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Old 8th October 2013, 18:36   #1501
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You need to provide the last Character of Chassis number . example given above.
Hi Wildon,

My bad, did a PDI of both the vehicles. below are the VIN numbers:
MA3FLEB1S00175443CD
MA3FLEB1S00201529HD

I assume the 2nd is a August 2013. However if you could please confirm and share the report.

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My friend got a May manufactured Titanium ecoboost allocated in September and had multiple followups with the Dealer and Ford India, to understand the reason.
Mine is a Titanium (0) TDCi, mars red. Thanks for posting the explanation given by dealer and Ford India, infact even my Vento was 2 months old when i took delivery, was a little surprised in case of Ecosport since its flying off the shelves.

@Ecosport
Agree with you buddy, am enjoying and logging miles quickly, the car is perfect, no reason to worry about when it was made.
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Hi Wildon,
Can you decode this in detail? checked it myself, but your confirmation and detail would be good.
MAJAXXMRKADC65662
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Hi Wildon, have decoded the month of manufacture..would really appreciate it if you can give detailed info.
Ecosport VIN MAJAXXMRKADC65546
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MA1YT2HJUD6G10132
July 2013 manufactured vehicle. Sorry no detailed report available with me.

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MAJAXXMRKADA30171
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSport
Engine : 1.5L Duratec Ti-VCT (110PS) - Sigma
Transmission : 6 Speed Auto DCPS
Production Date : 08.07.2013
Color : Panther Black

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majaxxmrkada33996
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSport
Engine : 1.0L EcoBoost 120PS/125PS - Fox
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Production Date : 16.07.2013
Color : Sea Grey


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MAJAXXMRKADA36188
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSport
Engine : 1.5L SOHC DI TC I4 Diesel DV5
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Production Date : 24.07.2013
Color : Mars Red

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MA3EADE1S00487280
For Maruti Vehicle please provide the complete Chassis number. requesting you to refer some earlier posts for examples.

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MA3FLEB1S00175443CD
MA3FLEB1S00201529HD

I assume the 2nd is a August 2013. However if you could please confirm and share the report.
Correct, Sorry no detailed report available with me for Maruti Vehicles.

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MAJAXXMRKADC65662
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSport
Engine : 1.5L SOHC DI TC I4 Diesel DV5
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Production Date : 25.09.2013
Color : Diamond White

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MAJAXXMRKADC65546
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSport
Engine : 1.0L EcoBoost 120PS/125PS - Fox
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Production Date : 24.09.2013
Color : Moondust Silver
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Hi Windon,

I have a Honda MAKGG172FCN204270. I tried to register on Honda owners website but it got notified as an invalid VIN. I did some research and tried replacing the check digit F with 6, still invalid. As fas as I understand the 2nd character is the problem.

Any views.

Request you to generate a report for me.

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Old 9th October 2013, 20:58   #1507
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Manufacturer: Toyota

VIN Characters: 22 (beginning with MBJ...)

Decode:

19th & 20th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture
21st & 22nd character represents the YEAR of Manufacture

An Example:

If your 19th & 20th VIN characters are 0 & 5, then it represents the Month - May
If your 21st & 22nd VIN characters are 0 & 8, then it represents the Year - 2008
Hi wildon thanks for such a wonderful post.

I have a question regarding the number of characters in a VIN of Toyota cars. My Etios came with 21 characters only, checked many times. Recently I sold my Etios and bought an Innova, which also came with 21 characters only.

Have TKM dropped a digit from VIN or am I missing something.

By the way please decode these VINs for me.

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Etios VIN: MBJB29BT7000224380611


Innova VIN: MBJ11JV4007426929~0813
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Old 9th October 2013, 21:09   #1508
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MAKGG172FCN204270
FC = June 2012 Manufactured Vehicle.

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I tried to register on Honda owners website but it got notified as an invalid VIN.
There is no point in trying your VIN in international site as the VIN decoding differs from there to here.



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My Etios came with 21 characters only, checked many times. Recently I sold my Etios and bought an Innova, which also came with 21 characters only.

Etios VIN: MBJB29BT7000224380611


Innova VIN: MBJ11JV4007426929~0813
For Etios VIN : 0611 = June 2011 Manufactured.

Innova VIN : 0813 = August 2013 manufactured.

The 22 character includes the Special Character which you have mentioned ~ or * or X .

May be in Etios they are not using the Separator or Special character in between.

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Hey wildon, sir can you please decode this vin and let me know the details, please

MCA110HDB09032671GKZ

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MCA110HDB09032671GKZ
Make : Fiat
Model: Linea - Emotion
Engine : 1.3-JTD-90CV-CF4
Production Month & Year: July 2013
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Hi there Wildon,

Can you help me out with decoding the vin number [I tried decoding it as per your instructions, but it seems to be a 2014 model according to that ] of a Vento that i have just booked, I will be picking it up in end December due to certain family commitments. t will be nice if you can clarify how it seems to be a 2014 model.

vin - WVWJ13607ET026451
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What variant is yours? 2 months should not be an issue at all.
My friend got a May manufactured Titanium ecoboost allocated in September and had multiple followups with the Dealer and Ford India, to understand the reason.

What Ford says is the VIN number is generated before the car goes into the assembly line for a lot of backoffice documentation required by Ford / Government. In some particular cases, where the documentation work gets stuck for some reason, the VIN date does not reflect the manufacturing date.

In my friend's case he got a written communication from Ford that the vehicle was directly retailed by the dealer from the plant and the date when the vehicle was billed to the dealer (which was september) to give him some peace of mind.

Recently I too booked a Ritz from Suraksha when the vehicle was in transit according to them. In 10 days time the vehicle gets delivered and the VIN number is 2 months old!
I asked them and they say manufacturing to delivery takes that long.. I dont completely believe that. One month is fine but 2 month is a bit hard to believe.
But anyway no point worrying on it.. Everyone tries to cheat somewhere or else here.. So sad..
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Hi Wildon,

I have booked a TATA Vista and got the below chassis number from my dealer on allotment MAT611468DPC13931. From the decoding instructions provided by you (Thanks a ton for it - super useful ), I know that it is a March 2013 model. Can you please provide the pdf details for this?
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WVWJ13607ET026451
If you refer the first page of this thread for Volkswagen,

4th Character is Month - J= Septemeber
5th and 6th together is Year = 13 = 2013
10th Character is Model Year = 2014

For understanding model year refer here

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MAT611468DPC13931.

I know that it is a March 2013 model. Can you please provide the pdf details for this?
There is NO detailed report available with me for any TATA vehicles.

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I'm sorry if this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find a way to decode Renault India VINs. The first few posts of this thread also don't have them. So, can someone please help me with the same?
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