An Audi window sticker is a very important document that is found in most cars. While it is advisable that you get a window sticker, it is also essential that you know what the numbers mean.
In this article, we will be looking at the numbers of an Audi window sticker and what they mean.
What do the numbers mean on an Audi window sticker?
- At the top left corner we have the vehicle description and the VIN number. The VIN number is a 17 digit number that acts as a unique identifier for the vehicle.
- Below that we have the standard equipment, which is included at no charge. The standard equipment include the Exterior, Interior, Mechanical Feature, Safety/Security/Options and the Warranty.
- Next we have the MSRP which is the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. This is simply the price that the vehicle’s manufacturer recommends that the vehicle be sold at the point of sale.
- At the far right, we have the fuel economy and environment which shows you the fuel consumption and the amount you can hope to save
How do you read a window sticker?
The year, model and trim level are usually at the top of the window sticker. You can determine the percentage of U.S. and Canadian parts in this section of the window sticker.
The safety ratings will appear in this section if a car was crash tested. All cars will display the warranty coverage on the window sticker.
Where is the build date on an Audi Window Sticker
The vehicle build date which is the date the vehicle was built can be found
Up at the top of your window sticker you will see a number called blend, the last 6 numbers, that is your scheduled build date.
Can You Tell Trim Level By VIN?
There are a couple of different ways to tell the trim level of a car.
The first and most common is to look at the VIN and see what digits lead to the 17 characters’ VIN. The second way is to look at the sticker in the driver’s door jamb and decode it.
You can refer to how to read Audi truck VIN numbers for a proper way of decoding.