Vehicle Identification Number

Vehicle Identification Number

VIN Breakdown - Segments and Meaning


Vehicle identification number (VIN) is the code used to identify a specific vehicle. It's unique, no two vehicles in operation have the same VIN.


  • VIN is composed of 17 characters (digits and capital letters) that act as a unique identifier for the vehicle.

  • VIN displays the car's unique features, specifications and manufacturer.

  • VIN can be used to track recalls, registrations, warranty claims, thefts and insurance coverage.