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Auction Sheet Guide

UNDERSTANDING OF AUCTION SHEET

Auction sheet is an exceedingly important and reliable document that provides complete information of a unit (car), covering everything from scratches to major dents and is created by an independent authority providing an unbiased assessment of the car.

Auction Grade
S
New
5
Same as New
4.5
Excellent grade with almost no issue
4
Great grade with minor issues only
3.5
Good grade with some issues that may need repair
3
Average grade with issues to fix
2
Bad grade
1
Engine swap or has been under water
*
Non running car, needs a forklift to be moved. But also mentioned for any motorbike or machinery
R or 0
Accident history repaired. Repaired parts are mostly informed on auction sheet
RA
Minor accident repaired (core support or back panel only)
RB
Heavy repair (till inner panel or floor)
RC
Pillar or frame has been changed/repaired
R2
Accident history and mostly rust or corrosion issue
Interior Condition
A
Excellent interior condition
B
Good condition with some imperfections
C
Good or average condition with imperfections
D
Bad interior condition
Detailed Vehicle Condition
1
Minor, almost not noticeable (eg A1, U1)
2
Small but noticeable (eg A2, U2)
3
Average or big (eg A3, U3)
X
Big (Japanese kanji for "big")
Vehicle Options
SR
Sunroof
AW
Alloy Wheel
PS
Power Steering
PW
Power Window
X
Leather Seats
TV
TV
X
Navigation System
X
Airbag
Transmission
Manual
F5, F6, MT, 5MT, 6MT
Auto
AT, FA, FAT, CVT
BIDDING RESULTS

When you bid for cars in a Japanese used car auction, the possible outcomes of your bid can be:

BIDDING OUTCOMES
STATUS

You purchase a car matching your budget or close to it.

PURCHASED

Car purchased by someone before you in the auction.

SOLD TO OTHER

The bids do not reach the reserve price set by sellers.

NOT SOLD

A vehicle does not meet the condition relevant to the country of import/ Customer purchase limit exceeded

CANCELLED BY AUCTION

A vehicle removed from auction by the seller during the process.

CANCELLED BY KOBE