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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 Opel 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 OPEL VIN

Position 1

This position in the Opel VIN identifies the particular country where the vehicle was assembled.

  • 1, 4, 5 United States
  • 2 Canada
  • 3 Mexico
  • J Japan
  • K Korea
  • S UK
  • V France, Spain
  • T Switzerland
  • W Germany
  • Y Sweden/ Finland
  • Z Italy

Position 2

The second position in the Opel VIN is held by a character that identifies the manufacturer of the vehicle.

Position 3

The third position of VIN identifies a specific brand division of the vehicle even if the manufacturer of the vehicle has a number of divisions.

These first three positions of the Opel VIN represent the World Make Identifiers (WMI). Some of the examples of the combination are as follows:

WMI

Manufacturer

Brand Owner

Country Code

Country

1G0

GM (USA)

GM

1G

USA

4GD

GM (USA, Dorville)

GM

4G

USA

ICE

ISUZU (J)

GM

AND

Japan

BUT

GM (GB)

GM

HE

United Kingdom

SKF

GM (GB)

GM

SK

United Kingdom

TW8

General Motors De Portugal Lda (P)

GM

TW

Portugal

VN1

RENAULT (F)

GM

VN

France

VSX

Opel Automobile Espana, SA (E)

GM

VS

Spain

W0L

GM-DAT (KOR)

GM

W0

Korea

XUF

ООО General Motors Avto (RU)

GM

COIN

Russia

Y6D

ZAO ZAZ

GM

Y6

Ukraine

Position 4: is not known and is normally occupied by a 0.


Position 5 “ 7: this set of characters are used to identify the model line, generation model, and the vehicle type.

  • AHL - Astra H
  • AHM - Zafira B (II)
  • EAR - Speedster
  • JAM - Calibra
  • JBF - Vectra B
  • MAF - Agila
  • MFF - Astra F
  • SAF - Tigra A (I)
  • SAL - Corsa A
  • SBF - Combo I
  • SBL - Corsa B
  • SCL - Corsa C
  • SDL - Corsa D
  • TFF - Astra F
  • TGF - Astra G
  • TGM - Zafira A (I)
  • VBF - Omega B
  • XCE - Meriva I
  • XCF - Combo II
  • XCR - Tigra TT
  • ZCF - Vectra C

Position 8 - 9: this characters identify the body type of the vehicle.

  • 06 - wagon
  • 07 - coupe
  • 08 - hatchback
  • 19 - sedan
  • 25 - Box
  • 35 - wagon.
  • 48 - hatchback. 4-split
  • 67 - Convertible
  • 68 - hatchback. 6-split
  • 69 - sedan. 4-split
  • 70 - wagon 3dv.
  • 75 - minivan 5dv.
  • 97 “ roadster

Position 4: this position identifies the model of the vehicle.

  • F - Agila
  • G - Insignia
  • J - Mokka
  • L - Antara
  • M - Movano
  • P - J Astra / Zafira Tour (Zafira C)
  • R - Astra GTC J
  • S - Meriva
  • V - Combo II
  • W “ Cascada

*Position 5: this position identifies the equipment level of the model.

  • Antara
    • A - Base
    • E - Enjoy
    • J - Cosmo
  • J Astra / Astra GTC J
    • C - Essentia
    • D - Enjoy
    • E - Cosmo
    • F - Sport
  • Cascada
    • R - Launch
    • T - Cosmo
  • II Combo
    • B - Cargo
    • D - Enjoy
    • E - Cosmo
    • F - Cargo
    • G - Tour Enjoy
  • Insignia
    • B - Essentia
    • M - Edition
    • S - Sport
    • T - Cosmo
    • X - Individual
  • Meriva
    • 0 - OPC
    • B - Essentia
    • C - Enjoy
    • D - Cosmo
    • H - Cosmo
    • P - Design Edition
  • Mokka
    • D - Cosmo
  • Tour Zafira / Zafira C
    • D - Enjoy
    • E - Cosmo

Position 6; identifies the body type of the vehicle.

Position 7; this position is not known.

Position 8; identifies the engine type of the vehicle.

J Astra

  • B -100HP
  • C - 140HP
  • D - 115HP
  • J - 180HP
  • N - 165HP
  • U - 120HP

Cascada

  • N
  • C - 140HP

Insignia

  • A - 115HP
  • B - 180HP
  • C - 140HP
  • D - 220HP
  • E -250HP
  • F -260HP
  • G - 325HP
  • M - 160HP
  • N - 195HP
  • P - 140HP
  • X - 250HP

Combo

  • 1 - 70HP
  • 2 - 100HP

Meriva

  • C - 100HP
  • D - 120HP
  • E - 140HP

Zafira Tour / Zafira C

  • 1 - 140HP
  • C - 140HP

Mokka

  • 8 - 140HP

Position 9; identifies the check digit of the vehicle. This is an algebraically generated value that is used to check the validity of the vehicle™s VIN.

Position 10

This position represents the model year of the Opel vehicle. This is as represented in the table below:

 

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 represents the assembly plant of the vehicle. This is as illustrated below:

  • 1 - Rüsselsheim (FRG)
  • 2 - Bochum (DE)
  • 3 - Azambuyya (Portugal) - since 1993.
  • 4 - Zaragoza (Spain)
  • 5 - Antwerpen (Belgium)
  • 6 - Antwerpen (Belgium) and Eisenach (FRG) - since 1993.
  • 7 - Luton (United Kingdom) - since 1993.
  • 8 - Elesmere (UK) - since 1993.
  • 9 - Usikaumpunki
  • A - Azambuyya (Portugal)
  • B - Bertone (Italy)
  • C - Eisenach (FRG)
  • E - Elesmere (UK)
  • H - Hellas
  • L - Elizabeth;
  • P - Warsaw;
  • S - Szentgotthárd (Hungary)
  • T - Dunstable
  • V - Luton (UK)
  • X - Zaporojie (Ukraine)
  • Z “ Izmir
  • U - Detroit (Hamtramck)

Position 12-17

These set of characters represent the serial number of the Opel vehicle. The sequence of numbers are not standardized and are chosen depending on the preference of the manufacturer of the Opel.

OPEL MODELS

Opel models are as listed below:

  • Opel Adam
  • Opel Admiral
  • Opel Agila
  • Opel Ampera
  • Opel Antara
  • Opel Arena
  • Opel Ascona
  • Opel Astra
  • Opel Bedford Blitz
  • Opel Blazer
  • Opel Blitz
  • Opel Cabrio
  • Opel Calais
  • Opel Calibra
  • Opel Campo
  • Opel Cascada
  • Opel Chevette
  • Opel Combo
  • Opel Commodore
  • Opel Corsa
  • Opel Corsa Utility
  • Opel Crossland X
  • Opel Diplomat
  • Opel Frontera
  • Opel Gemini
  • Opel Grandland X
  • Opel GT
  • Opel Insignia
  • Opel Isuzu
  • Opel K-180
  • Opel Kadett
  • Opel Kadett A
  • Opel Kadett B
  • Opel Kadett C
  • Opel Kapitän
  • Opel Karl
  • Opel Kikinda
  • Opel Laubfrosch
  • Opel Lotus Omega
  • Opel Manta
  • Opel Meriva
  • Opel Mokka
  • Opel Monterey
  • Opel Monza
  • Opel-RAK
  • Opel Regent
  • Opel Rekord
  • Opel Rekord Series A
  • Opel Rekord Series B
  • Opel Rekord Series C
  • Opel Rekord Series D
  • Opel Rekord Series E
  • Opel Rekord P2

EXAMPLE DECODED OPEL VIN

VIN: W0L0XCE7564000209

2006 Opel Meriva

Manufacturer: Adam Opel AG

Product Type: Passenger Car

Make: Opel

Model: Meriva

Series: Meriva A (facelift 2006)

Body: Minivan

Drive: Front “ wheel drive

Number of Seats: 5

Number of Doors: 5

Length (mm): 4052

Width (mm): 1694

Height (mm): 1624

Wheelbase (mm): 2630

Rear Brakes: Disc

Engine Cylinders: 4

Engine Cylinders Position: Inline

Valves per Cylinder: 4

Engine Position: Front, transversely

Transmission: Manual/ Standard

Number of Gears: 5

ABS: 1

Production Stopped: 2009

Model Year: 2006

Plant Country: Germany

 

OPTIONS AND FEATURE CODES

  • 07Q - COLOR seat trim DARK NIGHT
  • 18I - INTERIOR DARK COAL
  • 2GH - OPEL 150 YEARS
  • 32Y - TRIM PANEL DOOR COLOR COAL
  • 8G5 - air deflector on the dashboard, JAPAN BLACK
  • A32 - WINDOWS ELECTRIC, FRONT
  • A88 - headrests of the front seats actively
  • AAP - OPRED.EFFEKTIVNUYU POINT COUNTER.
  • AH3 - front, DRIVER, with manual adjustment
  • AM9 - backseat SEPARATE folding
  • AQ6 - front, ADJUSTABLE BACKREST
  • AU0 - DOOR LOCK, REMOTE CONTROLLED
  • AXJ - VEHICLE TYPE Motorcars
  • AY0 - AIRBAG, UPPER, FRONT
  • AY5 - HEADREST, REAR, cloth, CENTRAL
  • C60 - AIR CONDITIONER
  • CU5 - FOR SWISS
  • D75 - HANDLE, ASSEMBLY, EXTERNAL
  • D77 - MIRROR WITH ELECTRIC, wide-angle, the P / C A / C
  • DP6 - BODY
  • DVF - BOX, BLACK print RING
  • EKB - textile finishing, the LOGIC
  • FV5 - Final drive ratio TH TRANSFER 4.19
  • FX3 - PROGRAM ELECTRONIC STABILITY
  • G61 - 4 wheel bolts
  • GAL - EXTERNAL COATING, CM. COLOR MAP in the preface to catalog of models
  • HHA - inside door handle, JAPAN BLACK
  • HLL - OPEL 150 YEARS
  • JM4 - BRAKES, disc-front / drum-rear, ABS
  • K09 - GENERATOR, 120AMP.
  • K34 - PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER SPEED
  • KA1 - FOR Heated front seats
  • KIS - CAP, the shift lever, matte chrome ring
  • LDD - 14 GASOLINE ENGINE
  • LHD - LEFT-HAND DRIVE
  • M25 - TRANSMISSION MANUAL CONTROL, 5-SPEED TYPE F17
  • MM3 - USED WITH TRANSMISSION MANUAL CONTROL
  • N33 - FOR ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN
  • N34 - WHEEL, ASSEMBLY, POWER, three-spoke, leather-Decorating
  • NC0 - EQUIPMENT EUROPEAN UNION
  • NE9 - CONTROL EMISSIONS EEC 09
  • Q9R - TIRES AND WHEELS, sPARE, reduced-size, STEEL
  • QV7 - WHEEL On 15X6, STEEL, 20 circular holes
  • QXA - TIRES 185/65 15-88T R
  • SBC - Additional waist-belt pre-tensioner
  • T6K - decorative panels, internal, vinyl
  • T96 - front fog lamp
  • T9P - DARK ORNAMENT, CASING MAIN HEADLAMP
  • TN9 - BATTERY BATTERY, 50AH
  • TRP - FRAME, radio
  • TTX - AUXILIARY TERMINAL RADIO inlet
  • TVI - MAIN HEADLAMP, rotate, halogen
  • U66 - lOUDSPEAKER 7
  • U68 - INFORMATION COMPUTER
  • UD3 - BACK LIGHT SENSOR RELIEF PARKING, OPTION 2
  • UF8 - TRIPLE INFORMATION LCD - DATE / TIME / TEM Perature
  • UVD - SWITCH STEERING WHEEL, heated
  • UZU - RADIO, AM / FM STEREO, search, CD, ETR, the MP3, GM's, the LAN
  • V4M - EQUIPMENT 5-STAR PACKAGE NCAP
  • V83 - NOTE CAR - UNITED ECE
  • VD1 - European equipment
  • VFB - PROTECTION STRUCTURE DAMAGE QUARTER OUTER PANEL
  • VG2 - protective wax polish, DELETE
  • VM9 - mechanical jacks, MOBILE FOOT
  • VU2 - PANEL CENTRAL UNIT, matt chrome
  • W1Y - FOR CONTROL RADIO ON STEERING WHEEL
  • WGA - EQUIPMENT UNIT RECEPTION RADIO
  • XA3 - for OPEL
  • XL8 - 433 MHz for the frequency
  • XM5 - EQUIPMENT BACKGROUND 1
  • YA8 - PA Nel doors, cover openings
  • Z0Y - for Switzerland
  • Z1F - SPEEDOMETER KM / H

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Open is interesting VIN decoding service. I am wondering if anyone has tried VINsmart as a VIN check service? I know that they also offer free vin decoding as well as vehicle history reports.

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