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Old 26th December 2011, 21:49   #436
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Hi Wildon,

Hyundai i20
VIN : MALBB51BLBM342972

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Old 27th December 2011, 11:05   #437
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Hey Wildon!

Much Thanks for the valuable addition to Team-BHP community.

I am about to buy a Polo 1.6 and there are three VINs given to me by the SA. Would you be able to send me car data on the following?

WVWE11605BT060714.

From your OP, I figured this one is the May 2011 Manufactured Polo. Just wanted to get a complete car data on this since out of the three VINs she gave this seems the latest car that I can get (based on ascending numbers).

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Hi Wildon,

I have booked a TATA Grande 8 seater BS4

color: Castle grey

The VIN number they gave me is :MAT465015B9K31122

Please help me understand this with regards to the manufacturing details.

Thank you very much.

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MALAM51CLBM078227
MODEL NAME :i10 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA2 VTVT
ENGINE NUMBER : G4LABM797686
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-MPI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 21.12.11
COLOR : ELECTRIC RED

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MALBB51BLBM342972
MODEL NAME :i20 ASTA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.2L KAPPA
ENGINE NUMBER : G4LABM734887
FUEL TYPE : PETROL
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 10.08.11
COLOR : BERRY RED

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WVWE11605BT060714
VW Polo, Manufactured on 19.05.2011

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MAT465015B9K31122
October 2011 Manufactured Vehicle.
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Old 27th December 2011, 16:43   #440
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VW Polo - WVWD11605BT057145

I guess its Apr 2011, any chance you could pull up the date ? Thanks!
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VW Polo - WVWD11605BT057145
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Polo
Production Date: 06.05.2011
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Old 28th December 2011, 07:33   #442
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Hi Rajesh,

What did you do finally?
I am in a similar situation. M offered a May 2011 model 1.3 90HP grande punto.

Not sure whether to go for this or not.

Thanks,
Arun
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Hi Wildon, All,

FIAT GRANDE PUNTO - MCA1134D07029457EMZ

Looks like 1 digit is missing.

The car looks like a may 2011 model.

At the time of booking the dealer (prerana motors, bangalore) had promised a Nov model.
I am not sure what to do now as the car is about 7 months old. Also, the fact that if i dont take this car, i would loose out on the discount (insurance + discount) and also I heard that there would be a price hike in the cars of Jan 2012 models onwards.

Pls advice.

Thanks,
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FIAT GRANDE PUNTO - MCA1134D07029457EMZ
its MCA11834D07029457EMZ

Make: FIAT
Model: Grande Punto
Engine: 1.3 16V E4 90CV / 66KW EMOTION PACK
Engine No: 0152877
Production Date: 18.05.2011

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its MCA11834D07029457EMZ

Make: FIAT
Model: Grande Punto
Engine: 1.3 16V E4 90CV / 66KW EMOTION PACK
Engine No: 0152877
Production Date: 18.05.2011

Thanks a ton Wildon.
Just another quick querry. I m going to do the PDI tomorrow. Do you think i should go for the May model now.

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Old 29th December 2011, 10:26   #446
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@Wildon: Could you please do the needful for

MA6BFBM2BBT086747

Its a Chevy Beat LT Black, Dec 2011 (thats all I know)

thanks a lot!
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Manufacturer: Tata Motors

VIN Characters: 17 (beginning with MAT...)

Decode:

10th character represents the YEAR of Manufacture
12th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture

An Example:

If your 10th VIN character is A, then it represents the Year - 2010
If your 12th VIN character is G, then it represents the Month - July
I got following VIN for my new Tata Safari, and I am surprised to see "P" as 12th character, what does it represent? and how to decode actual month and year from following VIN?

VIN : MAT403715BNP16587
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Hi Wildon,

I am trying to find out the month of manufacture for an i20 model.

The chasis number given is malvb51blbm350526 , it is only 17 digits, the article i read say i need 19 digits to know the month of manufacturing.

Can you please let me know what is the month of manufacturing.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Old 29th December 2011, 19:01   #449
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Not sure it is malvb51blbm350526 or malbb51blbm350526
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Hi Wildon,
I got this VIN for our Skoda Laura - TMBCKC1Z9BA151793
Can you please decode?
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