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Car History / Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – Free VIN Number Decode Information
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Manual VIN Decode

17 digit VIN numbers can be decoded by breaking it first into 6 fields and then using the decode tables below to translate the VIN (vehicle identification number) into a description. Several of the fields are manufacturer specific and are not included in the tables below:

1. Character #1, length 3 of the VIN number is the World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI) the first character is the country, the next 1 or 2 designates the manufacturer. (see table below)
2. Character #4, length 5 of the VIN number is the body style or features, varies by manufacturer
3. Character #9, length 1 of the VIN number is a check digit, helps verify that the VIN has been entered accurately
4. Character #10, length 1 of the VIN number is the model year (see table below)
5. Character #11, length 1 of the VIN number identifies the assembly plant
6. Character #12, length 6 of the VIN number is the manufacturer sequence number

There are over 1 million VIN patterns which includes the WMI and Body Style, to look up a specific VIN and get a Vehicle History Report

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World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI) Note that not all the codes have 3 positions. In the case of two position codes, the blank code is not a blank, but usually represents part of the body style or division. If the third position is a “9”, it means that the manufacturer will produce less than 500 units per year.

Digit 1 Digit 2 Digit 3 Manufacturer Country
1 F Ford USA
1 G General Motors USA
1 G C General Motors / Chevrolet USA
1 G M General Motors / Pontiac USA
1 L Ford / Lincoln USA
1 L Ford / Mercury USA
1 N Nissan USA USA
1 V W Volkswagen USA USA
1 Y V Mazda USA USA
2 Y Ford Canada Canada
2 Y 1 Chevrolet Canada Canada
2 G 1 Pontiac Canada Canada
2 G General Motors Canada Canada
2 H M Hyundai Canada Canada
2 M Mercury Canada Canada
3 F Ford Mexico Mexico
3 G General Motors Mexico Mexico
3 V W Volkswagen Mexico Mexico
4 F Mazda USA USA
4 M Mercury USA
4 S Subaru-Isuzu Automotive USA
5 L Lincoln USA
6 F Ford Australia Australia
6 H General Motors Holden Australia Australia
6 M M Mitsubishi Australia Australia
6 T 1 Toyota Australia Australia
9 B W Volkswagen Brazil Brazil
J A Isuzu Japan
J F Subaru Japan
J H Honda Japan
J M Mazda Japan
J N Nissan Japan
J S Suzuki Japan
J T Toyota Japan
K L Daewoo Korea
K M H Hyundai Korea
K N Kia Korea
S A J Jaguar England
S A L Land Rover England
S C C Lotus cars England
T R U Audi Germany
V F 1 Renault France
V F 3 Peugeot France
V F 7 Citroen France
V A U Audi Germany
W B A BMW Germany
W B A BMW Germany
W D B Mercedes-Benz Germany
W P 0 Porsche Germany
W V 2 Volkswagen Germany
W V W Volkswagen Germany
Y K 1 Saab Finland, Sweden
Y S 1 Saab Finland, Sweden
Z D F Ferrari Dino Italy
Z F A Fiat Italy
Z F F Ferrari Italy

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Model Year – Position #10

J= 1988 – K= 1989 – L= 1990 – M= 1991 – N= 1992 – P= 1993 – R= 1994
S= 1995 – T= 1996 – V= 1997 – W= 1998 – X= 1999 – Y= 2000
1= 2001 – 2= 2002 – 3= 2003 – 4= 2004 – 5= 2005 – 6= 2006 – 7 2007 – 8 2008 – 9 2009
A 2010 – B 2011 – C 2012 – D 2013 – E 2014 – F 2015 – G 2016 – H 2017 – I 2018