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Get instant, free insights about any Volkswagen VIN with VINvaquero.com – a Free VIN Decoder Tool

How to Use this Free VW VIN Lookup

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

All Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen VIN can also be used for:

  • Ordering Vehicle History Reports.
  • Getting the value of a specific Volkswagen.
  • Finding Volkswagen recalls.
  • Searching for compatible parts for the specific Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen is stolen. 

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

Simply enter your Volkswagen 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. 

Where to find a VIN on a Volkswagen?

Your Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen VIN can be found on your DMV and insurance paperwork, such as the:

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

WMIs for Volkswagen Vehicles

The WMI, or World Manufacturer Identifier, is the first 3 digits of the Volkswagen VIN. 

These digits provide you with:

  • The country where the Volkswagen was built. 
  • The Manufacturer name.
  • The vehicle type and manufacturer division. 

Volkswagen WMIs

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. 

WMICountry of OriginManufacturer NameVehicle Type 
3VVMEXICOVOLKSWAGEN DE MEXICO SA DE CVMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
WVWGERMANYVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Passenger Car
WVGGERMANYVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
3VWMEXICOVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Passenger Car
9BWMEXICOVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Passenger Car
1VWUNITED STATES (USA)VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Passenger Car
WV2GERMANYVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
WV3GERMANYVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Incomplete Vehicle
WV1GERMANYVOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Truck 
1V1UNITED STATES (USA)VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Truck 
1V2UNITED STATES (USA)VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
WU1UNITED STATES (USA)VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)

Volkswagen Models in the VIN Decoder Database

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

Volkswagen models in the database include:

  • Arteon
  • Atlas
  • Atlas Cross Sport
  • Beetle
  • Cabrio
  • CABRIOLET
  • CC
  • Corrado
  • Dasher
  • e-Golf
  • Eos
  • EuroVan
  • FOX
  • GLI
  • Golf
  • Golf Alltrack
  • Golf GTI
  • Golf III
  • Golf R
  • Golf SportWagen
  • GTI
  • ID.4
  • Jetta
  • Jetta III
  • Jetta SportWagen
  • Jetta Wagon
  • KOMBI
  • New Cabrio
  • New Golf
  • New GTI
  • New Jetta
  • Passat
  • Phaeton
  • Quantum
  • R32
  • Rabbit
  • Routan
  • Scirocco
  • Taos
  • Tiguan
  • Tiguan Limited
  • Touareg
  • Vanagon