Why buying cars by auto auction?

Japan auto auction

SUN TRADE has huge network for buying cars especially auto auction in Japan.

It’s because we’ve not buying used cars by directly owner, it’s need more highly costs than buying cars from auctions.

SUN TRADE and auction information

auto auction

1. We are the member of major auto auction houses in Japan.

2. We can help you to purchase used cars from auto auction on lower prices with trust information. We’ll show you car’s pictures, and let you know the spec and the details of the car before bidding cars / trucks / vans. When we’ll be agreed the FOB or C&F [ CIF ] price, we will try to bid the cars within your budget.

Note: Basically, t’s need deposit JPY 100,000~ for bidding at least. Ask us about deposit details. However, These cases are applied a special rule.
[multiple vehicles, high-value vehicles with JPY 2,000,000 or more, or large quantity transactions, less than 100,000 JPY lower car]

3. We promise quick and secure shipment. Even if it has many documents which B/L, Certificates, don’t worry. we’ll send correct documents by DHL etc.

4. You can purchase reasonable and high quality auction cars via SUN TRADE.
Please ask about the details about auto auction to us.

Note: Car Dealers, Licensed individual importers, Car import company only.


The cost to purchase used cars from auto auction in Japan



1. Our FOB export charge depends on the position of the auction site and the final price of the auction.
2. FOB export charge is from JPY 73,000~.
(Auction fee, inland transport fee in Japan, Customs clearance fee, Loading charge, Documentation fee and Our commission are including.)
In case you would purchase over 3 cars per monthly, we’ll suggest special rate offer.
*Depends by transaction volume and conditions.
FOB export charges + Ocean freight fee.
FOB export charges + Ocean freight fee + Marine insurance.


1. The deposit is at least JPY 100,000. Basically, this rule applies only to the first transaction. We will bid a vehicle after received the deposit. (It is able to make a payment by PayPal. )
2. If it needs inspection to import to your country, we can undergo JAAI , JEVIC, QISJ, etc…
*Note: PayPal transaction fee (6% of the deposit’s amount) will be added per payment by PayPal.

Important matters

Regarding “Purchase procedure and payment terms

if you are already permitted your registration at our member’s site, please advance as the following.

  1. At first, Please log-in & search your suitable cars at member’s site. For details on vehicle condition, a paid English translation service is available at this website. Please check member’s site for details. (Or please contact us by email to us if the service is not available for some reason.) and let me now Lot number & car name. and tell us your budget(FOB or C&F price).
  2. Then, Please let me know the Lot number. we will arrange for Invoice of Deposit(for First bidding).
  3. we will try bid within your budget when we confirmed your deposit.
  4. if bid is successful, we will arrange for shipment. (but your all payment must be completed.)

Regarding First dealings:

we will ask Deposit of auction car bidding. 100,000 JPY/unit. 【This is standard deposit price】

payment method: t/t payment(bank transfer), or Paypal(credit card. if you can use it). But please cover all bank fee. (Paypal payment is added about 6% to amount as transaction fee). Please note that Invoice name and remittance name must be same. if not, we cannot received it.

if successful bidding, it will be deducted from Total shipping cost. then, please pay the balance.

if unsuccessful, you can choose whether keep bidding from next time also. if you want to cancel for bidding, your deposit will be refund

however, please note that Refund fee will be deducted about 10% from your deposit. if your payment was bank transfer. Paypal is free(however, within 3 days from your payment date).

Please note that import rule and tax etc., of your country. Especially, if you need pre-shipment inspection in Japan, please let me know.

Regarding Payment of Ocean freight fee..

  • (Dealing condition FOB: Ocean freight fee is collected to you when car arrival).
  • (Dealing condition C&F: Ocean freight fee is added to the following charges).

Please let me know your suitable dealing condition. If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail. Thank you..