VIN Decoder API

Do you run a business and need to check thousands of vehicles a day? Use our Application Programming Interface (API) and get vehicle data in a bulk.


Request API key

API call is made by simple-to-use REST service. Just build URL with 3 required parameters:

Control sum is calculated as first 10 characters of SHA1 hash made of
ID|API key|Secret key.

End point for the API web service is accessible at

Typical decode workflow


Request API key

Example responses

Get balance

    "API Decode": 35000

Available decode VIN data

    "decode": [
        "Plant Country",
        "Product Type",
        "Manufacturer Address",
        "Check Digit",
        "Model Year",
        "Sequential Number",
        "Number of Seats",
        "Number of Doors",
        "Number of Airbags",
        "Engine Displacement (ccm)",
        "Engine Cylinders",
        "Number of Gears",
        "Engine (full)",
        "Fuel Type - Primary",
        "Engine Power (kW)",
        "Transmission (full)",
        "Emission Standard",
        "Air Conditioning",
        "Interior Fabric",

Decode VIN

    "price": 0.07,
    "price_currency": "USD",
    "balance": {
        "API Decode": 6783
    "decode": [
            "label": "Make",
            "value": "Ford"
            "label": "Manufacturer",
            "value": "Ford Werke AG"
            "label": "Plant Country",
            "value": "Germany"
            "label": "Manufacturer Address",
            "value": "Koeln-Niehl, Germany"
            "label": "Model Year",
            "value": 2009
            "label": "Sequential Number",
            "value": "E23049"
            "label": "Model",
            "value": "S-MAX"
            "label": "Body",
            "value": "Sedan\/Saloon"
            "label": "Drive",
            "value": "Front-wheel drive"
            "label": "Color",
            "value": "Silver"
            "label": "Number of Seats",
            "value": 5
            "label": "Number of Doors",
            "value": 5
            "label": "Fuel Type - Primary",
            "value": "Diesel"
            "label": "Engine Displacement (ccm)",
            "value": 2000
            "label": "Engine Power (kW)",
            "value": 142
            "label": "Transmission",
            "value": "Manual\/Standard"
            "label": "Made",
            "value": "2010-01-01"
            "label": "Registered",
            "value": "2010-01-01"
            "label": "Odometer (km)",
            "value": 200000
            "label": "Engine (full)",
            "value": "2.0L Duratorq-TDCi (143PS) - DW"
            "label": "Transmission (full)",
            "value": "6 Speed Manual Transaxle - MMT6"
            "label": "Number of Gears",
            "value": 6
            "label": "Steering",
            "value": "Left Hand Drive (LHD)"
            "label": "Check Digit",
            "value": "W"
            "label": "Equipment",
            "value": [
                "With Standard Liftgate",
                "(-) Version Packages",
                "Genk Plant Build",
                "Less Security Lock Group",
                "Less Special Equipment Package",
                "Less SVO Application\/Label",
                "Marketing Level 1",
                "(-) SVP",
                "With Electronic Stability Control",
                "VP Application Label",
                "With Global Closing",
                "With Electric Rear Windows",
                "With Privacy Glass",
                "Standard Green Glass Windscreen",
                "With Fixed Rear Window",
                "With Tutone Instrument Panel",
                "With Standard Overhead Console",
                "Full Floor Console With Armrest",
                "Less Front Floor Mats",
                "Less Rear Floor Mats",
                "Less Sun Blinds",
                "With Sliding Load Floor",
                "With Luggage Net",
                "With Load Area Cover",
                "Less Load Retention Net",
                "Less Sun Blinds - 3rd Row",
                "With Argent Grille",
                "With Dipping Rear View Mirror",
                "Dual Power Htd Signal Mirrors",
                "Less Drivers Seat Fold Down Table",
                "Less Seat Pack",
                "Less Special Front Seat Covers",
                "Less Special Rear Seat Covers",
                "Less Tray\/Table - Front Seat",
                "With 2 Way Adjustable Rear Headrest",
                "With Drivers Manual Lumbar Support",
                "Less Passenger Seat Lumbar Support",
                "Less Rear Sliding Seat",
                "Less Under Seat Stowage - Driver",
                "Less Under Seat Stowage-Passenger",
                "Less Temp Control Driver Seat",
                "Less Temp Control Passengers Seat",
                "Second Row - 3 Individual Seats",
                "Less 3rd Row Rear Seat",
                "With Driver 2 Way Mnl. Seat Adjust",
                "With Pass 2 Way Manual Seat Adjust",
                "Less Trailer Coupling",
                "Body Coloured Exterior Door Handle",
                "Body Coloured Tailgate Handle",
                "Power Door Lock With Elec Release",
                "Door Entry R\/Cont Unit-2 Flip Keys",
                "Less Keyless Entry System",
                "With Variable Intermittent Windscreen Wiper",
                "With Headlamp Washer",
                "Less Tyre Pressure Sensors",
                "With Std Duty Self Level Rr Sh Abs",
                "6.5 X 16\" Steel Road Wheel",
                "215\/60 R16 99V Tyre",
                "16\" Mid Series Wheel Covers",
                "Non Locking Lug Nuts",
                "With LDT3 Stage IV + DPF Emissions",
                "With Standard Suspension",
                "Front Spring Load Class-H",
                "Rear Spring Load Class-E",
                "With Mechanical Parking Brake",
                "With Brake Emergency Assist",
                "4 Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System",
                "Sports Front Seat",
                "Less Air Conditioning",
                "With 70 Litre Fuel Tank",
                "Leather Steering Wheel",
                "With Speed Control",
                "With Aux Heater\/Programmable",
                "With Message Center Cluster I\/P",
                "Navigation Data - Country Specific",
                "Less Blind Spot Information System",
                "Less Anti-Theft Alarm",
                "Less Vehicle Tilt Sensing",
                "With Rear Parking Aid",
                "With Front Parking Aid",
                "80 AH Battery",
                "Less Auxiliary Compact Disc Player",
                "BT\/VC Phone Interface + USB Connect",
                "With Tri Band Antenna",
                "Low Level With Nav\/CD\/AM\/FM Radio",
                "With 8 High Series Radio Speakers",
                "Voice Activated Module - German",
                "High Intensity Discharge Headlamp",
                "With Front Fog Lamps",
                "Header Mounted Courtesy\/Maplights",
                "With 2nd Row Reading Lamps",
                "With Automatic Headlamp Levelling"


If you run into issues when implementing the VIN Decoder API please let us know. We'll be happy to help you.

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