About Japanese Imports

This section contains a whole range of posts about Japanese imports. Ways to buy a Japanese import car, parts, servicing, insurance and many more subjects will be covered in this section.



Picture of the odometer on a car imported from Japan: the subject of a Japanese import mileage check 1
“How do I know this low mileage is genuine?” This subject comes up frequently in discussions about Japanese import cars. Many used cars in Japan have extremely low mileage.  In the vast majority of cases, this is genuine.  Public transport is generally excellent and road tolls can be expensive.  As […]

How to: Japanese import mileage check


Picture of the target for Nissan Elgrand Japanese to English conversion. 38
I was asked recently whether the buttons and interface on the Nissan Elgrand could be changed from Japanese to English.  This seems to be asked frequently, so I thought I’d post my response to the question.  The following is based on the most commonly encountered Nissan E51 Elgrand as per […]

Nissan Elgrand Japanese to English conversion?