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How to Decode a VW VIN Number
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 looking through the driver’s side windshield.
- 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.
- 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.
How to Tell Where your VW Was Made: 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.
|WMI||Country of Origin||Manufacturer Name||Vehicle Type|
|3VV||MEXICO||VOLKSWAGEN DE MEXICO SA DE CV||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|WVW||GERMANY||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Passenger Car|
|WVG||GERMANY||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|3VW||MEXICO||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Passenger Car|
|9BW||MEXICO||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Passenger Car|
|1VW||UNITED STATES (USA)||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Passenger Car|
|WV2||GERMANY||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|WV3||GERMANY||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Incomplete Vehicle|
|WV1||GERMANY||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Truck|
|1V1||UNITED STATES (USA)||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Truck|
|1V2||UNITED STATES (USA)||VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.||Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)|
|WU1||UNITED 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:
- Atlas Cross Sport
- Golf Alltrack
- Golf GTI
- Golf III
- Golf R
- Golf SportWagen
- Jetta III
- Jetta SportWagen
- Jetta Wagon
- New Cabrio
- New Golf
- New GTI
- New Jetta
- Tiguan Limited