heres my vin for my 88 Corolla Sedan DX.
heres what ive got so far.
1st J = Japan
2nd T = Toyota
3rd 2 = Passanger Car
4th-8th Line,Series,Body Type,Engine,Restraint(unknown order)
9th Check Digit
11th Assembly Plant
12th-17th Sequential Production Number
1st-3rd Toyota Corolla Only
1st-3rd, (corresponding 11th digit):
JT2 (0): built in Toyota City, Japan
2T1 (C): bulit in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada (TMMC: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Canada)
1NX (Z): built in Fremont, California, USA (NUMMI: New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.)
U.S.A.(1or4), Canada(2), Mexico(3), Japan(J), Korea(K), England(S), Germany(W), Italy(Z)
BMW(B), Buick(4), Cadillac(6), Chevrolet(1), Chrysler(C), Dodge(B),
Ford(F), GM Canada(7), General Motors(G), Honda(H), Jaquar(A), Lincoln(L), Mercedes Benz(D), Mercury(M), Nissan(N), Oldsmobile(3), Pontiac(2or5), Plymouth(P), Saturn(8), Toyota(T), VW(V), Volvo(V) but the american built corollas have an N instead of a T???
3rd Vehicle Type
2 = Passenger Car
3 = Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle
4 = Truck
5 = Incomplete Vehicle
6 = Bus
X = ???
For 1993-1995 only:
AE00: LE trim level, 1.8-litre engine
AE04: standard trim level, 1.6L engine
AE09: DX trim level, 1.8L engine
BA02: standard, SD, CE trim level, 1.6L engine, sedan
BB02: DX trim level, 1.8L engine, sedan
EB02: DX trim level, 1.8L engine, wagon
4th Series Engine
A = 1.6L
5th Chassis Code
S = Crown
X = Cressida, Mark II, Chaser, Cresta
A = RWD Carina Celica, Celica Supra, Supra
V = Camry, Vista
T = Corona, FWD/4WD Celica, FWD Carina
W = MR2
E,B = Corolla
P = Starlet
L = Tercel
6th Series Number
0 = 1993-1997?
8 = 1984-1987 and 88 FX
9 = 1988-1992
7th Revision Number
2 = FX, DX
3 = LE, LS
5 = SR5
8 = GTS
8th Body Style:
G = 3 Door Liftback
W = Wagon
E = 4 door sedans
C = 2 door Coupe(GTS , SR5)
11th Plant code.
C= bulit in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada (TMMC: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Canada)
O= Supra plants
U= Gergetown, Kentucky
Z= built in Fremont, California, USA (NUMMI: New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.)
3 = Somewhere in Japan??
0 = built in Toyota City, Japan
Post your vin and car specs.
if you see something wrong point it out, im sure there is something.
good stuff on production plants