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Volkswagen VIN Decoder
         
VIN W V 1 Z Z Z 3 C Z P 0 5 1 1 3 5 3
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
The above example VW VIN (Chassis) Code can be broken down into three groups of numbers as follows:
WV1 - (pos1-2-3) World Manufacturer Identifier

Digits 4 to 9 : VW Vehicle Descriptors

Chars 4, 5 and 6  May be used in the USA to indicate, body, trim and engine type
Chars 7 and 8 are commonly used for older models such "1F" = EOS
Position 9 - Security Check Digit - Check Digit

Digits 10 to 17 : Vehicle Information Section

Position 10 - model assembly year - VIN Year Codes
Position 11 - Volkswagen Assembly Plant, e.g. C = Chattanooga, USA
Numbers 12-13-14-15-16-17 - Unique Model Serial Number
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