All auction houses have their own grade criteria but the following is a general guide.

6, 7 or S  =  New vehicle delivery kms only

5  =  Near new vehicle without damage.

4.5 = Vehicle in excellent condition and normally with very low mileage

4 =  Vehicle in good condition with no significant damage.

3.5 = Vehicle is in average condition for its age and mileage (normally with a few marks and scrapes but nothing significant)

3 = Might be modified or have some damage worthy of mention (normally explained by examiner in the report).

2 = May have significant modification or be in rough condition (normally explained by examiner in report)

1 = Not so good. Something seriously wrong with it. (Forget it).

RA = Has minor accident damage (often unrepaired).

R =  Has accident history. (will be detailed in the inspectors comments).


A = As new condition. No faults

B = Very clean condition, has usual wear expected for year/mileage.

C = Clean but with one or two defects. Usually a cigarette burn or scratch on dash/trim

D = Dirty or smells of cigarette smoke. A lot of wear and some rips.

The instant appearance of auction sheets of various auction houses may differ little, but, all the auction sheets describes the following information about the car to be bidden:

1. Lot number
2. Car name
3. Chassis Model
4. Chassis Number
5. Year of manufacturing
6. Auction Grade
7. Original color & Repainting

8. Doors
9. Service Recorded
10. Transmission
11. Interior features
12. Millage
13. Displacement
14. Previously used for private or rental services

15. Air condition
16. Gasoline /Diesel
17. Domestic/ imported
18. Problems
19. Seats-carrying capacity
20. Repair history/notes
21. Physical condition map