Imported Cars in Pakistan
Car manufacturers in Pakistan don’t provide many options to the customers, so the trend of buying imported cars got popular in no time. Pakistani auto market witnessed a sharp rise in car import in last decade. Moreover, with the passage of time, there has been an increase in imported car prices in Pakistan. Japan has been the most favorite country of Pakistani car importers. Other than Japan, people import cars from Korea, UK, USA, and other European Countries.
Popular Imported Cars in Pakistan
Popular imported cars in Pakistan are Daihatsu Mira, Daihatsu Move, Suzuki Alto, Suzuki Every, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Prius, Toyota Prado, Honda Vezel, Honda N One, Mercedes-Benz C Class, and BMW 7 Series.
Japanese imported cars occupy most of the imported cars market in Pakistan, but imported cars from other countries such as Germany, UK, USA, and China are also available. However, importers normally import used cars from Japan and new luxury vehicles from USA and Europe.
List of Imported Cars in Pakistan
The imported cars in Pakistan can be divided into different categories according to their engine capacity.
Suzuki Alto, Daihatsu Mira, Daihatsu Move, Nissan Dayz, and Honda N One are popular imported cars in the 660cc-800cc category.
Daihatsu Mira, a Japanese manufactured car, is popular in Pakistan because of its sleek exterior, comfortable interior, excellent fuel efficiency. The 660cc popular car is manufactured and imported from Japan.
The recent models of Daihatsu costs between PKR 10 Lacs and PKR 13 Lacs.
Suzuki Alto is also a Japanese manufactured car. It is popular in Pakistan because of its advanced features, economical price, and fuel efficiency. The car provides way more option than locally manufactured cars of same price category.
The price of the recent models of Suzuki Alto ranges from PKR 10-12 Lacs.
Toyota Passo and Toyota Vitz are popular imported cars in this category.
Toyota Passo is a 1000cc Japanese manufactured and popular imported car in Pakistan. The car has modern security features, a comfortable interior, and a stylish exterior. Passo is popular in Pakistan because it comes with a lot of features that locally manufactured cars of same price category doesn’t offer.
The 2013 Passo 1000cc in Pakistan costs around PKR 13 Lacs. The average price of Toyota Passo 2014 is around PKR 14 Lacs. 2015 Toyota Passo’s cost varies around PKR 15 Lacs.
Toyota Vitz, a subcompact hatchback, is a popular import in Pakistan. The Japan manufactured car is known to have modern features, gorgeous interior, and a vibrant exterior. In the 801cc-1000cc category, Vitz can be considered as the most popular imported car in Pakistan.
The price of recent models of Toyota Vitz ranges between PKR 12 Lacs and PKR 17 Lacs.
Toyota Probox, Toyota Belta, and Mitsubishi Lancer are popular cars in this category in Pakistan.
Toyota Belta, a 1298cc car, is Japanese manufactured. Belta can be seen on Pakistani roads quite often. The car is known for its unique safety features, excellent interior, sleek exterior, and high-performance.
The average price of the recent models of Belta is around PKR 15 lacs.
Mitsubishi Lancer 1.3L is also an imported car in demand in Pakistan. The latest model of Mitsubishi Lancer 1.3L in Pakistan comes in two variants: GLX M/T and GLX A/T.
The price of latest Mitsubishi Lancer 1.3L in Pakistan is around PKR 17 Lacs.
Toyota Aqua, Toyota Prius, Corolla Fielder, Honda Vezel, Honda Airwave, Honda Fit Hybrid, and Nissan Juke are popular imported cars in Pakistan in this category.
Toyota Aqua, a hybrid car, is known for its stylish design, salient features, and fuel efficiency. The three available variants of Toyota Aqua in Pakistan are Aqua S, Aqua G, and Aqua L. Toyota Aqua gives an average mileage of 22 KM/L.
The average cost of Toyota Aqua 13 is around PKR 17 Lacs in Pakistan. Toyota Aqua 2014 average price is around PKR 19 Lacs. Toyota Aqua 2015 costs around PKR 21 Lacs.
Toyota Prius, a hybrid car, is quite popular in Pakistan because of its sleek design and fuel efficiency. Prius gives an average fuel economy of 25 KM/L which makes it very popular.
The price of recent models of Prius varies between PKR 25 Lacs and PKR 40 Lacs.
Toyota Fielder, a Japanese manufactured wagon, is a popular family vehicle in Pakistan. The car has stylish exterior, premium interior, advanced safety features, and affordable price. Fielder is also considered as a fuel efficient station wagon. In short, Fielder is a beautiful car for family use.
The price of latest Toyota Fielder varies between PKR 14 Lacs and PKR 20 Lacs.
Honda Vezel is a subcompact crossover SUV manufactured in Japan by Honda. It has luxurious and modern interior and exterior. Honda Vezel Hybrid is known for being fuel efficient.
The price of latest models of Honda Vezel varies between PKR 30 Lacs and PKR 40 Lacs.
1601cc to Onwards
Toyota Premio, Toyota Prius Alpha, Mercedes-Benz C-class, Mercedes-Benz E-class, BMW 3 series, Lexus CT200h, Audi A5, and Audi A4 are popular cars in this category.
Toyota Japan manufactures Toyota Premio 1.8L. The sedan is considered as a compact luxury car. Toyota Premio is known for its sleek design, safety features, fuel efficiency, and premium performance.
The price of latest Toyota Premo in Pakistan starts from PKR 30 Lacs.
Mercedes Benz C Class
Mercedes Benz C Class is a luxury car manufactured in Germany. The 1800cc car has a gorgeous exterior that appeases the eyesight. The sophisticated car is popular because of its modern features and durability.
The price of recent models of Mercedes Benz C Class in Pakistan starts from PKR 45 Lacs.
How to Import Cars from Japan to Pakistan?
The process of importing cars from Japan is a bit complicated and hectic. The process of importing a car starts by participating in an online auction. Anyone can participate in an online auction, but you’ll have to sign-up with any of the car importing companies.
- You’ll be asked to pay $1000 (completely refundable) to be the part of the auction.
- After making this payment, you’ll be eligible to bid on any of the cars. If you win an auction, you will get a notification in the auction date.
- If you win the auction, the company will ask you to pay the remaining amount along with cost and freight charges.
- After the confirmation of the payment, the company will send you all documents (Original Invoice, Original and Translated Export Certificate, copies of original lading bill) via courier.
- Your car will reach Karachi Port Trust in 15 days. Now, you’ll need a customs agent who will take care of the entire process of customs clearance, passport fee, and port charges.
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