Honda CR-V Hybrid Import Information

2019 to 2022 Honda CR-V e:HEV hybrid 2.0L (RT5, RT6)

Honda CR-V Hybrid Import Information and SEVS import eligibility for Australia

Honda CR-V hybrid eHEV Black Edition

The January 2019 to September 2022 Honda CR-V hybrid 2.0 L 5-door ‘compact crossover’ SUV can be imported to Australia from Japan.

The CR-V hybrid is called the Honda CR-V e:HEV in Japan and several 5-seat models are available in 2WD (RT5) and 4WD (RT6).

Honda CR-V hybrid import model options from Japan

CR-V hybrid e-HEV EX
CR-V hybrid e-HEV EX Master Piece
CR-V hybrid e-HEV EX Black Edition

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Contact us for current availability and pricing if you would like to import your own CR-V hybrid SUV to Australia.

Every vehicle of interest to our clients is carefully inspected in person at auction, with more pictures provided along with market pricing guidance to help set the budget.

There is a good selection of CR-V hybrid models going through auction in Japan every week – we can assist with the entire process from choosing the best example to shipping it to Australia.

We specialise in direct car import from Japan and have been sourcing vehicles to order for private Australian buyers for over 25 years.

Every vehicle is hand-picked and we only source the very best.

We make Honda CR-V hybrid import easy with physical inspections of vehicles by experienced staff at over 30 auctions every week in the Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, and Kyushu / Fukuoka regions.

We start by focusing only on vehicles with the highest auction grades. But there is a LOT more involved than just basic auction grading !

Auction reports are often not reliable – we inspect every vehicle of interest in person to ensure it is up to our standard and has the options and features you want.

Most people (even Japanese export agents) do not realise that a significant % of vehicles in Japan are bought and sold by Japanese dealers for a quick profit between different auctions. If you are not aware of this you will almost certainly pay more than you needed to for exactly the same car.

Our experience with this situation alone will often save you more than the cost of our service fee.

Our import agent service includes a pre-check for past auction records using JCHC, at no cost to you. This allows us to rule out:

  • Cars recently auctioned and moved to a different auction for quick resale

  • Graded R (accident repair) cars changed to higher grades

  • Cars that have passed in unsold multiple times indicating a problem with the condition and/or price.

Our thorough Japan auction inspections include checks of engine, transmission, air conditioning / electrics plus pictures inside, outside and underneath showing options / features and any condition issues. Just like the auction history checks, in-person inspections at auction are all part of our service – no extra charge.

Following these rules and being very selective on quality allows us to consistently target first-time auctioned vehicles for our clients in the best condition and at the best price.

We also ensure that any outstanding factory recalls are completed prior to export from Japan, which is essential before import to Australia / SEVS compliance. *Recall work is free in Japan and will be arranged at no extra charge before your vehicle goes to the Port, but please note there will be a small transport charge (generally $200 to $300) to send the vehicle to the nearest Honda dealer.

Once your CR-V hybrid has been exported from Japan all original paperwork and additional items such as spare keys and books are sent to you by EMS. This includes the Export Certificate (showing up to the last two re-registration inspection dates and odometer readings, depending on vehicle age) for your peace of mind.

Port clearance and compliance will be arranged for you, and registration can also be taken care of by the compliance workshop for your convenience.

For more detail see How our import process works.

Our automated auction alerts system ensures you never miss a suitable car.

Set up FREE auction alerts to receive daily email updates for the hybrid CRV – the easiest way to monitor auction vehicles in Japan.

Check recent Japan auction CR-V hybrid sale price.

View all vehicle import options for Australia.

Honda CR-V hybrid Pictures

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Honda CRV hybrid EX Japan front seat

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