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Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. How to Find 2021 VIN Car Easily

Decode Manufacturing Date of Car. How to Find 2021 VIN Car Easily

Decode New Car VIN Chassis to find Manufacturing Month and Year as 2021 or 2020 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 - 2021 Manufactured Cars

Are you looking to Buy a 2021 Manufactured Car and confused that dealer may bill you 2020 Car ?

Wondering - whether the dealer will sell you 2021 make or 2020 Make car. Here's an Easy way to find and decode manufacturing year of Car through VIN Chassis Number. VIN is Vehicle Identification Number and briefly referred for Unique Vehicle Chassis Number assigned to every Vehicle sold in World.

Alphabetical Meaning: For Instance 10th Letter of Chassis Number Denotes Year of Manufacturing for Hyundai / Honda / Renault etc. If its M - it depicts 2021 Manufactured Car and if L will represent 2020.

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

» 10th Digit of VIN: Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Below referred Car Manufacturers only. It would be either M or L (if trying to decode in 2021 Manufacturing Car (M) or 2020 Manufacturing Car (L)

  • Hyundai - Eon, Santro, i10, Grand i10, Nios, Aura, Xcent, 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 - Indica Ev2, Tiago, Tigor, Altroz, 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

 

» Jeep Compass: Look for 20th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Jeep Compass, Wrangler - You should look at 20th Digit (MCAPQDBY0HFA90134*1M) which is the last digit. Here M represent Manufacturing Year means 2021 Make, had it been L it would have meant 2020 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 MZ7AD1DDF4H009310.  Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for MG Hector, Hector Plus and Zs Ev. If its 3 - its 2020 Manufactured Car and if its 4 then its 2021 Manufactured Car. If it will be 4 then it implies would be 2021 Manufactured Car

 

» Volkswagen : For finding actual Manufacturing Year of Volkswagen Car as for Polo, Vento, Ameo, Jetta, Rapid, Octavia, TRoc, Kodiaq, Passat, Tiguan, please refer 5th and 6th Digit of VIN. If its 21 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 : $MA3EYD32S00700400$AG - So Here Last Digit is G - Which means year of Manufacturing is 2016. Second Last Digit A represents month - so Jan 2016 Manufacturing would have in AG as the last characters, Had the last 2 Digits been AL it meant January 2020 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 L it means your Maruti Suzuki Car is 2020 Manufactured, else for K is 2019 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 in Hyundai Car VIN. You have to share in 17th Digit VIN Chassis Number on MyCarHelpline Forum and we will assist you to decode in complete information on Hyundai Car with Manufacturing Date (yes, exact Manufacturing date of car, colour, key important information related to Hyundai Car which otherwise would never been told to you), 

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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. We recommend to post Query on MyCarHelpline Forum with VIN Chassis Number to help us decode same for you to find Month, Manufacturing of your Kia Sonet, Seltos, Kia Carnival Car

You have to share in 17th Digit VIN Chassis Number on MyCarHelpline Forum and we will assist you to decode in complete information on Kia Car with Manufacturing Date (yes, exact Manufacturing date of car, colour, key important information related to Kia Car which otherwise would never been told to you)

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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 represent Manufacturing Month means January Make. For October, November, December it turns out as 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 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 (2021 Model Car)

Mentioning a typical Chassis Number of a Maruti Suzuki Baleno car as - MBHEWB12SMA177970

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

> 10th Digit is M - 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 and M for 2021. So its a 2021 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 2021 Model 

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Comments 284

Guest - Naveen on Friday, 18 December 2020 22:45

Can you please decode this vin TMBBRKNA6LG104614 for skoda rapid?

Can you please decode this vin TMBBRKNA6LG104614 for skoda rapid?
Guest - Rishabh on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 09:08

Sir please decode VIN no of Tata Harrier Xza plus model- MAT631523LPN61491

Sir please decode VIN no of Tata Harrier Xza plus model- MAT631523LPN61491
Guest - Milind on Friday, 18 December 2020 12:07

November 2020 manufactured car

November 2020 manufactured car
Guest - shahidul islam on Monday, 14 December 2020 23:06

okey

Guest - RISHAV on Monday, 14 December 2020 17:29

Hello sir please Tell me the manufacturing month of my hyundai car
VIN number - MALPC813LLM104894

Hello sir please Tell me the manufacturing month of my hyundai car VIN number - MALPC813LLM104894
Guest - Yogi on Thursday, 10 December 2020 22:04

Purchased Polo GT TSI vin Number: MEXK20600MT107717. Please help understand Year and month of manufacturing

Purchased Polo GT TSI vin Number: MEXK20600MT107717. Please help understand Year and month of manufacturing
Guest - Rohan Jain on Monday, 07 December 2020 23:16

MAKGN252LL4001155 in which month and year it is manufactured. Honda city 5th gen

MAKGN252LL4001155 in which month and year it is manufactured. Honda city 5th gen
Guest - narendra on Sunday, 06 December 2020 07:22

Hi sir,
Can u decode kia sonet vin Number
Vin-MZBFE813MLN019557

Hi sir, Can u decode kia sonet vin Number Vin-MZBFE813MLN019557
Guest - Saurabh on Saturday, 05 December 2020 18:01

Hi Team,
Can you please verify the manufacturing details for the following VIN number?
MALFC81AVLM145414
Hyundai Venue

Hi Team, Can you please verify the manufacturing details for the following VIN number? MALFC81AVLM145414 Hyundai Venue
Guest - AB on Thursday, 17 December 2020 18:40

It's Dec-2020. But how would that be possible as you're posting on 5th Dec?

It's Dec-2020. But how would that be possible as you're posting on 5th Dec?
Guest - abhimanyu on Monday, 30 November 2020 16:18

Dear Sir,
Please decode the following VIN of my car just received from dealer.
MZBEU812LLN184407

Dear Sir, Please decode the following VIN of my car just received from dealer. MZBEU812LLN184407
Guest - ROHIT MK on Friday, 27 November 2020 00:08

SIR PLZ DECODE

MZBFB813LLNO28203

KIA SONET

SIR PLZ DECODE MZBFB813LLNO28203 KIA SONET
Guest - rohit on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 12:18

Please tell me the details of kia sonnet ,vin no. Is MZBFB813LLNO28203
Thanks in advance
ROHIT

Please tell me the details of kia sonnet ,vin no. Is MZBFB813LLNO28203 Thanks in advance ROHIT
Guest - krupa on Friday, 04 December 2020 14:48

NOV 2020 make

NOV 2020 make
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Guest - Deepak Ranjan Patra on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 03:47

Dear Sir,
Please decode the following VIN of my car just received from dealer.
MALFC81ALLM155979

Dear Sir, Please decode the following VIN of my car just received from dealer. MALFC81ALLM155979
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Guest - Pothuru Suresh on Thursday, 19 November 2020 17:09

The VIN decoding is provided for 2010 to 2020 for Hyundai,Kia and other cars.How about for 2021 onwards. Please share the details if you have

The VIN decoding is provided for 2010 to 2020 for Hyundai,Kia and other cars.How about for 2021 onwards. Please share the details if you have
Guest - Sanjay on Friday, 13 November 2020 18:54

MALPA812LLM089605

Please help me to find manufacturing year and month

MALPA812LLM089605 Please help me to find manufacturing year and month
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