Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Cars 1960?
Cars1960 is one of the best and most reliable international car auction Brokers in Nigeria. We are situated in Lagos and are fully registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. The business is built on integrity and our slogan is ‘A cool Kobo is better than a hot Naira’.
How much is the service charge?
It depends the car you are buying; if you are buying cars produced between the year 2000 and the year 2009, our service charge is #100,000 but if you are purchasing cars produced between the year 2010 and the year 2020, then our service charge is #200,000.
How long does it take to deliver?
When do I get my car shipped if I buy?
It depends on who pays first as the method of operation is on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis and it also depends on the availability of space because our shipping company loads every two weeks.
How long does clearing take?
It depends on the readiness of the owner of the car to be cleared. If the owner pays on time then it takes 2 days for a car while it takes 5 working days for a container.
How do I bid?
You cannot do the bidding all by yourself; we recommend you use our platform to bid.
How do I know the car I’m buying is okay to buy?
That is our job; we have trusted persons that will certify it over there before we buy, so you do not have to worry about anything.
Where is your office located?
103 Ogunusi Road, Isheri, Ojodu Berger
What is the guarantee of my deposit?
100% refund if we do not buy any car. However, if we buy the car you must pay for it and if you do not pay, you will lose the deposit. See our terms and conditions for more details.
Can I send payment to auction myself?
Yes, but we have to verify the source of the money you are sending.
Do I need to come to your office to fill the form?
You can come over but if you do not have such luxury of time then you do not have to worry.
How much is the security deposit?
Any amount that is higher between 10% of the car cost or $400.
Can I ask that my deposit be refunded if I don’t want to deal again?
Yes, sure you can.
Can I get a car that costs less than 1 million Nara?
No, you cannot get a car that costs less than a million naira.
How do you ensure the custom papers are complete?
We ensure we pay the custom duty fees and we always pay the full amount.
Do you accept cash deposits?
We accept cash deposits only when it is not up to #500,000 in order to avoid suspicions of money laundering.
What do I do if I don’t get my car?
You will definitely get your car or we will make a refund according to our terms and condition.
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes you can, but it is limited to only two instalments.
Can you deliver outside Lagos?
Yes we can, but it attracts an additional cost which will be discussed before delivering the vehicle.
How do I buy a car on Cars1960?
You can check our website or contact our customer service representatives for details.
Who will do the clearing?
We can help you do it or you can do it; the choice is yours.
How much will I pay for clearing?
The year and model of the vehicle will determine the amount you will pay for clearing.