs before bidding
  • Pre-shipping photographs
  • Online help
  • Car Catalogue – Check factory specifications and compare models
  • JDM Vehicle VIN decoder – Manufacture date, color code, upholstery code, engine, transmission
  • Auction Mailer System – Vehicles emailed directly to you based on your search criteria
  • Market price analysis and statistics