Japan Inspection Organization issue Roadworthiness certificate of used vehicle that was registered in Japan and was driven at Japanese roads. Used vehicle certification is the process of certifying that the vehicle has no issues. A certified pre-owned car or CPO is a type of used car that is inspected by Japan Inspection Organization inspector(s) and certified by JIO authority.
What JIO certified vehicle mean?
The JIO certified car is one that is previously registered & driven in Japan, and was inspected by Japan Inspection Organization inspector(s) before available for sale.
Which vehicle qualify as Certified vehicle?
The vehicle with no more than 50,000 kilometers mileage and no older than five years from the first registration in Japan, qualify to apply for the inspection of “Certified car”. However, in some cases vehicle older than 5 years and mileage more than 50,000 kilometers can qualify for “Certified car” if was extra ordinary maintained by previous owner. JIO Certified vehicles are subjected to a rigorous, multi-point inspection. If the vehicle meets JIO mandatory qualifications, it can offer for sale as a “JIO Certified Vehicle”. The most important factors for a potential “JIO Certified” vehicle are that it must be in excellent condition, be mechanically sound, younger than 5 years and have less than 50,000 kilometers mileage. If a vehicle doesn’t meet the JIO requirements, it will be rejected and no appeal will be accepted for re-inspection of such vehicle.
What’s the difference between certified used car and non-certified used cars?
A JIO certified used car comes with a inspection before being offered for sale. While a non-certified used car is offered for sale without any inspection at high risk.
Validity of JIO Certificate
The validity of roadworthiness certificate issued by this organization is 30 days from the date of inspection. After 30 days, used car dealer has to bring the vehicle at any JIO inspection center for re-inspection. Certificate will not re-issue without re-inspection of vehicle.