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Free DODGE VIN Lookup & Decoder

Before you buy a used Dodge, it's important to decode the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is a unique 17-digit code that holds crucial information about the car's history, features, and potential issues. Checking the VIN gives you peace of mind and helps you make a smart decision when buying a pre-owned performance vehicle.

Quick Facts about DODGE

Founded:1900 in Auburn Hills, Michigan
Vehicles sold in 2021:388,389 in the United States
Best selling model:Ram pickup truck (before Ram became a separate brand)
Parent company:Stellantis
Largest market:πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States
Origin:πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States
Dodge is an American automotive brand known for its powerful, performance-oriented vehicles. Founded in 1900, Dodge has created iconic models like the Charger, Challenger, and Viper. Today, Dodge focuses on muscle cars and SUVs, offering vehicles with bold designs and impressive performance capabilities. In 2021, Dodge sold over 380,000 vehicles in the United States.

How to Decode DODGE VIN

VIN stands for Vehicle Identification Number, a unique code that serves to identify and differentiate vehicles. Below you will see a table with a complete breakdown how to decode VIN numbers.
PositionCodeDescription
14Indicates the country where the vehicle was manufactured (1 - United States)
2-3HGIdentifies the vehicle manufacturer (F - Ford Inc.)
4-8CM826Specifies the vehicle's brand, engine size, and type
93Vehicle Security Code
102Indicates the model year of the vehicle
11ADenotes the plant where the vehicle was assembled
12-17005243Serial number of the vehicle
VIN breakdown

3 Vital Reasons to Check the VIN When Buying a Used Dodge

Safety Recalls
With nearly 400,000 Dodges sold annually in the U.S., up to 20% may have unaddressed safety recalls. A VIN check reveals any open recalls.
Accident Damage
High-performance Dodge vehicles are more likely to be involved in accidents. Decoding the VIN uncovers any previous damage or repairs.
Theft History
Dodge muscle cars are popular targets for thieves. A VIN check shows if a used Dodge has been stolen and recovered, which can affect its value and safety.

DODGE VIN Guide

Country of Origin

The first digit of the VIN indicates the country of origin. Numbers 1-5 are used on vehicles built in North America, which includes most Dodges.

Manufacturer

The second digit of the VIN represents the manufacturer. Dodges built in Jeep plants credit Jeep as the manufacturer.
CodeManufacturer
BDodge
JJeep

Brand Division

The third digit of the VIN represents the brand division. Dodge divides brand divisions into vehicle types.
CodeDivision
4Passenger vehicles
5Bus
6Chassis cab
7Truck

Safety Equipment

The fourth digit of the VIN represents the safety equipment installed in the vehicle.
CodeEquipment
ANew Generation front and side airbags
BActive safety seat belts
DSeat belts only
EDriver and front passenger airbags
JFront multi-stage airbags
HMulti-stage front airbags and side airbags
KImproved multistage airbags
LImproved multistage airbags and side airbags

Model

The fifth digit of the VIN represents the model. These are the codes used for Dodge's most popular models.
CodeModel
ACharger or RAM 4x2
BCaliber or Durango 4x4
DIntrepid or Durango 4Γ—2
ECaliber AWD
EDakota 4Γ—2
GJourney
LStratus or RAM Heavy Duty 4Γ—2
NRAM chassis cab 4Γ—2
PCaravan and Grand Caravan
RRAM Heavy Duty 4Γ—2
S or XRAM Heavy Duty 4Γ—4
URAM 4Γ—4
VMagnum
WDakota 4x4
ZMagnum or Viper

Trim Level

The sixth digit of the VIN represents the trim level.
CodeTrim Level
1Economy
2Low Line
3Medium
4Police package (Intrepid only,) High Line, LX, LXi, SE, SE Plus, or SXT
5Premium
6Sport
7X (Special)

Body Type

The seventh digit of the VIN represents the body type.
CodeBody Type
3, 6Sedan
5Convertible
75 door
85 door hatchback
9Coupe

Engine

The eighth digit of the VIN represents the engine. These are codes for Dodge's most popular engines.
CodeEngine
B2.0L DOHC Dual VVT four cylinder
H5.7l HEMI V8
R2.7l DOHC V6
T2.7l DOHV V6 Flex Fuel
W6.1L HEMI SRT V8
Z8.3L V10

Check Digit

The ninth digit of the VIN is the check digit. This digit is chosen based on other characters in the VIN and helps identify data entry errors.

Model Year

The tenth digit of the VIN represents the model year. This digit is standard across VINs from all brands and alternates between letters and numbers, with numbers last used in the 2000s. A 2022 model uses the character "N" for this digit.

Assembly Plant

The eleventh digit of the VIN represents the assembly plant where the vehicle was manufactured.
CodePlant
AAuburn Hills
FNewark
GSaltillo, Mexico
JSt Louis North
KPillette, Ontario, Canada
MLago Alberto, Mexico
SDodge City
DBelvidere
HBrampton
NSterling Heights
TToluca, Mexico
VConner Avenue

Serial Number

The last 6 digits of the VIN are used for the vehicle serial number. While serial numbers themselves are not unique, you will never see two vehicles with the same complete VIN.

DODGE VIN Decoder Examples

Here are a few examples of DODGE VIN numbers, and how decoding them can reveal basic information. You can also uncover a wealth of detailed information, including previous sales photos, odometer reports, salvage status, recalls, and much more in the detailed BADVIN vehicle history reports.
2B7HB11Y61K556885 β€” 2001 DODGE RAM VAN (White, Automatic, Gasoline, 5.2L V8 FI OHV F2, Rear Wheel Drive, 8 Cyl)
2B3KA43R87H758134 β€” 2007 DODGE CHARGER (Blue, Automatic, Gasoline, 2.7L V6 FI DOHC F, Rear Wheel Drive, 6 Cyl)
1B3HB28B28D757048 β€” 2008 DODGE CALIBER (Orange, Automatic, Gasoline, 2.0L I4 FI DOHC 16V F, Front Wheel Drive, 4 Cyl)
1D7HA18P97S129771 β€” 2007 DODGE RAM 1500 (White, Unknown, Flexible Fuel, 4.7L V8 FI F2, Rear Wheel Drive, 8 Cyl)
1B3HB28B57D373960 β€” 2007 DODGE CALIBER (White, Automatic, Gasoline, 2.0L I4 FI DOHC 16V F, Front Wheel Drive, 4 Cyl)
1D4HR48N43F537474 β€” 2003 DODGE DURANGO (Gray, Automatic, Gasoline, 4.7L V8 FI OHV F2, Rear Wheel Drive, 8 Cyl)
1C3CDFAA8FD404939 β€” 2015 DODGE DART (White, Unknown, Gasoline, 2.0L I4 FI DOHC 16V NF4, Front Wheel Drive, 4 Cyl)
1D7HA18D15S300712 β€” 2005 DODGE RAM 1500 (Gold, Automatic, Gasoline, 5.7L V8 FI F, Rear Wheel Drive, 8 Cyl)
1D7HL48K64S527970 β€” 2004 DODGE DAKOTA (Blue, Automatic, Gasoline, 3.7L V6 FI F, Rear Wheel Drive, 6 Cyl)
3D7KS28C75G790306 β€” 2005 DODGE RAM 2500 (Burgundy, Automatic, Diesel, 5.9L I6 FI OHV 24V F4, Four Wheel Drive, 6 Cyl)
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Frequently asked questions
Yes, a VIN decoder can often determine if specific safety technologies are equipped on a DODGE based on the trim and optional equipment codes within the VIN.
Yes, a VIN decoder can help identify if a DODGE was previously stolen by accessing a database that records theft and recovery history.
VIN decoding does not directly reveal maintenance history; however, it can identify the vehicle model and year, which you can use to access maintenance records through service databases with the VIN.
The VIN can provide information about the body style of a DODGE, such as whether it is a sedan, coupe, or SUV, based on specific characters in the VIN sequence.
Regularly checking your vehicle's VIN for updated information, such as recall or service updates, is advisable, especially after announcements of new safety issues.
Yes, VIN decoding can help in legal situations by providing verified vehicle information, which can be crucial in cases of theft, accidents, or disputes over vehicle identity.
A VIN alone does not typically provide fuel economy details directly; however, it can identify the vehicle model and engine type, which you can cross-reference with fuel economy data from other sources.
To find the correct VIN, check multiple locations where it is typically displayed, such as the dashboard, driver's door jamb, and vehicle registration documents, ensuring all instances match exactly.
VIN decoders are generally accurate in providing fuel type information for DODGE vehicles as this is a standard detail encoded in the VIN.
A VIN decoder can help verify the authenticity of DODGE parts by matching them with the vehicle's original specifications listed under its VIN.
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