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Decode New Car VIN Chassis Number to find Car Manufacturing Date as 2024 or 2023 of Maruti, Hyundai, Honda, VW, Renault, Nissan, Skoda, Toyota, Tata, Mahindra and Other Car Companies

 

Find Car Manufacturing Date (Month, Year) through VIN Chassis Number - 2024 Manufactured Cars

Are you looking to Buy a 2024 Manufactured Car and confused that dealer may bill you 2023 Car ?

Wondering - whether the dealer will sell you 2024 make or 2023 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 (also known as Chassis Number of Car). Essentially a 17 Digit Number which can provide host of details about Car.

 

Decoding VIN (aka Chassis Number of Car)

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 R - it depicts 2024 Manufactured Car and if P will represent 2023.

Series Alphabet Manufacturing Year   Series Manufacturing Month
R 2024      
P 2023      
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 2024 Make Car

» 10th Digit of VIN: Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Below referred Car Manufacturers only. It would be either R or P (if trying to decode in 2024 Manufacturing Car (R) or 2023 Manufacturing Car (P)

  • Hyundai - Grand i10 Nios, Exter, Aura, I20, Venue, Verna, Creta, Tucson, Kona ev
  • Nissan Motors - Magnite
  • Tata Motors - Tiago, Tigor, Punch, Altroz, Nexon, Safari, Harrier
  • Honda Cars - Amaze, City, Elevate
  • Renault India - Kwid, Triber, Kiger
  • Mahindra - Bolero Neo, XUV300, Thar, Marazzo, Scorpio N, XUV 700
  • Isuzu - Isuzu V Cross, Mux
  • Kia Motors - Kia Sonet, Seltos, Kia Carnival
  • Skoda - Slavia, Kushaq, Karoq

 

» Jeep Compass: Look for 20th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Jeep Compass, Wrangler - You should look at 20th Digit (MCAPQDBY0HFA90134*1r) which is the last digit. Here R represent Manufacturing Year means 2024 Make, had it been p it would have meant 2023 make

 

» Volkswagen Look for 5th and 6th Digit of VIN Chassis Number in conjunction for Volkswagen - Polo, Vento, Taigun, Virtus, Troc, Tiguan. If its 24 means 2024 manufactured car, if its 23 means 2023 manufactured car. For example in VIN - MEXB24CW2NT013567 - its a 2024 Manufactured car 

 

» Audi Look for 6th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for Audi Q3, Q5, Q7, A3, A4, A6, A8 and other cars. If its R its a 2024 Manufactured car, if its P its 2023 Manufactured car

 

» 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 MZ7AD1DDF7H009310.  Look for 10th Digit of VIN Chassis Number for MG Astor, Hector, Hector Plus and Zs Ev. If its 7 - irs 2024 Manufactured Car, if 6 - its 2023 Manufactured Car and if its 5 then its 2022 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 : $MA3EYD32S00700400$AR - So Here Last Digit is R - Which means year of Manufacturing is 2024. Second Last Digit A represents month - so Jan 2024 Manufacturing. Had the last 2 Digits been AP it meant January 2023 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 R it means 2024 Manufactured Car, P means your Maruti Suzuki Car is 2023 Manufactured.

 

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

 

» Toyota Cars VIN Decode: Etios, Glanza, Altis, Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Innova, Innova Hycross, 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, 23 for 2023 Make, 24 for 2024 Make.

 

» General Motors (Chevrolet India): Although Discontinued, but 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

  • 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)

 

  • Maruti Suzuki (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.

 

  • Hyundai - There is no direct way to decode Manufacturing Month of Hyundai Car from VIN Number. The VIN needs to be punched in Hyundai DMS (Dealer Management System) to find Manufacturing details.

 

  • Nissan & Renault - 11th Letter Denotes Month

 

  • 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)

 

  • Honda Cars India - 9th Letter

 

  • General Motors (Chevrolet India) - 7th Letter

 

  • Volkswagen India - 4th Letter

 

  • Skoda India - 6th Letter

 

  • 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.

 

  • Mahindra & Mahindra, Isuzu - 12th Letter

 

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

 

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

 

  • Jeep Compass - 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

 

  • 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, 2023
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 (2024 Model Car)

Mentioning a typical Chassis Number of a Maruti Suzuki Baleno car as - MBHEWB12SRA177970

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

> 10th Digit is R - 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, N for 2022, P for 2023, R for 2024. So its a 2024 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 2024 Model 

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Comments 410

Guest - RAJAT on Friday, 06 March 2020 12:05

MALC841DLLM

MALC841DLLM
Admin on Monday, 09 March 2020 10:52

@RAJAT - Incomplete VIN

@RAJAT - Incomplete VIN
Guest - Chaitanya on Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:15

Can you please help me decode if my Venue is BS4 or BS6.
Chassis No. MALFC81ALLM095888

Can you please help me decode if my Venue is BS4 or BS6. Chassis No. MALFC81ALLM095888
Admin on Monday, 09 March 2020 10:52

@Chaitanya - BS6 Compliant

@Chaitanya - BS6 Compliant
Guest - sejin on Monday, 02 March 2020 17:54

Hi, Can you please help me to understand difference between two VIN numbers :
VIN 1: MZBEP812LLN093645

VIN 1: MZBEP813LLN088559

Hi, Can you please help me to understand difference between two VIN numbers : VIN 1: MZBEP812LLN093645 VIN 1: MZBEP813LLN088559
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:46

MZBEP812LLN093645 - Feb 2020 Manufactured Petrol Car
MZBEP813LLN088559 - Feb 2020 Manufactured Diesel Car

MZBEP812LLN093645 - Feb 2020 Manufactured Petrol Car MZBEP813LLN088559 - Feb 2020 Manufactured Diesel Car
Guest - Dhanraj Gullapalli on Monday, 02 March 2020 14:23

Please decode - MEEBBA008K7677980

Please decode - MEEBBA008K7677980
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:44

Which Brand - Model ?

Which Brand - Model ?
Guest - Ankit Kumar on Sunday, 01 March 2020 09:35

Please decode VIN of my Venue (MALFC81CLLM083188)

Please decode VIN of my Venue (MALFC81CLLM083188)
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:43

Jan 2020 Manufactured Venue 1.4 Diesel, BS4 Model

Jan 2020 Manufactured Venue 1.4 Diesel, BS4 Model
Guest - Amit on Saturday, 29 February 2020 08:10

please help me with decode VIN: MBHEWB22SLA440009

please help me with decode VIN: MBHEWB22SLA440009
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:42

Which Brand? Can you recheck VIN Number

Which Brand? Can you recheck VIN Number
Guest - S on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:55

Chassis number: MZBEU812TLN065431
Engine number: ends with 013894

Please advise the:
1. Production date
2. Model year and month
3. QC check date
4. RC date
5. Anything else, if you can

Thanks so much

Chassis number: MZBEU812TLN065431 Engine number: ends with 013894 Please advise the: 1. Production date 2. Model year and month 3. QC check date 4. RC date 5. Anything else, if you can Thanks so much :)
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:42

Production Date - 30th December 2019, But Manufacturing Year in RC is 2020 as chassis imprint stamp

Production Date - 30th December 2019, But Manufacturing Year in RC is 2020 as chassis imprint stamp
Guest - S on Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:34

Thanks Admin!
Could you please also confirm the QC check date, like you confirmed for the user: Yashwant Daniel?

Thanks Admin! Could you please also confirm the QC check date, like you confirmed for the user: Yashwant Daniel?
Guest - Sagnik Nag on Monday, 24 February 2020 19:12

Hi,
I am purchasing a new car, VIN NO MALBM51BLLM801526. Please help me to find Make Year and Make Month of the same.

Hi, I am purchasing a new car, VIN NO MALBM51BLLM801526. Please help me to find Make Year and Make Month of the same.
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:40

Hyundai Aura, Feb 2020 Manufactured

Hyundai Aura, Feb 2020 Manufactured
Guest - Pikon on Monday, 24 February 2020 19:12

Can you please tell the year and month for my Hyundai Elite i20 with VIN MALBM51RLKM724107

Can you please tell the year and month for my Hyundai Elite i20 with VIN MALBM51RLKM724107
Admin on Wednesday, 04 March 2020 09:37

I20 Diesel, July 2019 Manufactured

I20 Diesel, July 2019 Manufactured
Guest - Atul on Sunday, 23 February 2020 20:13

Hi,
Can you please help me for the manufacturing date for following VIN no.
MZBEP812LLN84701

Hi, Can you please help me for the manufacturing date for following VIN no. MZBEP812LLN84701
Wednesday, 21 February 2024

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