A free Acura VIN decoder that allows you to look up options, model, year, engine, transmission, and specifications. In addition, you can also check the title records and accidents by clicking Check History.
Just by looking at the Acura VIN number, you are able to learn where the car was manufactured, what year it is, engine size, and a lot more. In this section, we will show you how to decode Acura VIN numbers yourself.
Position 1 - Country
The first position in the Acura VIN shows the country of assembly. This is where the Acura was manufactured. Acura's are manufactured in Canada, USA, and Japan.
1 - USA
5 - USA
J - Japan
Position 2 - Manufacturer
This number tells you about the manufacturer of your car.
9 - Acura
H - Honda
Position 3 - Division
It provides information on the division. If the manufacturer has multiple divisions, this number helps pinpoint which one produced your car. Acura Position 3 can be any of the following 4, U, N.
Position 4, 5, 6 - Engine and Model
Positions four through 6 are related to the Acura model and the corresponding engine size.
This is used to verify if the VIN number is valid. This number is generated by a formula developed by the DOT.
Position 10 - Year of Production
This indicates the plant where the vehicle was assembled. Acura has the following specific codes.
A = Marysville, Ohio, USA
C = Saitama Factory (Sayama), Japan
D = Malaysia
F = Taiwan
H = Ontario, Canada
K = Karawang, Indonesia
L = East Liberty, Ohio Factory, USA
P = Royana Factory in Thailand Ayuthaya
R = Pakistan
S = Suzuka, Japan
T = Tochigi, Japan
V = Philippines
W = Turkey
U = Honda of the U.K. Manufacturing, Great Britain
Z = Sao Paulo Factory, Brasilia
Position 12 -17
Position twelve through seventeen shows the serial number of the car. Often indicates a sequence that helps Acura identify when and where the car came off the assembly line. Acura is allowed to choose any six-digit number they like as this number is not standardized.