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Old 14th January 2013, 17:28   #1141
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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.
This has really put me in a dilemma. The discounts are in the tune of 45k. Have visually inspected both the cars and they have 31 & 8kms on the odo respectively. Looked good, new tires, battery etc.

Explanation given by the dealer is that in all probability due to the higher demand for diesel cars, these might have been overlooked while sending to the dealers by the factory staff and then with the year coming to an end, factory mandatorily cleared their inventory and that explains why it landed up here on 12th Dec.

What should I do?
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Old 16th January 2013, 15:40   #1142
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Manufacturer: Fiat

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Year Codes:

LZ= 2012
MZ = 2011
NZ = 2010
QZ & PZ = 2009
Hi - Do we have Fiat India's year codes for 2013 yet? Actually, I could not find mention about them for other manufactures as well
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Old 16th January 2013, 16:06   #1143
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Do we have Fiat India's year codes for 2013 yet?
Most probably this will be KZ by looking at the previous year codes. Do you have the vehicle ? if so share the VIN

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please decode MA3FLEB1S00159903 Maruti Ertiga
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Most probably this will be KZ by looking at the previous year codes. Do you have the vehicle ? if so share the VIN
I do not have the vehicle yet. I will ask the SA to furnish VIN as soon as he can. Will share it here.
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Hi Wildon, request your help in decoding MALA351ALCM150939

Thanks in advance !!
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Dear Wildon, please decode VIN of my new i-20 Asta... MALBB51RLDM509068
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Hi Wildon, please decode this VIN for me. MALBB51BLDM517037. Its i20 P.

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MA3FLEB1S00159903
Please refer the first page of this thread.

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MALA351ALCM150939
Make : Hyundai
Model : EON
Engine : 800CC
Engine Number : G3HACM128069
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual
Production Date : 22.12.2012

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MALBB51RLDM509068
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Asta
Engine : 1.4U2
Engine Number : D4FCCU217689
Transmission : 6 Speed Manual
Production Date : 21.12.2012


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MALBB51BLDM517037
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Sportz
Engine : 1.2
Engine Number : G4LADM979941
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual
Production Date : 10.01.2013
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Make : Hyundai
Model : EON
Engine : 800CC
Engine Number : G3HACM128069
Transmission : 5 Speed Manual
Production Date : 22.12.2012
Thanks a lot Wildon. Much appreciated !!
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Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Asta
Engine : 1.4U2
Engine Number : D4FCCU217689
Transmission : 6 Speed Manual
Production Date : 21.12.2012


The dealer had informed me that this one is a 2013 model...
Now, I am going to postpone the scheduled delivery of my car and ask for a 2013 model. Thanks Wildon
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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.
Hey Wildon,

As per ur suggestion and Tbhp PDI checklist, I went to do a pre-registration check and checked under the seat and invoice. Indeed the last character is A in the VIN under the drivers seat. All smiles.

Thanks Wildon.
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Wildon, please decode MA3FLEB1S00159903MC; Is it a 2013 model ertiga? The VIN earlier provided was incomplete (given by sales exec); apologies.
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Dear Wildon, Can you please decode "MALBB51BLDM518241" for me?

Thank you for being of such great help!
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Old 22nd January 2013, 14:35   #1155
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MA3FLEB1S00159903MC
MC = December 2012 Manufactured Vehicle.

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MALBB51BLDM518241
Make : Hyundai
Model : i20 Sportz
Engine: 1.2
Engine Number: G4LADM981540
Transmisstion : 5 Speed Manual
Production Date: 13.01.2013
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