Leave the stress and work to us,
so you can focus on enjoying your new “car life”.


Important message to all our customers regarding COVID-19

Dear our customers, partners, and friends.

Thank you always for being with us. We have been facing an unexpected and difficult situation because of COVID-19. Our customers, employees, families, friends, and communities are affected by the impact of the virus. It is uncertain as to how long this situation will continue and when it will end. Alternativa would like to respond to the situation and work on it effectively.

We are very grateful to the medical healthcare workers and others who work to ensure that we have healthcare, safety, and sanitation. Also, we hope people infected by the virus to recover soon. In order to prioritize the safety of our customers, employees, partners, and friends, we would like to apply a flexible working system. We plan to make all efforts to minimize disruption.

We, the staff at Alternativa, remain available to help our customers as always. If you need any help for your safe stay in Japan, we are here for you.
If you have any questions or concern, please contact us.

Naoko Ueda


Alternativa is dedicated to ensuring your safety and assurance when driving in Japan. Your safety is our top priority and we will find the best solutions to meet your needs.

Our policy is "We are always ready for you" and our mission is to build a strong relationship filled with trust between us.

Our support and dedication does not end with the delivery of the leased item. Our comprehensive after care program ensures peace of mind throughout your time in Japan.
we give you only the best



We specialize in total car and customer support for non-Japanese residents



1 Consultation by email.
2 Estimates on your car and insurance are prepared
3 Completion of the registration process,
we will need these required documents & items from you.
4 Sign the final contract and pick up your new car.
5 Enjoy your new car.
6 Stay in touch. Bring your car in for any needed maintenance.
We are also available for consultation on car and insurance issues.
*We hate to say goodbye, but all good things must come to an end eventually.
When the time comes and your lease comes to an end, we kindly ask that you complete both your lease and insurance payments. Also, that you clean your leased car, remove all your belongings and fill the tank before returning your car.


COPIES OF YOUR residency card, passport,
international driver’s license or Japanese license if you have one,
bank book (the front and second page)
PAYMENTS FOR first month’s lease, one time registration fee, first month’s insurance,
JAF membership, security deposit, delivery fee
OTHER inkan (your personal name seal used as your signature)


*Prices listed are average estimates and actual pricing may differ.
Monthly Lease Small Car (Kei):
22,000 yen - 44,000 yen

Medium/Large Car (Futsusha):
From 33,000 yen
*Depending on lease period and type of vehicle
  • The car itself
  • Gaining tax if applicable
  • Automobile tax
  • Weight tax
  • Compulsory insurance (different from personal car insurance)
  • Shaken car inspection
  • 12 month check-up
  • Oil changes
  • Element changes
  • Battery changes
  • Snow tires
  • Tire changes
  • Windshield rubber replacement
  • Bulb & light replacement
  • A temporary replacement car to use while your car is being serviced.
Monthly Insurance
(first year)
Under 26 years old
15,000-20,000 yen

26 years old or older
12,000-18,000 yen
*If you are renting a medium/large car, the cost may be more than the prices shown above. Feel free to contact us for a quote.

Types of insurance and coverage included:
  • Unlimited bodily injury liability insurance.
  • Unlimited property damage liability insurance with zero yen deduction.
  • 30 million yen or above max accident insurance for each driver and passenger.
  • Vehicle insurance with zero yen deduction for the first accident and 100,000 yen deduction for the second accident.
Registration Fee 13,200 yen One time payment.
*Waved if you have leased through Alternativa before. Contact us for details.
Delivery Fee Small Car (Kei):
45,000 yen

Medium/Large Car (Futsusha):
50,000 yen
One time payment. The price includes both trips: delivery at the beginning of a contract and pick-up when a contract terminates.
*This cost will not be applied if you pick up / drop off a vehicle by visiting our office in Toyooka, Hyogo OR Ichinomiya, Aichi.
Security Deposit Small Car (Kei):
25,000 yen

Medium/Large Car (Futsusha):
Charge is equal to the cost of one month's lease
Depending on several factors upon the return of your car, it is possible that part of the deposit will be returned. However, in some cases this is not the case and none of the deposit will be returned.
Feel free to contact us for a more accurate price estimate.


Below is a list of some of the cars we offer. However, please be aware that the cars listed below may not be available in the pictured color or at all. Please contact us with inquiries about available cars.

Daihatsu e:S

Daihatsu e:S front Daihatsu e:S back Daihatsu e:S side Daihatsu e:S steering wheel Daihatsu e:S back seat Daihatsu e:S trunk
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NOTE: The pictures and information listed are for one of these cars. We may not have this specific car available but a similar one. Please contact us for details.
MAKER Daihatsu
YEAR 2018
MILEAGE Under 6,600km
KMPL 16.8km/liter

Toyota Aqua

Toyota Aqua front Toyota Aqua back Toyota Aqua side Toyota Aqua steering wheel Toyota Aqua backseat Toyota Aqua trunk Toyota Aqua back seat
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NOTE: The pictures and information listed are for one of these cars. We may not have this specific car available but a similar one. Please contact us for details.
MAKER Toyota
YEAR 2017
MILEAGE Under 29,800km