This black 2011 Nissan Elgrand Highway Star Premium 4WD 3.5L model with 44,000 kms was inspected for a client at HAA Kobe auction on 16 July 2016. Despite being graded 4.5 B it was in average used condition and should probably have been graded 4.
It is a good example of the type of vehicle that we don’t recommend to our clients, unless they wish to save money by buying lower quality. Typically this sort of vehicle would be bought by an importer for resale, once it had been cleaned, painted and detailed.
In contrast, this 2011 E52 Elgrand in very clean condition is the sort of vehicle we do recommend.
Premium options included dual power slide doors, power tailgate, front and rear parking sonar, factory around view monitor and TV, and full leather seats.
Right front bumper was scratched as pictured. Paint condition was fairly dirty and dull from outdoor storage. Tyres were close to bald. A set of snow tyres showed it had been used in the snow most likely on mountain roads in the Osaka area. As a result there was noticeable rust underneath the vehicle which was fairly significant for a 5 year old car.
Interior carpets were dirty, clearly a family car with small toys left in the car.
It sold for 2,345,000 Yen FOB, which would be approx. $39,400 complied (at 79.3 Yen to the dollar), plus tyres and on road costs.
We only source the best vehicles with clean and tidy interiors, and only vehicles we would be pleased to own ourselves. This is why we are constantly told by clients that the vehicles we source are well above the condition of most others on the local market.
Whether you’re looking for a low km 2011 Nissan Elgrand Highway Star Premium 350 4WD like this, or another year or model of vehicle we can find it for you in nice condition.
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It is vital when sourcing your vehicle to use an agent that takes the time to physically check each vehicle and looks beyond the auction pictures and report to confirm condition. Some vehicles may have an unpleasant smoke or other odour, rust underneath, or other faults which are impossible to know without inspection.
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