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Old 18th November 2015, 22:21   #2221
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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.
Thanks for the update Grand Drive.

SA says he doesn't have the full 19 digits, fortunately my dad was able to visit the stockyard and he saw the vehicles getting offloaded, also the ODO read 7Kms, so pretty satisfied that it should not have anything alarming
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Could some one assist in decoding the VIN for Renault Duster MEEHSRAW5F9095965 ?
I believe this is September 2015 model.. Is that correct?
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VIN for Renault Duster MEEHSRAW5F9095965
Yes, you are right. It's September 2015 model. The tenth character 'F' represents the year 2015 and the eleventh character '9' represents the September month.
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Hi Wildon and folks, Need help in decoding below VIN for Mercedes Benz:WBAKS470500H29871

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Hi Wildon,

Can you please decode the following VIN ? This will be my new Polo GT TSI

MEXL15607GT048058

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Can you please decode the following VIN ? This will be my new Polo GT TSI

MEXL15607GT048058
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Isn't the VIN related to VW cars start with "WVW..."?

As per the data on Page 1 of this thread?!
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Hi Wildon,

Can you please decode the following VIN ? This will be my new Polo GT TSI

MEXL15607GT048058

Thanks,
Prabhu
MEX - VW India
L - November
15 - 2015
G - Model year 2016

Its freshly minted. Got for it.

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Isn't the VIN related to VW cars start with "WVW..."?

As per the data on Page 1 of this thread?!
Not anymore. I think the changed happened last year
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Not anymore. I think the changed happened last year
Thank you for the update.

In that case this point of VIN code change must reflect in the Main Post on Page 1.
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MEX - VW India
L - November
15 - 2015
G - Model year 2016

Its freshly minted. Got for it.

Not anymore. I think the changed happened last year
Can we know also the color of the car by decoding VIN ?

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Can we know also the color of the car by decoding VIN ?
Not sure if its part of the VIN. But there is one way to find out.
Access the spare wheel well. There is a sticker pasted there with a list of 3-4 letter codes. Each code is for a feature.
One of the codes is for the colour.

http://www.automotivetouchup.com/tou...gen/2015/golf/
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My CLA's VIN number is wdd1173456L000352.

I checked it out on this LINK and it says it was manufactured in June 2015. So, basically it is a 6month old manufactured car. My dealer says that it is not a problem as its been at the factory for this time and proper PDI would be done.

I dont know, I am a little skeptic now... is 6 months a long time?

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Hi,

Can someone help me with the following VIN: MEXK15609GT039938

It is a Polo 1.2 3-pot manual and the guys are promising immediate delivery (I saw the car in the stockyard and seems ok). As mentioned on this page, it appears VW no longer uses the WVW series. Thanks!

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My CLA's VIN number is wdd1173456L000352. I dont know, I am a little skeptic now... is 6 months a long time?
Congrats! If you are skeptical, ask for the latest VIN.

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Can someone help me with the following VIN: MEXK15609GT039938
It is a Polo 1.2 3-pot manual
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.
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Hi all,

This is my first post on TBHP. I recently booked a Hyundai Xcent SX petrol. During discussions with the Sales adviser, I was assured that I would get a vehicle with a manufacturing date of less than 2 months. The SA provided the VIN details yesterday and I just finished the inspection of the vehicle at dealers' stockyard. On checking the VIN, I decoded the manufacturing date as Aug 2015. The Odo was at 16km. Everything else looked fine in the PDI.
Is it fine to go ahead with the purchase of 4 month old vehicle?
Also, should I ask for more discounts since it's a slightly older vehicle?

Thank you
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Hi Aromasfet, how many characters did your SA give for the Hyundai. My i20Active SA gives me only 17 Character that ends in Numerals. Thanks
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