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Old 22nd December 2016, 11:33   #2461
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I have booked a car in December. However the factory /dealer is offering me a March 2016 model. This was checked by me as per VIN no.
However the dealer claims that he has the builders certificate and in the RC book the date will be Dec.2016. and warranty will also start from Dec. 2016.
My question here is that as per VIN the vehicle is March built but RC book it will be December so it that illegal by any way?
Also when selling the car will it affect the price ?
Which car is it? If its some low selling car, chances are that you'll get a older manufactured vehicle and you can't do much about it. If not, check why was it not sold for so many days. If there is nothing wrong with the vehicle, you can take it with a bargain for greater discounts
RC (at least in Karnataka) mentions Manufactured date (march2016 in your case) a registration date(December or January whenever you register it)
So there is nothing illegal about it. In olden "RC Book" days, Manufactured date was not mentioned, so a January registration usually would fetch more resale value.
Warranty should start from the purchased date.
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Old 26th December 2016, 16:57   #2462
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Hi,

I had booked a GT TSI in November, and after a harrowing and long wait, the dealer has finally decided to assuage my nerves and forward the VIN

The VIN is: MEXM16604HT104176

I was able to deduce from the code, that it is a December 2016 production (M-16).

However, the tenth letter (H in this case) corresponds to 2017 Model.

Here's my doubt - How am I getting a car in 2016 whose VIN clearly points it to being a 2017 model? Could someone decode it and let me know?

Thanks!
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Old 26th December 2016, 19:29   #2463
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Hi Grand Drive,

I have booked a Kwid today and below is the VIN assigned. I was able to decode it and it is a November 2016 vehicle (correct me if I am wrong). Is there a way I can get the detailed report for this VIN? I am not able to find it online.

MEEBBA003GB442164
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In the past few years i have learnt a lot about Mercedes Benz cars,the unique VIN number which decodes everything about the car.everytime i wanted to buy a used mercedes i would not know what all gadgets were factory fitted with the company & mostly the previous owner had removed them or they were not working.i would like to help the fellow bhpians by decoding their car VIN numbers.share your complete VIN number & you will have the full decode
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Could you get details of the following?
  1. WDD2050026L017092
  2. WDC1660036M013824
  3. WDC2539036L002156
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Old 28th December 2016, 18:15   #2465
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The VIN is: MEXM16604HT104176
Please refer this post (ARTICLE: Find your car's date of manufacture (VIN)) for further clarification.

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MEEBBA003GB442164
Yes, you are right. It's November 2016 model.
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Any site where i can decode VIN of new Mercedes Benz cars and SUVs?
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Any site where i can decode VIN of new Mercedes Benz cars and SUVs?
Please refer this link to decode Mercedes VIN.
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Please refer this link to decode Mercedes VIN.
Thank you, Grand Drive. The site gave me some info, but i am not sure if it is 100% correct. eg: The car i selected was supposed to be grey, whereas the site showed me that it was black. Similarly, in the other cars the colour was different. It may well be that the dealer has given me the form 22 of a different colour or that the VIN colour codes have changed. Which of it is right becomes the question.
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Hi BHPians,

I have finalize my vehicle today, whether I want to go ahead or not.

Please if you can help decoding the following VIN
MEEHSRCFNGA000090.

10th character "G" translates to 2016, that I could gather, but I am unable to gather what is denoted by 11th character "A", is it October or December. If it is October then is it okay to go for it now or should I avoid it.

This is for a Duster AWD.

Thanks in advance,

T-Rex

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MEEHSRCFNGA000090.

10th character "G" translates to 2016, that I could gather, but I am unable to gather what is denoted by 11th character "A", is it October or December.
Hi T-Rex, it is October manufactured vehicle. December would be ****GC***
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Please if you can help decoding the following VIN
MEEHSRCFNGA000090.
This is for a Duster AWD.
Congrats! It's October 2016 model. The tenth character 'G' represents the year 2016 and the eleventh character 'A' represents the October month.
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Thank you, Grand Drive. The site gave me some info, but i am not sure if it is 100% correct. eg: The car i selected was supposed to be grey, whereas the site showed me that it was black. Similarly, in the other cars the colour was different. It may well be that the dealer has given me the form 22 of a different colour or that the VIN colour codes have changed. Which of it is right becomes the question.
Sorry, grand Drive. The Form 22 sent to me were for showing compliance to BS IV and were not of the final vehicles selected.
Sorry about that.
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Congrats! It's October 2016 model. The tenth character 'G' represents the year 2016 and the eleventh character 'A' represents the October month.






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Hi T-Rex, it is October manufactured vehicle. December would be ****GC***
Thank you Narsi_6989 & Grand Drive..
Confirmed the car, now eagerly waiting for the PDI, as I want to make sure Varda hasn't troubled my "would be" much in Chennai.

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Hi,

I booked a Bronzo Tan Fiat Linea TJet 125s last week. Dealer has provided me with the below VIN -

MCA11061209040334HGZ

Engine number - 1918965

It translates to Aug-2016 make, while manager was telling me its a Sep-Oct make as per their records.

Can someone advice if Aug 2016 make is good enough for a low selling model or should I insist for a newer version? Dealer says that this is the latest that they have.

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Can anyone help me identify the manufacturing month and year of my newly booked S Cross Zeta with the following VIN number ?

MA3FNEB1S00147068
MA3FNEB1S00147075
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