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Importing a car: everything you need to know

An import car is a vehicle you purchase from another country. In some cases, importing a car is more economical than buying it on the Dutch market. That is why CarOnSale makes it easy to buy an import car in Europe. Our online car auction gives you access to more than 20,000 dealers throughout Europe.

Wondering what is involved in car import? What does a car import cost and what should you pay attention to? We are happy to explain all that and more.

What is an import car?

An import car is a vehicle that you import from another country. The reason for doing so is, for example, to reduce costs or because you are looking for a specific vehicle that is not for sale in the Netherlands. Buying an imported car does mean that you have to prepare the car for the Dutch road. This includes applying for a Dutch license plate and paying BPM, although this is often lower for an imported car.

You will find more and more imported cars if you search for vehicles for sale. Are you specifically looking for an import car auction? Then CarOnSale is the right place for you. On our platform, you'll find hundreds of car auctions every day, from import used cars to dealer import cars.

What does an import car cost?

While buying an import car sometimes means you're cheaper, don't lose sight of the additional costs. Want to buy a vehicle from an import car auction through CarOnSale? Then you'll often be cheaper already. Moreover, you can safely and easily complete any transaction through our extensive online platform.

In addition, you should consider a number of additional costs for importing the vehicle:

  • Cost of residual BPM
  • Importing the car at the RDW
  • Registration of the import car
  • Applying for registration and making license plates
  • Transportation from abroad to the Netherlands

Buying a car through an import car auction at CarOnSale means that much of the extra cost and hassle is taken out of your hands. CaronSale is a mediator and facilitator. Transportation is also handled by CarOnSale.

Are you planning to import a car from abroad? You can outsource the process outsource, but that involves costs for the car import service. By taking on this task yourself - and partly outsourcing it to CarOnSale - you will avoid high extra costs and be cheaper.

With CarOnSale you have access to hundreds of car auctions in the Netherlands and abroad. The advisors at CarOnSale inspect each car and prepare a detailed report. So you know you know exactly what the condition of the vehicle is, as well as any damage and other important details. Importing a car is thus safer and easier than ever.

Why car imports are popular

We see more and more dealers buying import cars. That's because the Dutch car dealership market is limited. There is less supply than when you look at the whole of Europe. Therefore, more and more people are buying cars from Germany and other European countries. Through CarOnSale, this is made easy. View the offers of more than 20,000 car dealers throughout Europe at the click of a button.

Buying an import car often means a lower purchase price. So an import car auction not only offers more benefits; it is also easier to find a lower price for the vehicle you are looking for.

Buying an import car through CarOnSale

CarOnSale is the import car auction platform of Europe. With a clear online platform and very comprehensive inspection reports, trading is easier than ever. Whether you are looking to import a car from the dealer or to import used cars: CarOnSale is the right place for you. Importing a car has never been easier.

What our customers say about us
Autopark Castrop-Rauxel
Good service thanks to our contact person Ms Kaloglou. She is and was very helpful and courteous. We have only had good experiences with CarOnSale. Accordingly, always happy to do business with us again!
Bünyamin Solak
I am very satisfied with the site. Every problem is solved without delay. The site is very straightforward and easy to use. Very helpful and friendly staff. I can only praise my contact person Ms. Burcu, she is always available and helps with every issue. :)
Andreas Hubert
The platform works smoothly! I can only report positive things about this.
Sławomir Pietrzak
Very nice and competent people who work at Caronsale. Very good contact and every time a smooth transaction. Participating in the auctions at Caronsale are always pleasant and professionally conducted. Greetings to the whole team and I will certainly recommend you to others.

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