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Old 29th April 2016, 10:50   #2356
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The dealer is insisting that it is a March built car.
MAJAXXMRKAGR54373.

The eleventh character 'G' represents the year 2016 and the twelfth character 'R' represents the February month.
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My Vin number for Renault Kwid: MEEBBA007G4350074

Based on reference data available in this thread, it looks like April, 2016. Can somebody help decode?
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My Vin number for Renault Kwid: MEEBBA007G4350074
Based on reference data available in this thread, it looks like April, 2016.
Yes, you are right. The tenth character 'G' represents the year 2016 and the eleventh character '4' represents the April month.
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Booked a Hyundai Xcent.
Vin No. is: MALA841CLGM179149

Please help me with the manufacturing details of the vehicle.
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Booked a Hyundai Xcent.
Vin No. is: MALA841CLGM179149
Congrats! Hyundai VIN will have 19 characters and please ask your SA to provide the complete VIN.
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Hi,

I have booked a Skoda Rapid and the VIN number allocated to me is : TMBBDJNA6FG019785

As per me, it is Sep 2015 manufactured vehicle

As per the dealer, it is manufactured in late Oct 2015 and the dealer also showed this on Skoda website by entering this VIN. Don't know why there is difference of 1 month (I have followed the method given on first page of this thread)

Can someone please confirm and also provide me any other details of the vehicle through this VIN?
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Hi,

I have booked a Skoda Rapid and the VIN number allocated to me is : TMBBDJNA6FG019785

As per me, it is Sep 2015 manufactured vehicle

Can someone please confirm and also provide me any other details of the vehicle through this VIN?
Yes, as per the VIN decoding method given in T-BHP, it is a SEP 2015 manufactured Skoda Rapid as 6th character denotes the month of manufacture (J=SEP) and 10th character denotes the year of manufacture (F=2015).

Even the global VIN decoder for VAG cars verifies that it is a SEP 2015 manufactured vehicle, screenshot from the site:
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Vehicle: Skoda Rapid 1.6 16V 77kw.
Manufactured month/year: SEP 2015.
Production plant: Pune (IND).
Production number (sequential no.): 019785.
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Can someone help me decode this VIN for a Honda City please.

MAKGM66ADG4202622

Many thanks.
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VIN for a Honda City MAKGM66ADG4202622
Congrats! It's April 2016 model. The ninth character 'D' represents the April month and the tenth character 'G' represents the year 2016.
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Vin no.
MEXE16607GT085688 for a vw vento. Please help decode
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MEXE16607GT085688 for a vw vento. Please help decode
MEXE16607GT085688

4th character - E - May
5th & 6th character - 1&6 - 2016
10th Character - G - 2016

So the car is May, 2016 manufactured.
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MEXE16607GT085688

4th character - E - May
5th & 6th character - 1&6 - 2016
10th Character - G - 2016

So the car is May, 2016 manufactured.
Thanks for your prompt response.

What is the difference between assessment of 5&6 character vis a vis 10th character.

I tried on the link given on first page to get a detailed report but unfortunately that Web page is unable to decode.

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Friend, can some one help me with the below VIN. It is for Maruti Ciaz

MA3EXMG1S00207594
What you have provided is just the Chassis number.

For the Ciaz, the VIN number is located on a plate at the corner adjoining the front wind shield and the front right fender (driver side). This plate can be accessed only by lifting up the bonnet and from nowhere else.

In my case, one dealer tried playing smart by showing the 17 digit chassis number that was located on the B-pillar. Upon insistence he directed me towards the stickers pasted on window glass showing the same 17 digit code.

He was like “Sir, both numbers are matching so it is a very new car.” I firmly insisted on opening up the bonnet to reveal the VIN code. No prizes for guessing, the car was November 2015 manufactured whilst we were in mid May 2016. Nevertheless, I decided against purchasing that 7 months old car. I approached another dealer where I was offered an April 2016, manufactured car and the deal was closed.

Thank you Team BHP for helping me in making an informed decision.

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Hi i have booked a maruti celerio
VIN MA3ETDE1S00311115
Can someone please decode it.
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maruti celerio
VIN MA3ETDE1S00311115
Congrats! Please provide the full VIN (21 characters) as 20th and 21st character represents the month and year respectively.
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