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    VIN Decoder - Vehicle Identification Number

    Couldn't find one listed, so I went and pulled it from Kiatechinfo.com



    Identification Number Locations


    Identification Number Description
    Vehicle Identification Number




    1. World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
    - KNA : Passenger vehicle, MPV(Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle)/SUV(Sports Utility Vehicle)/RV(Recreational Vehicle)
    - KNC : Commercial vehicle (Van)
    - KND: MPV/SUV/RV (For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico)
    - KNH: Van

    2. Vehicle line
    - J : SOUL

    3. Model & Series
    - S : Low grade (L)
    - T : Middle-Low grade (GL)
    - U : Middle grade (GLS, JSL, TAX)
    - V : Middle-High grade (GDS)
    - W : High grade (HGS, TOP)

    4. Body/Cabin type, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating KNA
    - 1 : Limousine
    - 2 : Sedan - 2 door
    - 3 : Sedan - 3 door
    - 4 : Sedan - 4 door
    - 5 : Sedan - 5 door
    - 6 : Coupe
    - 7 : Convertible
    - 8 : Wagon
    - 9 : Commercial Van
    - 0 : Pick-Up

    KNC (Commercial vehicle / Van)
    Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China
    - X : Standard Cabin / Semi-Bonnet
    - Y : Double Cabin / Bonnet
    - Z : Super Cabin / Box

    For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China
    - 2 : Standard Cabin Class-H 42
    - 3 : Standard Cabin Class-E 42 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 42
    - 4 : Standard Cabin Class-E 44 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 44
    - 5 : Standard Cabin Class-F 42 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 42
    - 6 : Standard Cabin Class-F 44 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 44
    - 7 : Double Cabin Class-E 42 / Bonnet Class-E 42
    - 8 : Double Cabin Class-E 44 / Bonnet Class-E 44
    - 9 : Double Cabin Class-F 42 / Bonnet Class-F 42
    - 0 : Double Cabin Class-F 44 / Bonnet Class-F 44
    - A : Super Cabin Class-E 42 / Box Class-E 42
    - B : Super Cabin Class-E 44 / Box Class-E 44
    - C : Super Cabin Class-F 42 / Box Class-F 42
    - D : Super Cabin Class-F 44 / Box Class-F 44

    KND
    - 1 : Wagon 42 Class-A
    - 2 : Wagon 42 Class-B
    - 3 : Wagon 42 Class-C
    - 4 : Wagon 42 Class-D
    - 5 : Wagon 42 Class-E
    - 6 : Wagon 42 Class-F
    - 7 : Wagon 42 Class-G
    - A : Wagon 44 Class-A
    - B : Wagon 44 Class-B
    - C : Wagon 44 Class-C
    - D : Wagon 44 Class-D
    - E : Wagon 44 Class-E
    - F : Wagon 44 Class-F
    - G : Wagon 44 Class-G

    KNH
    - 1 : Box
    - 2 : Bonnet
    - 3 : Semi-Bonnet

    5. Restraint system, Brake system
    KNA, KND
    Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
    - 0 : Both side - None
    - 1 : Both side - Active belt
    - 2 : Both side - Passive belt



    KNC, KNH
    Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
    - 7 : Hydraulic brake system
    - 8 : Pneumatic brake system
    - 9 : Mixed brake system

    For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
    - X : Hydraulic brake system
    - Y : Pneumatic brake system
    - Z : Mixed brake system

    6. Engine type
    - 1 : Gasoline engine 1.6
    - 2 : Gasoline engine 2.0

    7. Check digit or Driver’s side & Transmission
    Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen
    - A : LHD & MT
    - B : LHD & AT
    - C : LHD & MT+Transfer
    - D : LHD & AT+Transfer
    - E : LHD & CVT
    - L : RHD & MT
    - M : RHD & AT
    - N : RHD & MT+Transfer
    - S : RHD & AT+Transfer
    - T : RHD & CVT

    For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen
    - Check digit : 0 ~ 9,

    8. Production year
    - A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013...

    9. Plant of production
    - 6 : Sohari (Korea)
    - 5 : Hwasung (Korea)
    - 7 : Kwangju (Korea)
    - T : Seosan (Korea)

    10. Vehicle production sequence number
    - 000001 ~ 999999

    Paint Code
    Code Color

    1D Clear White
    3D Silver
    IM Titanium
    H5 Java Brown
    9H Shadow
    A1 Dune / Vanilla Shake
    1E Molten
    I2 Denim
    Y1 Ignition
    I7 Alien / Green tea Latte
    1H Ghost / Blue Stone

    Engine Identification Number



    1. Engine fuel

    - G : Gasoline
    - D : Diesel

    2. Engine range
    - 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder
    - 6 : 4 cycle 6 cylinder

    3 - 4. Engine development order and capacity
    - FC : Gamma engine, 1592 cc
    - GC : Beta - Ⅱ engine, 1975 cc

    5. Production year
    - A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013...

    6. Engine production sequence number
    - 000001 ~ 999999


    Transmission Identification Number
    Manual



    1. Model

    A. T : M5CF1-1
    B. V : M5CF2

    2. Production year
    A. A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013...

    3. Plant of production

    4. Speed (5 or 6)
    5. Reserve

    6. Gear ratio

    A. F : 4.267
    B. E : 4.188

    7. Transaxle production sequence number
    - 000001 ~ 999999

    Automatic



    1. Model
    A. A : A4CF1
    B. B : A4CF2

    2. Production year
    - A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013...

    3. Gear ratio
    A. 6 : 4.619
    B. 3 : 4.375

    4. Detailed classification
    A. AU : γ-1.6
    B. BV : β2-2.0

    5. Spare

    6. Transaxle production sequence number

    - 000001 ~ 999999
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    Great post man thanks!

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    Sure thing.

    Let me know if the images go down folks.

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    thx for your great ,guy

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    Either that Decoder is wrong, or KIA screwed up my VIN, because according to the decoder, mine is a 2 door sedan and a 4X4 wagon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by papaac View Post
    Either that Decoder is wrong, or KIA screwed up my VIN, because according to the decoder, mine is a 2 door sedan and a 4X4 wagon.
    Look at the date of the post. It's a old chart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobra259 View Post
    Look at the date of the post. It's a old chart.
    Thanks, I didn't see the date.

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    hi my friends
    if you ple to viase tell me what is the full specifications of my car according to VIN code: KNAJT811BD7571338

    Thanks a lot

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    A great*exchange of information.
    Last edited by Danormalmo; 07-07-2014 at 11:05 PM.

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