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Identification plates

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Vehicle identification plate with vehicle identification number (VIN) and paint code number

Ц Open the driver's door.


Ц Open the driver's door.

You will see vehicle identification plate 1.

Example: vehicle identification plate (USA only)
Example: vehicle identification plate (USA only)

2 Paint code
3 VIN

Example: vehicle identification plate (Canada only)
Example: vehicle identification plate (Canada only)

2 Paint code
3 VIN

The data shown on the identification plate
The data shown on the identification plate is example data. This data is different for every vehicle and can deviate from the data shown here. You can find the data applicable to your vehicle on the vehicle's identification plate.

Vehicle identification number (VIN)

The vehicle identification number (VIN) can be found in the following locations: - on the vehicle identification plate - at the lower edge of the windshield

In addition to being stamped on the vehicle identification plate, the vehicle identification number (VIN) is also stamped onto the vehicle body. It is located in the lower part of the right-hand A-pillar.

Ц Open the front right-hand door.


Ц Open the front right-hand door.

Ц Open cover 1 in the direction of the arrow and remove it.

You will see the vehicle identification number (VIN).

Engine number

1 Emission control information plate,


1 Emission control information plate, including the certification of both federal and Californian emissions standards 2 Engine number (stamped into the crankcase)
3 VIN (on the lower edge of the windshield)

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