Carefully follow the chart below to decode the VIN number.
1st digit--Country of origin
5th & 6th digits--Body style
7th digit--Restraint system
9th digit--Check digit
RVS manufactured after 2000 show numerical designations. For example, 2001=1, 2002=2, etc. Those manufactured before 2001 show alpha designations; for example X=1999, and Y=2000. After 2009 the tenth character will revert back to alpha: 2010=A
11th digit--Assembly plant
12th to 17th digits--Sequence number