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Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. How to Find 2019 VIN Car Easily

Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. How to Find 2019 VIN Car Easily

Decode New Car VIN Chassis to find Manufacturing Month and Year as 2019 or 2018 of Maruti, Hyundai, Honda, Ford, VW, Renault, Nissan, Skoda, Toyota, Chevy, Tata, Mahindra

 

Find Car Manufacturing Date (Month, Year) through VIN Chassis Number - 2019 Manufactured Cars

Are you looking to Buy a 2019 Manufactured Car ?

Wondering - whether the dealer will sell you 2019 make or 2018 Make car. 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 J - it depicts 2018 Manufactured Car and if H will represent 2017.

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

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)

Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number with below Car Makers. It would be either K or J (if trying to decode in 2019 Manufacturing Car (K) or 2018 Manufacturing Car (J) )

1) Hyundai - Eon, i10, Grand i10, Xcent, Elite I20, I20 Active, Fluidic Verna, Creta, Elantra, Tucson, Santa Fe, Sonata

2) Nissan Motors & Datsun India - Datsun Redi Go, Go, Go Plus, Redi Go, Micra Active, Micra, Sunny, Terrano

3) Tata Motors - Indica Ev2, Tiago, Tigor, Bolt, Zest, Nexon, Safari Storme, Hexa

4) Honda Cars - Brio, Amaze, Jazz, WRV, BRV, Mobilio, City, CRV

5) Volkswagen & Skoda India - Polo, Vento, Ameo, Jetta, Rapid, Octavia, Kodiaq, Passat, Tiguan

6) Renault India - Kwid, Pulse, Scala, Duster, Fluence

7) Mahindra & Mahindra - KUV100, Verito, TUV300, Xylo, Scorpio, XUV500, Rexton

8) Maruti Suzuki Nexa Series (Ignis, Baleno, S Cross, Ciaz), New Dzire, Brezza - If 10th and 11th Characters are Zero or 11, then check Engine bay for last 2 VIN Digits after 17th Digit x sign. Last Digit indicates Year of Make. 

9) Maruti Suzuki Other Cars  - Maruti Suzuki also using in 10th Digit for finding Manufacturing Year in New Dzire, Brezza, Ertiga. As per updates, this 10th Digit will also help in finding in Manufacturing year of Entry Segment Cars too. Only in case where 10th Digit and 11th Digit are 00 or 11 - then you have to check engine bay for last 2 VIN Digits after 17th Digit x sign, refer point number 13 

Note: Toyota, Ford, Other Maruti Suzuki Regular Cars and Chevrolet are Exceptions out here.

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

11) In Toyota: Etios, 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. 

12) In Ford: Figo, Aspire, Ecosport, Endeavour 11th Letter will denote year of Manufacture. 

13) For Maruti Suzuki (If 10th and 11th Digit are 00 or 11 then you have to follow this) - The Vin / chassis number pattern given by Maruti dealers or shown on RC is uptill 17 digits. For getting the additional last digits - Open the Bonet, look at the extreme end, below wiper under the bonet - There you can see Complete VIN Number of 21 Digits including Special Character $ and last 2 digits

The Pattern -  You will find Chasis Number - Prefixed by a $  ...17 digit Chasis Number..... $ Last 2 Digits

The Last Digit in it represents the Manufacturing Year. If its G - 2016, F - its 2015. If D - its 2014

For ex : $MA3EYD32S00700400$AG - So Here Last Digit is G - Which means year of Manufacturing is 2016. A represents month - so Jan 2016 Manufacturing would have in AG as the last characters

Here's Picture for Finding Chassis Number for Maruti Suzuki Cars so as to Decode Manufacturing Year. Applicable on Entire Range - Alto 800, Alto K10, Wagon R, Celerio, Stingray, Ritz, Swift, Baleno, Swift Dzire, Ertiga, Ciaz, S Cross

b2ap3_thumbnail_Maruti-Chassis.jpg

 

 

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 November

1. Maruti Suzuki Regular Series ( (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 - 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 - 19th Letter Denotes Month

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. Mahindra & Mahindra - 12th Letter

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

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

  2012, 2016 2013, 2017 2014, 2018 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 (2019 Model Car)

Mentioning a typical Chassis Number of a Maruti Suzuki Baleno car as - MBHEWB12SKA177970

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

> 10th Digit is K - 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 and K for 2019. So its a 2019 Make Year

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

Final Code : This Chassis Number Implies January 2019 Model 

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Comments 122

Guest - Harish on Saturday, 04 January 2014 14:05

If you are planning a new car of 2013 make in 2014 kindly ask for discount from Dealerit would upto fifty-seventy thousand of car range 3-6lac ,then you can bought 2013 car in no loss.

If you are planning a new car of 2013 make in 2014 kindly ask for discount from Dealerit would upto fifty-seventy thousand of car range 3-6lac ,then you can bought 2013 car in no loss.
Guest - Kamal Sheth on Friday, 20 September 2013 17:07

I have purchsae new Maruti Wegon - R VXI Chassis No -MA3EWDE1S00603648 Please tell whic MFG and Month
Pls Guide me
Thanks
regards
Kamal

I have purchsae new Maruti Wegon - R VXI Chassis No -MA3EWDE1S00603648 Please tell whic MFG and Month Pls Guide me Thanks regards Kamal
Gagan Modi on Friday, 20 September 2013 18:00

Hello Kamal,

We have just updated the article, pl see for last 2 digits under bonet. You can decode it with the updated information in article.

Hello Kamal, We have just updated the article, pl see for last 2 digits under bonet. You can decode it with the updated information in article.
Guest - Harish on Saturday, 04 January 2014 14:07

kindly open the bonnet and provide full VIN punched inside bonnet , you will get on punched VIn last two character also.

kindly open the bonnet and provide full VIN punched inside bonnet , you will get on punched VIn last two character also.
Guest - Sundar.K on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 07:42

I'm about take delivery of my Ertiga ZXI , the VIN/Chasis number provided to me is of 17 Digits MA3ELMG1S00184966 , I don't know how to decode the MFg Year and Month of this vehicle. In most of the forums it is said that Maruti has 21 Digits of VIN , but I'm not sure why I got only 17 Digits. Can anyone please help me decode my VIN Number for MFG Year and Month.

Thanks a lot in advance....
Sundar.K

I'm about take delivery of my Ertiga ZXI , the VIN/Chasis number provided to me is of 17 Digits MA3ELMG1S00184966 , I don't know how to decode the MFg Year and Month of this vehicle. In most of the forums it is said that Maruti has 21 Digits of VIN , but I'm not sure why I got only 17 Digits. Can anyone please help me decode my VIN Number for MFG Year and Month. Thanks a lot in advance.... Sundar.K
Guest - NARINDER KAPUR on Sunday, 09 June 2013 14:19

I RECENTLY BOUGHT MARUTI ERTIGA CHASSIS NUMBER IS MA3ELMG1S00166958 AND INGINE NO IS K14BN7009748 THE WINDOW GLASS INDICATE YEAR OF MANUFACTURE AS .....12. I WANT TO KNOW MODEL OF CAR MONTH AND YEAR OF MANUFACTURE. THE FRONT GLASS WAS HAVING LOT OF BUBLE MARKS, NOW THEY SAY THAT GLASS HAS BEEN CLEANED. AND I FIND ....13,MARK ON GLASS . I THINK THEY HAVE CHANGED THE GLASS. PL ADV.
.

I RECENTLY BOUGHT MARUTI ERTIGA CHASSIS NUMBER IS MA3ELMG1S00166958 AND INGINE NO IS K14BN7009748 THE WINDOW GLASS INDICATE YEAR OF MANUFACTURE AS .....12. I WANT TO KNOW MODEL OF CAR MONTH AND YEAR OF MANUFACTURE. THE FRONT GLASS WAS HAVING LOT OF BUBLE MARKS, NOW THEY SAY THAT GLASS HAS BEEN CLEANED. AND I FIND ....13,MARK ON GLASS . I THINK THEY HAVE CHANGED THE GLASS. PL ADV. .
Guest - Rajat Dey Sarkar on Monday, 29 April 2013 12:13

Maruti Ritz VIN no is MA3EDKDIS00449229. Please tell me the manufacturing month & year.

Maruti Ritz VIN no is MA3EDKDIS00449229. Please tell me the manufacturing month & year.
Guest - brahmaji on Sunday, 21 April 2013 16:25

please confirm the vehicle manufacturing year and month of my new tata indica ev2lx car. chasis - MAT600460DTA00356.

Thank u

Regds
brahmaji

please confirm the vehicle manufacturing year and month of my new tata indica ev2lx car. chasis - MAT600460DTA00356. Thank u Regds brahmaji
Guest - Karthik on Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:42

Hi Anand,

I contacted customer care but they were not able to tell me properly.They asked me to send the VIN number through mail but I didn't do. For your confirmation you can check the metal label in the bonnet where you can find the VIN number and at last line you will find manufacturer month and year mine was AD that is Jan 2013, so check for the that. As admin said 7th and 9th digit are the month and year for Chevy.

Thanks,
Karthik

Hi Anand, I contacted customer care but they were not able to tell me properly.They asked me to send the VIN number through mail but I didn't do. For your confirmation you can check the metal label in the bonnet where you can find the VIN number and at last line you will find manufacturer month and year mine was AD that is Jan 2013, so check for the that. As admin said 7th and 9th digit are the month and year for Chevy. Thanks, Karthik
Guest - Anand on Monday, 18 March 2013 13:08

Thanks for the message. I did found AD in the last line...have a happy ride!

Thanks for the message. I did found AD in the last line...have a happy ride!
Guest - Harish on Friday, 11 October 2013 17:59

As per confirmrd by GMIL(chevrolet) from feb 2011 GM had changed for identify VIN Now 7th character represents month,9th character represents production year and 10 character represents Model year. and If Beat Diesel have 2013 production year then How this possible it have 2012 model year.

As per confirmrd by GMIL(chevrolet) from feb 2011 GM had changed for identify VIN Now 7th character represents month,9th character represents production year and 10 character represents Model year. and If Beat Diesel have 2013 production year then How this possible it have 2012 model year.
Guest - Anand Mehta on Thursday, 14 March 2013 10:49

Hi Karthik,

Did you get clarification through customer care? The reason I am asking, I am having the same confusion with my VIN No.

Thanks,
Anand

Hi Karthik, Did you get clarification through customer care? The reason I am asking, I am having the same confusion with my VIN No. Thanks, Anand
Guest - Karthik on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 17:27

Hi Gagan Modi,

This is a small clarification regarding Chevy chassis number.. I have booked Chevy Beat Diesel and the chassis number for the same is MA6BFBANDCT051021. As per the post 7 letter is month and 9th letter is year so my car would be Jan 2013. But my question is few sites, they mentioned as 9 is the month and 10th is the Year so am very much confused.

Even in this site http://www.myvehicledetails.com/ when I tried my chassis number it came as 2012 April and when i tried Ayushi (from the above comments) VIN number the output is APRIL 2013 how is this possible..?

Extra info in my car bonnet it is stamped as manufactured date and month as AD which comes as Jan 2013.

Can you please confirm whether which is correct 7&9 or 9&10 for month & Year respectively.
Your input is very valuable Thanks in advance..

-Karthik

Hi Gagan Modi, This is a small clarification regarding Chevy chassis number.. I have booked Chevy Beat Diesel and the chassis number for the same is MA6BFBANDCT051021. As per the post 7 letter is month and 9th letter is year so my car would be Jan 2013. But my question is few sites, they mentioned as 9 is the month and 10th is the Year so am very much confused. Even in this site http://www.myvehicledetails.com/ when I tried my chassis number it came as 2012 April and when i tried Ayushi (from the above comments) VIN number the output is APRIL 2013 how is this possible..? Extra info in my car bonnet it is stamped as manufactured date and month as AD which comes as Jan 2013. Can you please confirm whether which is correct 7&9 or 9&10 for month & Year respectively. Your input is very valuable Thanks in advance.. -Karthik
Admin on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 18:08

Hello Kartik, To the best of our info in Chevrolet the 9th letter denotes manufacturing year and 7th letter the month and we are pretty sure about same
Still - you may write in to customer care of chevrolet. You may try speaking to them on 1800 3000 8080 / 0124-3080000

Trust it helps !!

Hello Kartik, To the best of our info in Chevrolet the 9th letter denotes manufacturing year and 7th letter the month and we are pretty sure about same Still - you may write in to customer care of chevrolet. You may try speaking to them on 1800 3000 8080 / 0124-3080000 Trust it helps !!
Guest - Karthik on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 20:50

Hi admin, thanks for the prompt reply.. gain confidence, will check the same with Customer Care also and revert..

Thanks again..

-Karthik

Hi admin, thanks for the prompt reply.. gain confidence, will check the same with Customer Care also and revert.. Thanks again.. -Karthik
Guest - Harish on Thursday, 09 January 2014 18:02

This is alleged violation by GMIL on Beat Diesel 1n 2013 and I have raised this is in Ministry of Road Transportation and highway for this alleged violation by GM.Read This Gm told they had changed pattern of identify VIN in februray 2011,Now 7,9,10 character represents 7=month,9=manufacturer year and 10=model year,In a month of September 2013 when I visited for buying Beat Diesel of General Motor India Ltd.In Delhi show room I shocked to saw that in premises of Gm Dealer,Delhi all vehicle were 2012 model year as per VIN number of Beat Diesel .How I identified the model year of car?As per General Motor policy they intimated that they had changed policy/pattern of identify VIN of their vehicle from Feb. 2011 .Now In our(GM) vehicles 9th character/digit represents production year,10th character represents Model year,and 7th character of Vin represents Month of vehicle.(A=2010,B=2011,C=2012,D=2013,E=2014,and Month A=jan,B=feb Note: I,O,Q will not be used)When I was checked Vin of Beat Diesel MA6BFBHNDCT066547 on this Vin of Beat Diesel As per Gm policy 9th digit is D=2013=production year and 10th digit is C=2012=Model year and 7th digit is H=Month=August.I had seen not in this vehicle VIN of Beat Diesel ,I had seen more than 10 vehicles(Beat Diesel) in a showroom all(Beat Diesel ) were 2012 model year as per VIN ,Then I was also checked VIN of other GM car like Enjoy,Beat Patrol,Spark,Sail ,UVA I got all these were latest model year Because all had punched on VIN,10th Digit= D=2013=Model Year and Production Year= 10th digit=D= 2013 instead Beat Diesel In all Beat were 10 Digit=C=2012=Model Year and 9th Digit=D=Production Year=2013.I was also called to all Dealer of Delhi and also did called to Dealer of jaipur(rajasthan),Gujarat ,They (Dealers of GM)told we have also Beat Diesel of Same category i.e 2012 Model Year .Now the question is this How this possible read this article in worldwide definition of production year and Model year as per wikipedia The model year and the actual calendar year of production do not always coincide. For example, a 2014 model year automobile is available during most of the 2014 calendar year, but is usually also available from the third quarter of 2013 because production of the 2014 model began in July and August 2013. When a brand new model is introduced there may be an additional delay to retool and retrain for production of the new model.These can show a production date that can be earlier than the the stated model year.
I identified In All Beat Diesel production year(2013) is later than Model Year (2012.)This is very interesting and impossible
I have seen many cars their production year = model years,In some cases production year is earlier than Model year But never seen production year is later than model year that is in GM Beat Diesel Only.
Here is an example of other manufacturer company Volkswagen WVWK13602ET033618

In Volkswagen 4th digit =month, 5th and 6th digit=production year and 10th digit =Model Year

Hence Now I decoded above VIN oct.=4thDigit=K=OCT,5th and 6th=13=2013=production Year and 10th digit=E=model year=2014.

Vehicle model year =2014

Production year=oct,2013

That I have already stated above , Volkswagen are absolutely right they are selling 2014 model year Vehicle in OCT.2013(production Year)

But General Motor is wrong they are selling Beat Diesel of production year =2013 and Model year=2012 as per their VIN in Beat Diesel.How this possible?

Now the question is If this is Error/Mistake by GM in their VIN of Beat Diesel this is violation of CMVR rules as per ARAI/MORTH.This is violation of ARAI guidelines as mentioned in AIS:65 look below you already aware

5.2.1 In such cases of wrong punching of numbers due to manual or

machine error, the punched wrong number shall be crossed and the

correct number may be punched or etched once again , exactly above

or below the crossed number as shown in Clause 5.2.1.1 and 5.2.1.2. (AIS:65)

5.2.1.1. Example of re-marking, above the wrong number.

M 3 D

J H 4 B B 1 1 7 0 0 C 2 0 0 0 0 0

5.2.1.2 Example of re-marking below the wrong number.

J H 4 B B 1 1 7 0 0 C 2 0 0 0 0 0

M 3



Sir you already aware from all facts in rules of AIS:65 5.1.2.2 stated that VIN Number be placed in a clearly visible accessible position by method such as hammering or stamping in such a way that it cannot be obliterated.


In Chevrolet Beat Diesel It has inside of back seat of Beat Diesel and It has not punched in a way that It cannot be obliterated.Hence chance of alteration of VIN can be easily obliterated by illegal elements .

Though Mostly all manufacturer have VIN punched inside Bonnet of car and in Commercial Vehicles on Chassis/frame Left Side Like in car Maruti ,Hyundai,Tata ,Ford etc punched inside of Bonnet and cannot be obliterated.

This is alleged violation by GMIL on Beat Diesel 1n 2013 and I have raised this is in Ministry of Road Transportation and highway for this alleged violation by GM.Read This Gm told they had changed pattern of identify VIN in februray 2011,Now 7,9,10 character represents 7=month,9=manufacturer year and 10=model year,In a month of September 2013 when I visited for buying Beat Diesel of General Motor India Ltd.In Delhi show room I shocked to saw that in premises of Gm Dealer,Delhi all vehicle were 2012 model year as per VIN number of Beat Diesel .How I identified the model year of car?As per General Motor policy they intimated that they had changed policy/pattern of identify VIN of their vehicle from Feb. 2011 .Now In our(GM) vehicles 9th character/digit represents production year,10th character represents Model year,and 7th character of Vin represents Month of vehicle.(A=2010,B=2011,C=2012,D=2013,E=2014,and Month A=jan,B=feb Note: I,O,Q will not be used)When I was checked Vin of Beat Diesel MA6BFBHNDCT066547 on this Vin of Beat Diesel As per Gm policy 9th digit is D=2013=production year and 10th digit is C=2012=Model year and 7th digit is H=Month=August.I had seen not in this vehicle VIN of Beat Diesel ,I had seen more than 10 vehicles(Beat Diesel) in a showroom all(Beat Diesel ) were 2012 model year as per VIN ,Then I was also checked VIN of other GM car like Enjoy,Beat Patrol,Spark,Sail ,UVA I got all these were latest model year Because all had punched on VIN,10th Digit= D=2013=Model Year and Production Year= 10th digit=D= 2013 instead Beat Diesel In all Beat were 10 Digit=C=2012=Model Year and 9th Digit=D=Production Year=2013.I was also called to all Dealer of Delhi and also did called to Dealer of jaipur(rajasthan),Gujarat ,They (Dealers of GM)told we have also Beat Diesel of Same category i.e 2012 Model Year .Now the question is this How this possible read this article in worldwide definition of production year and Model year as per wikipedia The model year and the actual calendar year of production do not always coincide. For example, a 2014 model year automobile is available during most of the 2014 calendar year, but is usually also available from the third quarter of 2013 because production of the 2014 model began in July and August 2013. When a brand new model is introduced there may be an additional delay to retool and retrain for production of the new model.These can show a production date that can be earlier than the the stated model year. I identified In All Beat Diesel production year(2013) is later than Model Year (2012.)This is very interesting and impossible I have seen many cars their production year = model years,In some cases production year is earlier than Model year But never seen production year is later than model year that is in GM Beat Diesel Only. Here is an example of other manufacturer company Volkswagen WVWK13602ET033618 In Volkswagen 4th digit =month, 5th and 6th digit=production year and 10th digit =Model Year Hence Now I decoded above VIN oct.=4thDigit=K=OCT,5th and 6th=13=2013=production Year and 10th digit=E=model year=2014. Vehicle model year =2014 Production year=oct,2013 That I have already stated above , Volkswagen are absolutely right they are selling 2014 model year Vehicle in OCT.2013(production Year) But General Motor is wrong they are selling Beat Diesel of production year =2013 and Model year=2012 as per their VIN in Beat Diesel.How this possible? Now the question is If this is Error/Mistake by GM in their VIN of Beat Diesel this is violation of CMVR rules as per ARAI/MORTH.This is violation of ARAI guidelines as mentioned in AIS:65 look below you already aware 5.2.1 In such cases of wrong punching of numbers due to manual or machine error, the punched wrong number shall be crossed and the correct number may be punched or etched once again , exactly above or below the crossed number as shown in Clause 5.2.1.1 and 5.2.1.2. (AIS:65) 5.2.1.1. Example of re-marking, above the wrong number. M 3 D J H 4 B B 1 1 7 0 0 C 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.2.1.2 Example of re-marking below the wrong number. J H 4 B B 1 1 7 0 0 C 2 0 0 0 0 0 M 3 Sir you already aware from all facts in rules of AIS:65 5.1.2.2 stated that VIN Number be placed in a clearly visible accessible position by method such as hammering or stamping in such a way that it cannot be obliterated. In Chevrolet Beat Diesel It has inside of back seat of Beat Diesel and It has not punched in a way that It cannot be obliterated.Hence chance of alteration of VIN can be easily obliterated by illegal elements . Though Mostly all manufacturer have VIN punched inside Bonnet of car and in Commercial Vehicles on Chassis/frame Left Side Like in car Maruti ,Hyundai,Tata ,Ford etc punched inside of Bonnet and cannot be obliterated.
Guest - deepica on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 15:02

how to find out the date of manufacturing of Maruti Omni Van and location of manufacture of the same

how to find out the date of manufacturing of Maruti Omni Van and location of manufacture of the same
Guest - Ayushi on Thursday, 14 February 2013 17:01

The chassis number for my Chevrolet sail uva car, which is about to be registered tomorrow, provided by the dealer is : MA6SFBA2DDT001073
according to the key you have provided, the 10th letter is D thus 2012, so far so good, but the 9th letter for Months is also D signifying APRIL... How is this possible?
are you sure in Chevy 9th letter is Month? if correct please help me interpret this Chassis no. urgently!

Many Thanks!

The chassis number for my Chevrolet sail uva car, which is about to be registered tomorrow, provided by the dealer is : MA6SFBA2DDT001073 according to the key you have provided, the 10th letter is D thus 2012, so far so good, but the 9th letter for Months is also D signifying APRIL... How is this possible? are you sure in Chevy 9th letter is Month? if correct please help me interpret this Chassis no. urgently! Many Thanks!
Gagan Modi on Friday, 15 February 2013 11:35

My apologies !!
Have checked with Chevy dealer for Same
In Chevrolet - the 9th letter denotes year of Manufacturing and not 10th letter ... which is D i.e 2013
and the 7th Letter denotes the Month of Make.... which is A i.e January.... The make year is Jan 2013

Am also correcting the above post.. Thanks for highlighting this

My apologies !! Have checked with Chevy dealer for Same In Chevrolet - the 9th letter denotes year of Manufacturing and not 10th letter ... which is D i.e 2013 and the 7th Letter denotes the Month of Make.... which is A i.e January.... The make year is Jan 2013 Am also correcting the above post.. Thanks for highlighting this
Guest - pankaj on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 17:22

7th letter is month ok

7th letter is month ok
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