Roll your cursor over the VIN of this Z4 3.0 to learn more about each of the VIN's 7 segments.

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Model Year Identifier (started in 1980):

A=1980

B=1981

C=1982

D=1983

E=1984

F=1985

G=1986

H=1987

J=1988

K=1989

L=1990

M=1991

N=1992

P=1993

R=1994

S=1995

T=1996

V=1997

W=1998

X=1999

Y=2000

1=2001

2=2002

3=2003

4=2004

5=2005

6=2006

7=2007

8=2008

9=2009

A=2010

B=2011

C=2012

D=2013

E=2014

F=2015

Characters 1 - 3: The Manufacturer's Code.

Characters 4 - 7 denote

The Model Code.

Restraint System Identifier:

0 = seat belts

1 = seat belts & driver airbag

2 = seat belts & dual airbags

3 = seat belts & 2nd generation dual front airbags

4 = seat belts & dual-stage advanced front airbags

5 = gross vehicle weight rating for SAV

Character 9:

A "Check Digit" which is

determined by the VIN.

The Plant Code:

A, F, K            =  (Plant 1.1) Munich [K] Germany

C, B, D, G       =  (Plant 2.4) Dingolfing [L]

E, J, P            =  (Plant 6.1) Regensburg, Germany

L, M               =  (Plant 10) Spartanburg, US

N                   =  (Plant 9) Rosslyn, S. Africa

W                  =  (Plant) Graz, Austria

V                   =  (Plant) Leipzig, Germany

6 Characters (Positions 12 - 17):

The Sequential

Production Number.