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Old 31st October 2015, 21:38   #2206
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Friends, happy to inform you that just now received my TUV's chassis number. It is F6KXXXXX.

As per Wildon's earlier post on VIN decoding for Mahindra cars:
F = Year of manufacturing = 2015
6 = I guess this is the manufacturing plant = Chakan, Pune
K = Month of manufacturing = Oct
XXXXX = These 5 digits are the serial number of the car.
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Congrats ! It's October month model. The fourth character 'K' represents the October month. The fifth and sixth character represents the production year and in your case, it's 15 which stands for 2015. The tenth character 'G' represents that it's a 2016 model.
Isn't it like
A - Jan
B - Feb?

Because if thats the case, k should be November right? Even my new vento's VIN goes like MEXK15***** and i was wondering why it's K instead of being J for October.
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Isn't it like
A - Jan
B - Feb?

Because if thats the case, k should be November right? Even my new vento's VIN goes like MEXK15***** and i was wondering why it's K instead of being J for October.
I think they do not use the letter I to avoid confusion with numeric 1. So H is August, J is September and K is October.

I went for PDI of my BIL's Honda city. I found the 9th and 10th digit of the VIN as F and K. It means that the car is mamufactured in Oct 2015.
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Because if thats the case, k should be November right? Even my new vento's VIN goes like MEXK15***** and i was wondering why it's K instead of being J for October.
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I think they do not use the letter I to avoid confusion with numeric 1
VIN coding systems are based on ISO 3779:2009 and ISO 3780:2009 standards. You can refer these links for more details:

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Could someone help me decode this VIN: MA3EXMG1S00178675

Its a Maruti Ciaz.

After going through this thread got to know that Maruti has 21 digit codes, but this 17 digit VIN is all i have as on now, hence

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After going through this thread got to know that Maruti has 21 digit codes, but this 17 digit VIN is all i have as on now, hence:
Get the VIN again from your SA and clearly tell him to give the 21 characters length.
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Can someone please help with this figo VIN ? Its for a friend. He had booked a new figo and the sales person just gave him the VIN number. I tried to decode it using info from https://www.team-bhp.com/advice/find...anufacture-vin (Page 13). If I understood it correctly, then this car is 2015 Oct make. Please help me confirm.
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Can someone please help with this figo VIN ?
You forgot to provide the VIN. Check this link to decode the Ford's VIN.
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You forgot to provide the VIN. Check this link to decode the Ford's VIN.

My bad. Sorry. The VIN is MAJGXXMTKGFU30210. The link you provided gives all the info I needed. Thank you!
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I just got VIN number for a vento GTI HL in stock it is MEXL15600GT045342, so if my understanding is correct, it is a Nov Make 2016 car.
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VIN vento GTI HL MEXL15600GT045342
Congrats ! It's November month model. The fourth character 'L' represents the November month. The fifth and sixth character represents the production year and in your case, it's 15 which stands for 2015. The tenth character 'G' represents that it's a 2016 model.
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Booked a ZEST last week. Just got the Chasis number from the dealer. I am guessing it's the same as VIN.

The number is MATXXXXXXFLKXXXXX . According to the article, this translates to October 2015. Am I reading it right? Also do the other digits / letters have some significance too or they are just serial numbers?
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Booked a ZEST last week. Just got the Chasis number from the dealer. I am guessing it's the same as VIN.

The number is MATXXXXXXFLKXXXXX . According to the article, this translates to October 2015. Am I reading it right?
Congrats! Yes, you are right. It's an October 2015 model.

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Hi Guys,

Can someone please help me with the details for the below VIN Number.

Its only 17 digits and I have asked the SA for the full VIN, he said he can give it only tomorrow since the car is not yet arrived.

MALBM51RLFM183460

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MALBM51RLFM183460
Congrats! Ask your SA to provide the full VIN as the nineteenth character represents the month. The tenth character 'F' indicates that it's a 2015 model.
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