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Old 11th November 2020, 10:26   #3226
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hi!
need help in decoding VIN: MALBK511VLM022044.

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Old 11th November 2020, 11:03   #3227
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hi!
need help in decoding VIN: MALBK511VLM022044.
VIN: MALBK511VLM022044
Model Year: 2020
Engine: 1.0 KAPPA
Engine No.: G3LCLM107787
Transmission: 7DCT
Production Date: 10-11-2020
Exterior colour: Fiery Red (R4R)

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Old 11th November 2020, 11:07   #3228
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no, its a i20 1.o dct turbo
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no, its a i20 1.o dct turbo
It's the same thing. 1.0 T-GDI engine belongs to Kappa series only.
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Hi , need help with decoding this VIN..can anyone help?

VIN : MALPC811VLM089808
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VIN : MALPC811VLM089808
Model: Creta
Model Year: 2020
Engine: 1.4 T-GDI
Engine No.: G4LDLG023284
Transmission: 7 Speed DCT
Production Date: 11-11-2020
Exterior colour: YR1 (Sorry don't know the color name)

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VIN : MALPC811VLM089808
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Exterior colour: YR1 (Sorry don't know the color name)
Is this Lava Orange or Mulberry Red by any chance?
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Is this Lava Orange or Mulberry Red by any chance?
Thanks so much everyone. This is Lava Orange.
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It is mandatory to check the VIN for manufacturing details. I had cancelled as Ecosport after the dealer tried to cheat by saying the car manufactured after the wheel size reduced. The dealer went to the extent to change the wheels with another lower variant to prove that the car has been manufactured after the wheel size reduction. The VIN helped me to identify the cheating.
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The dealer went to the extent to change the wheels with another lower variant to prove that the car has been manufactured after the wheel size reduction.
Really? That's almost Skoda-level trickery

It would be better if you could detail this entire episode and mention dealer details in a new thread so that this malpractice can be brought to Ford's notice. Also, other members and readers dealing with that dealership will be warned beforehand.

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Really? That's almost Skoda-level trickery

It would be better if you could detail this entire episode and mention dealer details in a new thread so that this malpractice can be brought to Ford's notice. Also, other members and readers dealing with that dealership will be warned beforehand.
Unfortunately it happened to me before 2 years(when I was not a member) and I do not have the details collected. The dealer is Elite Ford Mahadevapura/Bangalore.

The cheating was done known at all levels, as the manager told me that the sales team changed the wheels as I requested for smaller wheels(I asked for newly manufactured cars with smaller wheels after Ford changed the wheel size)

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Can you please decode MZBET813MLN172894?
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Can you please decode MZBET813MLN172894?
VIN: MZBET813MLN172894
Model Year: 2020
Engine: 1.5 U2 CRDi
Engine No.: D4FALM104149
Transmission: 6AT
Production Date: 31-10-2020
Exterior Color: ABP (Aurora Black Pearl)
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Can I get help to decipher this VIN please

MA3NFG81SLK282504

Appreciate the help.
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MA3NFG81SLK282504
10th Character (Year) = L -> 2020
11th Character (Month) = K -> November

So, November 2020 manufactured vehicle.
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