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Old 13th October 2015, 21:26   #2176
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Hi Grand Drive,

For VW Polo is there any way to distinguish a 1.2 NA Petrol from a 1.2 TSI ?

I ran a PDI on my car at dealer yard and everything looks good.

VIN is
MEXK15602GTXXXXXX

MEX - VW India
K - October
15 - 2015
602 - What is this ? (Is 6 the check digit?)
G - Model year 2016
T - What is this ?
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Well you have GT in the front, TSI at the rear and GT TSI on the C pillar.
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Well you have GT in the front, TSI at the rear and GT TSI on the C pillar.
Yeh. But anyone can buy and stick those ! There has to be a way to identify the model using the VIN
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Congrats ! It's a Triumph Bonneville T100 2015 model. The VIN decodes as follows:

SMT - Triumph Motorcycles, UK
TJ - Bonneville
910 - T100
7 - Check digit
G - Final drive ratio
F - 2015
700852 - Frame/Chassis number.
Appreciate the help. Getting delivery in few days time.
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VW VIN MEXK15602GTXXXXXX

MEX - VW India
K - October
15 - 2015
602 - What is this ? (Is 6 the check digit?)
G - Model year 2016
T - What is this ?
Congrats ! It's a October 2016 model.

6 - Restraint systems.
2 - Check digit.
T - The eleventh character reveals the assembly plant of the vehicle.
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Could a decode specialist help me get the details for this VIN please?
MA3EHKD1S00953978

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VIN MA3EHKD1S00953978
The VIN provided is incomplete and Maruti Suzuki's VIN will have 21 characters.
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Hi,

Need help in decoding the following VIN for Nissan Terrano

MDHHSNA36FO13637

Thanks in advance.
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Hi,

Need help in decoding the following VIN for Nissan Terrano

MDHHSNA36FO13637
As per the Opening Post, Nissan has a VIN of 17 characters whereas you have given 16 only. So recheck and post.

But partly decoded, the 10th character which is the year is 2015 = F. Month code isn't clear as 'O' and '0' aren't used for the same confusion.

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As per the Opening Post, Nissan has a VIN of 17 characters whereas you have given 16 only. So recheck and post.

But partly decoded, the 10th character which is the year is 2015 = F. Month code isn't clear as 'O' and '0' aren't used for the same confusion.
Thanks Anurag. Even I figured out that one character is missing. Also the confusion about the "O" and "0" is valid. I will clarify with the dealer and repost so that month of manufacture can be confirmed. I am worried about the month since Terrano doesn't sell in big numbers.

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Just got the revised VIN number from the dealer. It is MDHHSNA36F7013637.

As per the opening post it turns out to be July 2015 manufactured car.

F= 2015
7 = July

Hope I have interpreted correctly. Request the experts to validate. Also is there a way to get some more information based on the VIN number

Should I be worried that it's 3 month old car? All depends on the ODO reading I guess plus how it fares on other TBHP PDI checklist items.

However what is getting me worried is the data thrown in by one of the online vin decoders >> http://www.vindecoderz.com/EN/check-...HSNA36F7013637
It is showing approx mileage of the car as 8310 Km!! Can someone please help me understand what this actually means?
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Should I be worried that it's 3 month old car? All depends on the ODO reading I guess plus how it fares on other TBHP PDI checklist items.
Yes it is July, 2015 vehicle. 3 months isn't an issue IMO but do check the body for scratches, underbody area for rusting, rubber parts.

Have a look at tyre condition as it has been standing idle for 3 months. Do check the interiors for neatness as it may be abused by the dealers at the yard.
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Yes it is July, 2015 vehicle. 3 months isn't an issue IMO but do check the body for scratches, underbody area for rusting, rubber parts.

Have a look at tyre condition as it has been standing idle for 3 months. Do check the interiors for neatness as it may be abused by the dealers at the yard.
Thanks for the heads up.

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However what is getting me worried is the data thrown in by one of the online vin decoders >> http://www.vindecoderz.com/EN/check-...HSNA36F7013637
It is showing approx mileage of the car as 8310 Km!! Can someone please help me understand what this actually means?
Any views on the above point. 8310 km is getting me worried.

The car is still in transit. This is my sister's car, I won't be available physically to do the pdi but have educated her about it.
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Any help in decoding Isuzu VIN no ????
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Any help in decoding Isuzu VIN no ????
Can we have the VIN of the Isuzu btw?

Do try online though.
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