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How to Decode a Hyundai VIN
Checking a Hyundai VIN number has never been easier with VINvaquero.com!
All Hyundai vehicles manufactured since 1981 will feature a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) that can be used to quickly decode information and specifications for the vehicle, such as:
- Location of manufacture and the manufacturing plant.
- Body type (sedan, hatchback, coupe), trim level, and styling options.
- Details about the engine type, engine size, and transmission.
- Additional features and add-ons.
The Hyundai VIN can also be used for:
- Ordering Hyundai Vehicle History Reports.
- Getting the value of a specific Hyundai.
- Finding Hyundai recalls.
- Searching for compatible parts for the specific Hyundai year and model.
- Learning about the vehicle’s ownership history.
- Finding out the vehicle’s accident and repair history.
- Getting free, customized insurance quotes.
- Checking if the Hyundai is stolen.
Whether you have a Hyundai vehicle you own or are looking to buy one, decoding the VIN and using the VIN for a variety of tasks can come in handy.
Our free Hyundai VIN decoder is here for you to get started.
Simply enter your Hyundai VIN into the search bar above to check the global database. We’ll run the search and return all the pertinent information we can find.
If you have an older VIN from a vehicle that was produced prior to 1981, the VIN decoder may not work.
How to Find the Year of a Hyundai Model
If you need to know the model year from your Hyundai’s 17-character VIN number, take a look at the 10th digit.
Refer to your VIN Year Chart for details on the letters and numbers that correspond to different model years.
Where to find a VIN on a Hyundai?
Your Hyundai VIN will typically be found in a handful of locations on the vehicle. The common ones include:
- On a VIN plate attached to the dashboard near the base of the windshield.
- Stamped onto the frame.
- Near the engine.
- On the door jamb of the driver’s side.
Additionally, the Hyundai VIN can be found on your DMV and insurance paperwork, such as the:
- Vehicle registration card.
- Vehicle title.
- Insurance policy documents.
- Insurance ID cards.
WMIs for Hyundai Vehicles
The WMI, or World Manufacturer Identifier, is the first 3 digits of the Hyundai VIN.
These digits provide you with:
- The country where the Hyundai was built.
- The Manufacturer name.
- The vehicle type and manufacturer division.
The first 3 digits in the VIN, or the WMI, can be used to quickly find out where a specific vehicle was produced, who produced it, and the type of vehicle it is.
|WMI||Country of Origin||Manufacturer Name||Vehicle Type|
|3H3||MEXICO||HYUNDAI DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V.||Trailer|
|3KP||MEXICO||HYUNDAI DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V.||Passenger Car|
|KPH||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI MOTOR CO||Passenger Car|
|KMF||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI MOTOR CO||Truck|
|KMT||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI MOTOR CO||Passenger Car|
|5NT||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI MOTOR MANUFACTURING ALABAMA LLC (HMMA)||Truck|
|145||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI STEEL INDUSTRIES, INC.||Trailer|
|KMH||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Passenger Car|
|KNA||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Passenger Car|
|5XX||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Passenger Car|
|U5Y||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Passenger Car|
|KND||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|5XY||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|5NP||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Passenger Car|
|KM8||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|5NM||UNITED STATES (USA)||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|KMU||SOUTH KOREA||HYUNDAI-KIA AMERICA TECHNICAL CENTER INC (HATCI)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
Hyundai Models in the VIN Decoder Database
Below you’ll find a list of all Hyundai models manufactured since 1981 that you can decode with our VIN checker.
Hyundai models in the database include:
- Elantra GT
- Elantra Touring
- Genesis Coupe
- Hyundai Steel Industries, Inc.
- Hyundai Translead Trailers
- IONIQ 5
- Kona Electric
- SANTA CRUZ
- Santa Fe
- Santa Fe Sport
- Santa Fe XL
- Veloster N
- XG 350