Cars in Japan are very carefully maintained and the Japanese roads are renowned to be the best in the world. Maintenance standards for motor cars driven in Japan are one of the highest in the world. Japanese government discourages people to own cars more than 5-6 years through a tier based “shaken” (technical car examination) system – the older the car is the more “shaken” tax you have to pay.

On the down side, Japanese Domestic Market JDM cars are right hand drive cars.