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CAR GRADING SYSTEM
Overall grade used by most auctions...
Grade S, 6 or 8 new car that is being sold in an auction.
Grade 5 a car with less than 10,000kms and less than 3 years old in perfect condtion.
Grade 4.5 excellent condition.
Grade 4 good but may need some paint or panel.
Grade 3.5 good but may need even more paint and panel or it has high kms, very few cars are given grade 4 if they are over 100,000kms.
Grade 3 has either serious paint and panel or it has had a panel replacement somewhere.
Grade 0, A, R, RA repair history cars, auctions define repair history "a car that has had an inside panel repaired in some way". This can be extremely minor to major...
Grade 1 can be 1). Flood history (rare); 2). After market/modified
Grade *** crash cars or cars that will not move (engine problems). Cars that have not been repaired. Auctions provide no information about the cars on the auction sheets. If the cars are drivable, no extra costs occur. If the motor does not start, extra transportation costs occur. If the engine does not start and is not stearable, transportation and port costs will be extremely high.

EXTERIOR & INTERIOR GRADING
some auctions use following
Some auctions have a letter, A, B or C to denote the exterior and interior grade separately. These letters can be seen near the overall grading number. A is excellent, B average and C below average.

CAR AUCTION SHEET
The number after the letter gives the severity of the damage.
1 = light, 2 = moderate, 3 = significant , 4 = major
A Scratch
U Dent
B Dent with scratch
W Wave, or repaired area
S Rust
C Corrosion (more severe)
P Needs painting
H Hole
XX Replaced panel
X Needs replacing
G Stone chip on glass
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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