Toyota Matrix 2003-06

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

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The vehicle identification number (VIN) plate is the legal identifier of the vehicle. The VIN plate is located on the upper left hand corner of the Instrument Panel and can be seen through the windshield from the outside of the vehicle.

The VIN is comprised of a seventeen-number-and-letter code which provides the following information about the vehicle:



Position 1: Country of Origin
 
Position 2: Manufacturer
 
Position 3: Make
 
Position 4-5: Carline/Series
 
Position 6: Body Style
 
Position 7: Restraint System
 
Position 8: Engine Type
 
Position 9: Check Digit
 
Position 10: Model Year
 
Position 11: Plant Location
 
Position 12-17: Plant Sequence Number

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Fig. Location of the vehicle identification number and certification label

Location of the vehicle identification number and certification label

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Fig. Typical vehicle identification number information

Typical vehicle identification number information
 

 
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