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Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) Cars Legal in 2020

Sean Morris Posted on December 4, 2019

R32 GT-R, R33 GT-R, and R34 GT-R


In 2020, vehicles produced in 1995 are legal to import, 25 years from the date of manufactuer.  From the 1995 Nissan Skyline GT-R - R33 version, to the Toyota Mega Cruiser, there are lots of Japanese cars legal to import. 


Here are some of the JDM cars that will be legal.


USA legal R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R

1995 Nissan Skyline GT-R.  The R33 version was produced from 1995 to 1998.  There were 16,674 R33 GT-R'S PRODUCED in Japan. About 1/3 the number of R32's. There are three distinct versions of the R33. The Series 1, Series 2, and Series 3. Series 1 are 1995. Series 2 are 1996. Series 3 are 1997-1998.

1995 Toyota Mega Cruiser USA legal in 2020

1995 Toyota Mega Cruiser.  With only 148 made from 1995 to 2002, there aren't many out there. However if you want a Hummer, but want it in Toyota flavor, this is the car for you. 

Nissan Rasheen

The Nissan Rasheen was produced from November 1994 to August 2000. The early models had a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder, while the 1998 up had a SR20DE available. 


Honda Civic EK JDM 1995 September

The EK version of the Honda Civic was sold from September 1995 in Japan. 


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III turns 25 in 2020

The third version of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is legal for import starting in February 2020.  The Evo III used the same platform as the Evo II, but with more power, and a number of small improvements. 

Mitsubishi Pajero Mini Kei car 660 cc

The Mitsubishi Pajero Mini is like a Pajero, but bite size. 660 cc engine, puts these into the Kei car class. These little four wheel drive vehicles had both normally aspirated and turbo versions.  

Honda Integra Type R. Legal for the US in 2020

Honda Integra Type R was first produced in Japan in 1995. 

These are just a few of the Japanese vehicles turning 25 years old in 2020.  What else are you waiting for?  

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