VW VIN Number Location

VW VIN Number Location

Volkswagen Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is stamped in several locations all over the vehicle. Looking at the windshield’s left lower corner is the easiest way to find VW VIN.

Other locations where you will find VW VINs include the driver’s door frame, engine bay, strut tower or fender, firewall, trunk floor, and license plate.

Using a Volkswagen scanner, you can retrieve a VW VIN from the engine control module and instrument cluster.

VW vin number location on left lower corner of the windshieldLeft lower corner of the windshield
VW vin number on drivers door Jetta Passat CC RoutanDriver’s door frame
VW vin number on fender frameEngine bay frame, passenger side
 Behind the rear license plate
 Trunk floor
 Passenger footwell front
 Vehicle registration, title, or insurance card

This guide will help you locate the VIN on several Volkswagen vehicles, such as Jetta, Bora, Polo, Bora, t2 Passat, CC, Routan, Tiguan, Golf, and Beetle. You will find the VIN in several locations.

Where can I find where VW was made?

VW where was it manufactured

Open the driver’s door and locate the VIN sticker. At the top of the VIN, it will say Vehicle Manufactured in Mexico, Germany, Canada, etc. If you don’t have access to the vehicle or the VIN sticker is missing, you can find out where your Volkswagen was manufactured using our VIN decoder. 

We hope you find the VW VIN Number Location guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Volkswagen.


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    Rushit Hila, an ASE-certified engineer (G1 Automotive Maintenance and Repair), brings over two decades of hands-on experience in the automotive world to his writing. With a strong educational background, including a Master of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he has honed his skills and expertise through years of practical work. As a respected authority in the field, Mr. Hila is dedicated to offering insightful and valuable content that resonates with both vehicle owners and mechanics.

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