Toyota Vehicle Identification Numbers

(VIN and Model Numbers)

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VIN Plate Locator:

Toyota VIN Plate


Trucks; example model code: RN80L-TRKRSA3

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4Runners; example model code: VZN61LG-PSEA

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Engine Number Designations:

Toyota's engine numbering system breaks down something like the following:

The letters after the block designation translate into the following:

Example:

  1. 4A-LC = 4th revision of the "A" engine block, lean combustion, carburetted.
  2. 22R-EC = 22nd revision of the "R" block with EFI and emissions (CA?) package.
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Color/Paint/Trim Code:

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VIN Decoder:

1990 and later:

DIGIT:            1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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W V W D B 4 5 0 5 L K 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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WMI.. VDS........ VIS..............

    WMI - World Manufacture Index 
    VDS - Vehicle Descriptor Section 
    VIS - Vehicle Identifier Section

Pre-1990:

DIGIT:            1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
-----------------------------------
W V W D B 4 5 0 5 L K 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
-----------------------------------
WMI.. VDS........ VIS..............

    WMI - World Manufacture Index 
    VDS - Vehicle Descriptor Section 
    VIS - Vehicle Identifier Section

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[Date created: 10.DEC.1999]

[Last updated: 08.February.2011]