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There are more than 84 auction houses in whole of the Japan every week. Their auction sheets and inspection standards are similar but slightly different between the auction houses. We would like to offer a USS auction sheet and standards as an example for this section.



Superior to Grade 6 or higher

6 or higher

As good as new. Exterior and interior are in immaculate condition. Some cars in these grades have never been driven.


A car doesn't need repair. A car has been repaired slightly, and the repair is in very good condition. No body parts have been changed.


A car has been repaired slightly, and the repair is in good condition. It becomes a grade-5 car with slight repair. There are a few slight scratches or dents.


A car is in good overall condition, but there are a few scratches or dents.


A car has some conspicuous scratches or dents. Some car's head-light support panel or back panel has been repaired.


A car has many conspicuous scratches or dents. A car has some paint blemishes.


A car is in very bad condition


A car which has following
1. An aftermarket turbo
2. An automatic transmission converted to manual transmission
3. Flood damage


A car which has had accident damage which can be ranked MINOR, and has been repaired.


A car which has had accident damage, and been repaired. The auction definition "A car which has had accident damage" is a car where some parts or panels have been repaired or replaced or need to be repaired or replaced (or has some visible marks from frame damage) :

Auto House Japan Exterior Design

1. Lower Tie Bar or Frame
2. Windshield Pillar (A Pillar)
3. Center Pillar (B Pillar)
4. Rear Pillar (C Pillar)
5. Strut Housing
6. Roof Panel
7. Trunk flooring Panel
8. Floor Pan


A car which has had accident damage, and has NOT been repaired yet. Or a car within engine that does not work with major engine trouble.



Immaculate condition.


Slightly dirty.


Slightly dirty, and has a few cigarette burns and stains.


Dirty, and has some cigarette burns, stains, and wear.