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Honda VIN Format

Position Sample Description
1 1 Nation of Origin
2 H Manufacturer
3 L Vehicle type
4 Q Models
5 U
6 1
7 5 Body type and transmission
8 2 Grade
9 0 Check digit
10 K Model year
11 A Assembly plant
12 1 Production sequence number
13 8
14 6
15 3
16 9
17 2

How to Find Your Honda's VIN

VINs are normally located in several locations on a car, but the most common places are:

  • - On the door frame/door post of the front doors (usually driver's but sometimes passenger's)
  • - On the dash near the windshield
  • - On the engine itself (machined pad on front of engine)
  • - On the car's firewall
  • - In the left-hand inner wheel arch
  • - On the steering wheel/steering column
  • - On the radiator support bracket
  • - On your car's title, registration, guarantee/maintenance book or on the declarations page of your auto insurance policy

Online VIN Decoders To Help You

If you'd like to have your VIN "decoded" for you, there are several resources on the Internet that can be of assistance. By knowing your VIN, these resources can tell you some very specific information about your Honda that can help you in your search for the right repair parts:

VIN Power: Input your email address and your Honda's VIN in the boxes and complete information on your unique car will be emailed to you.

CarFax Vehicle History Reports: Enter your Honda's VIN in the box where it says, "Get started now with our FREE CarFax Record Check. Enter a VIN and click Search." You'll be provided online with several important pieces of information about your specific Honda's features.