Vehicle Identification Number - VIN Numbers

Free VIN Decoder - Check VIN Number - VIN Lookup For Decoding Your Hyundai Car History - Auto - Vehicle Identification Number

Look up vehicle identification numbers for all car makes and vehicle models, by year, from Hyundai. Decode VIN number information on the following makes and models:Hyundai Accent, Hyundai Azera, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai Elantra Touring, Hyundai Entourage, Hyundai Excel, Hyundai Genesis, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Scoupe, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Tiburon, Hyundai Tucson, Hyundai Veracruz, Hyundai XG300, Hyundai XG350, Hyundai i30

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What is a VIN Number?

A VIN number is a 17 character alpha/numeric serial number unique to each vehicle, by manufacturer, make, model and year. Each character in the VIN number can be decoded to determine where the car was built, what year, which automotive features are included and more. Together, all the VIN numbers create a history about your Hyundai.

Where To Find The Vehicle Identification Number Tag
How to use this vehicle identification number information to decode your Hyundai VIN number: First, either find your VIN number on your vehicle registration or car title or in vehicle maintenance records from your dealer. Additionally, you can find the VIN at various locations on your car. Frequently you can find your VIN number in one of the following locations: on the driver's side door jam (sometimes on the passenger's side), under the windshield on the driver's side, near the firewall of the vehicle or on the steering column. Other places to search for a vehicle identification number include various locations under the hood of your car.

Learn how to find a VIN number on your car.

Now that you found your VIN Hyundai number, you can start to decode your car, truck or automobile. The first character The first character indicates the country where the vehicle was manufactured. The United States has a VIN code of 1 or 4, while countries such as Japan (J) are designated with letters. To decode your VIN number, simply match your VIN characters to the chart below. Search first to find the model year for your car, then, in order to check VIN number to determine your car history details, match the corresponding position of your vehicle ID number to each of the fields below.

VIN Decoder Abbreviations
Here are handy VIN abbreviations. In example, a 2dr, 4WD, conv, LE would convert to a two door, 4 wheel drive, convertible, limited edition. Some of the most common abbreviations: 2 Dr = Two Door | 4 Dr = 4 Door | 4WD = 4 Four Wheel Drive | AB = Air Bag | AT = Automatic Transmission | Auto = Automatic | AWD = All Wheel Drive | Cyl = Cylinder | Conv = Convertible | Cpe = Coupe | Dr = Door or Drive | FWD = Front Wheel Drive | HB = Hatchback | HP = Horsepower | HT = Hard Top | L = Litre | LE = Limited Edition | LWB = Long Wheel Base | MPH = Miles Per Hour | PU or P/U = Pickup | RWD = Rear Wheel Drive | SE = Special Edition | Sed = Sedan | Spd = Speed | Spt = Sport | ST = Standard Transmission | Std = Standard | w/ = with | w/o = with out

IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OR PLATE LOCATION
1986-2002
Located on upper dash panel visible through windshield.
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
KMH = Korea
2MH = Canada
DRIVE TYPE
B = Sonata Left Hand Drive (88-94)
C = Sonata Left Hand Drive (95-98)
C = Accent Left Hand Drive (01-02)
D = Elantra Left Hand Drive (01-02)
F = XG300, XG350 Left Hand Drive
J = Elantra, Tiburon, Left Hand Drive
S = Sante Fe
V = Accent, Excel, Scoupe, Left Hand Drive
W = Sonata Left Hand Drive (99-02)
BODY TYPE
A = 4 Dr Hatchback
D = 2 Dr Hatchback
E = 2 Dr Sedan
F = 4 Dr Sedan
G = 2 Dr Coupe
W = 4 Dr S/Wagon
SERIES
1 = Base
2 = GL, LS
3 = GLS, GLX, GS, SE
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
0 = Non-Seat Belt
1 = 3 Point Seat Belt
2 = Passive Belt
3 = Drivers Side Air Bag
Passenger Side Active Belt
4 = Drivers Side, Passenger
Side Air Bag
5 = Depowered Air Bags
SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT CODE
A = Asan (Korea)
B = Bromont (Canada)
U = Ulsan (Korea)
PRODUCT YEAR
G = 1986
P = 1993
Y = 2000
H = 1987
R = 1994
1 = 2001
J = 1988
S = 1995
2 = 2002
K = 1989
T = 1996
L = 1990
V = 1997
M = 1991
W = 1998
N = 1992
X = 1999
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
B = 2.4 Litre (01-02)
C = 1.6 Litre
D = 1.8 Litre
D = 2.0 Litre
D = 2.7 Litre V-6 (01-02)
E = 3.5 Litre
F = 2.0 Litre
F = 2.7 Litre
G = 1.5 Litre
H = 2.7 Litre
J = 1.5 Litre
M = 1.8 Litre
N = 1.5 Litre
Accent
Scoupe (Turbo)
P = 2.0 Litre
R = 1.6 Litre
S = 2.4 Litre
T = 3.0 Litre
V = 2.5 Litre
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OR PLATE LOCATION
2003-2006
Located on upper dash panel visible through windshield.
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
K = Korea
MANUFACTURER
M = Hyundai Motor Co.
VEHICLE TYPE
H = Passenger
8 = MPV
VEHICLE LINE
C = Accent
D = Elantra
F = Grandeur XG (XG 350)
H = Tiburon
J = Tucson
S = Sante Fe
W = EF Sonata
MODEL/SERIES
A = Standard (L) (Santa Fe)
B = Deluxe (GL) (Santa Fe)
C = Super Deluxe (GLS) (Santa Fe)
D = Grand Salon (GDS) (Santa Fe)
E = Super Grand Salon (HDS) (Santa Fe)
F = Standard (L)
G = Deluxe (GL)
H = Super Deluxe (GLS)
L = Standard (L) (Tiburon, Tucson)
M = Deluxe (GL) (Tiburon, Tucson)
N = Deluxe (GL) (Tiburon)
N = Super Deluxe (GLS) (Tucson)
P = Grand Salon (Tiburon, Tucson)
R = Super Grand Salon (Tiburon)
R = Grand Salon (HGS) (Tucson)
U = Super Deluxe (GLS) (XG 350)
1 = Standard (L) (Sonata)
2 = Deluxe (GL) (Sonata)
3 = Super Deluxe (GLS) (Sonata)
BODY TYPE
F = Sedan 4 Dr (Sonata)
1 = Wagon FWD
3 = Sedan 3 Dr
4 = Sedan 4 Dr
5 = Sedan 5 Dr
6 = Coupe
7 = Wagon AWD
SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT CODE
A = Asan, Korea
U = Ulsan, Korea
PRODUCT YEAR
3 = 2003
4 = 2004
5 = 2005
6 = 2006
DRIVER SIDE
1 = 9, X
ENGINE TYPE
B = 2.0 Litre DOHC (Tucson)
B = 2.4 Litre DOHC
C = 1.6 Litre DOHC
D = 2.0 Litre DOHC
D = 2.7 Litre V6 (Santa Fe, Tucson)
E = 3.5 Litre, V6
F = 2.7 Litre, V6 (Tiburon)
G = 1.5 Litre SOHC
H = 2.7 Litre. V6 (Sonata)
S = 2.4 Litre DOHC (Sonata)
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
Tucson
0 = Class A
1 = Class B
2 = Class C
3 = Class D
4 = Class E
5 = Class F
6 = Class G
7 = Class H
Exc Tucson
3 = Driver Side Active Belt & Air Bag
Passenger Side - Active Belt or
Passive Belt
4 = Both Sides- Active Belt and Air Bag
5 = Depowered - Air Bag
ENGINE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER LOCATION
Engine identification number is stamped on a plate located at the right front side on the
top edge of the cylinder head.
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