Volvo VIN Decoder

Volvo VIN Decoder

POSITION 1 - 3: WORLD MANUFACTURER IDENTIFIER[EDIT]

  • YV1 = cars
  • YV2 = trucks
  • YV3 = buses
  • YV4 = multipurpose
  • 4V1 = trucks
  • 4V2
  • 4V3
  • 4V4 = trucks
  • 4V5 = trucks
  • 4V6
  • 4VL
  • 4VM
  • 4VZ
  • MHA = PT. Central Sole Agency

POSITION 4: VEHICLE CODE[EDIT]

[1981-1998][1999-Present]
A2402007- S80
B2602008- V70, XC70
CVolvo XC90
DXC60
F740New S60/V60
G760V60 Plug-In Hybrid
H780
J940
K960
L850, S701998 V70
MVolvo S40, V50, C30, C702013- V40
RVolvo S60
S2000- 2007 Volvo V70, XC70
T1999- 2006 Volvo S80
VVolvo V40

POSITION 5: SAFETY EQUIPMENT, BODY STYLE, PLATFORM CODE[EDIT]

[1981-1991] Safety Equipment
  • A = Air Bag & 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt)
  • X = 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt)
[1992-1998] Body and Safety Equipment
  • S = Sedan (4-door) with Air Bag & 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt)
  • W = Wagon (5-door) with Air Bag & 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt)
  • T = Sedan (4-door) 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt) - Canada
  • X = Wagon (5-door) 3-Point Safety Harness (Seat Belt) - Canada
[1999-Present] Vehicle Platform
  • C = All-New C70
  • H = S40 AWD, S60 AWD, S80 AWD
  • J = V50 AWD, V70 AWD
  • K = C30 FWD
  • L = XC60 2WD
  • M = XC90 5-Seater AWD
  • N = XC90 5-Seater FWD
  • R = XC90 5-Seater AWD
  • S = S40 FWD, S60 FWD, S80 FWD
  • V = V40 FWD
  • W = V50 FWD, V60 FWD, V60 Plug-In Hybrid (AWD), V70 FWD, V70 AWD
  • Y = XC90 7-Seater FWD
  • Z = XC60 AWD, XC70 AWD, XC90 7-Seater AWD
[2013-Present]
  • M = V40 Cross Country AWD

POSITION 6- 7: ENGINE CODE[EDIT]

  • 17 = B4204S2 V40 2.0l FWD
  • 18 = B4194T V40 1.9l Turbo FWD
  • 21 = B4184S11 V50/S40 1.8
  • 30 = D5244T18 XC90 2.4 AWD
  • 38 = B5244S4 S40/V50 2.4i FWD
  • 39 = B5244S7 S40/V50 2.4i FWD
  • 41 = B5202S 850/V70 2.0i FWD
  • 43 = B5204T3 850/V70/S80 2.0 T5 FWD
  • 47 = B5204T 850/V70 2.0 T5 FWD
  • 51 = B5252S 850/V70 2.5i FWD or D5204T6 V40/V40CC D3/D4
  • 52 = B5254T4 S60/V70 R AWD
  • 53 = B5234T3 S60/V70 T5 FWD
  • 54 = B5244T5 S60 T5 FWD
  • 55 = B5254FS 850/V70/S70 FWD
  • 56 = B5254T S70/V70 GLT FWD - 1999
  • 56 = B5244T 2000 -
  • 57 = B5234T 850/V70 2.3T FWD Turbo
  • 58 = B5234T5 1995-1997 850 T-5R/R ; B5244T3 S60/V70/S80/XC70 2000 -
  • 59 = B5254T2 S80/S60/XC90 2.5T FWD/AWD, V70 2.5T FWD, XC70 AWD
  • 61 = B5244S S60/V70 2.4 FWD
  • 64 = B5244S6 S60/V70 2.4 FWD
  • 65 = B5244S2 S80/V70 2.4 FWD
  • 66 = B5244S5 S40/V50 2.4 FWD
  • 67 = B5244S4 C30/C70 T5 FWD
  • 68 = B5254T3 S40/V50 T5 FWD/AWD
  • 69 = D5244T5 S80/V70 2.4D FWD
  • 70 = D4192T3 S40/V40
  • 71 = D5244T4 V70 AWD D5(185), XC90 AWD D5(185)
  • 72 = D5252T S70/S80 2.5TDi FWD
  • 73 = D4192T2 S40/V40
  • 74 = D5244T2
  • 75 = D4204T C30 2.0D
  • 76 = D4164T 1.6D (PSA-Ford Engine)
  • 77 = D5244T8 S40 D5 AT
  • 78 = D4192T4 S40/V40
  • 79 = XC90 AWD D5(163)
  • 82 = D5244T15 XC60 AWD D5(215)
  • 84 = D4162T S60
  • 85 = B8444S XC90/S80 V8 AWD
  • 88 = D5204T3 XC60
  • 94 = B6294S S80 2.9 FWD
  • 97 = B6299S S80 2.9 FWD
  • 98 = B6324S XC90/S80/V70 3.2 FWD/XC70 AWD
  • 99 = B6304T4 S80 3.0 T6 AWD
  • AA = V60 Plug-In Hybrid
Vin Engine
  • 11 B17A
  • 21 B19A
  • 24 B19E
  • 26 B19ET
  • 37 D20
  • 41 B21A
  • 44 B21E
  • 45 B21F
  • 46 B21ET
  • 47 B21FT
  • 48 B21LH Jet
  • 49 B21F MPG (1981), B21F Kjet (1982)
  • 61 B27A
  • 62 B28A
  • 64 B27E
  • 65 B27F
  • 68 B28E
  • 69 B28F
  • 74 D24 TIC with EGR
  • 75 D24 TIC without EGR
  • 76 D24T
  • 77 D24 (1981-1984)
  • 80 B230G
  • 81 B23A
  • 82 B230GT & B230FD
  • 83 B230FD w/ pulsair
  • 84 B23E
  • 85 B230FB
  • 86 B230FT - EGR
  • 87 B230FT - non EGR
  • 88 B23F (1983-1984), B230F (1985-95)
  • 89 B234F
  • 92 B6244F
  • 93 B6254F
  • 95 B6304F with air pump
  • 96 B6204F without air pump
  • 98 N6304G
  • 99 B6254G

POSITION 8: BODY STYLE/EMISSIONS CODE[EDIT]

[1981-1991] Body Style
  • 2 = 2 Door
  • 4 = 4 Door
  • 5 = 5 Door (Wagon)
  • 7 = 2 Door Coupe (Bertone)
[1992-Present] Emission Control Equipment
  • 0 = SULEV+ (Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle) / Engine Codes 39, 55, 64, 72
  • 2 = ULEV2 (Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle) / Engine Codes 38, 41, 51, 59, 61, 67, 68, 85, 98, 99
  • 4 = Engine Codes 71
  • 7 = LEV2 (Low Emissions Vehicle) / Engine Codes 52, 54
  • 8 = Engine Codes 70
  • D = L6

POSITION 9: GEARBOX/CHECK CODE[EDIT]

  • USA /CDN Check Code
  • Elsewhere used for gearbox
700/900/90 series gearbox
1 = M90 manual
2 = M46 Manual
3 = M47 Manual
5 = ZF22
6 = AW70/71/72 lock-up
7 = AW70/71 no lock-up
850/60/70/80 series
1 = M56 manual
2 = M59 Manual
3 = M58 Manual
4 = M66 Manual
6 = AW42 Auto
7 = AW50AWD Auto
8 = AW42AWD Auto
9 = AW55-50SN Auto V50, AW55-51 S40D5 AT
2 = MTX75 Manuel

POSITION 10: YEAR MODE CODE[EDIT]

  • A = 1980
  • B = 1981
  • C = 1982
  • D = 1983
  • E = 1984
  • F = 1985
  • G = 1986
  • H = 1987
  • J = 1988
  • K = 1989
  • L = 1990
  • M = 1991
  • N = 1992
  • P = 1993
  • R = 1994
  • S = 1995
  • T = 1996
  • V = 1997
  • W = 1998
  • X = 1999
  • Y = 2000
  • 1 = 2001
  • 2 = 2002
  • 3 = 2003
  • 4 = 2004
  • 5 = 2005
  • 6 = 2006
  • 7 = 2007
  • 8 = 2008
  • 9 = 2009
  • A = 2010 (code restarted)
  • B = 2011
  • C = 2012
  • D = 2013
  • E = 2014

POSITION 11: PLANT OF ASSEMBLY CODE[EDIT]

  • 0 = [Sweden] Kalmar Plant
  • 1 = [Sweden] Torslanda Plant VCT 21(Volvo Torslandaverken) (Gothenburg)
  • 2 = [Belgium] Ghent Plant VCG 22
  • 3 = [Canada] Halifax Plant
  • 4 = [Italy] - Bertone models 240
  • 5 = [Malaysia]
  • 6 = [Australia]
  • 7 = [Indonesia]
  • A = [Sweden] Uddevalla Plant (Volvo Cars/TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing))
  • B = [Italy] - Bertone Chongq 31
  • D = [Italy] - Bertone models 780
  • E = [Singapore]
  • F = [The Netherlands] Born Plant (NEDCAR)
  • J = [Sweden] Uddevalla Plant VCU 38 (Volvo Cars/ Pininfarina Sverige AB)
  • M = PVÖ 53

POSITION 12-17: CHASSIS CODE[EDIT]

255550