Top 5 Japanese Vehicles for Barbados

Top 5 Japanese Vehicles for Barbados

Barbados is a lovely island located in The Caribbean’s region of North America, with a population of around 300,000 people.

As other Caribbean region it is also host to used Japanese vehicles. Barbados is not densely populated hence there are few local dealers dealing in Japanese used vehiclesAs well as the dealers in Japan are also limited when it comes to that market. Due to the import regulation, Barbados only allows 4 years old vehicle hence the Japanese used vehicles being exported to Barbados are of high quality and a bit towards expensive side.

STC Japan has been dealing in this market and has a strong reputation.

We would like to shortlist the top 5 Japanese used vehicles that are being currently imported in Barbados.

Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift is the one of the most fuel efficientcar in the in its category and provides mileage of15km/l. The models include ZC72S, ZC82S and ZC32S. It is also famous for its iconic shape and the futuristic features.The features are introducing in Suzuki Swift, Air Conditioner, CD player, Defogger, Remote Boot/Fuel-Lid, Tachometer, Cup Holders, and AM/FM Radio.  Suzuki is a well- known brand you can trust on it. It is very dependable with low maintenance cost. It also comes in Rs grade for customers who are more interested in sporty vehicle.

Toyota AQUA

Toyota Aqua was introduced in 2011, in 1.5L Hybrid engine. It was continued with the engine of first generation of Toyota Prius with some modifications hence it provides a remarkable fuel average of 26 km/lThe interior and features are fog light, Power mirror, soft touch and durable seats,anti-lock braking, dual front airbag package, head airbags, and seatbelts – pre-tensioners front seats that make your drive safer.Toyota Aqua 2015 and 2016model variations are( 2015 S 2015 L 2015 G 2015 X Urban 2015 G LED Soft Leather Selection) ( 2016 G X Urban 2016 X Urban Solid, 2016 S). Likewise Suzuki Swift it also come in sports Grade of Aqua G`s, but the engine remains the same.

Toyota Corolla Axio

Toyota Corolla Axio which is one of the most popular cars in the export category had also positioned itself strongly in the Barbados market also. For its elegant look and interior it’s considered quite economical.  It comes in both hybrid (1.5 liters) and petrol (1.3 & 1.5 liters) engines. It offers all safety features and a very well contrasted interior in the basic package which contributes in making it quite popular and obtains sustainable market value.


Toyota Vitz is considered as one of the most successful vehicle in Japanese market, with its entire model maintaining their popularity across the globe. The hatch back vehicle is a perfect option for a family looking for low maintenance car. The standard features of the car includes air conditioning, for better control and handling of the car it is fitted with traction control system, electronic brake force distribution and electronic stability program. Moreover, the entertainment features in the car includes Radio CD with 6 Speakers.


Mazda Axela was launched in 2003 and grew popularity amongst its competitors. The new Mazda Axela comes with a sleek design that gives competition to both its luxury and sporty players.  The interior is very spacious and includes stock 7 inch screen.  The engine comes in 2.0 & 2.5 L Skyactive engine and I-stop technology hence making it partly hybrid. It comes standard with active safety features includes a reversing camera, Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), and SP25 Limited models gain High Beam Control (HBC), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Distance Recognition Support System (DRSS), Forward Obstruction Warning (FOW), Smart Brake Support (SBS), Smart City Brake Support (SCBS).