Should I check vehicle history?

There are over 3.5 million vehicles deemed total-losses each year in the United States. Because of that it is very important to check vehicle history before buying a used car. Solidvin.com report checks for more than 60 issues: salvage titles, collision, total-loss, fire, flood, hail, odometer rollbacks etc.

How to decode BMW VIN-code?


The BMW is a German luxury automobile manufacturer. The company is founded in 1916.

BMW vehicle identification number has 17 characters (digits and capital letters; ISO 3780 standard). You can find additional information below:

No.CharacterDescription
WMI1WBMW
2B
3A
VDS4N BMW model code
5A
63
77
80For Europian market always 0.
95checksum
100For Europian market always 0.
11FProduction:

A, F, K - Munich, Germany

B, C, D, G - Dingolfing, Germany

E, J, P - Regensburg, Germany

H, N - South Africa

L, M - USA

R - Mexico

S - China

T - UK (Mini)

U - UK (Rolls-Royce)

V - Leipzig, Germany

W - Magna Steyr, Austria

X, Y, Z - Berlin, Germany
12X

Serial number

13X
14X
15X
16X
17X




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