JDMVip "Mythbusters" Edition about the Importing/Exporting of JDM Japanese Used Cars We thought we'd bust some common myths about how Japan works when it comes to JDM cars. We also want to remind our readers that there are a lot of excellent quality and show-room conditon used vehicles you can purchase from Japan, but don't assume every car is perfect based on the myths we're about to bust.
*Do your research on the company you're dealing with and join our forums to post any questions about buying cars from Japan you might have.
Importing JDM Cars Used Are A Great Value Why do so many people import JDM Cars?
This is a question we've had a lot from people who aren't familiar with the JDM scene and the value these cars offer to the average or general motorist.JDM cars are not just high performance vehicles, they can be fuel efficient trucks, cars and SUVs and no matter how you slice it JDM cars are typically superior in every way to North American cars even if the model was available to our market.Typically the best feature
Why we're against Canada's Import Restrictions & 15 Year Rule Our position is that the 15-Year Rule does not serve the interests or needs of Canadians.It only serves to protect the market share of car dealerships from having to compete less and drives up the price of the used car market.Here are the main points we will discuss in relation to the 15-Year Rule:
Violation Of The Consumer's Rights
Safety Is Not The Issue
There Is No Reliable Proof These Cars Pose A Danger
What It Takes To Import Your JDM Dream Car/Vehicle From Japan General Requirements
Here is a quick breakdown on the steps you need to follow to avoid problems and get the best quality car for your money.
Research what vehicle best suits your needs and tastes. Make sure you will be able to make it comply with Canadian standards (more on this later in the article).
Vehicle must be at least 15 years old to the month according to date of manufacture/production.
Find a reliable and honest local Im