All Terrain Vehicles

All Terrain Vehicles

CHRYSLER JEEP CHEROKEE, CHRYSLER JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE (ZG, WJ, WG, WH), JEEP WRANGLER and JEEP COMMANDER:
Composition of the VIN
1 J 4 G B 8 X 1 U 500001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1     =     Country Code
1 = USA 2 = Canada
1 = DaimlerChrysler Corporation  3  =  Mexico
2 =      Manufacturer
B = Dodge C = Chrysler
J = Jeep Plymouth
D = Dodge
3     =     Type of Vehicle
2 =  Chassis (incomplete vehicle with side airbag) 8 = Passenger Utility Vehicles with side airbags
4 = Passenger Utility Vehicles without side airbags 3 = Truck with side airbag
4 = Passenger Utility Vehicles without side airbags 5 = Bus
6 = Chassis (incomplete vehicle without side airbag) 7 = Lorry
8 = Passenger Utility Vehicles with side airbags
4     =     Weight – Maximum authorised weight
D = 0 – 1360 Kg E = 1361 – 1814 Kg
F = 1815 – 2267 Kg G = 2268 – 2721 Kg
H = 2722 – 3175 Kg J = 3176 – 3628 Kg
K = 3629 – 4082 Kg L = 4083 – 4535 Kg
M = 4536 – 6350 Kg = Chassis (incomplete vehicles)
or Engine only MY 1988
B = 2.1 litre Turbo Diesel (Cherokee) H = 2.5 litre (Wrangler)
M = 4.9 litre (Cherokee)
5     =     Vehicle series/Model
A = Wrangler 4×4 LHD 2 = Cherokee SE
C = Grand Cherokee LHD 4×4 (WH) 2 = Grand Cherokee 4×4 LHD
D = Grand Cherokee RHD 4×4 (WH) 4 = Wrangler 4×4 RHD
F = Cherokee 4×4 LHD 5 = Grand Cherokee Laredo
G = Commander LHD (4X4) 6 = Cherokee Sport
H = Commander LHD (4X2) 7 = Grand Cherokee 4×2 RHD
J = Cherokee 4×4 RHD-Bux W / ABB 8 = Cherokee Limited
L = Cherokee 5-speed manual transmission (until MY 1989) 8 = Cherokee Country
= Cherokee 4×2 LHD 8 = Grand Cherokee Limited
= Cherokee, 4-speed automatic transmission (until MY 1989) 8  =  Grand Cherokee 4×4 RHD
V = Wrangler 5-speed manual transmission
= Grand Cherokee 4×4 LHD
X = Grand Cherokee 4×2 LHD
Y = Wrangler YJ
N.B.:
AWD = All weel drive / FWD = Front weel drive / LHD = Left hand driver / RHD = Right hand driver
6     =     Fittings/Transmission
2 = Basic fittings (Low) 4 = Sahara (High)
4 = Commander 5 = Commander Limited
5 = Laredo (Premium) 6 = Cherokee basic model
7 = Luxury model MY 1990 / 1991 7  = Cherokee MY 1988 / 1989
7 = Sports version 2-door 7 = Cherokee
8 = Wrangler 8 = Sports version 4-door
A = 3 speed automatic
B = 4 speed automatic
= 5-speed manuell
6     =     Fittings/Transmission
              Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee [(WG) = MY 1999 – 2004)]
1 = E-Series
2 = L-Series NA
3 = M-Series
4 = H-Series
5 = P-Series
6 = S-Series
7 = Van
6     =     Fittings/Transmission
              Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee [(WH) = from MY 2005)]
4 = Grand Cherokee
5 = Grand Cherokee Limited
N.B.::     Vehicles destined for the European market (with ABB/YAB) designate the transmission type at the 6th position of the VIN as follows:
A = 3-speed automatic transmission
B = 4-speed automatic transmission
C = 5-speed automatic transmission
= 5-speed manual transmission
E = 5-speed automatic transmission
7 =      Body type
1 = 2-door 7 = Estate, 2-door
8 = 4-door 9 = 2-door Soft- or Hard Top
8 = Sport Utility 4-doors
8 = Grand Cherokee (ZG-74; WJ-74; WG-74; WH-74)
8 = Engine
A = 2.7 litre Turbo Diesel
B = 2,4 litre 4-cylinder
B = 2,4 litre 4-cylinder 16 V-DOHC spark ignition engine with single injection (MPI)
B = 2.1 litre TD
C = 5.9 litre 6 rows of cylinders Turbo-Diesel engine
C = 2.0 litre Petrol
E = 2.5 litre
F = 6.0 litre 6 rows of cylinders Turbo-Diesel engine
F = 1,6 litre Petrol
H = 2.5 litre 4-cylinder leaded
J = 4.7 litre Petrol HO
K = 3.7 litre 6-cylinder single injection spark ignition engine (MPI)
L = 3.8 litre 6-cylinder spark ignition engine with sequential single injection (SMPI)
M = 2.5 litre 4 rows of cylinders Turbo-Diesel engine
M = 3.0 litre Turbo Diesel
M = 3.0 litre 6 rows of cylinders Turbo-Diesel engine
= 4.7 litre Petrol
= 4.7 litre 8-cylinder single injection spark ignition engine (MPI)
= 2,5 litre 4-cylinder unleaded
= 3,3 litre 6-cylinder spark ignition engine with sequential single injection (SMPI)
= 4,0 litre 6-cylinder leaded
= 4.0 litre Petrol unleaded
U = 2.2 litre Turbo Diesel
V = 4,0 litre 6-cylinder leaded
= 6,0 litre V10
X = 3.9 litre V6
Y = 5.2 litre V8
Z = 5.9 litre V8
2 = 5.7 litre Petrol
2 = 5.2 litre V8
2 = 5.7 litre 8-cylinder HEMI spark ignition variable capacity engine
3 = 3.0 litre V6
3 = 3,3 litre 6-cylinder engine for ethanol fuel mix
4 = 3,1 litre Turbo Diesel
5 = 2.8 litre Turbo Diesel
7 = 5.9 litre V8
7 = 2,5 litre 4-cylinder 16 V Turbo Diesel
9 = 2.0 litre Petrol
8     =     Engine fits (production sites in Austria)
A = 2.7 litre Turbo Diesel B = 2.4 litre Petrol
C = 2.0 litre Petrol F = 1.6 litre Petrol
J = 4.7 litre Petrol HO L = 3.8 litre Petrol
M = 2.5 litre Turbo Diesel = 4.7 litre Petrol
M = 3.0 litre Turbo Diesel (WH) = 4.0 litre Petrol unleaded
= 3.3 litre Petrol V = 4.0 litre Petrol leaded
U = 2.2 litre Turbo Diesel Z = 5.9 litre Petrol
Y = 5.2 litre Petrol
   
2 = 5.7 litre V8 Petrol 4 = 3.1 litre Turbo Diesel
5 = 2.8 litre Turbo Diesel 7 = 2.5 litre Turbo Diesel
9 = 2.0 litre Petrol  
9  =  Check digit
(0 – 9; X stands for 10)
10 =    Model Year
H = 1987 V = 1997 7 = 2007
J = 1988 = 1998 8 = 2008
K = 1989 X = 1999 9 = 2009
L = 1990 Y = 2000 A = 2010
M = 1991 1 = 2001 B = 2011
= 1992 2 = 2002 C = 2012
= 1993 3 = 2003 D = 2013
= 1994 4 = 2004 E = 2014
= 1995 5 = 2005 F = 2015
= 1996 6 = 2006 G = 2016
11  =  Assembly Plant
See the section on production sites
12  = Serial Number