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Old 7th January 2013, 16:27   #1126
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Hi Wildon, could you decode this VIN for me - MALCU41ULCM101424? It is a Verna CRDI SX. I have booked the car, went to the stockyard today and looked at it. However, I would like to see the decode of the VIN to go ahead with the payment.

I have only a 17 character VIN. I thought Hyundai's are 19 characters as per the information on the first page of this thread.
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MALCU41ULCM101424
Look on the floor, under the drivers seat you can get remaining codes.

Make : Hyundai
Model : Verna
Engine : 1.6U2
Fuel : Diesel
Engine Number : D4FBCU222283
Transmission : 6 Speed Manual
Production Date : 27.11.2012
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Hi Wildon,

I booked an i20 crdi in December and asked the dealership for a 2013 manufactured car only.

Today my sales advisor messaged me with this VIN number: MALBB51RLDM512452.

Can you please decode this for me. Thanks in advance..!!
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MALBB51RLDM512452
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Sportz
Engine : 1.4U2
Engine Number : D4FCCU229682
Transmission : 6Speed Manual
Fuel : Diesel
Production Date : 28.12.2012
Model Year : 2013

Also please refer this post to get the full chassis number in which production month can be decoded manually.
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Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Sportz
Engine : 1.4U2
Engine Number : D4FCCU229682
Transmission : 6Speed Manual
Fuel : Diesel
Production Date : 28.12.2012
Model Year : 2013

Also please refer this post to get the full chassis number in which production month can be decoded manually.
So Wildon,

As stated by you the production date is December 28, however, you also mention that the model year is 2013.

I am sorry if this is an invalid question but, in layman's language is the vehicle 2012 or 2013. Just want to be sure and who better to ask than you.

Once again, Thank you so much in advance..!!
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I am sorry if this is an invalid question but, in layman's language is the vehicle 2012 or 2013.
That is the exact reason i have given you the reference link too. In normal case its a 2012 vehicle as its produced on 28.12.2012.

Ask your SA to give the full chassis number, so that you can get the month also which is really matter while registering your vehicle at RTO. Also i suggest you to physically check the same on your vehicle before accepting the deal.

If the last character is M then it can only register as December 2012 Make, if its saying A then it can be registered as January 2013 vehicle.
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Hello Wildon,

I have booked i20 crdi sportz variant. My sales Advisor said its 2012 model and its VIN number is MALBB51RLCM499106.

Can you please decode this for me.

Thanks in advance..!!
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MALBB51RLCM499106
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Sportz
Engine : 1.4U2
Engine Number : D4FCCU221263
Fuel : Diesel
Transmission : 6Speed Manual
Production Date : 22.11.2012
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Hey Wildon,
Booked a 520d last week. The SE assured that it was November/December 2012 manufactured. The VIN is WBAFW75050C475391. Could you please decode it?
Thanks in advance.
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WBAFW75050C475391
Make : BMW
Model : 520D
Displacement : 2.00
Transmission : Auto
Color : Alpinweiss 3
Production Date : 20.04.2012

for finding manufactured declared details read my signature below
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The SE assured that it was November/December 2012 manufactured.
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Thank you very much for the VIN details.

Spoke to the SE today based on the VIN and was informed that the car was actually manufactured in August 2012. He got confused because the factory billing date to the agent was December 2012. He also claims that they don't have any more recently manufactured vehicles.
Why would the agent accept an August manufactured car in December? Is there anything that I should be concerned about here? Do you think I should go ahead with the purchase?
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Hi,

Can you decode MALBB51BLCM401633?

I thought Hyundai'sVIN numbers are 19 digits long.
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MALBB51BLCM401633
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Magna
Engine : 1.2
Engine Number : G4LACM837558
Production Date : 17.03.2012
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Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Magna
Engine : 1.2
Engine Number : G4LACM837558
Production Date : 17.03.2012
I was planning on purchasing this apparently 2012 model. Didn't know it could be this old. The dealer showed me record stating they received it in their stocks on 12th Dec. Where was the car from March till December?

Have contacted the SA and he says another one with MACBB51BLCM416196 is available.
Can you please check this one out?
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MACBB51BLCM416196
Its MALBB51BLCM416196
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Magna
Engine : 1.2
Engine Number : G4LACM854632
Production Date : 26.04.2012

Don't go for either of these cars. If you are going for a 2012 Model insist for a November /December 2012 manufactured car.

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