Kia VIN decoder

Kia VIN decoder

What can be decoded from a Kia VIN?

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  • Kia vehicle identification number verification
  • Vehicle technical specification
  • Manufacturer details
  • Model year
  • Plant location
  • Check digit validity
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Vehicle report example:

U5Y FF524 2 8 L 123456

Manufacturer:
KIA Motors Slovakia s.r.o.
Manufacturer Address:
Maranske namestie 30/5, 010 01 Zilina, Slovakia
Plant Country:
SOUTH KOREA
Product Type:
Car
Make:
Kia
Model:
Cee'd
Vehicle Specification:
KIA CEE´D ED F5D41 M54AZ1
Model Year:
2008
Series:
I (2006-2012)
Fuel Type - Primary:
Diesel
Engine Displacement (ccm):
1582
Engine Power (kW):
84
Engine Code:
D4FB
Transmission:
Manual/Standard
Number of Gears:
5
Made:
2008-01-01
Registered:
2008-06-16
Production Started:
2007
Production Stopped:
2014
Body:
Wagon
Drive:
Front-wheel drive
Color:
Silver
Number of Seats:
5
Number of Doors:
5
Number of Axles:
2
Length (mm):
4470
Width (mm):
1790
Height (mm):
1525
Weight Empty (kg):
1419
Wheelbase (mm):
2650
Wheel Size:
185/65R15 88H
Wheel Rims Size:
5.5J X 15 ET47
Max roof load (kg):
80
Fuel Consumption l/100km (Combined):
4.9
Fuel Consumption l/100km (Extra Urban):
4.3
Fuel Consumption l/100km (Urban):
5.9
Emission Standard:
Euro 4
CO2 Emission:
128
Check Digit:
2
Sequential Number:
123456
ABS:
1
Market:
CZ
Plant City:
HWASUNG
Max Weight (kg):
1920
Max Speed (km/h):
188
Number of Airbags:
12
Permitted trailer load without brakes (kg):
550
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What is a Kia VIN?

Every Kia manufacturer assigns a unique ID called Vehicle Identification number (VIN) to each vehicle. This VIN length is 17 digits and is composed of letters and digits holding basic vehicle specification.

All databases in an automotive industry search through a VIN:

  • Kia manufacturer database
  • Kia importer/exporter database
  • Kia dealer database
  • Kia workshops and spare parts suppliers
  • National vehicle databases
  • Police databases
  • Databases of insurance companies
  • Databases of private companies

Kia models

Amanti
Besta
Borrego
Cadenza
Carens
Carnival
Cee'd
Cerato
Clarus
EV6
Forte
Joice
K 2500
K 2700
K 2900
K 3000
Magentis
Mentor
Niro
Opirus
Optima
Picanto
Pregio
Pride
Pro_cee'd
Retona
Rio
Rondo
Sedona
Seltos
Sephia
Shuma
Sorento
Soul
Spectra
Sportage
Stinger
Stonic
Venga
XCeed

Kia VIN Number schema

Standard 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
ISO 3779 WMI VDS VIS
EU & North America
more than 500 vehicles/year
WMI Vehicle Attributes Check Digit Model Year Plant Code Sequential Number
EU & North America
500 or fewer vehicles/year
WMI 9 Vehicle Attributes Check Digit Model Year Plant Code Manufacturer Identifier Sequential Number

Where is a VIN Number Located on a Kia vehicle?

VIN can be found typically at these locations:

  • VIN embossed on a vehicle frame in the engine area
  • Windshield on the driver's side corner
  • Doorjamb at driver’s side
  • Vehicle documentation
    • Vehicle registration documents
    • Purchase contract
    • Insurance or Lease policy

More details can be found in Kia VIN FAQ.

Kia Vehicle Inspection

Also do not forget to physically check the technical condition of your Kia vehicle. Either in an authorized Kia service or by an experienced car mechanic.

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