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Old 31st May 2016, 17:15   #2371
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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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Old 19th June 2016, 11:18   #2375
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The following website can be used to check detailed information on your car's VIN on your own.

http://www.vindecoderz.com/

Trust that will help many and save waiting time for a response.

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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?
It is indeed Oct 2015 manufactured. 03.10.2015 to be precise. See detailed info below:

Maker SKODA
Name Rapid Ambition (SRE)
Catalog ID 726
Production Date 03.10.2015
Region Czech Republic
Body color 8E8E
Engine # 430479
Country India (X5Q)
Code NVS
Engine CLSA
Range 2012 - ...
Type RAPI
Release Date 2016
Interior color EB

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Hi, please help me decode this, for a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport: MA700KH4WEG003417

Particularly looking for the color code of the vehicle, for repaining of scratches!
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Hi, please help me decode this, for a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport: MA700KH4WEG003417

Particularly looking for the color code of the vehicle, for repaining of scratches!
That is May 2016. E = May G = 2016. I am not sure if color code is part of VIN.
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I completed the pre-registration check for Ecosports today. Everything looked fine and I gave the go ahead to the SA to proceed with registration.
However, now that I am checking the details of the data through the VIN lookup function on www.etis.ford.com/ , I see that engine specs says 2.0 DOHC DISI 20V Bi Fuel.
Under the "Minor Features" list, it indicates "Export Sales"

Am I reading something wrong or is there something indeed wrong?
The VIN is MAJAXXMRKAGK16963

Thanks,
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Hi, please help me decode the VIN for our new Hyundai Verna: MALCU41DLGM218785

Thanks,
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Hi, please help me decode the VIN for our new Hyundai Verna: MALCU41DLGM218785

Thanks,
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VIN Code must be 19 characters. What you have given is 17. Please recheck and post.

One thing is clear, this car is 2016 manufactured because the 10th Character is G = 2016.

As per the VIN process the 19th character is the code for the Month which is missing in the VIN.

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Am I reading something wrong or is there something indeed wrong?
Congrats! There is nothing wrong as 'Mex, Saf, Export, India sales' always mentioned in the 'Minor Features' list.

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Hyundai Verna: MALCU41DLGM218785
Congrats! Please provide the full 19 digit VIN to decode the manufacturing month.

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Thank you a4anurag and Grand Drive.
The VIN I have is from the sticker on one of the glasses of the car and it has only a 17 digit VIN.
As the car is with parents at hometown, I will figure out where they can find the imprinted number on the car body and see if it has 19 digits and not 17 digits.

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As the car is with parents at hometown, I will figure out where they can find the imprinted number on the car body and see if it has 19 digits and not 17 digits
The full Chassis number can be found on the floor under the driver's seat.


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Congrats! There is nothing wrong as 'Mex, Saf, Export, India sales' always mentioned in the 'Minor Features' list.
Thanks Grand Drive. I got a bit spooked after reading the engine specs
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Hi guys,

I booked the new facelifted BMW 320d prestige model from Navnit Motors Bangalore. Completed and paid for the car on June 30, 2016. When i requested for the VIN number of the car. Setails showed that it is manufactured in November 10, 2015.

I contacted the showroom and they said nothing to worry as the sales receipt will have the 2016 manufactured date. Kindly advise and let me know whether I should be concerned or worried. Thankyou

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