VIN code is a standardized 17-character number that contains all the essential information about the vehicle. Although the first VIN numbers were used in 1954, it was not until 1981 that this code’s format was standardized, and today all the car makers are obliged to assigned their vehicles with these unique codes. Each VIN character has its meaning, from make to year to assembly plant to equipment. And one can easily decode this number using our VIN decoder. You can find out any information with VIN search: engine, transmission, country of origin, braking system, and many more.