Mazda VIN Decoder

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VIN Decoder Features

decode vin number

 

Where can I find the VIN number? 

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

A free Mazda VIN decoder allows you to lookup options, model, year, engine, transmission, and specifications. Also, you can check the title records and accidents by clicking Check History.  

 

HOW TO DECODE MAZDA VIN

Decode Mazda VIN number

The Mazda VIN can be located in the following areas of the vehicle:

  • On the drive's side door jam
  • Under the windshield on the driver's side
  • Stamped on the floor under the driver or passenger side front seat

Position 1

The Mazda VIN's first position is a character that identifies the country of the vehicle's assembly.

1, 4, 5 United States

2 Canada

3 Mexico

J Japan

Position 2

This position of VIN identifies the manufacturer of the vehicle.

  • M - Mazda

Position 3

The third position of the Mazda VIN identifies the brand division. This character pinpoints the exact brand division, even if the manufacturer has many divisions.

The first three positions of the Mazda VIN are known as World Make Identifiers (WMI). The WMI for your Mazda is as follows:

Mark

WMI

Manufacturer

Brand Owner

Country Code

Country

MAZDA

1YV

FORD (USA)

FORD

1Y

USA

MAZDA

1ZW

AutoAlliance International (USA)

FORD

1Z

USA

MAZDA

4F2

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

4F

USA

MAZDA

4F4

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

4F

USA

MAZDA

9FA

Compania Colombiana Automotriz SA (COL)

FORD

9F

Colombia

MAZDA

JM1

MAZDA (J)

FORD

JM

Japan

MAZDA

JM3

MAZDA (USA)

FORD

JM

Japan

MAZDA

JM7

MAZDA (J)

FORD

JM

Japan

MAZDA

JMZ

MAZDA (THA)

FORD

JM

Thailand

MAZDA

JMZ

MAZDA (J)

FORD

JM

Japan

MAZDA

LMZ

Changan Ford Mazda 

FORD

LM

China

 Position 4 – 5

For Mazda vehicles made for the European market, position four and five of the VIN identifies the vehicle's family and model.

B_ - compact front-wheel drive (Mazda Familia / Mazda 323 / Mazda Protege / Mazda3, etc.) 
C_ - mid-size front-wheel drive (Mazda Lantis, etc.) 
D_ - subcompact, front-wheel drive (Mazda 121, Mazda Demio, etc.) 
E_ - medium-sized crossovers (CX-7, etc.) 
F_ - racing rear-wheel drive vehicles (Mazda RX7 / Mazda RX8, etc.) 
G_ - medium-sized front-wheel drive (Mazda Capella / Mazda Atenza / Mazda 626 / Mazda MX-6 / Mazda6 etc.) and AWD modification based on their 
H_ - full-sized rear-drive (Mazda Luce / Mazda 929, etc.) 
J_ - full-sized rear-drive (Mazda Eunos / Mazda Cosmo etc.) 
K_ - compact crossovers (CX-5, etc.) 
L_ - front-minivans (Mazda MPV etc.) 
M_ - medium-sized front-wheel drive (Mazda Persona etc.) 
N_ - racing rear-wheel drive vehicles (Mazda MX5, etc.) 
S_ - subcompact, minivans (Mazda Bongo, etc. . .d) 
T_ - full-sized front-wheel drive (Mazda Millenia etc.) and crossovers (CX-9, etc.)

Known Combinations

 

Combination

Model

Years of release

BA

323f sedan

1994 ... 1997

BD

Familia / GLC

1980 ... 1985

BF

Familia / 323

1985 ... 1989

BG

Familia / 323

1989 ... 1994

BH

Familia / 323

1994 ... 1997

BJ

Familia / 323

1998 ... 2002

BK

Mazda3

2003 ... 2009

BL

Mazda3               

2009 ...

BV

family wagon

1981 ... 1986

BW

family wagon

1986 ... 1995

CA

Eunos

1992 ... 1993

CA

Xedos6

1992 ... 1999

CB

Lantis (hatchback)

1993 ... 1997

CG

Capella (sedan)

1994 ... 1996

CP

Premacy (minivan)

1999 ... 2002

CR

Mazda 5

2005 ...

DA

121 (European market)

1988 ... 1991

DB

The Revue (Japanese market) / 121 (other markets)

1990 ... 1996

DW

Demio (minivan)

1996 ... 2001

DY

Demio / Mazda2

2002 ... 2007

ER

CX-7

2006 ...

FB

RX-7

1981 ... 1985

FC

RX-7

1986 ... 1991

FD

RX-7

1991 ... 2002

FE

RX-8

2004 ...

GC

Capella / 626

1983 ... 1987

GD

Capella / 626

1987 ... 1996

GD

MX-6

1988 ... 1992

GE

Cronos (sedan) / 626 (sedan)

1991 ... 1997

GE

MX-6 (Coupe)

1993 ... 1997

GF

Capella (sedan) / 626 (sedan)

1997 ... 2002

GG

Atenza (sedan) / Mazda6 (sedan)

2002 ... 2007

GH

Atenza (sedan) / Mazda6 (sedan)

2007 ...

GV

Capella wagon

1988 ... 1996

GW

Capella (wagon)

1997 ... 2001

GY

Atenza (wagon) / Mazda6 (wagon)

2002 ... 2007

HB

Luce / 929

1981 ... 1985

HB

Cosmo

1981 ... 1989

HC

Luce / 929

1986 ... 1991

HD

Sentia / 929

1991 ... 1995

HE

Sentia

1995 ... 1998

JC

Eunos Cosmo

1990 ... 1995

KE

CX-5

2011 ...

LV

MPV

1989 ... 1998

LW

MPV

1999 ...

LY

MPV (Mazda8)

2007 ...

MA

Eunos 300 / Persona

1988 ... 1992

MB

Efini MS-8

1992 ... 1995

NA

Miata / MX-5 / Roadster

1989 ... 1997

NB

Miata / MX-5 / Roadster

1998 ... 2005

NC

Miata / MX-5 / Roadster

2006 ...

SS

Bongo

1989 ... 1995

SR

Bongo

1990 ... 1993

SG

Bongo

1995 ... 2002

TA

Millenia / Xedos9

1993 ... 2002

 

*Position 4 for Mazda vehicles made in Europe for the European market identifies the vehicle's body type.

                N - hatchback, 5 DV.

For the same vehicles, position 5 identifies the engine type that runs the vehicle.

B - petrol 1.25 
C - 1.4 petrol 
D - 1.6 gasoline 
E - 1.4 turbo diesel 

*For Mazda vehicles made for the North American market, position 4 of the VIN identifies the car's weight and the security system incorporated in them.

C - the weight of the car 1814 ... 2268 kg, front and side airbags 
D - vehicle weight 2268 ... 2721 kg, front and side airbags 
Y - vehicle weight 1814 ... 2268 kg, only two front airbags 
Z - vehicle weight 2268 ... 2721 kg, only two front airbags

For Mazda6 made in factories Ford (USA)

F - vehicle weight ... kg, and front airbags 
H - vehicle weight ... kg, and front airbags

For the Mazda CX-7
E - vehicle weight ... kg, front and side airbags

For the Mazda CX-9
T - vehicle weight ... kg, front and side airbags

B2500 for the Mazda
U - the mass of the vehicle ... kg

For the same vehicles, positions 5 through 7 identify the vehicle's model and level of equipment.

B28 - CX-9, the AWD 
B38 - CX-9, the Sport 
P19 - Premacy 
P80 - Mazda 6 GS (4dv sedan) 
P81 - Mazda 6, the GT (sedan 4dv) 
P82 - Mazda 6 (touring 5dv) 
P84 - Mazda 6 GS (hatchback 5dv) 
P85 - 6 Mazda GT (hatchback 5dv) 
R19 - 5 Mazda 
R29 - CX-7 
U06 - Tribute 4x4 & DX 
U07 - Tribute 4x2 DX 
U08 - Tribute 4x4 & LX 
U09 - Tribute 4x2 LX 
Z02 - Tribute 4x2 LX 
Z04 - Tribute 4x2 LX 
Z06 - Tribute 4x2 ES 
Z92 - Tribute 4x4 & DX 
Z94 - Tribute 4x4 & LX 
Z96 - Tribute 4x4 ES 

Position 6

For Mazda vehicles made for the European Market, position six of the VIN identifies the wheel formula's execution.

1 - two of the leading two-wheel 
7 - two leading, four-wheel 
8 - four leading two-wheel

For the vehicles made in Europe for the European market, this position identifies the vehicle's transmission.

2 - mechanical 5-st. 
A - mechanical 5-st. with automatic control

Position 7

For Mazda vehicles made for the European market, this position identifies the body of the vehicle.

2 - 4-door sedan 
4 - 5-door hatchback or station wagon 
6 - 2-door coupe 
8 - minivan / crossover 
9 - 5-door station wagon

For the vehicles made in Europe for the European market, this position identifies the code for your Mazda's producing country.

                W - Spain

Position 8

Position eight of the Mazda VIN for vehicles made for the European market identifies the vehicle's engine type.

 

Model

Engine

1

626 (GC) 1983…1987

1.6, petrol

1

626 (GD) 1987…1996

1.8, petrol

1

929 (HD) 1991…1995

2.0 Gasoline

1

Family / 323 (BD) 1980 ... 1985

1.1 Gasoline

1

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.6, petrol (DOHC) turbo

1

RX-7 (FB) 1981…1985

rotary piston (12A)

2

121 (DA) 1986 ... 1991

1.1 Gasoline

2

626 (GC) 1983…1987

2.0 Gasoline

2

Family / 323 (BD) 1980 ... 1985

1.3 Gasoline

2

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.3 Gasoline

2

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

1.4 petrol

2

RX-7 (FC) 1986…1991

rotary piston

3

121 (DA) 1986 ... 1991

1.3 Gasoline

3

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

3

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.1 Gasoline

3

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

1.3 Gasoline

3

Mazda 6

2.3, petrol (MZR-L3)

3

Mazda CX-7

2.3 turbo petrol

3

RX-7 (FD) 1991…1993

rotary piston (13B) turbocharged

4

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

2.0 petrol injection

4

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

2.0 turbodiesel

4

Family / 323 (BD) 1980 ... 1985

1.5, petrol

4

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.6, petrol

4

Mazda 6

2.0, turbodiesel 136 hp (MZR-CD)

5

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

5

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

1.5, petrol

6

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

6

Capella / 626 wagon (GV) 1988…1996

2.0 diesel

6

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.5, petrol

7

Capella / 626 wagon (GV) 1988…1996

2.0 turbodiesel

7

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.6 petrol injection

7

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.8, petrol

7

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

1.7 diesel

8

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.6 petrol injection

8

Mazda 6

1.8, petrol (MZR-L8)

8

Mazda 5

1.8, petrol

9

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.7 diesel

9

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.7 diesel

A

121 (DB) 1990…1996

1.1 Gasoline

A

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

1.8, petrol

A

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.3 Gasoline

A

MX-3

1.6, petrol

A

Xedos-6 (CA) 1992…1999

1.6, petrol

B

121 (DA) 1986 ... 1991

1.1, petrol, catalyst

B

121 (DB) 1990…1996

1.3 Gasoline

B

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

1.8, petrol

B

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.3 Gasoline

B

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.3 petrol injection

B

MX-3

1.8, petrol

B

MX-5 (NA) 1989 1997 ...

1.6, petrol (DOHC)

B

RX-7 (FD) 1993…2002

rotary piston (13B) turbocharged

B

Xedos-6 (CA) 1992…1999

2.0 petrol injection, the V6

C

121 (DA) 1986 ... 1991

1.3 Gasoline

C

121 (DB) 1990…1996

1.3 Gasoline

C

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

C

929 (HD) 1991…1995

2.2 Gasoline

C

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.5, petrol

C

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.3 petrol injection

C

MX-3

1.6, petrol

C

MX-5 (NA) 1989 1997 ...

1.6, petrol

D

121 (DA) 1986 ... 1991

1.3 Gasoline

D

121 (DB) 1990…1996

1.3, petrol (US-83 53 kW)

D

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 petrol injection

D

929 (HD) 1991…1995

3.0 petrol injection, the V6

D

Capella / 626 wagon (GV) 1988…1996

2.0 Gasoline

D

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.6 petrol injection

E

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

E

Capella / 626 wagon (GV) 1988…1996

2.0 Gasoline

E

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.6 petrol injection

F

626 (GF) 1997…2002

2.0 Gasoline

F

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

2.5, petrol injection, the V6

F

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.3 petrol injection

F

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.8 petrol injection

F

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

2.0 Gasoline

F

Mazda 6

2.0, petrol (MZR-LF)

F

Xedos 9 (TA) Year 1993 ... 2002

2.0 petrol injection, the V6

F

Mazda 5

2.0 Gasoline

G

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.6, petrol (DOHC) turbo

G

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.8 petrol injection

H

626 (GD) 1987…1996

2.0 Gasoline

H

Capella / 626 wagon (GV) 1988…1996

2.2 Gasoline

H

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.3, petrol, catalyst

H

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.8 petrol injection

J

626 / MX-6 (GE) 1991 ... 1997

2.0 Gasoline

J

Family / 323 (BF) 1985 ... 1989

1.5, petrol, catalyst

J

Family / 323 (BG) 1989 ... 1994

1.8 petrol injection

L

Xedos 9 (TA) Year 1993 ... 2002

2.5, petrol injection, the V6

L

Mazda 6 MPS 2003...

2.3 turbo

P

Family / 323 (BH / BJ) 1994 ... 2002

1.8, petrol

P

MX-5 (NA) 1989 1997 ...

1.9 petrol

R

Mazda 5

2.0, turbodiesel 143 hp (MZR-CD)

R

Mazda 6

2.0, turbodiesel 143 hp (MZR-CD)

S

626 (GF) 1997…2002

2.0 Gasoline

T

Mazda 5

2.0, turbodiesel 120 hp (MZR-CD)

T

Mazda 6

2.0, turbodiesel 120 hp (MZR-CD)

 For vehicles made in Europe, this character identifies the factory code within the country of origin.

P - Ford, Spain

For the vehicles made for the North American market, the character identifies the engine type as well.

1 - 3.0 V6, petrol (Tribute) 
3 - 2.3 R4, gasoline turbocharged (CX-7) 
A - 3.7 V6, petrol (CX-9) 
B - 2.0 R4, petrol (Tribute) 
C - 3.5 V6, petrol (Tribute) 
C - 2.3 R4, petrol (Mazda 6) 
D - 3.0 V6, petrol (Mazda 6) 
F - 2.0 R4, petrol (MX-5, III) 
Y - 3.5 V6, petrol (CX-9) 
Z - 2.3 R4 petrol (Tribute)

Position 9

This position for a vehicle made for the European market identifies the transmission of the vehicle.

1 - Manual 4 speed
2 - mechanical 5 speed
3 - Automatic 3 speed
5 - Automatic 4 speed
6 - manual 6 speed
7 - automatic 5 speed
8 - Automatic 6 speed

For Mazda vehicles made in Europe for the European market, this position identifies the model code.

J - Mazda 2

For the Mazda cars made for the North American market, this position identifies the checksum. This is the value that checks whether the VIN that is being looked up is valid.

Position 10

*For vehicles made for the European market, this position is held by a 0.

*For the vehicles made in Europe for the European market, this position identifies the vehicle's model.

*Position, ten of the Mazda VIN for vehicles made for the North American market, identifies your model's production year.

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

*For Mazda vehicles made in Europe for the European market, this position represents the code release, which is equivalent to the vehicle's model year.

*For vehicles made for the European market and the North American market, this position identifies the vehicle's exact assembly plant.

0 - Hiroshima, Japan 
1 - Hofu, Japan 
K - Kansas City (United States)

Position 12-17

*Position 12 for the Mazda vehicles made in Europe for the European market identifies its monthly production code.

 

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2003

C

K

D

E

L

Y

S

T

J

U

M

P

2004

B

R

A

G

C

K

D

E

L

Y

S

T

2005

J

U

M

P

B

R

A

G

C

K

D

E

2006

L

Y

S

T

J

U

M

P

B

R

A

G

2007

C

K

D

E

L

Y

S

T

J

U

M

P

2008

B

R

A

G

C

K

D

E

L

Y

S

T

 

For the same vehicles, positions 13 through 17 identifies the serial number of the vehicle.

*For Mazda vehicles made for the European Market and the North American Market, position twelve through seventeen represent their serial number. The serial number is a set of not standardized numbers and are selected by the manufacturer to identify the specific vehicle whose VIN is being looked up.

MAZDA MODELS

Mazda models are as listed below:

  • Mazda2
  • Mazda3
  • Mazda5
  • Mazda6
  • Mazda8
  • Mazda 121
  • Mazda 323
  • Mazda 616
  • Mazda 618
  • Mazda 626
  • Mazda 800
  • Mazda 808
  • Mazda 818
  • Mazda 929
  • Mazda 1000
  • Mazda 1200
  • Mazda 1300
  • Mazda 1500
  • Mazda 1800
  • Mazda 2000
  • Mazda Allegro
  • Mazda Artis
  • Mazda Astina
  • Mazda AZ-3
  • Mazda AZ-Wagon
  • Mazda B-Series
  • Mazda B360
  • Mazda B600
  • Mazda Biante
  • Mazda Bongo
  • Mazda Bravo
  • Mazda BT-50
  • Mazda Capella
  • Mazda Carol
  • Mazda Chantez
  • Mazda Cosmo
  • Mazda Cronos
  • Mazda CX-3
  • Mazda CX-5
  • Mazda CX-7
  • Mazda CX-9
  • Mazda Demio
  • Mazda Familia
  • Mazda GLC
  • Mazda Grand Familia
  • Mazda Mazda
  • Mazda Metro
  • Mazda Millenia
  • Mazda Mizer
  • Mazda Montrose
  • Mazda MPV
  • Mazda MX-3
  • Mazda MX-5
  • Mazda MX-6
  • Mazda P360
  • Mazda Parkway
  • Mazda Persona
  • Mazda Porter
  • Mazda Precedia
  • Mazda Premacy
  • Mazda Proceed
  • Mazda Proceed Levante
  • Mazda Proceed Marvie
  • Mazda Protegé
  • Mazda R100
  • Mazda R130
  • Mazda R360
  • Mazda Revue
  • Mazda Roadpacer AP
  • Mazda Roadster
  • Mazda Rustler
  • Mazda RX-2
  • Mazda RX-3
  • Mazda RX-4
  • Mazda RX-5
  • Mazda RX-7
  • Mazda RX-8
  • Mazda RX-9
  • Sao Penza
  • Mazda Savanna
  • Mazda Scrum
  • Mazda Sentia
  • Mazda Spano
  • Mazda Xedos
  • Mazda Xedos 6
  • Mazda Xedos 9

EXAMPLE DECODED MAZDA VIN

VIN: JM3KE2DY5G0601458

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 4dr SUV w/Prod. End 01/16 (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

 

Name:                                  Mazda CX-5

Compression Ratio:        13

Cylinder:                             4

Size:                                      2.5

Displacement:                  2488

Configuration:                  Inline

Fuel Type:                           Regular Unleaded

Horsepower:                     184

RPM Torque:                     3250

Timing:                                 Variable Valve Timing

Gear:                                     Double Overhead Camshaft

Automatic Type:              Shiftable automatic

Transmission Type:         AUTOMATIC

Number Of Speeds:        6

Driven Wheels:                                Front-wheel drive

Num Of Doors:                  4

Vehicle Size:                      Midsize

Crossover:                          Car

Primary Body Type:        SUV

Vehicle Style:                    4dr SUV

Vehicle Type:                    SUV

Year:                                     2016

Name Grand Touring 4dr SUV w/Prod. End 01/16 (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Body:                                    SUV

Model Name:                    CX-5 SUV

Trim:                                     Grand Touring

Name:                                  Grand Touring 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 6A)

Highway:                             33

City:                                       26

 

OPTIONS AND FEATURE CODES

JET BLACK MICA      41W

DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA      42M

TITANIUM FLASH MICA      42S

METEOR GREY MICA      42A

SONIC SILVER MICA      45P

CRYSTAL WHITE PEARL      34K

SOUL RED MICA      41V

BLACK, PREMIUM CLOTH UPHOLSTERY      KC3

BLACK, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES      KC3

PURE WHITE, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES      KC8

PACKAGE AA50 W/NO OPTIONS      AA50

SONIC SILVER METALLIC      45P

JET BLACK MICA      41W

DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA      42M

ETERNAL BLUE MICA      45B

TITANIUM FLASH MICA      42S

SNOWFLAKE WHITE PEARL      25D

SOUL RED METALLIC      41V

MACHINE GRAY METALLIC      46G

PACKAGE AB50 W/LUXURY PACKAGE, -inc Luxury Package, Leather-Wrapped Shift Knob, Front Heated Seats, 10-way power driver seat w/power lumbar support and reclining front passenger seat/manual height adjustment, Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel      AB50

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Nov 2020