VIN basic Info

Please note that decoder does not decode options! it just decode the information from the character and number of your VIN,
it is associated with any given base.
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Since 1981, the serial numbers (Vehicle Identification Number) contain 17 characters, in the following format :

  • 1,2,3 : WP0 (Manufacturer's code : W=Germany, P = Porsche, 0 for cars, 1 for Cayenne)
  • 4 : Z (except USA)
  • 5 : Z (except USA)
  • 6 : Z (except USA : 0 = seat belts, 2 = airbag)
  • 7,8 : first two digits of the vehicle type (91 = 911, 92 = 924 ou 928, 93 = 930, 96 = 911(963), 98 = Boxster & Cayman, 99 = 911(993 & 996 & 997), 9P = Cayenne
  • 9 : Z
  • 10 : model year (A=1980 → H=1987, J=1988 → N=1992, P=1993, R=1994 → T=1996, V=1997 → Y=2000, 1=2001 → 9=2009
  • 11 : production site (S = Stuttgart, N = Neckarsulm, U = Uusikaupunki)
  • 12 :3e Type vehicule (exemple : 7 for Boxster 987)
  • 13 : variable (type of engine or chassis)
  • 14,15,16,17 : serial number 0001 to 9999

Exemple : WP0ZZZ98Z9U72xxxx is a Boxster S, year 2009, manufactured Uusikaupunki.

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