What is a VIN (vehicle identification number)?

A vehicle identification number (VIN) is a unique code assigned to each motor vehicle at the time of it’s manufactured.

  • It is a 17-character serial number used to find out individual motor vehicles.
  • Each section of the VIN provides a specific piece of information about the vehicle, including country, the year of manufacturer, the make and model with serial number.
  • VINs are usually printed in a single line.