Decode any VIN Number and Learn the Vehicle Specifications in Seconds
Decode any VIN to get accurate vehicle specifications. We provide detailed vehicle specifications covering year, make, model, trim, engine, body type, technical specifications and more.
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How To Read a VIN Number
The VIN number, which is also known as the chassis number or serial number of the vehicle, is a 17-character alphanumeric code. This alphanumeric code differs from model to model and is assigned by the manufacturer to each vehicle. VIN Numbers can also contain 13 digits or 10 digits in the case of classic or antique vehicles manufactured before 1981.
Here is how to quickly read your VIN number.
Where Can You Find the VIN Number?
The VIN number can be found on the vehicle title or insurance paper with ease. The VIN number can also be called the “Chassis Number” on the insurance paper. Another place to check is your vehicle registration papers, which include the VIN number and can be listed as a Serial Number, Title or Identification number.You can also locate the VIN Number at numerous positions on the vehicle. Some of these locations are listed below for your guidance.
Why the VIN Is Important
If you’re interested in buying a used car, you can do a VIN lookup to get the vehicle history report and find records of its previous owners, accidents, and repairs. There are situations in which you will want to check a vehicle’s VIN, since many data registries use it to record details of the vehicle’s history. You can also find out if the manufacturer had ever issued a recall of the vehicle and whether those repairs were made. Finally, law enforcement agencies do a VIN check to identify vehicles that have been stolen.
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Frequently Asked Questions
13 digit VINs are known as classic VINs or antique VINs. To decode a 13 digit VIN number, Enter your 13 digit VIN, and wait for a few seconds and you will get your VIN decoded with all accurate vehicle specifications.
The first digit shows the country where the vehicle was manufactured. The second and third digits show the make or manufacturer and the car type respectively. The fourth to the eight digits usually represents the vehicle attributes such as the brand and the size. The ninth digit indicates the security code which classifies the VIN as approved by the manufacturer. The tenth digit represents the model year of the vehicle, and the eleventh digit shows the authorized plant which assembled the vehicle. The last six characters represent the serial number.