Since 1981, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has required all road vehicles to use a standard vehicle identification number,
referred to as a VIN.A VIN is a 17-digit alphanumeric number (cars made before 1981 may have lower numbers) an
alphanumeric number that can give you a lot of information about the car.
For example, the first number/digit is the code of the country where the car was made. The second number/digit signifies production or Manufacturer’s I.D.
and the lasd Ten Digits tells you about the model year and so on. Know more about other VIN information digits along with the meaning of individual characters
Please visit: http://www.decodethevin.com.
Locate Your VIN:
In most vehicles today, VINs are located in multiple locations within or outside the veicale.
The easiest place to find is usually on the dashboard where it meets the windshield.
Usually on the driver’s side.
Alternatively it is easy to find it on the door frame next to the driver’s side doorstep. Open the driver’s door and
Look for VINs near the driver’s door latch system on the door.