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VW VIN Codes

From 1965 Volkswagen used their own 9 or chassis numbering system. It was for determining the VW model (digits 1 and 2) and the model (digit 3), but in practical not much good for anything Other carmakers had also their own numbering systems, so was no worldwide consistency.

After with the world’s carmakers, a new ISO was introduced for 1980 and adopted by all Rather than simply a chassis number as before, the new system would be able to identify every vehicle by any carmaker in any part of the world. applied the new system for all of their made from 1 August the start of the 1980 model No VW made since then has had a number’ in the old sense. This is the

system used today.

A typical Volkswagen VIN might be . All the characters in the string mean To understand the code, and be able to any Volkswagen made since we need to explain what the mean.

Modern VWs have the VIN on a plate on the passenger-side of the dash at the of the windscreen, visible from just near the wipers. It is stamped in the engine bay, or the dash or behind the seats. your owners’ manual to the exact location. In NSW there is a copy of the VIN on your registration

The VIN is split into three

1. Digits 1-3: World Identifier

2. Digits 4-9: Descriptor Section

3. Digits Vehicle Identifier Section

Manufacturer Identifier

The first digits uniquely describe the of the vehicle. There are many of assigned combinations.

Digit 1: Describes the region the vehicle is made. A-H is in Africa, J-R is S-Z is Europe, 1-5 is North America, 6-7 is and 8-0 is South America.

Digit 2: describes the manufacturer of the vehicle. For VW is usually ‘V’, but sometimes It is assigned in conjunction with 1 and 3, and may only make sense the whole 3-digit WMI is considered.

3: Generally describes the vehicle This might be a passenger commercial, pickup, SUV, motorcycle and so on.

For Volkswagens, the most common WMIs you’ll see are:

WVW Volkswagen Cars

WVG — SUVs (Gelande)

WV1 — Commercials

WV2 — Volkswagen Van

WV3 — Volkswagen Trucks

VWV Volkswagen Spain

AAV — South Africa


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