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Japanese used cars in Ireland

Why so many Clients from Ireland are preferring  Shonan Auto Trader ?

Shonan Auto Trader is a reliable name for providing quality Japanese used cars in Ireland. We are best known for providing quality and inspected vehicles to car dealers in Ireland.

  • Frequent Updated Stock

    Over 145,000 vehicles are listed every week so our customer can choose their desired vehicle.

  • Lowest Prices

    Shonan offers the lowest price guarantee to our clients to help them book their desired Japanese used vehicle at the best possible rates.

  • Fast & Safe Delivery

    Through our network of the best shipping companies, we make assure that your vehicle is delivered safely and on-time.

  • 100% Inspected Vehicles

We have several international inspection bodies which certify cars, so that you do not have to face any problems when the car reaches you.

  • Personal Account Manager

    Our personal specialized account manager service helps clients to understand the process well enough also they help you understand the condition of your desired vehicle and check all of it’s specifications.

  • 24/7 Customer Service

    Our customer service department works 24×7 to ensures that all kinds of queries made by our clients are answered on priority basis.

Shipping Quality Japanese Used Cars in Ireland

Shonan Auto Trader’s years of experience and expertise ensure the most seamless and stress-free car delivery solutions to clients. Once you have purchased your Japanese used car through us, it  will be delivered to your country in the least possible time. We also offer shipment services to customers across the globe, most importantly our high-quality shipping services can be availed in any country you live in.

Having highly skilled and  knowledgeable Personal account managers to advise you regarding the process, efficient shipment procedures, the prices and rules. We focus on  clear communication, especially while shipping expensive cars. Therefore, we communicate all small things until you car is delivered to your country safely and in least possible time keeping you updated with the shipment status.

Ports in Ireland

  • Dublin

Import Regulations For Used Cars From Japan To Ireland


National Car testing (NCT) for cars older than 4 years

Age Limit

No Age Limit

Important Documents

  • Proforma Invoice
  • Agreement of Sale
  • Registration Certificate
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Bill Of Lading (B/L)
  • Driver’s License
  • Irish Customs Form 1076

Duty Rate and VAT

  • Customs Duty for used vehicles is 10% of the C&F price
  • Vehicle Registration Tax is based on Open Market Selling Price of the vehicle.
  • VAT is 21% of C&F Value.


Providing the most feasible payment options to our customers around the globe. Our core objective has always been to provide clients with the best possible payment methods So they can conveniently transfer funds to our bank account.

  • Notes and Banking Details:
    *SHONAN AUTO TRADER is the Car Export Division of SHONAN TRADING CO., LTD all payment are to made on the name of SHONAN TRADING CO., LTD only.
  • Bank Name: MUFG BANK, Ltd.
  • Branch Code: 256
  • Bank Address: : Hirat Suka Eki Mae (KANAGAWA KEN JAPAN) Branch
  • Account Number (USD): 0077883
  • Account Number (JPY): 1548598 (FUTSU)
  • Account Number (EUR): 0077896
  • Beneficiary Name: SHONAN TRADING CO,. Ltd
  • Company Address: Sanda Minami 2-13-6-101 City Heim Ark Hills II Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0127 Japan.


What is the difference between FOB, CNF price and CIF price?

  • FOB refers to the car price on Japan port ready to be exported.
  • CNF refers to Cost & Freight
  • CIF refers to Cost, Inspection and Freight.

How do I purchase from Shonan Auto Trade?

You can purchase your desired car from our stock and to know the entire buying process of used vehicles email us on [email protected] or you can also Whatsapp us on +81-70-4347-7782.

How do I buy cars from auction in Japan?

Our team will facilitate you with all required auction details after you have signed the auction agreement for further detaisl you can email us at [email protected] or Whatsapp us at +81-70-4347-7782.

Top Japanese Used Cars in Ireland

Many used cars are imported in Ireland from several countries there are some most popular cars which are from Japanese manufacturer. Honda Civic, Honda Celica, Toyota Supra and Toyota Chaser are top four cars in Ireland. Other top ranking cars are Honda S2000, Honda CRV, Toyota Aqua, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Mark X and Toyota Rav4.

Popular Cities of Ireland which import Japanese used Cars

  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Galway
  • Limerick
  • Waterford
  • Codrington