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Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. Find 2022 or 2021 VIN Car Easily

Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. Find 2022 or 2021 VIN Car Easily

Decode New Car VIN Chassis to find Car Manufacturing Date as 2022 or 2021 of Maruti, Hyundai, Honda, Ford, VW, Renault, Nissan, Skoda, Toyota, Tata, Mahindra and Other Car Companies

 

Find Car Manufacturing Date (Month, Year) through VIN Chassis Number - 2022 Manufactured Cars

Are you looking to Buy a 2022 Manufactured Car and confused that dealer may bill you 2021 Car ?

Wondering - whether the dealer will sell you 2022 make or 2021 Make car. Well every Car Model gets a Unique VIN (Vehicle Identification Number aka as Chassis Number) which is what required to be obtained from Dealer to Find Manufacturing Details of Car

So - first and foremost step is to ask your Dealer Sales Consultant to provide you VIN Number of Car. Essentially a 17 Digit Number which can provide host of details about Car.

 

Decoding VIN

A Sample VIN Number is : MA3NFG81SNA103948 of Maruti Suzuki Car where

Here's an Easy way to find and decode manufacturing year of Car through VIN Chassis Number.

Alphabetical Meaning: For Instance 10th Letter of Chassis Number Denotes Year of Manufacturing for Hyundai / Honda / Renault etc. If its N - it depicts 2022 Manufactured Car and if M will represent 2021.

Series Alphabet Manufacturing Year   Series Manufacturing Month
N 2022   A or 1 January
M 2021   B or 2 February
L 2020   C or 3 March
K 2019   D or 4 April
J 2018   E or 5 May
H 2017   F or 6 June
G 2016   G or 7 July
F 2015   H or 8 August
E 2014   J or 9 (I is skipped and not mentioned by Auto Makers) September
D 2013    (except Renault, Nissan) October
C 2012    (except Renault, Nissan) November
B 2011    (except Renault, Nissan, Tata) December
A 2010      

Important For Renault, Nissan Car Buyers - They Follow Numeric Series for Month. However - for October to December - October is denoted by A, November by B, December by C. 

Important for Tata Motor New Gen Car Owners - They have different Series for Month, explained underneath in the post 



Find Manufacturing Year
 of Car (Decode Details) for 2022 Make Car

» 10th Digit of VIN: Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Below referred Car Manufacturers only. It would be either N or M (if trying to decode in 2022 Manufacturing Car (N) or 2021 Manufacturing Car (M)

  • Hyundai - Eon, Santro, i10, Grand i10, Nios, Aura, Xcent, I20, Elite I20, I20 Active, Venue, Verna, Creta, Elantra, Tucson, Santa Fe, Sonata
  • Nissan Motors & Datsun India - Magnite, Datsun Redi Go, Go, Go Plus, Redi Go, Micra Active, Micra, Sunny, Kicks
  • Tata Motors - Tiago, Tigor, Punch, Altroz, Indica Ev2, Bolt, Zest, Nexon, Safari Storme, Hexa, Harrier
  • Honda Cars - Brio, Amaze, Jazz, WRV, BRV, Mobilio, City, Civic, CRV, 
  • Renault India - Kwid, Pulse, Triber, Lodgy, Scala, Duster, Fluence
  • Mahindra & Mahindra - KUV100, Verito, TUV300, XUV300, Marazzo, Xylo, Scorpio, XUV500, Rexton
  • Isuzu - Isuzu V Cross, Mux
  • Kia Motors - Kia Sonet, Seltos, Kia Carnival
  • Skoda - Rapid, Kushaq, Karoq Octavia, Superb
  • Volkswagen - Polo, Vento, Taigun, Troc

 

» Jeep Compass: Look for 20th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Jeep Compass, Wrangler - You should look at 20th Digit (MCAPQDBY0HFA90134*1N) which is the last digit. Here N represent Manufacturing Year means 2022 Make, had it been M it would have meant 2021 make

 

» MG Motor : Well, MG Hector is what manufactured and sold in India. The Car VIN Chassis number starts with MZ7 Series and a sample VIN is MZ7AD1DDF5H009310.  Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for MG Astor, Hector, Hector Plus and Zs Ev. If its 5 - its 2022 Manufactured Car and if its 4 then its 2021 Manufactured Car.

  

» Maruti Suzuki Cars VIN Decode (Alto, Omni, Eeco, S Presso, Wagon R, Celerio, Swift, Dzire, Baleno, Ertiga, XL6, Brezza, S Cross)There can be 2 Ways in which can find Manufacturing Year.

  • If 10th and 11th Characters are Zero or 11: In this case, you have to Open Bonnet and check for last 2 VIN Digits after 17th Digit x sign. Last Digit indicates Year of Make. Generally applicable on Maruti Suzuki Nexa Series (Ignis, Baleno, S Cross, Ciaz, XL6) or New Age Dzire, Brezza. For ex : $MA3EYD32S00700400$AN - So Here Last Digit is G - Which means year of Manufacturing is 2022. Second Last Digit A represents month - so Jan 2022 Manufacturing. Had the last 2 Digits been AM it meant January 2021 Manufactured Car

    Here's Picture for Finding Chassis Number for Maruti Suzuki Cars

    b2ap3_thumbnail_Maruti-Chassis.jpg

  • If 10th and 11th Characters are NOT Zero Zero (00) or 11:  As per updates, this 10th Digit will also help in finding in Manufacturing year where 10th Digit and 11th Digit are NOT 00 and NEITHER 11. If 10th Digit is N it means your Maruti Suzuki Car is 2022 Manufactured, else for M is 2021 Manufactured

 

» Ford Cars VIN Decode In Ford: Figo, Aspire, Freestyle, Ecosport, Endeavour 11th Letter will denote year of Manufacture. 

 

» Toyota Cars VIN Decode: Etios, Glanza, Altis, Innova, Fortuner: its a 21 Digit VIN a combination of 20th n 21st Letter (in Numeric Terms) makes up for the manufacturing year. Like 11 for 2011, 12 for 2012 and 13 for 2013, 14 for 2014 and same way 18 for 2018, 19 for 2019 and 20 for 2020

 

» General Motors (Chevrolet India): the 9th letter denotes the Year of Make  - Spark, Beat, Sail Hatch, Sail Sedan, Enjoy, Tavera

 

How to find VIN Number location in Car

It ranges from Manufacturer to Manufacturer. Maruti Suzuki VIN can be identified can be next to panel ahead of battery as specified in Picture - 1 above or for Hyundai Cars - its under driver seat or top of dash or driver side center pillar as specified in Picture below

b2ap3_thumbnail_Hyundai-VIN-Identification.jpg

For Honda - its visible just by opening Boot at the hinges. You may ask in Sales Consultant at dealership to show in VIN location of car

 

Find Car Manufacturing Month along with Year

To find out Manufacturing Month of Car - Whether December or January

1. Maruti Suzuki Cars: If 10th and 11th Digit are 00 or 11 then you have to follow this - 20th Letter Denotes Month (For instance if its A it means January make, if its M it means December make)

2. Maruti Suzuki Nexa Series of Ignis, Baleno, S Cross, Ciaz or New Dzire, Brezza (If 10th & 11 Digit are neither 00 and nor 11) - 11th Letter Denotes Month (For instance if its A it means January make, if its D it means April make).  If 10th and 11th Characters are Zero or 11, then check Engine bay for VIN Digits after 17th Digit x sign and Second Last Digit indicates Month in which Car is Manufactured. 

3. Hyundai - There is no direct way to decode Manufacturing Month of Hyundai Car from VIN Number. The VIN needs to be punched in Hyundai System to find Manufacturing details. 

4. Nissan Motors - 11th Letter Denotes Month

5. Renault India - 11th Letter Denotes Month

6. Tata Motors - 12th Letter (Except I,L,M,O - the series goes on as A - Jan, B - Feb, C - March, D for April, E for May, F for June, G for July, H for August, J for September, K for October, N for November, P for December)

7. Honda - 9th Letter

8. General Motors (Chevrolet India) - 7th Letter

9. Volkswagen - 4th Letter

10. Skoda - 6th Letter

11 Kia Motor - There is no direct way to decode Manufacturing Month of Kia Cars as of now. The VIN needs to be punched in Kia System to find Manufacturing details. 

12. Mahindra & Mahindra, Isuzu - 12th Letter

13. Toyota Kirloskar - Combination of 18th n 19th Letter. For eg 10 denotes October and 03 denotes March

14. MG Motor - 9th Letter of VIN indicates month of Manufacturing of MG Hector, Hector Plus and Zs EV

15. Jeep Compass, Wrangler - You should look at 19th Digit (MCAPQDBY0HFA90134*1K) which is the Second last digit. Here 1 (Second Last digit in Numeric) represent Manufacturing Month means January Make. For October, November, December it turns out as A,B,C or K, L, M

16. Ford - 12th Letter. Month Series can be checked using below sheet for Cars Manufactured from 2012 and Onwards

  2012, 2016, 2020 2013, 2017, 2021 2014, 2018, 2022 2015, 2019
January  B J L C
February R U Y K
March A M S D
April G P T E
May C B J L
June K R U Y
July D A M S
August E G P T
September L C B J
October Y K R U
November S D A
December T E G P

For example to find if Ford Car is January 2019 Manufactured, the 11th Letter of VIN Chasis should be 'K' and 12th Letter should be 'C' indicating Jan 2019 Manufactured Car


How to find Car Manufacturing Month
:- Here 1 or A denotes Jan, 2 or B denotes Feb, 3 or C denotes March, 4 or D denotes April

Note: Some Car Dealers will either give you 17 Digit or short Chassis Number. Its best to look at complete VIN Chassis number by checking physically in the car - Engine Bay / Under Seats / Window Panels etc - to find complete VIN Chassis number for decoding it as 2014 or 2015 Car.

 

Sample Decoding to find Manufacturing Month and Year of Car (2022 Model Car)

Mentioning a typical Chassis Number of a Maruti Suzuki Baleno car as - MBHEWB12SNA177970

This is a 17 digit number, Lets decode the chassis number to find the manufacturing month and year of car :-

> 10th Digit is N - A for 2010, B for 2011, C for 2012, D for 2013, E for 2014, F for 2015, G for 2016, H for 2017, J for 2018, K for 2019. L for 2020, M for 2021 and N for 2022. So its a 2022 Make Year

> 11th Digit is A - A for Jan, B for Feb, C for March, D for April, E for May

Final Code : This VIN Chassis Number Implies January 2022 Model 

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Comments 366

Guest - Mark on Monday, 09 May 2022 10:21

Kindly decode month for toyota
JTEAD3BH40J000862

Is it september 2021?

Kindly decode month for toyota JTEAD3BH40J000862 Is it september 2021?
Guest - JAY on Friday, 18 March 2022 15:06

MEEHBC0072044619

MEEHBC0072044619
Guest - Pradip Kumar Behera on Thursday, 03 March 2022 12:10

The dealer has given me the chassis number N2A54649. I had booked XUV 300 W8 DS BS VI. Dear sir kindly let me know how I know the manufacturing year or let me know sir. I am requesting you.

Regards
Pradip
pradipbehera5@gmail.com

The dealer has given me the chassis number N2A54649. I had booked XUV 300 W8 DS BS VI. Dear sir kindly let me know how I know the manufacturing year or let me know sir. I am requesting you. Regards Pradip pradipbehera5@gmail.com
Guest - gaurav on Friday, 21 January 2022 20:06

where can I verify vin no given by honda dealer , car is not registered yet

where can I verify vin no given by honda dealer , car is not registered yet
Guest - Anupam kumar on Wednesday, 29 December 2021 22:44

Please decode year of manufacture of vin no MA3ENGL1S00273947 OF MY CAR S CROSS

Please decode year of manufacture of vin no MA3ENGL1S00273947 OF MY CAR S CROSS
Guest - ashok on Saturday, 18 December 2021 14:37

MEERBC007M3089394 pls decode this for mfg date

MEERBC007M3089394 pls decode this for mfg date
Guest - Arnav Bhanang on Friday, 03 December 2021 18:09

Skoda kushaq active model VIN number
MEXKPJPA8MG01862 plz decode this

Skoda kushaq active model VIN number MEXKPJPA8MG01862 plz decode this
Guest - Skoda on Monday, 14 March 2022 11:59

MEXKPJPA8MG01862

J - SEP
M - 2021

MEXKP[b]J[/b]PA8[b]M[/b]G01862 J - SEP M - 2021
Guest - Stan on Friday, 03 December 2021 03:56

So when you say manufacturing date, would a NC (Nissan) in the 10/11 position indicate this would not be build until December 2022?

So when you say manufacturing date, would a NC (Nissan) in the 10/11 position indicate this would not be build until December 2022?
Guest - Sunil Mehta on Wednesday, 03 November 2021 17:10

Plz share month of manufacturing for Renault kiger

MEEHBC009M2001852

Plz share month of manufacturing for Renault kiger MEEHBC009M2001852
Guest - Sitakanta Swain on Tuesday, 02 November 2021 12:45

Hi There....Gd day,

Please help me to decode the below mentioned VIN for my Renault Kiger,
MEEHBC001MA031756.

you may send email to -sitakant.swain@gmail.com

Hi There....Gd day, Please help me to decode the below mentioned VIN for my Renault Kiger, MEEHBC001MA031756. you may send email to -sitakant.swain@gmail.com
Guest - Garv on Thursday, 28 October 2021 17:40

Kindly decode this MAT627223MLK75867

Kindly decode this MAT627223MLK75867
Guest - MAT on Thursday, 12 May 2022 18:39

2021 October, tata car

2021 October, tata car
Guest - Sanjay Gupta on Thursday, 28 October 2021 15:51

Please help me to decode this VIN for month and year of manufacturing - MALB351CLMM245920

Please help me to decode this VIN for month and year of manufacturing - MALB351CLMM245920
Guest - PearlBlack on Monday, 25 October 2021 20:05

Nissan SJNFAAZE1U0089547 - Cannot figure out either month or year of manufacture, as doesn't seem to follow pattern shown above.
Can anyone help translate, please?

Nissan SJNFAAZE1U0089547 - Cannot figure out either month or year of manufacture, as doesn't seem to follow pattern shown above. Can anyone help translate, please?
Guest - Roshan Singh on Monday, 11 October 2021 13:39

As per the formula given above, my mg car is manufactured in jan 2021 but I contacted dealer for the same, They shared the invoice with me and sep 2021 is mentioned in that.
Someone please confirm, which one is right. Which one should I consider .
Delivery date is coming Friday.
Please help

As per the formula given above, my mg car is manufactured in jan 2021 but I contacted dealer for the same, They shared the invoice with me and sep 2021 is mentioned in that. Someone please confirm, which one is right. Which one should I consider . Delivery date is coming Friday. Please help
Guest - Ranabir on Thursday, 30 September 2021 20:28

Please help decode this VIN - MCANJREYXMFA77840

Please help decode this VIN - MCANJREYXMFA77840
Guest - Farhan on Sunday, 26 September 2021 21:14

Please decode VIN MEXKPHPA6MG014376 Skoda

Please decode VIN MEXKPHPA6MG014376 Skoda
Guest - Gil on Monday, 20 September 2021 00:59

Please! decode this
Opel
W0VZCYHZ9KS307227

Please! decode this Opel W0VZCYHZ9KS307227
Guest - Mitanshu Tyagi on Friday, 17 September 2021 17:42

MZBFF811LMN120284
Please decode this chassis number.

MZBFF811LMN120284 Please decode this chassis number.
Guest
Thursday, 26 May 2022

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