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Old 4th May 2015, 19:49   #2056
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OK, I missed that. I just checked the website. I do see that you can personalize it. Means you can select the accessories you want. It does not come as a complete mandatory package. So probably what they are offering you is another customer's personalized car.

But I don't see why you would want to buy the car with accessories that you did not need in the first place. And then there is the case of the 4 month old manufacturing date. I still think it is better to err in the side of caution.
Although the concept is for individual customisation but the company has not reached that stage yet. What they have done is to offer three predefined set of accessories. The customer can choose as per his liking.
Usually the dealers demand cars as per expected sales and since they get margin in percent terms they earn more if they can sell an expensive car so the dealer had placed demand for these customised vehicles.
I did not find these accessories value for money so i am insisting on a normal titanium model and waiting for it but this one was readily available with the dealer and thought of checking its details.
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I got this vin decoder link from benzworld and it points to a black colour Mercedes S class 350 CDI model.
Thanks! All the info seems correct besides the MFD which isn't clear year. Dealership claims its an April MFD
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Please help on decoding this Elite I20 VIN: MALBM51BLFM101828 , I know it's 2015 Model, but I couldn't figure out which month it is
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Please help on decoding this Elite I20 VIN: MALBM51BLFM101828 , I know it's 2015 Model, but I couldn't figure out which month it is
What you have given is an incomplete code.

The VIN is 19 characters whereas you have given only 17!

10th Letter - F - 2015

Can you give the complete code?!
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Please help on decoding this Elite I20 VIN: MALBM51BLFM101828 , I know it's 2015 Model, but I couldn't figure out which month it is

https://service.hyundai-motor.com:444/euro5/login.tiles

Go to the above website. Register. Pay for 1 hr of access. Will cost around 400 bucks. You will get very detailed information about your car. It's a official hyundai website. Shop manuals and repair guides are available too.

If you want to find about it without paying then you need the 19th digit. The format for hyundai cars is 17th digit VIN+*+a letter. This letter after * will tell you the month.

If you access the above mentioned website you will get the exact date of manufacturing and complete details of your car.

Hope it helps.
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Guys pls help me with this Vin.

MALA851CMFM275020*D
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MALA851CMFM275020*D
Congrats ! It's April 2015 model. The tenth character 'F' stands for the year 2015 and the nineteenth character 'D' stands for the month April. Is it i10 or Santro ?
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Congrats ! It's April 2015 model. The tenth character 'F' stands for the year 2015 and the nineteenth character 'D' stands for the month April. Is it i10 or Santro ?

Thanks a ton. It's a Grand I10 Auto. Will be taking delivery soon.
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Friends, can you help me decode the following VIN

MCA110CCE09038202DHZ
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MCA110CCE09038202DHZ
Congrats ! It's Fiat April 2015 model. The last two characters 'HZ' represents the year 2015 and the eighteenth character 'D' represents the month April. Is it Linea ?
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Congrats ! It's Fiat April 2015 model. The last two characters 'HZ' represents the year 2015 and the eighteenth character 'D' represents the month April. Is it Linea ?

Thank You very much Grand Drive. Yes it is Fiat Linea T jet emotion that I have booked. By the way, does the year code differ from brand to brand?
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does the year code differ from brand to brand?
Yes, the year code will vary from brand to brand.

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I have also been given 17 charactors for Hyundai Xcent which is MALA841CLFM092463. Is this not complete code ?
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I have also been given 17 charactors for Hyundai Xcent which is MALA841CLFM092463. Is this not complete code ?
As per the below original post, the VIN has to be 19 characters in length.

Hyundai VIN (ARTICLE: Find your car's date of manufacture (VIN))

Do check it out and ask your SA once again.
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I have also been given 17 charactors for Hyundai Xcent which is MALA841CLFM092463. Is this not complete code ?
This is not the complete code. See my post here.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/buying...ml#post3607402 (ARTICLE: Find your car's date of manufacture (VIN))
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