See Figures 1, 2 and 3
Fig. Fig. 1: The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the dash panel is visible through the drivers side of the windshield
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the left side of the dash panel, behind the windshield.
A seventeen-digit combination of numbers and letters forms the VIN. Refer to the illustration for VIN details.
Fig. Fig. 2: The 17-digit VIN number contains information on engine and body type, as well as model year
The code can be deciphered as follows:
Nos. 1, 2 and 3: Vehicle manufacturer
No. 4: Type of restraint system
No. 5: Designation
Nos. 6 and 7: Body type
No. 8: Engine type
No. 9: Check digit
No. 10: Model year
No. 11: Assembly plant
Nos. 12-17: Production sequence number
Fig. Fig. 3: Vechile Identification Chart