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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 371

Guest - Ajeesh M R on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 22:08

My vehicle is Tata nexon XZ
Vin no is MAT627225LLA01113 belongs to which month/ year

My vehicle is Tata nexon XZ Vin no is MAT627225LLA01113 belongs to which month/ year
Guest - Guest on Saturday, 15 August 2020 13:05

JAN 2020

JAN 2020
Guest - Pankaj Yadav on Tuesday, 04 August 2020 08:12

Sir kindly decode VIN number-MAT627127LLG14154 . Tata nexon xz plus diesel.

Sir kindly decode VIN number-MAT627127LLG14154 . Tata nexon xz plus diesel.
Guest - Pxd on Saturday, 08 August 2020 21:53

July 2020

July 2020
Guest - Ganesh Raut on Monday, 03 August 2020 02:08

Sir there is 1 Nissan kicks xvd bs4 SUV (registered) zero km run available with VIN (MDHFDAD15K1001175)..offered at 12.35 lac...should I go for it or not?
Any other recommendation

Sir there is 1 Nissan kicks xvd bs4 SUV (registered) zero km run available with VIN (MDHFDAD15K1001175)..offered at 12.35 lac...should I go for it or not? Any other recommendation
Guest - Shailendar Kumar Maryada on Saturday, 01 August 2020 20:11

Hello Mycarhelpline, could you tell me the Manufacturing Year and Month of this VIN
MA1NM2NM1L2G61842
Mahindra XUV 300 W6 BS6 Petrol

Hello Mycarhelpline, could you tell me the Manufacturing Year and Month of this VIN MA1NM2NM1L2G61842 Mahindra XUV 300 W6 BS6 Petrol
Guest - Shubham on Tuesday, 21 July 2020 12:58

MALPCB12LLM can you pplease tell the manufacturing date

MALPCB12LLM can you pplease tell the manufacturing date
Guest - M. Teron on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 22:30

May I know how to find the month of manufacture of kia seltos car in India through its VIN number?

May I know how to find the month of manufacture of kia seltos car in India through its VIN number?
Guest - Ram on Monday, 13 July 2020 15:42

MZBEU813MLN108669 KIA SELTOS
can you tell me manufacturing month?
year is 2020

MZBEU813MLN108669 KIA SELTOS can you tell me manufacturing month? year is 2020
Guest - Ayush on Friday, 10 July 2020 11:28

Hello Admin & Others,

Can someone please tell me the manufacturing month and year for my VIN MZBEU812LLN122574

Thanks a lot in advance. Really appreciate the help.

Hello Admin & Others, Can someone please tell me the manufacturing month and year for my VIN MZBEU812LLN122574 Thanks a lot in advance. Really appreciate the help.
Guest - James on Saturday, 04 July 2020 17:38

Hi - Please help decode the following MZBET811VLN106381 for KIA Seltos

Hi - Please help decode the following MZBET811VLN106381 for KIA Seltos
Guest - Gajanand gholkar on Sunday, 28 June 2020 09:12

Please provide me my new car VIN details MA3EUA61500F75197

Please provide me my new car VIN details MA3EUA61500F75197
Guest - Nilanjan on Wednesday, 08 July 2020 21:26

You Have to open Your Hood To Chk the Last 2 Digits After the 17 digits
Which Will Identify Your Car Manufacturing month and Year

You Have to open Your Hood To Chk the Last 2 Digits After the 17 digits Which Will Identify Your Car Manufacturing month and Year
Guest - Gajanand gholkar on Saturday, 27 June 2020 22:34

VIN number:MA3EUA61500F75197 plz decode ,this is for Alto 800 vxi

VIN number:MA3EUA61500F75197 plz decode ,this is for Alto 800 vxi
Guest - nilesh on Saturday, 13 June 2020 13:47

VIN:MA1626292LKC13384
Please decod this

VIN:MA1626292LKC13384 Please decod this
Guest - Rajesh on Thursday, 11 June 2020 23:13

Can you please decode seltos MZBEU813LLN107883

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Guest - R s s N Raju on Tuesday, 09 June 2020 18:04

MAKDF556BL4202578 please inform the car manufuring month &year of Honda Amaze.

MAKDF556BL4202578 please inform the car manufuring month &year of Honda Amaze.
Guest - Hitesh` on Wednesday, 08 July 2020 10:01

In your chassis number, 10th letter is L so I think its manufacturing year should be 2020 as per above article.

In your chassis number, 10th letter is L so I think its manufacturing year should be 2020 as per above article.
Guest - SELTOS on Monday, 08 June 2020 13:05

Can you pls decode this VIN for me - MZBEU812TLN107708

Can you pls decode this VIN for me - MZBEU812TLN107708
Guest - Anubhav Kumar on Tuesday, 26 May 2020 12:54

Please find the chasis no. of tata tiago MAT626288LKA00684, Please give us manufacturing month and year of car.

Please find the chasis no. of tata tiago MAT626288LKA00684, Please give us manufacturing month and year of car.
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