Terms and Conditions

Terms And Conditions for using our website and auction service.

Please note Autotraderimports.com is a website owned by Usedcars.Co Ltd a Japanese owned company based in Chiba Japan. For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions Usedcars.Co Ltd will be referred to as Autotraderimports.com or Autotraderimports.

Terms and Conditions: Autotraderimports.com may require a deposit of 100,000 JPY or 30% deposit of the intended purchase price. This is determined at by Autotraderimports.com depending on the individual customer.ati

Autotraderimports.com  will refund deposits upon cancellation PRIOR TO PURCHASE less any costs incurred for physical inspections, bank service charges and administration fees. These costs will be deducted from the deposit prior to refunding. Further more we cannot control, and will not be responsible for fluctuations in exchange rates and banking fees. All Pay-pal refunds are subject to Paypal’s fees which are the clients obligation to pay after Autotraderimports costs have been covered. Deposits will not be refunded on cars purchased from stock under any circumstance once shipping is underway. The money back guarantee applies to deposits only and is subject to the conditions written in our Terms and Conditions.

Any deposit left in Autotraderimports system for longer than 6 months that has not been claimed by the payee will be considered forgotten and will remain the property of  Autotraderimports. These Terms and Conditions are negotiable upon application to management.

Cancellation for cars purchased through the website Autotraderimports will only be accepted prior to purchase and will be subject to re-reimbursement of all costs incurred by Autotraderimports up to the point of cancellation including storage, transport, documentation, bank transfer fees, and any other incidentals. This also applies to cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances of the clients personal situation, shipping delays, delays in shipment bookings, and fluctuations in exchange rates. We cannot accept responsibility for any delays or problems unforeseen or promoted by a third party.

Sounds heavy but its mostly common sense. I we buy a car for you we must pay the auction the same day or the following day for your car. Our risk in reality is far greater than yours. So no deposit no bid!

Our service is purely used to source and secure vehicles in Japan on our client’s behalf.
Autotraderimports.com will inspect cars upon customers request. An additional fee maybe required if we have to travel. All stock cars are purchased from the Internet directly and no guarantees are given to the accuracy of the information provided as it comes directly from auction.
We will translate all auction sheets and report on the condition of the car ON THE DAY.

Autotraderimports.com is not a car dealer and it must be noted that we do not offer a warranty on any vehicle purchased on our customer’s behalf. All cars are purchased on a “as is where is basis”. The auctions provide a report on each car which will be available if requested. We do not guarantee the accuracy of this report as the auctions provide it and is compiled by auction staff, not Autotraderimports.com. All cars are purchased with a degree of risk; however we will inspect the car on the day and report to our client what we see on the day if requested. If you need to purchase a warranty it would be advisable to see your local car dealer for assistance.

Autotraderimports.com will not be liable or held responsible for any damage incurred leading up to, or during shipping. Nor will we enter into negotiation or accept claims from any party. It must be noted that we are not the shipper and we take NO RESPONSIBILITY.

Autotraderimports.com can not be held responsible or liable for anything beyond its control relating.
This includes any damage or negligence by auction houses, shippers, transporters, shipping agents, natural disasters, mechanical failure or electrical corrosion, delays or unscheduled stops or rules and regulations governing the customer’s individual importation laws. Further more we cannot control and will not be responsible for fluctuations in exchange rates and banking fees. The company Usedcars.Co Ltd and associated websites will never at any point enter and contractual agreement prior to or after the purchase of items or services obtained through or company and websites.

Full payment of the vehicle or vehicles must be paid within 48 hours vehicle purchase.
This payment will include all fees applicable to the particular purchase. If the client fails to make payment in an allotted time frame we will attempt to work with the client for a further negotiated amount of time if applicable. If the client fails again to meet this deadline or abandons the vehicle without contact Autotraderimports will re auctioned or sell the car or cars at the customer’s expense.

Autotraderimports.com will provide the customer with all Japanese documents necessary for importing the car only once payment has been made in full and we have received the documents ourselves. We will take no responsibility for customer’s negligence, postage failure or delays, natural disasters, or anything else that may cause delay or loss of these documents once they have left the office of Autotraderimports.com
Autotraderimports.com will not give out any personal information to third parties unless we are requested to do so legally or for the purposes of shipping and clearing of the vehicle. Nor will we sell the customers personal information without the express permission of the said customer.

Due to the current mandatory checks due to the Fukushima nuclear power station situation, Autotraderimports.com will do everything it can to avoid buying cars possibly affected by radiation for stock, and will take full responsibility for these stock vehicles.  Any car purchased through auction on behalf of any customer Autotraderimports.com will do everything possible within our limitations to advise the customer of a possible potential radiation risk prior to purchase. However any car found to be over the Japanese mandatory limit will be re-auctioned and the customer will be re-reimbursed the balance after fees.

Usedcars.Co Ltd are registered 2nd hand dealers based in Chiba Japan. Any arising disputes will be dealt with in Japan under the Japanese legal system.

Autotraderimports.com may from time to time send our customers information about Autotraderimports.com and other associated business ventures and websites. By using our website services you the customer accept this.

We enforce our terms and conditions unless noted otherwise. Any possible alterations to these terms and conditions will be noted as “These Terms and Conditions are negotiable upon application to management”






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