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What is Mercedes-Benz VIN?

The Mercedes-Benz VIN is a 17-digit alphanumeric code, uniquely identifying every Mercedes vehicle in the world. It can tell you a lot about the history and specifications of any car or motorcycle.

Wondering what model of a spare part to buy or whether a used car has been in a serious accident? The Mercedes VIN is your best friend - just pop it into our VIN Decoder and learn everything.

What does Mercedes-Benz VIN contain?

Mercedes-Benz VINs are made up of three distinct parts: the World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI), the Vehicle Description Section (VDS), and the Vehicle Identifier Section (VIS). The 17 characters of your VIN offer a wealth of information about a vehicle:

  • Digits 1-3. The country of origin, manufacturer, and vehicle type
  • Digits 4-9. Specifications, such as transmission, engine, and body type
  • Digits 10-17. Manufacturing plant and unique serial

You can also use your Mercedes VIN to get a full history report.

Where to find Mercedes-Benz VIN?

You’ll find the Mercedes-Benz VIN on the car or on related documents, such as the car title and insurance certificate. The easiest way to find it is to:

  1. Step outside the car and front on the driver’s side
  2. Look for a metal plate on the dashboard behind the windshield
  3. The Mercedes VIN will be similar to: WDB2201751A432136

Many Mercedes-Benz cars also have the VIN printed on the driver’s door frame.

Mercedes-Benz History Check

Enter your vehicle’s VIN into our Mercedes-Benz VIN Decoder to get a full history report. Insurance agencies, government agencies, and the manufacturer will use the Mercedes VIN to log important information. This is particularly useful when purchasing a used vehicle and may include:

  • Historical photographs of the vehicle
  • Reports of theft
  • Repair history
  • Accident history
  • Cases of odometer fraud
  • Ownership history
  • Outstanding recalls

Make sure you get a digital check before putting money in someone’s pocket!

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