The auction sheet is a very important part of any Japanese car because it contains an inspection report of the full vehicle. Japanese used cars sold in Japanese auction houses and that why auction reports are written in Japanese languages. Japanese writings are hard to understand if you did not know the language. Today we are going to guide about how to read Japanese auction sheet in english easily.
Sample of True Inspection Reports by Auction Houses
The above sample shows a different type of reports like RA Grade, S Grade, 5 Grade at the top and right bottom vehicle condition showing like A1, U1, C2, C3. These points highlighting vehicle conditions.
How to Read Japanese Auction Sheet?
We discuss all details step by step for your understanding like auction grades, vehicle condition, interior grade, year, mileage check, what features and options your car have.
What is Grade System in Auction Sheet?
Grade system defines the total condition of car. Three types of grade systems mostly mentioned in auction sheets. Grades are mention in top right of any auction sheet.
|1||Overall Vehicle Grade|
1. Overall Vehicle Grade
Grade defines overall vehicle condition, always verify auction sheet before buying cars and check car grades.
|Grade 6 or S||New|
|Grade 5||Like New With Few Km Mileage|
|Grade 4.5||Very Clean or minor scratches|
|Grade 4||Possibility of Some Big Scratches|
|Grade 3.5||Average Car Need some Repair|
|Grade 3||Rough Condition|
|Grade 2||Serious damage|
|Grade 1||mechanical issues or need upgrades|
|Grade A1 or RA||Accidental damaged and repaired|
|R or A||Vehicle in Heavy accident or repaired|
2. Interior Grade
Interior grades tell about car inside details, some vehicle very damaged from inside but looking new from outside thats why auction sheet true report is very important for car buying.
|Grade B||Very Clean|
|Grade D||Rough Interior Need attention|
How to Read Body Condition ?
On the right bottom vehicle showing its conditions on body parts like on front panel there is one scratch, or on left fender there is heavy dent.
|B||Dent with Scratch|
|W1||Hardly Detectable Repair Mark/Wave|
|W3||Visible Repair Mark/Wave|
|X||Must be Replaced|
|B1||Distorted Radiator Back Panel or Core Support|
|B2||Highly Distorted Radiator Back Panel or Core Support|
|Y1||Small Crack or Hole|
|Y2||Crack or Hole|
|Y3||Big Crack or Hole|
|X1||Small Windshield Crack|
|R||Repaired Windshield Crack|
|RX||Repaired Windshield Crack (Must be Replaced)|
|X||Windshield Crack (Must be Replaced)|
|G||Stone Chip in Glass|
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