Vin Code: Year and Country of Origin Vin Decoder

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Each letter and number of a vin represents information about a vehicle.  Below we have detailed the first and tenth digit of the vin and what they mean.

VIN Code: Year Vehicle Was Manufactured
10th digit decodes the year the vehicle was manufactured.
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19961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015


VIN Code Country of Origin 
1st digit decodes the year the vehicle was manufactured.

Vin code starts with ""
  • 1: UNITED STATES
  • 2: CANADA
  • 3: MEXICO
  • 4: UNITED STATES
  • 5: UNITED STATES
  • 6: AUSTRALIA
  • 9: BRAZIL
  • J: JAPAN
  • K: KOREA
  • L: CHINA , TAIWAN
  • M: THAILAND
  • S: UNITED KINGDOM
  • T: HUNGARY
  • V: FRANCE
  • W: GERMANY
  • X: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
  • Y: FINLAND, SWEDEN
  • Z: ITALY