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Look up vehicle identification numbers for all car makes and vehicle models, by year, from Mitsubishi. Decode VIN number information on the following makes and models:Mitsubishi 3000GT, Mitsubishi Diamante, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder, Mitsubishi Endeavor, Mitsubishi Expo, Mitsubishi Galant, Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback, Mitsubishi Mighty Max Pickup, Mitsubishi Mirage, Mitsubishi Montero, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Outlander GT, Mitsubishi Precis, Mitsubishi Raider, Mitsubishi Sigma, Mitsubishi Vanwagon, Mitsubishi i-MiEV

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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 Mitsubishi.

Where To Find The Vehicle Identification Number Tag
How to use this vehicle identification number information to decode your Mitsubishi 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 Mitsubishi 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
Model identification plates are located on left upper dash panel, visible through windshield.
1983-91
CORDIA, ECLIPSE, GALANT, GALANT SIGMA, MIRAGE,
MONTERO, PICKUP, SIGMA, STARION, TREDIA, VAN, 3000GT
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
J = Japan
4 = USA
MAKE
A = Mitsubishi
VEHICLE TYPE
3 = Passenger
4 = Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
7 = Truck
OTHER
B = Manual Seat Belt
G = 5001-6000 lbs
C = Passive Belt
X = Drivers Air Bag
F = 4001 lbs or more G.V.W.
VEHICLE LINE
A = Mirage
L = Pickup 4x2
B = Galant (85-87)
M = Pickup 4x4
Galant Sigma (88)
N = Van
Sigma (89-90)
R = Galant F.W.D. (89-91)
C = Starion
S = Eclipse
D = 3000GT F.W.D.
T = 4 W.D. Eclipse
E = 3000GT 4 W.D.
U = Mirage (89-91)
F = Cordia, Tredia
X = Galant 4 W.D. (89-91)
J = Montero
TRIM CODE
BODY TYPE
1 = 5 Door Wagon
5 = Extended Cab Truck
3 = 3 Door MPV
6 = 4 Door Sedan
4 = 2 Door Hatchback; 7 = 4 Door Hardtop
Std Bed Truck
9 = Long Bed Truck
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
B = 3.0 Litre (D.O.H.C.) (181.4 C.I.)
4 = 1.8 Litre (109.5 C.I.)
C = 3.0 Litre (181.4 C.I.) (Turbo)
5 = 2.0 Litre (121.9 C.I.)
D = 2.0 Litre (121.9 C.I.)
7 = 2.6 Litre (155.9 C.I.)
E = 2.6 Litre (155.9 C.I.)
9 = 2.3 Litre (143.2 C.I.)
F = 1.6 (97.4 C.I.) (Turbo)
G = 1.8 Litre (109.5 C.I.) (Turbo)
H = 2.6 Litre (155.9 C.I.) (Turbo)
J = 2.3 Litre (143.2 C.I.)
K = 1.5 Litre (89.6 C.I.)
L = 2.4 Litre (143.4 C.I.)
N = 2.6 Litre (155.9 C.I.)
Intercooled Turbo
R = 2.0 Litre (D.O.H.C.) (121.9 C.I.)
S = 3.0 Litre (184.4 C.I.)
T = 1.8 Litre (107 C.I.)
U = 2.0 Litre (122 C.I.) (Turbo)
V = 2.0 Litre (S.O.H.C.) (121.9 C.I.)
W = 2.4 Litre (143 C.I.)
X = 1.5 Litre (89.6 C.I.)
Z = 1.6 Litre (Turbo) (97.4 C.I.)
SEQUENCE NUMBER
00001
TRANSMISSION CODE
w/Calif
2 = 4 Speed
5 = 5 Speed
8 = Auto Trans
w/o Calif
1 = 4 Speed
4 = 5 Speed
7 = Auto Trans
TRANSAXLE CODE
w/Calif
5 = Std Trans
8 = Auto Trans
w/o Calif
4 = Std Trans
7 = Auto Trans
ASSEMBLY PLANT
A = Mizushima - 2
E = DSM
J = Nagoya - 3
P = Nagoya - 2
U = Mizushima - 1
Y = Nagoya - 7
Z = Okazaki
MODEL YEAR
D = 1983
J = 1988
E = 1984
K = 1989
F = 1985
L = 1990
G = 1986
M = 1991
H = 1987
CHECK DIGIT
PRECIS 1987-91
VEHICLE TYPE
KMH = Passenger Car (Thru 3-10-88)
KPH = Passenger Car (3-11-88 & Up)
DRIVE TYPE
V = Left Hand Drive
U = Right Hand Drive
BODY TYPE
A = 4 Door Hatchback
D = 2 Door Hatchback
F = 4 Door Sedan
SERIES
1 = Base
2 = RS, GL
3 = LS, GLS
SEQUENCE NUMBER
000001
PLANT CODE
U = Ulsan Plant
B = Bromont Plant
MODEL YEAR
H = 1987
L = 1990
J = 1988
M = 1991
K = 1989
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
J = 1.5 Litre
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
0 = Non-Seat Belt
1 = 3 Point Seat Belt
2 = Passive Belt
1992
DIAMANTE, ECLIPSE, EXPO, EXPO LRV,
GALANT, MIRAGE, MONTERO, PICKUP, 3000GT
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
J = Japan
4 = USA
MAKE
A = Mitsubishi
VEHICLE TYPE
3 = Passenger
4 = Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
7 = Truck
OTHER
B = Manual Seat Belt
C = Automatic Seat Belt
F = 4001 - 5000 lbs G.V.W.
G = 5001 - 6000 lbs G.V.W.
X = Driver Air Bag w/ Passenger
Manual Seat Belt
VEHICLE LINE
A = Diamante
T = Eclipse 4 W.D.
D = 3000GT F.W.D.
U = Mirage
E = 3000GT 4 W.D.
V = Expo LRV F.W.D.
K = Montero
W = Expo LRV 4 W.D.
L = Pickup 4x2
X = Galant 4 W.D.
M = Pickup 4x4
Y = Expo F.W.D.
R = Galant F.W.D.
Z = Expo 4 W.D.
S = Eclipse F.W.D.
TRIM CODE
1 = Economy
5 = Premium
2 = Low
6 = Special
3 = Medium
7 = Ultimate
4 = High
SEQUENCE NUMBER
00001
ASSEMBLY PLANT
E = DSM
J = Nagoya - 3
P = Nagoya
U = Mizushima - 1
Y = Nagoya
Z = Okazaki
MODEL YEAR
N = 1992
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE TYPE
A = 1.5L SOHC
T = 1.8L SOHC
B = 3.0L DOHC
U = 2.0L DOHC
C = 3.0L DOHC
(Turbo)
(Turbo)
V = 2.0L SOHC
D = 1.8L SOHC
W = 2. 4L SOHC
R = 2.0L DOHC
Y = 1.6L DOHC
S = 3.0L SOHC
BODY TYPE
0 = 4 Dr Wagon
6 = 4 Dr Sedan
1 = 5 Dr Wagon
7 = 4 Dr Hard Top
4 = 3 Dr Hatchback
9 = 5 Dr Wagon;
Std Cab -
Std Cab -
Short Bed
Long Bed
5 = Extended Cab
PRECIS 1992
VEHICLE TYPE
KMH = Passenger Car
KPH = Passenger Car
DRIVE TYPE
V = Left Hand Drive
U = Right Hand Drive
BODY TYPE
A = 4 Door Hatchback
D = 2 Door Hatchback
F = 4 Door Sedan
SERIES
1 = Base
SEQUENCE NUMBER
000001
PLANT CODE
U = Ulsan Plant
B = Bromont Plant
MODEL YEAR
N = 1992
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
J = 1.5 Litre
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
0 = Non-Seat Belt
1 = 3 Point Seat Belt
2 = Passive Belt
1993
DIAMANTE, ECLIPSE, EXPO, EXPO LRV,
GALANT, MIRAGE, MONTERO, PICKUP, 3000GT
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
J = Japan
4 = USA
6 = Australia
MAKE
A = Mitsubishi
M = Mitsubishi
VEHICLE TYPE
M = Passenger
3 = Passenger
4 = Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
7 = Truck
RESTRAINT SYSTEM (Car)/
GVWR/BRAKE SYSTEM (Truck, MPV)
B = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
C = Automatic Seat Belts
D = Manual Seat Belts
L = 4001 - 5000 Lbs/Hydraulic
M = 5001 - 6000 Lbs/Hydraulic
X = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
CAR LINE and SERIES
A1 = Mirage S 2-Dr
A2 = Mirage S 4-Dr
A2 = Mirage ES 2-Dr
A3 = Mirage ES 4-Dr
A3 = Mirage LS 2-Dr
A4 = Mirage LS 4-Dr
B2 = Expo LRV Base 1.8L
B4 = Expo LRV Sport 2.4L
C2 = Expo LRV 4 W.D. 2.4L
C4 = Diamante Wagon
D4 = Expo Base 2.4L
D5 = Expo SP 2.4L
E4 = Expo 4 W.D. 2.4L
E5 = Expo 4 W.D. SP 2.4L
F3 = Eclipse Base 1.8L
F4 = Eclipse GS 1.8L
F4 = Eclipse GS 2.0L D.O.H.C.
F5 = Eclipse GS 2.0L D.O.H.C.
Turbo Intercooled
G6 = Eclipse GSX 4 W.D. 2.0L D.O.H.C.
Turbo Intercooled
H4 = Galant S 2.0L
H5 = Galant ES 2.0L
H5 = Galant LS 2.0L
M5 = 3000GT Base 3.0L
M6 = 3000GT SL 3.0L
N7 = 3000GT VR4 3.0L
P4 = Diamante ES 3.0L
P5 = Diamante LS 3.0L
R3 = Montero Base 3.0L
R4 = Montero RS 3.0L
R4 = Montero LS 3.0L
R5 = Montero SR 3.0L
S2 = Truck 4x2 Std Cab
S2 = Truck 4x2 Ext Cab
T2 = Truck 4x4 Std Cab
PLANT SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT
E = Bloomington, Illinois
J = Nagoya - 3
P = Nagoya - 2
T = Tonsley Park, Australia
U = Mizushima
Y = Nagoya - 1
Z = Okazaki
MODEL YEAR
P = 1993
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE TYPE
A = 1.5L S.O.H.C. M.F.I. 3-Valve
B = 1.8L S.O.H.C. M.F.I.
C = 1.8L S.O.H.C. M.F.I. (4G93)
D = 2.0L S.O.H.C. M.F.I. 4-Valve
E = 2.0L D.O.H.C. M.F.I.
F = 2.0L D.O.H.C. M.F.I.
Turbo Intercooled
G = 2.4L S.O.H.C. M.F.I.
H = 3.0L S.O.H.C. M.F.I.
J = 3.0L D.O.H.C. M.F.I.
K = 3.0L D.O.H.C. M.F.I.
Twin Turbo Intercooled
BODY TYPE
Passenger Car
0 = 4 Dr Wagon
1 = 2 Dr Sedan
4 = 3 Dr Hatchback
6 = 4 Dr Sedan
7 = 4 Dr Pillared Hardtop
9 = 5 Dr Wagon
Truck
1 = Std Cab - Short Bed
2 = Std Cab - Long Bed
3 = Ext Cab
MPV
1 = 5 Dr Wagon (Montero)
PRECIS 1993
KPH=Hyundai Motor
Company Passenger Car
Sold by Mitsubishi Motor Sales of
America, Inc. as Precis Model.
DRIVE TYPE
V=Left hand drive
BODY TYPE
D=3 Dr Hatchback
SERIES
1=Base
RESTRAINT SYSTEM
2 = Passive Seat Belt
PLANT SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT
U=Ulsan
MODEL YEAR
P=1993
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE
J=1.5L MPI
1994-99
6
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
J = Japan
4 = USA
6 = Australia
MAKE
A = Mitsubishi
M = Mitsubishi
VEHICLE TYPE
M = Passenger
3 = Passenger
4 = Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
7 = Truck
RESTRAINT SYSTEM (Car)/
GVWR/BRAKE SYSTEM (Truck, MPV)
A = Dual Air Bags
B = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
C = Automatic Seat Belts
E = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Automatic Seat Belts
L = 4001 - 5000 Lbs/Hydraulic Brake
M = 5001 - 6000 Lbs/Hydraulic Brake
X = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
CAR LINE
A = Galant
Mirage
N = 3000GT 4 W.D.
B = Expo LRV F.W.D. P = Diamante Sedan
C = Diamante S/W
R = Montero
D = Expo F.W.D.
S = Montero Sport 4x2
E = Expo 4 W.D.
S = Truck 4x2 (94-96)
F = Eclipse F.W.D.
T = Montero Sport 4x4
G = Eclipse 4 W.D.
T = Truck 4x4 (94-96)
J = Galant
V = 3000GT Conv F.W.D.
K = Eclipse F.W.D.
W = 3000GT Conv 4 W.D.
L = Eclipse 4 W.D.
X = Eclipse Spyder
M = 3000GT FWD
Y = Mirage
SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT
E = Bloomington, Illinois
J = Nagoya - 3
P = Nagoya - 2
T = Tonsley Park, Australia
U = Mizushima
Y = Nagoya - 1
Z = Okazaki
MODEL YEAR
R = 1994
V = 1997
S = 1995
W = 1998
T = 1996
X = 1999
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE TYPE
A = 1.5L SOHC MFI 3-Valve
K = 3.0L DOHC MFI
B = 1.8L SOHC MFI
Turbo
C = 1.8L SOHC MFI 4-Valve
L = 2.4L DOHC MFI
E = 2.0L DOHC MFI
M = 3.5L DOHC MFI
F = 2.0L DOHC MFI Turbo
P = 3.0L SOHC MFI
G = 2.4L SOHC MFI
R = 3.5L SOHC MFI
H = 3.0L SOHC MFI
S = 3.0L SOHC MFI
J = 3.0L DOHC MFI
Y = 2.0L DOHC MFI
BODY TYPE
Passenger Car
Truck
0 = 4 Dr Wagon
1 = Std Cab - Short Bed
1 = 2 Dr Sedan
2 = Std Cab - Long Bed
4 = 3 Dr Hatchback
3 = Ext Cab
5 = 2 Dr Conv
MPV
6 = 4 Dr Sedan
1 = 5 Dr Wagon
7 = 4 Dr Pillared Hardtop
9 = 5 Dr Wagon
SERIES
1 = Economy
5 = Premium
2 = Low
6 = Special
3 = Medium
7 = Ultimate
4 = High
8 = Sports
SEQUENCE NUMBER
PLANT
E = Bloomington, Illinois
Mitsubishi Motors North
American, Inc.
J = Nagoya - 3
Plajero Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
P = Nagoya - 2
S = Warren Truck (DCX)
T = Tonsley Park, Australia
U = Mizushima
Y = Nagoya - 1
Z = Okazaki
MODEL YEAR
Y = 2000
3 = 2003
6 = 2006
1 = 2001
4 = 2004
2 = 2002
5 = 2005
CHECK DIGIT
ENGINE TYPE
A = 1.5L SOHC MFI 3-Valve
H = 3.0L SOHC SFI
C = 1.8L SOHC MFI 4-Valve
K = 3.7L SOHC SFI
D = 2.0L DOHC MFI Turbo
L = 3.0L SOHC SFI
E = 2.0L SOHC SFI
N = 4.7L SOHC SFI
F = 2.0L DOHC Turbo-Charge
P = 3.5L SOHC SFI
Air Cooler
R = 3.5L SOHC SFI
F = 2.4L SOHC MFI
S = 3.8L SOHC SFI
F = 3.0L SOHC SFI
Y = 2.4L DOHC SFI
G = 2.4L SOHC SFI
BODY TYPE
Passenger Car
Truck
0 = 4 Dr Wagon
1 = 4 Dr Wgn
1 = 2 Dr Sedan
1 = Std Cab - Short Bed
2 = Extended Cab Raider
2 = Std Cab - Long Bed
4 = 3 Dr Hatchback
3 = Ext Cab
5 = 2 Dr Conv
6 = 4 Dr Sedan
MPV
7 = 4 Dr Pillared Hardtop
1 = 5 Dr Wagon
8 = Double Cab Raider
9 = 5 Dr Wagon
SERIES
1 = Economy
5 = Premium
2 = Low
5 = Raider XLS
2 = Raider LS
6 = Special
3 = Medium
7 = Ultimate
4 = High
8 = Sports
4 = Raider Duro Cross
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY
J = Japan
K = Korea
1 = USA Manufactured by Daimler
Chrysler Corporation (Raider)
4 = USA
6 = Australia
MAKE
A = Mitsubishi
M = Hyundai
M = Mitsubishi
P = Hyundai
Z = Mitsubishi (Raider)
VEHICLE TYPE
M = Passenger Car
3 = Passenger Car
3 = Truck w/Curtain Air Bags (Raider)
4 = Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
7 = Truck
7 = Truck w/o Curtain Air Bags (Raider)
H = Passenger Car
RESTRAINT SYSTEM (Car)/
GVWR/BRAKE SYSTEM (Truck, MPV)
A = Dual Air Bags
B = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
C = Automatic Seat Belts
E = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Automatic Seat Belts
H = Raider
L = 4001 - 5000 Lbs/Hydraulic Brake
M = 5001 - 6000 Lbs/Hydraulic Brake
X = Driver Air Bag, Passenger
Manual Seat Belts
CAR LINE
2000-2006
A = Galant
Mirage
B = Galant
C = Eclipse
Raider RWD
D = Lancer Sportback
E = Eclipse Spyder
F = Eclipse FWD
G = Eclipse 4 WD
H = Lancer AWD
J = Galant
Lancer
K = Eclipse FWD
L = Eclipse 4 WD
M = 3000GT FWD
Endeavor FWD
N = 3000GT 4 WD
Endeavor AWD
P = Diamante Sedan
R = Montero
S = Montero Sport 4x2
T = Raider 4WD
Montero Sport 4x4
V = 3000GT Conv FWD
W = 3000GT Conv 4WD
Montero
X = Eclipse Spyder
Outlander 2WD
Y = Mirage
Z = Outlander 4WD
ENGINE IDENTIFICATION CODES
CODE
DISPLACEMENT
TYPE
G15B
89.6 C.I. 1.5L
Gas
G32B
97.4 C.I. 1.6L
Gas
G4AJ
89.6 C.I. 1.5L
Gas
G4DJ
89.6 C.I. 1.5L
Gas
G54B
155.9 C.I. 2.6L
Gas
G62B
109.5 C.I. 1.8L
Gas
G63B
121.9 C.I. 2.0L
Gas
G64B
146.4 C.I. 2.4L
Gas
4D55
143.2 C.I. 2.3L
Diesel
4G15
89.6 C.I. 1.5L
Gas
4G37
107.0 C.I. 1.8L
Gas
4G61
97.4 C.I. 1.6L
Gas
4G63
121.9 C.I. 2.0L
Gas
4G64
143.5 C.I. 2.4L
Gas
4G69
145.0 C.I. 2.4L
Gas
4G72
181.4 C.I. 3.0L
Gas
4G93
111.9 C.I. 1.8L
Gas
4G94
122 C.I. 2.0L
Gas
4G94-T
122 C.I. 2.0L
Gas
420A
121.8 C.I. 2.0L
Gas
6G72
181.4 C.I. 3.0L
Gas
6G73
153.0 C.I. 2.5L
Gas
6G74
213.4 C.I. 3.5L
Gas
6G75
3.8L
Gas
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