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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 free Hyundai VIN decoder that allows you to lookup options, model, year, engine, transmission, and specifications. In addition, you can also check the title records and accidents by clicking Check History.  

 

HOW TO DECODE HYUNDAI VIN

Let's look at a Hyundai VIN number breakdown.

Position 1

Position one of the VIN is used to identify the country where the Hyundai was assembled.

For example:

  • 2 - Canda
  • 3 - USA
  • K - Korea

Position 2

Position two identifies the division of Hyundai that manufactured your vehicle.

Position 3

Position three of the VIN identifies the brand division. The character that holds this position identifies the exact division of the manufacturer even if they have multiple division.

These first three characters are referred to as the World Make Identifiers (WMI). Some of the examples for your Hyundai may be as follows:

Mark

WMI

Manufacturer

Owner of the Brand

Code of the Country

Country

HYUNDAI

2HM

Bromont Assy Plant (CAN)

HYUNDAI

2H

Canada

HYUNDAI

3H3

HYUNDAI (USA)

HYUNDAI

3H

USA

HYUNDAI

KM2

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KM5

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KM6

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KM7

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KM8

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMC

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KME

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMF

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMH

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMJ

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KML

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMM

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMN

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMP

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMR

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMX

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMY

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KMZ

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KM

Korea

HYUNDAI

KN1

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KN2

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KNH

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KNN

Hyundai Motor Co (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KNV

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KRT

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

KRU

HYUNDAI (KOR)

HYUNDAI

KN

Korea

HYUNDAI

MAL

HYUNDAI (I)

HYUNDAI

MA

India

HYUNDAI

MB2

HYUNDAI (I)

HYUNDAI

MB

India

HYUNDAI

MC3

HYUNDAI (I)

HYUNDAI

MC

India

HYUNDAI

NA6

Rayen Vehicle Manufacturing Co (RVMCO) (IR)

HYUNDAI

NA

Iran

HYUNDAI

NLH

HYUNDAI (TR)

HYUNDAI

NL

Turkey

HYUNDAI

NLJ

HYUNDAI (TR)

HYUNDAI

NL

Turkey

HYUNDAI

X7M

TagAZ (RUS)

HYUNDAI

X7

Russia

HYUNDAI

X89

KuzbassAvto Ltd. (RUS)

HYUNDAI

X8

Russia

HYUNDAI

XU7

Rostov plant lorries (RZGA)

HYUNDAI

XU

Russia

HYUNDAI

Y6L

LuAZ SA

HYUNDAI

Y6

Ukraine

HYUNDAI

Z94

HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING RUS LLC (RUS)

HYUNDAI

Z9

Russia

Position 4

Position four of the VIN for Hyundai vehicles represents the model of the vehicle and the location of the wheel.

The first model - model and the location of the wheel:

A - Stellar (right wheel)
B - Stellar (left wheel)
C - Sonata II (left wheel)
D - Sonata II (right wheel)
E - Marcia (left wheel)
F - Marcia (right wheel)
G - Equus
J - Elantra (left wheel)
K - Elantra (right wheel)
L - other models with left-hand steering
M - Grandeur (left wheel)
P - Pony (left wheel)
R - Pony (right wheel)
S - Stellar (left wheel)
T - Stellar (right wheel)
U - Pony / Accent / Lantra (all RHD)
V - Pony / Accent / Excel / S-Coupe (all LHD)
X “ Dynasty

Subsequent models - range:

A - Atos / Santro / Visto / i10
B - Click / Getz
C - Accent / Verna / Solaris
D - Elantra (XD) / Lantra (XD) / i30 / Avante
E - Sonata (except for the North American market) / Sonata (pr-va India)
F - Grandeur XG / Azera
G - Genesis
H - Coupe / Tuscani / Tiburon
J - Tucson
K - Galopper
M - Carstar / Santamo / Trajet
N - Terracan / Veracruz
P - Matrix
R - Grace
S - Fe Santa
W - Starex / Sonata (North American market) / H1 / H100

Position 5

Position five of the VIN for the Hyundai vehicles made for the European market represents the equipment level of your vehicle.

A- L (Standart)
B - GL (Deluxe)
C - GLS (Super DeLuxe)
D - GDS (High / Grand Salon)
E - HGS (High / Super Grand Salon)
F - L (Standart)
G - GL (Deluxe)
H - GLS (Super DeLuxe)
J - GDS (High / Grand Salon)
K - HGS (High / Super Grand Salon)
L - L (Standart)
M - GL (Deluxe)
N - GLS (Super DeLuxe)
P - GDS (High / Grand Salon)
R - HGS (High / Super Grand Salon)
S - L (Standart)
T - GL (Deluxe)
U - GLS (Super DeLuxe)
V - GDS (High / Grand Salon )
W - HGS (High / Super Grand Salon)
X - L (Standart)
Y - GL (Deluxe)
Z - GLS (Super DeLuxe)

For the North American market, position five of the Hyundai VIN represents the body type of the vehicle.

A - hatchback, 5 doors
B - pickup 2 doors
C - convertible
D - hatchback 3 doors
E - compartment 2 doors
F - sedan 4D
G - compartment 2 doors
N - Combi 3 door
P - combi, doors 5
S - wagon, 5 doors
T - wagon door 5
V - minivan
W - wagon, 5 doors

Position 6

This position holds the character that identifies the body type of your Hyundai vehicle.

0 - pickup
1 - limousine / wagon (front wheel drive)
2 - compartment, two doors
3 - hatchback 3 door
4 - a sedan, 4 door
5 - hatchback, 5 doors
6 - compartment, two doors
7 - Convertible / touring (4x4)
8 - wagon
D - double cab pickup (double cab)

Position 7

Position seven of the Hyundai VIN identifies the type of security systems that have been incorporated in the vehicle.

1 - Inertial seat belts
2 - airbags
3 “ pillow safety, driver
4 - pillow safety, driver and passenger
5 - switchable passenger airbag

Position 8

Position 8 of the Hyundai VIN code represents the vehicle™s engine type for a class of models. This is as shown below:

Class A (Atos / Santo / Visto / i10):

B - 1.1 l (gasoline, SOHC (3 valve per cylinder))
C - 1.2 (1.3) l (gasoline, DOHC)
F - 0.8 liters (gasoline, SOHC)
G - 1.0 l (gasoline, SOHC)
H - 1.1 liters (gasoline, SOHC)
J - 0.8 l (gasoline)
R - 0.8 l

Class B (Getz / Click):

A - 1.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
B - 1.6 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 1.8 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
F - 1.0 liters (gasoline, SOHC)
G - 1.1 l (gasoline, SOHC)
H - 1.3 liters (gasoline, SOHC)
J - 1.5 l (gasoline, SOHC)
V - 1.1 l (diesel, TCI)
W - 1.5 l (diesel, TCI)

Class C (Accent / Verna / Matrix / Lavita):

B - 1.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 1.6 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 1.8 l (gasoline, DOHC)
F - 1.0 / 1.3 liters (gasoline, SOHC)
G - 1.5 l (gasoline, SOHC)
V - 1.5 l (diesel, TCI)
W - 2.0 l (diesel, TCI)

Class C + (Elantra / Lantra / i30 / Avante):

A - 1.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
B - 1.6 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 1.4 liter (gasoline, DOHC) [i30]
C - 1.8 liter (gasoline, DOHC )
D - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
J - 1.5 l (gasoline)
L - 1.5 L (gasoline)
M - 1.8 l (gasoline)
R - 1.6 l (gasoline)
T - 1.6 l (diesel, CRDI) [i30]
U - 2.0 l (diesel, CRDI) [i30]
V - 2.0 l (diesel, TCI)

Class D (Sonata for the European market):

A - 1.8 l (gasoline, DOHC)
B - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 2.4 l (gasoline, DOHC)
E - 2.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
F - 2.7 liters (gasoline, DOHC)
of H- 2.0 We do l (gasoline, DOHC)
M - 2.0 We do l

Class D (Sonata for the North American market):

E - 3.3 l (gasoline)
F - 2.0 liters (petrol)
H - 2.7 liters (petrol)
N - 1.9 l (gasoline)
S - 2.4 l (gasoline)
V - 2.5 l (gasoline)

II Sonata:

D - 1.8 l (gasoline)
F - 2.0 liters (petrol)
L - L of 2.0
M - 1.8 l
N - 1.8 l
T - 3.0 l

XG Grandeur:

A - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 2.5 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 3.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
E - 3.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
M - 2.7 l

Genesis:

E - 3.8 l (gasoline, DOHC, V6)

Coupe / Tuscani / Tiburon:

B - 1.6 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 1.6 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
F - 2.7 liters (gasoline, DOHC)

Santamo:

M - 2.0 l (gasoline, SOHC)
N - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
P - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
S - L 2.0 (gasoline, SOHC)
Z - 2.0 l (SOHC)

Santa Fe:

A - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
B - 2.4 l (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 2.7 l (gasoline, DOHC)
E - 3.5 l (gasoline, DOHC)
P - 2.7 liter
V - 2.0 l (gasoline)
V - 2.7 l (diesel, TCI)
W - 2.2 l (diesel, TCI)

Terracan:

C - 3.5 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
W - 2.5 l (TCI)
X - 2.9 l (TCI)

Trajet:

A - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
C - 2.7 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
N - 2.7 l (DOHC)
V - 2.0 l (diesel, TCI)

Tucson:

B - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
D - 2.7 l (gasoline, DOHC)
P - 2.0 l (gasoline, DOHC)
V - 2.0 l (diesel, TCI)

Veracruz:

C - 3.8 liter (gasoline, DOHC)
W - 3.0 l (diesel, TCI)

Position 9

Position nine for Hyundai vehicle™s made for the North American market indicates the checksum. This number is used to verify whether the VIN code is valid.

For Hyundai vehicles made for the European market, the character identifies the steering wheel arrangement as indicated below:

P “ Left-hand side
R - Right-hand side

Position 10 “ Model Year

Position ten of the Hyundai VIN identifies the year of production of your 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