How to decode details/meaning of a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)

A vehicle identification number (VIN) is a unique code assigned to every motor vehicle when it’s manufactured.  You can decode a VIN to find out more about a car or truck or ….

On most passenger cars, you may find the VIN number on the front of the dashboard on the driver’s side. The best way to see it is to look through the windshield from outside the car. You may also find the VIN number on the driver’s side door pillar. Open the door and look around the area where the door latches to the car. A motorcycle’s VIN is usually on the steering neck below the handlebars, although sometimes it’s on the motor or on the frame near the motor. A semitrailer’s VIN is located on the front part of the semitrailer on the left side.

If you can’t find the VIN number on the vehicle, you should also be able to locate it on it’s documents.

Wondering what all the characters in your vehicle’s VIN stand for?

How to decode a Vehicle Identification (VIN) number
As this video tried show, there many platforms that you just enter the vehicle’s 17-character Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to get details about a vehicle,  This number contains vital information about the vehicle, such as its manufacturer, year of production, the plant it was produced in, type of engine, model and more…