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How to Use this Free Mercedes-Benz VIN Lookup
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All Mercedes-Benz vehicles manufactured since 1981 will feature a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) that can be used to quickly decode information about the vehicle, such as:
- Location of manufacture and the manufacturing plant.
- Body type and styling options.
- Details about the engine and transmission.
- Additional features and add-ons.
The Mercedes-Benz VIN can also be used for:
- Ordering Vehicle History Reports.
- Getting the value of a specific Mercedes-Benz.
- Finding Mercedes-Benz recalls.
- Searching for compatible parts for the specific Mercedes-Benz 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 Mercedes-Benz is stolen.
Whether you have a Mercedes-Benz 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 Mercedes-Benz VIN decoder is here for you to get started.
Simply enter your Mercedes-Benz 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 Read a Mercedes-Benz VIN
In addition to our MB VIN decoder above, you can also get some information by referencing specific characters within your VIN.
Refer to the table below for more details.
|VIN Character Position||Meaning|
|1||Country of Origin|
|9||Security Check Digit|
|12-17||Production Number/Serial Number|
In the first position, you’ll likely see “W”, which stands for Germany.
In position 2, you’ll usually see a “D” for Daimler-Benz/Daimler-Chrysler.
Position 3 will likely read “B” for Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles.
In position 4, which could be the engine code or the body style, you may see:
- A: Roadster
- B: Long body (long wheelbase sedan)
- F: Sedan
- G: Long wheelbase sedan
- H: Wagon
- J: Coupe
- K: Cabriolet and Roadster
- M: AMG models
- R: W463 G-Class SUVs
- A: Gasoline engine
- B: Diesel engine
- D: Gasoline engine with all wheel drive
- 0/3: Van
In the 8th position, you’ll see which safety features your Mercedes-Benz has, which may include:
- C: Seat belt and pretensioners only
- D: Driver front airbag
- E: Driver and passenger front airbags
- F: Front and side airbags
Position 10 gives you the Mercedes’ model year, which may read:
- A: 2010
- B: 2011
- C: 2012
- D: 2013
- E: 2014
- F: 2015
- G: 2016
- H: 2017
- J: 2018
- K: 2019
- L: 2020
- M: 2021
- N: 2022
- P: 2023
Position 11 tells you which assembly plant manufactured your vehicle, which may read:
- A-E: Sindelfingen, Germany
- F-H: Bremen, Germany
- J: Rastatt, Germany
- X: Graz, Germany
- T: Karmann Factory, Osnabrück, Germany
- M: Woking, UK
Where to find a VIN on a Mercedes-Benz?
Your Mercedes-Benz 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.
- Stamped onto the frame.
- Near the engine.
- On the door jamb.
Additionally, the Mercedes-Benz VIN can be found on your DMV and insurance paperwork, such as the:
- Registration card.
- Vehicle title.
- Insurance policy documents.
- Insurance ID cards.
WMIs for Mercedes-Benz Vehicles
The WMI, or World Manufacturer Identifier, is the first 3 digits of the Mercedes-Benz VIN.
These digits provide you with:
- The country where the Mercedes-Benz 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|
|WD4||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|WDA||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Incomplete Vehicle|
|WDX||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Incomplete Vehicle|
|WD0||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Truck|
|WD8||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|WDW||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Bus|
|W1W||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|W1X||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Incomplete Vehicle|
|W2W||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|W2X||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ AG||Incomplete Vehicle|
|WDD||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Passenger Car|
|WDB||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Passenger Car|
|WME||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Passenger Car|
|55S||UNITED STATES (USA)||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Passenger Car|
|WDC||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|W1K||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Passenger Car|
|W1N||GERMANY||Mercedes-Benz Cars||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|4JG||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ OF NORTH AMERICA, INC.||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|1MB||UNITED STATES (USA)||MERCEDES-BENZ TRUCK COMPANY INC||Truck|
|9DB||BRAZIL||MERCEDES-BENZ TRUCK COMPANY INC||Truck|
|WDZ||GERMANY||MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC (SPRINTER)||Bus|
|8BT||ARGENTINA||MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC (SPRINTER)||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|8BR||ARGENTINA||MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC (SPRINTER)||Bus|
|8BU||ARGENTINA||MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC (SPRINTER)||Truck|
|8BN||ARGENTINA||MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC (SPRINTER)||Incomplete Vehicle|
Mercedes-Benz Models in the VIN Decoder Database
Below you’ll find a list of all Mercedes-Benz models manufactured since 1981 that you can decode with our VIN checker.
Mercedes-Benz models in the database include:
- AMG GT
- SLR McLaren