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Each Audi vehicle has a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). This 17-digit code of letters and numbers is unique to every Audi car or motorcycle in the world.
Checking your Audi VIN is often the first step when buying a used vehicle. Not only will it give you the characteristics of any machine, but it will also offer valuable insights into the vehicle’s past. Big accidents, law enforcement and insurance events are all things you can learn with an Audi VIN.
Audi VINs can be divided into three segments, each offering a different type of information about the vehicle. Together, the World Manufacturer Identifier or WMI (digits 1-3), the Vehicle Description Section or VDS (digits 4-9), and the Vehicle Identifier Section or VIS (digits 10-17) will tell you the vehicle’s:
Your Audi VIN should appear on your vehicle registration and insurance documents, but you can also find it on the car itself. To do so:
You may also find it on the frame of the driver’s side door, around the area where the door latches to the car.
Enter your Audi VIN into our VIN Decoder for a full digital history check of your vehicle. The VIN is unique and permanent, making it the go-to identifier when logging various historical data about a vehicle. Our Decoder combines information from government and insurance databases to provide you a report including:
Please note that information will vary depending on your country and other factors.