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Import Honda Odyssey hybrid Australia

Import Honda Odyssey hybrid to Australia Related: Honda Odyssey Hybrid Import Information Related: Other hybrid people mover import options for Australia Want to import Honda Odyssey hybrid to Australia ?  It’s the perfect time ! The Odyssey is well known in Australia with the petrol-only versions being one of the best-selling people movers here for many years. With fuel prices constant...


October 28, 2023 / Australian Compliance, General News, Hybrid electric, People Movers
Last chance for old SEVS models

Last Orders for OLD SEVS Models

Changes to the import regulations for Australia have been dragging on for so long (over 6 years) that some people may not realise that many popular older models will soon become impossible to import. A whole range of models will be blocked from 1 April 2022, including petrol / diesel people movers like the Nissan Elgrand, Toyota Estima, Mitsubishi Delica, Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire. Petrol...


September 1, 2021 / General News, Import Regulations, People Movers
2016 Toyota Alphard Hybrid Executive Lounge right front

$9K OFF just for being DIRTY ?! – 2016 Alphard HYBRID Executive Lounge

Well, there was a little more to it than that (but not much). View full pictures for this 2016 Alphard Hybrid Executive Lounge We inspected this 2016 Toyota Alphard HYBRID Executive Lounge 4WD 2.5L people mover with 26,777 kms and JBL sound system at auction in Japan, in July 2018. Luxury features included radar cruise control with collision prevention, full cameras, dual powerslide doors, power t...


July 11, 2018 / General News, People Movers
Toyota Alphard Hybrid Price Reduction

Up to $10,000 OFF Toyota Alphard and Vellfire Hybrid Prices this Year

Good news for those wanting to direct import one of Toyota’s luxury Alphard or Vellfire hybrid people movers this year ! The removal of import duty from Jan 2018 together with a strong exchange rate has reduced the price of these amazing vehicles by about $3K on a $50,000 complied vehicle and over $10K on a $100,000 complied vehicle compared to 2017. Being classified as a fuel efficient ve...


January 17, 2018 / General News, People Movers
2019 Import Regulation Changes Backflip 2

2019 Import Regulation Changes Media Release

According to today’s Media Release from Minister Paul Fletcher, the 2019 Import Regulation Changes WILL NOT allow the parallel import of new cars. The Media Release cites “cost and complexity” outweighing “minimal consumer benefit” for this complete backflip on what was proudly announced by the Minister only 18 months ago (and still claimed to be going ahead in comm...


August 16, 2017 / General News, Import Regulations, People Movers
Toyota Estima blocked

Import your People Mover before they’re BLOCKED

With proposed changes to the Australian Vehicle Import Regulations looming in 2018, it’s worth a reminder that people movers such as the Nissan Elgrand, Toyota Estima and Mitsubishi Delica will most likely be blocked from import as a secondhand vehicle (unless they are a hybrid). There may only be 6 months left to import one of these if the changes go ahead as the Govt. has previously indi...


July 14, 2017 / General News, Import Regulations, People Movers
Alphard Hybrid front

2015+ Toyota Alphard Hybrid and Vellfire Hybrid – importing now

We are currently sourcing the 2015 to 2017 Toyota Alphard Hybrid and Vellfire 30 Series Hybrid directly from Japan, with auction prices ranging from approx. $55,000 to $115,000 complied depending on specification level, kms and condition. This is the current model now on sale in Japan so we can also order a NEW 2017 model from Toyota for you to your exact specifications. NOTE:  Limited numbers ...


January 25, 2017 / Australian Compliance, General News, People Movers
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NEW Alphard & Vellfire 30 Series Hybrids ~ Order Now

For all those who’ve been waiting to import this model to Australia, compliance is now available for the 2015 to current Toyota Alphard and Vellfire 30 Series Hybrid. This is the current model now on sale in Japan. NOTE:  Limited numbers will be available for import due to SEVS compliance quotas. So it is advisable to act quickly to confirm your order. View specifications, pictures and vi...


November 5, 2016 / Australian Compliance, General News, People Movers
SEVS 2018

Less 2nd Hand Import Choice under SEVS 2018

Under a revised and in many ways more restrictive Import Scheme for Aust in 2018, many enthusiast vehicle models will remain blocked from import if they were originally sold here new and other options will be quietly removed... It appears likely that people movers such as the Toyota Estima, Nissan Elgrand and Mitsubishi Delica (that currently form the bulk of 2nd hand imports to Australia and k...


October 20, 2016 / Classic cars, General News, Import Regulations, People Movers

NEW HYBRID Toyota Alphard & Vellfire 30 Series ~ AVAILABLE for import in 2017

The HYBRID Toyota Alphard and Vellfire 30 series has just been added to the SEVS eligible list. This allows 2015+ right up to new models to be imported to Australia. We will soon be able to assist you to order a NEW Hybrid Toyota Alphard and Vellfire Hybrid 30 Series to your exact specifications directly from Toyota, and organise import to Australia. Model information — Toyota Alphard &a...


September 20, 2016 / Australian Compliance, General News, People Movers
Toyota Alphard Hybrid and Vellfire Hybrid

Toyota Alphard Hybrid & Vellfire Hybrid ~ NOW AVAILABLE for import

Compliance has just become available for the Toyota Alphard Hybrid and Vellfire Hybrid 20 series, with 2011 to 2014 models eligible for import right now. This high end MPV is larger and a class above the Toyota Estima / Tarago, and is a direct rival to the Nissan Elgrand in terms of quality and features. The 20 series Alphard and the sportier, more aggressively styled Vellfire have a 2.4L petro...


August 8, 2016 / Australian Compliance, General News, People Movers
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NEW Toyota Alphard & Vellfire LUXURY people movers are coming !

The current model 30 Series Toyota Alphard & Vellfire LUXURY people movers will soon be available for import. Compliance for 2015+ models is expected by Dec 2016 with sample vehicles just arriving now for the required SEVS testing process. These are fitted with all sorts of luxury features and are a very popular high end vehicle in many Asian countries. Watch videos of Alphard and Vellfir...


June 24, 2016 / Australian Compliance, General News, People Movers
Mitsubishi Delica D5 4WD

Diesel Delica D5 import to Australia ~ now possible

It has been possible to import the petrol Mitsubishi Delica D:5 for the last couple of years but compliance for the Diesel D5 has only recently become available, making it possible for Diesel Delica D5 import to Australia. A 2WD version was also sold in Japan but only the 4WD D5 made it onto the SEVS list for import to Australia, with a choice of either petrol or diesel engines. The petrol wa...


May 27, 2016 / Australian Compliance, People Movers
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Toyota Estima not importable under new regulations ?

See our full Toyota Estima Import and Model Guide here. Toyota Estima Hybrid models are likely to become eligible for import under the new SEVS vehicle import regulations announced by the Aust. Govt. on 10 Feb 2016. However, current industry feeling is that these regulation changes could at the same time BLOCK standard Estima petrol models from being imported altogether. If this happens it...


May 24, 2016 / Australian Compliance, People Movers
Nissan Elgrand E52 NISMO version

Luxury People Mover ~ 2010 to 2012 E52 Nissan Elgrand

The Nissan Elgrand is a full-size luxury people mover. It is a very practical, comfortable and high optioned people mover with excellent fuel economy for its size. There have been three model developments so far — the E50, the E51 and the latest E52, all of which can be imported to Australia. June 2010 to May 2012 E52 Elgrands can be imported providing they have the OEM ‘around view mon...


April 26, 2016 / Australian Compliance, People Movers
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