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How do you decode a VIN number on a Pontiac?

Checking a Pontiac VIN has never been easier with VINvaquero.com!

All Pontiac 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 specifications and transmission details. 
  • Additional features and add-ons. 

The Pontiac VIN Number can also be used for:

  • Ordering Vehicle History Reports.
  • Getting the value of a specific Pontiac.
  • Finding Pontiac recalls.
  • Searching for compatible parts for the specific Pontiac 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 the theft records. 

Whether you have a Pontiac 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 Pontiac VIN decoder is here for you to get started. 

Simply enter your Pontiac 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. 

Decode a Classic Pontiac VIN (Pre 1981)

If you have an older Pontiac, you might not have access to a standardized VIN number that can be decoded with the database.

In that case, you can use the tables below to figure out what your classic Pontiac VIN means.

Pontiac Models 1965 – 1971

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2-3Series:
– 33: Tempest or Lemans
– 35: Tempest Custom or Lemans
– 42: GTO
– 52: Catalina
4-5Body Code:
– 07/27: 2 door post sedan
– 17/37: 2 door hardtop
– 35/36/46: 4 door station wagon
– 39: 4 door hardtop
– 67: 2 door convertible
– 69: 4 door sedan
6Model Year:
– 5: 1965
– 6: 1966
– 7: 1967
– 8: 1968
– 9: 1969
– 0: 1970
– 1: 1971
7Assembly Plant:
– B: Baltimore, MD
– C: South Gate, CA
– D: Doraville, GA
– E: Linden, NJ
– G: Farmingham, MA
– K: Kansas City, MO
– P: Pontiac, MI
– R: Arlington, TX
– U: Lordstown, OH
– V: Bloomfield, IL
– X: Kansas City, KS
– Z: Fremont, CA
– 1: Oshawa, ON
8-13Sequential Production Number

Pontiac Models 1972

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2Series:
– D: Lemans
– G: Luxury Models
3-4Body Code:
– 27: 2 door post sedan
– 37: 2 door hardtop
– 36/46: 4 door station wagon
– 39: 4 door hardtop
– 67: 2 door convertible
– 69: 4 door sedan
5Engine Code:
– D: 250 1bbl L6 110 HP
– M: 350 2bbl V8 160 HP
– R: 400 2bbl V8 180 HP
– S: 400 4bbl V8 200 HP
– X: 455 4bbl V8 300 HP
– Y: 455 4bbl V8 250 HP
6Model Year:
– 2: 1972
7Assembly Plant:
– A: Atlanta, GA
– C: South Gate, CA
– D: Doraville, GA
– G: Farmingham, MA
– L: Van Nuys, CA
– N: Norwood, OH
– P: Pontiac, MI
– W: Willow Run, MI
– X: Kansas City, KS
– Z: Fremont, CA
– 1: Oshawa, ON
– 2: St. Therese, QC
8-13Sequential Production Number

Pontiac Firebird 1967 – 1971

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2Series/Model:
– 2: Firebird
– S: Base Firebird
– T: Esprit
– U: Formula
– V: Trans Am
3Model/Engine:
– 3: 6 cylinder
– 4: V8 Esprit
– 6: V8 Formula
– 8: V8 Trans Am
4-5Body Code:
– 37: Sport Coupe
– 67: Convertible
– 87: Standard
6Model Year:
– 7: 1967
– 8: 1968
– 9: 1969
– 0: 1970
– 1: 1971
7Assembly Plant:
– L: Van Nuys, CA
– N: Norwood, OH
– U: Lordstown, OH
8-12Sequential Production Number

Pontiac Firebird 1972 – 1980

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2Series/Model:
– S: Base Firebird
– T: Esprit
– U: Formula
– V/W: Trans Am
– X: 10th Anniversary/Pace Cars
3-4Body Code:
– 87: Sport Coupe
5Engine Code:
– A/C: 231 2bbl V6
– D: 250 1bbl L6
– G: 305 2bbl V8
– H: (1975 or 1980) 305 4bbl V8
– J: 350 4bbl V8
– K: 403 4bbl V8
– L: 350 4bbl V8
– M/N: 350 2bbl V8
– R: 400 2bbl V8 single exhaust (1972-74)
– P: 400 2bbl V8 dual exhaust (1973-74)/350 4bbl V8 (1977)
– S: 400 4bbl V8 (1975-76)/265 2bbl V8 (1980)
– T: 400 4bbl V8 dual exhaust (1972-74)/301 Turbo 4bbl V8 (1980)
– U: 305 2bbl V8
– W: 455 4bbl V8 (1975-76)/301 4bbl V8 (1979-80)
– X: 455 4bbl V8 300 HP H.O. (1972)/455 4bbl V8 S.D. (1973-74)
– Y: 455 4bbl V8 (1973-74)/301 2bbl V8 (1977/79)/301 4bbl V8 T/A 4.9 (1980)
– Z: 400 4bbl V8
6Model Year:
– 2: 1972
– 3: 1973
– 4: 1974
– 5: 1975
– 6: 1976
– 7: 1977
– 8: 1978
– 9: 1979
– A: 1980
7Assembly Plant:
– L: Van Nuys, CA
– N: Norwood, OH
8-13Sequential Production Number

Pontiac GTO 1964

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Engine Code:
– 6: 6 cylnder
– 8: 8 cylinder
2Series:
– 0: Tempest
– 1: Tempest Custom
– 2: Tempest Lemans
3Model Year:
– 4: 1964
4Assembly Plant:
– B: Baltimore, MD
– F: Fremont, CA
– M: Kansas City, MO
– P: Pontiac, MI
Last DigitsSequential Production Number

Pontiac GTO 1965 – 1971

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2-3Series:
– 33: Tempest or Lemans
– 35: Tempest Custom or Lemans
– 37: Tempest Lemans or Lemans Sport
– 42: GTO
– 52: Catalina
4-5Body Code:
– 07/27: 2 door post sedan
– 17/37: 2 door hardtop
– 67: 2 door convertible
6Model Year:
– 5: 1965
– 6: 1966
– 7: 1967
– 8: 1968
– 9: 1969
– 0: 1970
– 1: 1971
7Assembly Plant:
– A: Atlanta, GA
– B: Baltimore, MD
– G: Farmingham, MA
– K: Kansas City, MO
– P: Pontiac, MI
– R: Arlington, TX
– Z: Fremont, CA
– 1: Oshawa, ON
8-13Sequential Production Number

Pontiac GTO 1972 – 1974

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Make:
– 2: Pontiac
2Series:
– D: Lemans
– F: Lemans Sport
– G: Luxury Models
– Y: Ventura
3-4Body Code:
– 17: 2 door hatchback
– 27: 2 door post sedan
– 37: 2 door hardtop
– 67: 2 door convertible
5Engine Code:
– D: 250 1bbl L6 110 HP
– K: 350 4bbl 200 HP
– M: 350 2bbl V8 160 HP
– N: 350 2bbl V8 160 HP
– R: 400 2bbl V8 180 HP
– S: 400 4bbl V8 200 HP
– T: 400 4bbl V8 250 HP
– X: 455 4bbl V8 300 HP
– Y: 455 4bbl V8 250 HP
6Model Year:
– 2: 1972
– 3: 1973
– 4: 1974
7Assembly Plant:
– A: Atlanta, GA
– B: Baltimore, MD
– G: Farmingham, MA
– L: Van Nuys, CA
– P: Ponitac, MI
– W: Willow Run, MI
– Z: Fremont, CA
– 1: Oshawa, ON
– 2: St. Therese, QC
8-13Sequential Production Number

Where to find a VIN on a Pontiac?

Your Pontiac 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 bottom of the windshield.
  • Stamped onto the frame. 
  • Near the engine. 
  • On the door jamb on the driver’s side door. 

Additionally, the Pontiac VIN can be found on your DMV and insurance paperwork, such as the:

  • Registration card.
  • Vehicle title. 
  • MCO. 
  • Insurance policy documents. 
  • Insurance ID cards. 

Pontiac Models in the VIN Decoder Database

Below you’ll find a list of all Pontiac models manufactured since 1981 that you can decode with our VIN checker. 

From coupes to sedans and hatchbacks, you’ll be able to find details for all different Pontiacs with just the vehicle identification number.

Pontiac models in the database include:

  • 6000
  • Acadian
  • Aztek
  • Bonneville
  • Catalina
  • Fiero
  • Firebird
  • Firefly
  • G3
  • G5
  • G6
  • G8
  • Grand AM
  • Grand Lemans
  • Grand Prix
  • GTO
  • J2000
  • Laurentian
  • Lemans
  • Matiz
  • Montana/ SV6
  • Parisienne
  • Phoenix
  • Pursuit
  • Safari
  • Solstice
  • Sunbird
  • Sunbird 2000
  • Sunburst
  • Sunfire
  • T1000
  • Tempest
  • Torrent
  • Trans Sport
  • Vibe
  • Wave