Dodge VIN Decoder 1

Dodge VIN Decoder

A free Dodge VIN decoder allows you to look up options, models, years, engines, transmissions, and specifications.

In addition, you can also check the title records and accidents by clicking Check History.  To check what engine, transmission, and options are installed on your vehicle, use this free online VIN Decoder Tool.

HOW TO DECODE DODGE VIN

Dodge VIN Decoder

Position 1

Position one of the VIN identifies the Dodge’s country or final assembly point.

  • 1-5 North Ameria
  • S-Z Europe
  • J-R Asia

Position 2

The second in the VIN is held by a character that identifies the Dodge manufacturer.

  • B – Dodge
  • J – Jeep

Position 3

Position three provides information on the Dodge brand division. This is the character that makes it possible to pinpoint the exact division of the manufacturer if, in cases, they have more than one division.

  • 4 Passenger Vehicle
  • 5 Buss
  • 6 Incomplete
  • 7 Truck

The first three positions can also be collectively referred to as the World Make Identifiers (WMI). Some of the examples for your Dodge may be as follows:

WMI Manufacturer The Owner of The Brand Code of The Country Country
1B3 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1B USA
1B4 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1B USA
1B6 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1B USA
1C8 STEYR (A) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1C Austria
1D3 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1D USA
1D4 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1D USA
1D8 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 1D USA
2B3 CHRYSLER (CAN) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 2D Canada
2D4 CHRYSLER (CAN) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 2D Canada
3B7 Chrysler de Mexico (MEX) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 3B Mexico
3D4 CHRYSLER (MEX) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 3D Mexico
3D7 CHRYSLER (MEX) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 3D Mexico
4D5 CHRYSLER (USA) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES 4D USA
SDE Renault VI United Kingdom Ltd. (UK) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SD United Kingdom
SDG Renault VI United Kingdom Ltd. (UK) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES SD United Kingdom
WD0 DAIMLER AG (D) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES WD Germany
WDX Daimler AG (D) FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES WC Germany

Position 4

This position on the Dodge VIN code identifies the kind of security systems on your vehicle.

  • A – front new generation airbags and side airbags
  • B – safety with the active safety belt system
  • D – only seatbelts
  • E – driver’s airbag and front-seat passenger
  • J – front multistage cushion new generation safety
  • H – front multistage airbag new generation and side airbags
  • K – improved the multistage front airbags
  • L – improved the multistage front airbags safety and side airbags

Position 5

Position five is used to identify the model of your Dodge.

  • 3 – Caliber (front drive wheel to the right)
  • A – Charger
  • A – RAM pickup light duty 4×2
  • B – Caliber (front drive wheel on the left)
  • B – Durango 4×4 &
  • D – Durango 4×2
  • D – Intrepid
  • E – Caliber (wheel drive, wheel left)
  • E – Dakota 4×2
  • G – Journey
  • L – RAM pickup heavy-duty 4×2
  • L – Stratus
  • N – RAM cab chassis 4×2
  • P – Caravan / Grand Caravan
  • R – RAM pickup heavy-duty 4×2
  • S – RAM pickup heavy-duty 4×4 &
  • U – RAM pickup 4×4 & duty light
  • V – Magnum
  • W – 4×4 & Dakota
  • X – RAM pickup heavy-duty 4×4 &
  • Z – Magnum
  • Z – Viper

Position 6

Position 6 of the Dodge VIN indicates the equipment level on the vehicle. These may be as shown below:

1 – E (Economy)
2 – L (Low Line)
3 – M (Medium)
4 – H (High Line)
4 – High
4 – LX, LXi
4 – Police (Intrepid)
4 – SE, SE Plus
4 – SXT
5 – P (Premium)
6 – S (Sport)
7 – X (Special)

Position 7

This number identifies the body type of your Dodge.

  • 3 – Sedan, 4 doors.
  • 5 – Convertible, 2 doors.
  • 6 – Sedan, 4 dv.
  • 7 – Universal, 5 dv.
  • 8 – Hatchback, 5 dv.
  • 9 – Coupe

Position 8 Engine

This position identifies the engine specifications of your Dodge vehicle. Some of these engine specifications are as shown below:

  • A – 2.0L I4 CYL 16V DOHC Diesel
  • B – 2.0L I4 CYL 16V DOHC Dual VVT
  • C – 1.8L I4 CYL 16V DOHC Dual VVT
  • D – 3.0L V6 CYL Turbo Diesel
  • E – 2.4L I4 CYL 16V DOHC Turbo
  • G – 3.5L V6 CYL 24V High Output
  • H – 5.7L V8 CYL HEMI
  • K – 2.4L I4 CYL 16V Dual VVT
  • L – 3.2L V6 CYL 18V SOHC
  • N – 3.2L V6 CYL Supercharged
  • R – 2.7L V6 CYL 24V DOHC
  • S – 2.4L I4 CYL 16V DOHC High Output Turbo
  • T – 1.8 I4 CYL
  • T – 2.7L V6 CYL 24V FFV
  • T – 3.3 V6 CYL MPI
  • W – 6.1L V8 CYL SRT HEMI
  • X – 2.4L I4 CYL 16V DOHC
  • Y – 2.0L I4 CYL 16V DOHC
  • Z – 8.3L V10 CYL

Position 9 Check Sum

Position nine is held by a number that is known as the check number. This number is algorithmically generated and identifies whether the VIN that has been entered is a valid Dodge VIN.

Position 10 Model Year

The tenth position of the VIN identifies the year of production of your Dodge model.

Year of Issue Designation Year of Issue Designation Year of Issue Designation
1971 1 1991 M 2011 B
1972 2 1992 N 2012 C
1973 3 1993 P 2013 D
1974 4 1994 R 2014 E
1975 5 1995 S 2015 F
1976 6 1996 T 2016 G
1977 7 1997 V 2017 H
1978 8 1998 W 2018 J
1979 9 1999 X 2019 K
1980 A 2000 Y 2020 L
1981 B 2001 1 2021 M
1982 C 2002 2 2022 N
1983 D 2003 3 2023 P
1984 E 2004 4 2024 R
1985 F 2005 5 2025 S
1986 G 2006 6 2026 T
1987 H 2007 7 2027 V
1988 J 2008 8 2028 W
1989 K 2009 9 2029 X
1990 L 2010 A 2030 Y

Position 11 Assembly Plant

This position identifies the plant where your Dodge was assembled. This number enables us to identify the exact plant of assembly, if in any case the manufacturer has more than one plant. Some of Dodge plants are as follows:

  • A Auburn Hills
  • F Newark
  • G Saltiollo
  • J St Lousi North
  • K Pillette
  • M Lago Alberto Assembley
  • S Dodge City
  • D – Belvidere, USA
  • H – Brampton, USA
  • N – Sterling Heights, USA
  • T – Toluca, Mexico
  • V – Conner, USA
  • X – Osnabrueck, Germany
  • Y – Steyr, Austria

Position 12-17 Serial Number

These are six numbers that are not standardized and are selected in preference to the manufacturer. This sequence of numbers identify the exact car that holds the VIN that is being looked up.

VIN NUMBER LOCATION

The Dodge VIN code is located in the following areas of the vehicle:

  • On the drivers door placard
  • On the driver side on the dashboard
  • Stamped on the engine, transmission, and drive train.

DODGE MODELS

Dodge models are as follows:

  • Dodge Grand Caravan 30th Anniversary
  • Dodge Dart
  • Dodge Dart GT
  • Dodge Dart GTS
  • Dodge Kingsway
  • Dodge Journey Blacktop
  • Dodge Archives
  • Dodge Avenger
  • Dodge Mayfair
  • Dodge Avenger Blacktop
  • Dodge Grand Caravan Blacktop
  • Dodge Durango
  • Dodge Caravan
  • Dodge Charger Redline
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Dodge Journey Crossroad
  • Dodge Coronet
  • Dodge Coronet R/T
  • Dodge Charger Blacktop
  • Dodge Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition
  • Dodge Viper SRT
  • Dodge Journey
  • Dodge Raider
  • Dodge Ram Pickup 2500
  • Dodge Custom 880
  • Dodge Viper SRT TA
  • Dodge Challenger Shaker
  • Dodge Dart Swinger
  • Dodge Dart Demon
  • Dodge Dart 413
  • Dodge Challenger
  • Dodge SRT Viper
  • Dodge Journey
  • Dodge SRT Viper GT3 R
  • Dodge Challenger Blacktop
  • Dodge M37
  • Dodge Ram Daytona
  • Dodge Charger 500
  • Dodge 50 Series
  • Dodge Town Wagon
  • Dodge 440
  • Dodge 500
  • Dodge Viscount
  • Dodge Adventurer
  • Viper Venom 1000 Twin Turbo
  • Dodge Viper E85
  • Dodge Crusader
  • Dodge C Series
  • Dodge Warlock
  • Dodge Polara
  • Dodge Polara 500
  • Dodge Stratus
  • Dodge Neon SRT-4
  • Dodge Diplomat
  • Dodge Regent
  • Dodge Phoenix
  • Dodge Meadowbrook
  • Dodge La Femme
  • Dodge 400
  • Dodge 330
  • Dodge 600
  • Dodge Matador
  • Dodge Rampage
  • Dodge Dakota
  • Dodge B-Series
  • Dodge Ram SRT-10
  • Dodge D Series
  • Dodge Power Wagon

EXAMPLE DECODED VIN

VIN: 3D7KU28CX4G215206

2004 Dodge Ram 2500 4dr Quad Cab 140.5″ WB 4WD SLT

General Information

MFR model code:                                                            DR7H41

Body type:                                                                       Standard Bed

Pass Doors:                                                                     4

Alternative name:                                                            4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box SLT

Alternative body:                                                             Crew Cab Pickup Short Bed

Drivetrain:                                                                         Four Wheel Drive

Engine and Powertrain

Type:                                                                                  Straight 6 Cylinder Engine

Displacement L/CI:                                                           5.9/360

Fuel Type:                                                                          Diesel Fuel

Horsepower:                                                                      305.0 @ 2900

Fuel Economy:                                                                   0.0 City / 0.0 Highway

Fuel Capacity:                                                                    34.0 gal

Net Torque:                                                                         555.0 @ 1400

Technical Specifications

Manufactured By:                                                        Mexico Reserved

Curb Weight  Front:                                                  4269, 4069, 3429 lbs 3380.0 min 4269.0 max

Curb Weight ¬†Rear:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 274″

We hope you find the Dodge VIN Decoder guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Dodge.

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