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What is Grading System?
What is Grading System?Grading is very important part in process of Inspection sheet. Grading describes your vehicle conditions and usage.

It allows the buyers to decide how much the same vehicle will cost in the market or how longer the same vehicle will now run. These Gradings are always been done under very strict and standard way of Auto Auction, so that none of the buyers or sellers will think that he is been cheated.
Auction Sheet Grading Explaination.
Dents
U1 U2
U1 Grade Car Dent U2 Grade Car Dent
U3  
U3 Grade Car Dent  
Scratches
A1 A2
A1 Grade Car Scratche A2 Grade Car Scratche
A3  
A3 Grade Car Scratche  
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Auction Sheet Grading Explaination.
Dents with scratches
B1(USS U1+A1) B2(USS U2+A2)
B1 Grade Car B2 Grade Car
B3(USS U3+A3)  
B3 Grade Car  
Wave
W1 W2
W1 Grade Car W2 Grade Car
W3  
W3 Grade Car  
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Auction Sheet Grading Explaination.
Cracks
Cracks Cracks
Panal Colours
These car have P marked on the auction sheet, panals will be different colours, it generally occurs when plastic bumpers are painted the same colour as the body. It doesn't happen so often on cars with metalic paint.
Rust
S1 : There is some slight rust, no bigger than the palm of your hand.
S2 : There is some rust, a little bigger than S1.
S3 : There is some rust that will need to be repaired.
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Panal replaced or needs replacing.
XX : This shows that a panal has been changed.
X : This shows that a panal will need to be replaced.
Please find below the Gradings with their descriptions:
Total Grading
S First registration is within the last 1 year and almost equivalent to New car
6 Excellent Condition and no repair work needed (mileage below 30,000km)
5 Excellent Condition and no repair work needed (mileage below 60,000km)
4.5 Good Condition and repair work is maybe unnecessary
4 Reasonably good condition but little repair work maybe needed
3.5 Some repair work needed or slightly higher mileage than average
3 Many repair work needed or high mileage
2 Condition is bad
1 Modified, Debased or Affected Car (Submergence, damaged from salt, hailstorm etc.)
R Accidented and repaired car
RA Higher Graded Accidented and Repaired car
R1 Complex grading of the above "R" and "1"
RA1 Complex grading of the above "RA" and "1" *** : accidented and not repaired car, cars for parts recycle use, non-driveable car.
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Exterior grade
A. A car which is in very good condition.
B. A car which may have some scratches or dents the sizes could be from 5 cm to 15 cm.
• A car which may have been repaired and there is a slight wave.
• A car which may have some chips in the glass.
C. A car which may have some scratches, about 15 to 30 cm in size.
• A car which may have some dents the size is a fist or larger.
• A car which may have been repaired and there may be a slight wave.
D A car which may have a lot of scratches.
• A car which may have some dents.
• A car which may have dents or scratches which require a panal to be changed.
• A car which may have been repaired but needs a panal to be re-repared.
• A car which may have a lot of rusts or some erosions.
E A car which needs a complete paint job.
• A car which has a lot of erosions.
Please find below the Gradings with their descriptions:
Interior grade
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A. A car which is in very good condition.
It may have a few small blemishes
B. A car which is in good condition.
• It may have some blemishes or small screw holes in the dash.
• It may have a few cigarrete burns.
• It may be a little dirty, but would clean up with a wash.
C. A car which is in average condition.
• It will have some cigarete burns, the seats will have some wear or tears, there may be some screw holesin the dashboard or small fine cracks.
• It will be a little dirty but if it is cleaned, it becomes a grade B.
D A car which is lower than average condition.
• It will have a lot of burns, and tears that will need repair.
• There may be some warping in the dashboard.
• It will have stains that won't clean up.
E A car which bad condition.
• It will have some cracks or gaps in the dash.
• The interior or seats will have many stains and some sagging in the seats.
• The interior may smell bad.
Please find below diffrence in Marking System of different Auction Auto Auctions:
Auctions Houses USS, Bay, Arai, Ju , CAA, RAA, BCN, ZIP, NASA HONDA, TOYOTA, AA, AUCNET
Dents Not Mentioned or U1 U1
U1 U2
U2 U3
U3 U4
Scratches Not Mentioned or A1 A1
A1 A2
A2 A3
A3 A4
Dent with Scratches Not Mentioned or B1 B1
B1 B2
B2 B3
B3 B4
Waves W1 W1
W2 W2
W3 W3
Rust S1 S1
S2 S2
S3 S3
Panels XX XX
X X
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