VIN Decoder

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VIN Decoder Features

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Where can I find the VIN number? 

  • Bottom lower corner of the windshield. 
  • Driver door jamb
  • The title, registration or insurance card.

A Cadillac VIN decoder that allows you to lookup options, model, year, engine, transmission, and specifications. 

 

 

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HOW TO DECODE CADILLAC VIN

Position 1

This position is an identifier of the country or final assembly of the vehicle. It shows where the Cadillac was made.

  • 1, 4, 5 USA

Position 2

This number that indicates the manufacturer of your Cadillac.

  • G - General Motors

Position 3

Position three of the VIN provides information on the brand division. The number points out the exact division of the manufacturer in cases where multiple divisions exist.

Positions one through three may be collectively identified as the World Make Identifiers (WMI). Examples for your Cadillac may be as follows:

Mark

WMI

Manufacturer

Brand Owner

Country Code

Country

CADILLAC

1G6

GM (USA)

GM

1G

USA

CADILLAC

1GY

GM (USA)

GM

1G

USA

CADILLAC

2G6

GM (CAN)

GM

2G

Canada

CADILLAC

2GE

GM (CAN)

GM

2G

Canada

CADILLAC

3GG

GM (MEX)

GM

3G

Mexico

CADILLAC

3GY

GM (MEX)

GM

3G

Mexico

CADILLAC

XWW

ASIA AUTO JSC (KZ)

GM

XW

Kazakhstan

CADILLAC

YSC

GM (S)

GM

YS

Sweden

Position 4 “ 5

Position four through five of the VIN identifies the model type of your Cadillac and its execution. The descriptions are as indicated below:

  • 18 - XTS (export)
  • 1L - XTS Standard FWD
  • 1M - XTS Luxury FWD
  • 1N - XTS Luxury AWD
  • 1P - XTS Premium FWD
  • 1R - XTS Premium AWD
  • 1S - XTS Platinum FWD
  • 1T - XTS Platinum AWD
  • 1U - XTS Livery the FWD (W20)
  • 1V - the XTS Premium Vsport the AWD
  • 1W - the XTS at least a Platinum Vsport the AWD
  • A1 - the CTS Vseries
  • A8 - the CTS (for export)
  • A9 - the ATS (for export)
  • AA - the ATS of Standard, the RWD
  • AB - the ATS Luxury, the RWD
  • AC - the ATS the Performance , the RWD
  • AD - the ATS the Performance (drivers Assist the pkg.), the RWD
  • AE - the ATS Premium, the RWD
  • AF - the ATS Premium (drivers Assist the pkg.), the RWD
  • AG - the ATS of Standard, the RWD
  • AH - the ATS Luxury, the RWD
  • the AJ - the ATS the Performance, the RWD
  • AK - ATS Performance (drivers assist pkg.), RWD
  • AL - ATS Premium, RWD
  • AM - ATS Premium (drivers assist pkg.), RWD
  • AN - ATS V series
  • AP - CTS Standard
  • AR - CTS Luxury
  • AS - CTS Performance
  • AT - CTS Premium
  • AU - the CTS Vsport
  • AV - the CTS Premium Vsport
  • AW - the CTS of Standard the AWD
  • AX - CTS Luxury the AWD
  • AY - CTS the Performance the AWD
  • AZ - the AWD Premium the CTS
  • B_ - Fleetwood Brougham (1991 ... 1996)
  • CD /CT - DeVille
  • CB - FLEETWOOD
  • CG - Sixty Special
  • DW - Brogham
  • DG / the DM / the DR / DU - the CTS
  • EL / the ET - Eldorado
  • K9 - CT6 (for export)
  • KA - CT6 2.0T of Standard
  • KB Download now - CT6 3.6L of Standard
  • KC - Luxury 2.0T CT6
  • KD - the DeVille
  • KD - CT6 3.6L Luxury
  • KE - the DeVille
  • KE - Luxury CT6 3.0TT
  • KF - the DeVille
  • KF - CT6 3.6L Premium
  • KG - CT6 3.0TT Premium
  • KJ - CT6 at least a Platinum 3.6L
  • KK - CT6 3.0TT at least a Platinum
  • KS - Seville You / the SLS
  • KY - Seville You / the STS
  • R7 - the ELR (for export)
  • the RL - the ELR of Standard
  • RM - the ELR the Sport the Package
  • VR - Allante / the Catera
  • VS - Allante
  • YV - the XLR
  • Position 6 “ Body Variant
  • Position 6 indicates the body variance of your Cadillac vehicle. These may be as shown below:
  • 1 - 2 door compartment
  • 2 “ 2 door Sedan
  • 3 “ 2 door Convertible
  • 5 - 4 door Sedan
  • 6 “ 4 door Sedan, Hatchback
  • 8 - 5 door wagon/ hatch
  • 9 - touring

Position 7 “ Security Systems

This number identifies the Security Systems that have been incorporated in of your Cadillac. These may be as follows:

1 - Seat belts
2 - Seat belts and dual front airbags
3 - Seat belts and driver's airbag
4 - Safety belts. Front and side airbags
5 - Seat belts. Front and side driver's airbag
6 - Seat belts. Front and side airbags. Occupancy sensor passenger
7 - Seat belts. Front and side airbags. Side airbags for the rear seats
9 - Static seat belts (only very old model)

Position 8 “ Engine

This position is the engine number of your Cadillac. It identifies the engine type that runs your car and all it specifications in any case a replacement or change of components may be necessary.

1 - 3.8L V6 (L67)
3 - 3.6L V6 (LFX)
4 - 1.4L L4 (LUU, GAS / ETHANOL)
6 - 3.0L V6 (LGW, Twin turbo )
6 - 6.2L V8 (LT4)
8 - 3.6L V6 (LF3, Twin turbo )
9 - 4.6L V8 (L37)
A- 2.5L L4 (LCV)
C - 4.0L V8 (L47)
E - 3.4L V6 (LA1)
E - 5.0 V8 L (L03)
F - 5.0L V8 (LB9)
G - 5.7L V8 (LS1)
H - 5.0L V8 (LX5)
H - 5.0L V8 (LG4)
J - 3.1L V6 (LG8)
K - 3.8L V6 (L36)
M - 2.6L V6 (LY9)
N - 3.2L V6 (LA3)
P - 5.7L V8
R - 3.0L V6 (L81)
S - 3.6L V6 (LGX)
S - 5.7L V8 (LS6)
S - V6 2.8L (LB8)
T - 2.4L L4 (LD9)
U - 6.0L V8 (LS2)
W - 4.3L L6
X - 2.0 L4 (LTG, Turbo)
Y - 3.6L V6 (LT4, Twin turbo)
Y - 4.6 L V8 (LD8)

Position 9 “ Check Sum

The check number is used to algorithmically validate the Cadillac VIN.

Position 10 “ Model Year

The tenth position of the VIN identifies the year of production of your car 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 is held by a character that specifies the plant where the Cadillac was assembled. The plants may be as follows:

0 - Lansing - Grand River, MI (USA)

1 - Oshawa # 2, ON (CAN)

4 - Orion, MI (USA)

5 - Bowling Green, KY (USA)

7 - Lordstown, OH (USA)

9 - Oshawa # 1, ON (CAN)

A - Arlington, TX (USA)

C - Changwon (KOREA)

F - Fairfax, KS (USA)

G - Gliwice (POLAND)

L - Elizabeth (AUS)

L - San Luis Potosi (MEX)

S - Ramoz Arizpe (MEX)

U - The Detroit, MI (USA)

X - Not for sale (USA)

Position 12-17 “ Serial Number

Position 12 “ 17 is held by the vehicle™s serial number. This is a sequence of six numbers that are not standardized, and that exactly pinpoint the vehicle being looked up.

CADILLAC VIN NUMBER LOCATION

The Cadillac VIN number can be located in a number of areas on your vehicle as follows:

  • On the driver™s side of the windshield on the front corner of the dash.
  • In the glove box
  • Lower left hand of the cylinder block

CADILLAC MODELS

Cadillac models are as follows:

  • Cadillac SRX
  • Cadillac Eldorado
  • Cadillac Cimarron
  • Cadillac Seville
  • Cadillac XTS
  • Cadillac Coupe de Ville
  • Cadillac CTS
  • Cadillac CTS-V
  • Cadillac Fleetwood
  • Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham
  • Cadillac STS-V
  • Cadillac STS
  • Cadillac DTS
  • Cadillac Brougham
  • Cadillac Series 65
  • Cadillac de Ville
  • Cadillac ATS Coupe
  • Cadillac Sixty Special
  • Cadillac Series 60
  • Cadillac Series 61
  • Cadillac Series 62
  • Cadillac Series 70
  • Cadillac Series 341
  • Cadillac V-16
  • Cadillac XLR
  • Cadillac Allanté
  • Cadillac Calais
  • Elvis Presley™s Pink Cadillac
  • Cadillac Type 57
  • Cadillac Type 59
  • Cadillac Type 61
  • Cadillac Type V-63
  • Cadillac XLR-V
  • Cadillac Series 314
  • Cadillac Model Thirty
  • Cadillac Northstar LMP
  • Cadillac Type 53
  • Cadillac Type 51
  • Cadillac Model D
  • Elvis™ Pink Cadillac
  • Cadillac de Ville series

EXAMPLE DECODED CADILLAC VIN

VIN: 1G6DA5E53C0000000

2012 Cadillac CTS Sedan 4dr Sedan 3.0L RWD

General Information

MFR model code: 6DM69

Body type: 4dr Car

Pass Doors: 4

Alternative name: 3.0L V6 RWD

Alternative body: 4dr Car

Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive

Engine and Powertrain

Type: V6 Cylinder Engine

Displacement L/CI: 3.0/183

Fuel Type: Gasoline Fuel

Horsepower: 270.0 @ 7000

Fuel Economy: 16.0 City / 26.0 Highway MPG

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 gal

Net Torque: 223.0 @ 5700

Technical Specifications

Manufactured By: United States Cadillac Active

Suspension Type “ Front: Independent SLA

Suspension Type “ Rear: Independent multi-link

Front Tire Size: P235/55HR17

Rear Tire Size: P235/55HR17

Brake ABS System: