1.3.3 Breakdown of the VIN on the Freelander 2

(European version / RoW and North America)
SAL
F A 2 B A 3 A H 123456
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 =   World Manufacturer Identifier Code (WMI)
SAL = Land-Rover (UK)
2 = Model
F = Freelander 2 / LR2
3 = Level of Fittings
A = Standard (only Europe / RoW)
P = Model „SE“ (only North America)
R = Modell „HSE“ (only North America)
S = Modell „SE“ + model + technology fit (only North America)
T = Modell „HSE“ + Premium technology fit (only North America)
4   =   Body
2 = 4-door
4 = Commercial
5 = Transmission and Steering
3 = Automatic transmission,  RHD
4 = Automatic transmission,  LHD
7 = Manual transmission,  RHD
8 = Manual transmission,  LHD
from MY 2010
A = Automatic transmission,  RHD
B = Automatic transmission,  LHD
C = Manual transmission,  RHD
D = Manual transmission,  LHD
6 = Engine
A = 2,2 litre Petrol 6-cylinder (Europe / RoW)
B = 2,2 litre Diesel (TCIE)
C = 2,2 litre Diesel with DPF (TCIE)
N = 3,2 litre Petrol 6-cylinder ULEV 2 (North America)
7 = Check digit
      The whole VIN is used to calculate the check number; 0-9 or X are possible
8 = Model Year
7 = 2007 A = 2010
8 = 2008 B = 2011
9 = 2009 C = 2012
9 = Assembly Plant
H = Halewood
10 = Serial number