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Exporting Great Value And

High Quality Used Japanese Vehicles

To Australia From Japan
Autorod Offers

Lowest Priced Used Japanese Cars

In Australia

We bring you an extensive range of vehicles within your budget.

Delivering High Quality

JEVIC Certified Vehicles

In Australia

Autorod focuses on delivering only high quality and regionally certified vehicles.

Autorod Follows

Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection

That Ensure Top Quality Standards

We have a proven track record for providing the best quality vehicles to Australia.

Autorod Guarantees

The Fastest Vehicle Shipping

To Australia

We value your time and focus on providing fast and reliable shipping.



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Why is Autorod Preferred By Customers in Australia?

  • Largest Used Cars Stock Our vast inventory allows
    the customers to choose
    from a variety of used
    Japanese vehicles.
  • Quick and
    Safe Shipments
    We provide fastest
    shipments globally through
    our collaboration with top
    shipping companies.
  • Best Price Guarantee No hidden charges. Our
    customers always get the
    lowest priced vehicles
    when they buy through us.
  • Maintenance & Customization We provide maintenance &
    customization services to our
    customers including but
    not limited to oil change,
    & Paint booth facility.

Auction at Autorod

Get your desired car at the lowest prices, directly from
leading auction houses in Japan!

Autorod Collaborates with renowned Japanese Auction Houses to deliver the top
quality vehicles at your door step.

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Custom Requirements for Importing Used Cars in Australia

  • Manufacture Year Restriction:
    Vehicles that are manufactured after 31st December 1988 are allowed to be imported in Australia.
  • Inspection:

    JEVIC inspection is required in Australia.

    The vehicle imported should be free from any Asbestos in order to pass the Quarantine inspection. This service is conducted by JEVIC in Japan. This will make sure that no further cleaning, transport, Quarantine fees, port storage cost is required by the importer or buyer.

    For air conditioning purpose, the vehicle imported must use Hydro Chloro Fluoro Carbon gas. A degassing certificate will be provided to the buyer after the mentioned requirement is met.

  • Steering Side:
    Only right hand drive vehicles are allowed to be driven in Australia.
  • Duties and Taxes:
    Type of Vehicle Duty GST Tax
    Vehicles over 30 years old N.A 10% -
    Used vehicles up to 30 years old 5% 10% -
    Four wheel drive off road / commercial vehicles 5% 10% -
    Non Fuel-efficient Luxury cars Calculated on (CIF Value + Duty + GST - $65,094) 5% 10% 33%
    Fuel-efficient Luxury cars Calculated on (CIF Value + Duty + GST - $75,375) 5% 10% 33%
Required Documents:
  • Bill of Lading
  • Vehicle Import Approval (VIA)
  • Registration Papers from Country of Origin
  • Import Declaration (prepared by Customs Broker)
  • Proof of Ownership and Purchase Receipt
  • Note: A valid Vehicle Import Approval (VIA) is compulsory for a car to be imported in Australia. It is an offence to ship a road vehicle before obtaining a VIA. VIA can be applied through the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I confirm that I have received the same vehicle that I was shown?

You can identify the vehicle by its chassis number.

How can I learn in detail about the condition of the vehicle?

We will provide you with detailed pictures of the vehicle taken from different angles along with translated auction sheet so you can judge the condition properly.

What should I do when I want to buy a vehicle I saw on your website?

Register on the website, select the vehicle of your choice, fill out the form on the vehicle detail page and click “inquire now”. Our agent will get in touch with you and guide you through the process.

What are the additional or hidden costs that I have to pay?

There are no hidden or additional costs to be paid to Autorod. But, you have to pay the duties and taxes to the government of your country as per the regulations.

What is the shipping time from Japan to Australia?

It will take approximately 5-7 weeks to deliver the vehicle to Australia.

What are the rules for importing a used vehicle from Japan in Australia?

To find out about all import regulations of your country including inspections, licenses and taxes, visit the custom requirements section of your country page on our website. Use the link provided below: Custom Requirements for Importing Used Cars in Australia

Customer Reviews

July 28, 2018
ACTR Motors

Being the owner of ACTR Motors, which is a car dealership company in Australia, we regularly use the services of Autorod to import used cars from Japan. This has resulted in an increased reduction in costs due to the benefit of low service charges provided by Autorod.

July 26, 2018
Toyota Camry

Once again my buying experience was similar to the previous one as bought my second car through Autorod. Their team ensured that I got the best quality car, while the entire procedure pertaining to shipping was handled efficiently.

Cody Evans
July 25, 2018
KLOI Traders

My company KLOI Traders is well reputed in the Australian car dealership industry. Upon the recommendation of the senior members of the company, we import used cars in bulk through Autorod, which has helped us in sustaining this position.