Mazda 323 VIN Decoder

MAZDA 323
4th – 6th characters of the VIN Model Serial number Production period
BA1 323 100.001 – 300.000 04.1994 – 09.1995
BA1 323 300.001 – 500.000 08.1995 -10.1996
BA1 323 500.001 – 10.1996 –
BJ1 323 100.000 – MY 1998
BJ1 323 400.001 –  
BD 323 – 800.000  
BD1 323 800.001 –  
BF1 323 100.001 –  
BF1 323 400.001 –  
BG1 323 100.001 –  
BG1 323 500.001 –  
MAZDA 323 Estate
4th – 6th characters of the VIN Model Serial number Production period
BW1 323 Estate – 400.000  
BW1 323 Estate 400.001 – 500.000 06.1987 – 04.1990
BW1 323 Estate 500.001- 09.1989 -10.1995
BW8 323 Estate 500.001- 4WD
BV2 323 Estate – 600.000  
BV2 323 Estate 600.000 –  
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BD (trade designation Mazda 323)

 

until VIN: 800 000

JMZ BD 10 1 1 00 800000
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BD = 323
3 = Body code
10 = Hatchback/Notchback
4 = Engine code       
1 = 1.1 litre 40 kW
3 = 1.3 litre 44 kW
5 = 1,5 litre (two carburettor) 65 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1 = 4-gear manual transmission
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BD1 (trade designation Mazda 323)

from VIN: 800 001 –

JMZ BD1 2 1 1 00 800001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BD1 = 323
3 = Body code
2 = Notchback
3 = 3-doors Hatchback
4 = 5-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
1 = 1.1 litre 40 kW
2 = 1,3 litre (Germany) 44 kW
4 = 1.5 litre 55 kW
5 = 1,5 litre (two carburettor) 65 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1 = 4-gear manual transmission
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BF1 (trade designation Mazda 323)

from VIN: 100 001 –

JMZ BF1 3 1 1 00 100001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BF1/BF2 = 323 Serie
BF8 = 4WD (All wheel drive )
3 = Body code
2 = Notchback
3 = 3-doors Hatchback
4 = 5-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
1 = 1,6 litre 110 kW Turbo
2 = 1.1 litre (not for Germany)
3 = 1.1 litre 40 kW
4 = 1.4 litre 44 kW
5 = 1,3 litre (Europa except Germany)
6 = 1.5 litre 55 kW
7 = 1,6 litre catalyst 63 kW
8 = 1.6 litre 77 kW
9 = 1,8 litre Diesel 40 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1 = 4-gear manual transmission
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BF1 (trade designation Mazda 323)

from VIN: 400 001 –

JMZ BF1 3 7 2 00 400001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BF1/BF2 = 323 Serie except 4WD
BF8 = 4WD (All wheel drive )
3 = Body code
2 = 4-door Saloon
3 = 3-doors Hatchback
4 = 5-doors Hatchback
4 = Engine code       
A = 1,4 litre (not for Germany)
B = 1,4 litre (not for Germany)
C = 1,5 litre catalyst (not for Germany)
F = 1,4 litre catalyst (not for Germany)
G= 1,6 litre Turbo catalyst 103 kW
H = 1,4 litre catalyst 44 kW
J = 1,5 litre catalyst 54 kW
1= 1,6 litre Turbo (not for Germany)
7 = 1,6 litre catalyst 63 kW
8= 1,6 litre Turbo (not for Germany)
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 42 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1 = 4-gear manual transmission
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
4 = 4-speed Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BG (trade designation Mazda 323)

from VIN: 100 001 –

JMZ BG1 4 E 2 00 100001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BG1 = 323 Serie except 4WD
BG8 = 4WD (All wheel drive )
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback
3 = 3-doors Hatchback
4 = 5-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
B= 1,4 litre Cat (not for Germany)
C= 1.4 litre catalyst 49 kW
D= .1,6 litre catalyst (not for Germany)
E= 1,6 litre catalyst 62 kW
F = 1.9 litre catalyst 76 kW
G= 1.9 litre DOHC catalyst 94 kW
H= 1,9 litre Turbo catalyst 120 kW (TX)
2= 1,4 litre (not for Germany)
4= 1.6 litre (not for Germany)
7= 1.9 litre DOHC (not for Germany)
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 41 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
4 = 4-speed Automatic transmission electronically adjusted
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BG   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 500 001 –

JMZ BG1 4 E 2 00 500001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BG1 = 323 Serie except 4WD
BG8 = 4WD (All wheel drive )
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback
3 = 3-doors Hatchback
4 = 5-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
B= 1,4 litre Cat (not for Germany)
C= 1.4 litre catalyst 54 kW/16V
D= .1,6 litre catalyst (not for Germany)
E= 1,6 litre catalyst 65 kW/16V
F = 1.9 litre catalyst 76 kW
G= 1.9 litre DOHC catalyst 94 kW
J = 1,9 litre Turbo catalyst 136 kW (GTR)
2= 1,4 litre (not for Germany)
4= 1.6 litre (not for Germany)
7= 1.9 litre DOHC (not for Germany)
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 41 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
4 = 4-speed Automatic transmission electronically adjusted
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
BA (trade designation Mazda 323)

from VIN: 100 001 –
Mazda 323 Diesel from VIN: 100 001 –
Mazda 323 Diesel from VIN: 300 001-

JMZ BA1 2 3 2 00 100001
01
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BA1 = 323
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback (323 S)
3 = 3-doors Hatchback (323 C)
4 = 5-doors Fastback (323 F)
4 = Engine code       
3 = B3 1,4 litre  54 kW
5 = Z5 1,5 litre  65 kW
7 = 4EE1-T  1,7 litre 60 kW Turbo-Diesel
F = KF 2,0 litre 106 kW
P = BP  1,9 litre  84 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
5 = 4-speed Automatic transmission electronically adjusted
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BA   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 500 001 –

JMZ BA1 2 3 2 00 500001
01
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BA1 = 323
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback (323 S)
3 = 3-doors Hatchback (323 C)
4 = 5-doors Fastback (323 F)
5 = 3-doors Hatchback (323 P)
4 = Engine code       
3 = B3 1,4 litre  54 kW
4 = RF 2,0 litre 52 kW (Diesel)
5 = Z5 1,5 litre  65 kW
F = KF 2,0 litre 106 kW
P = BP  1,9 litre  84 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
5 = 4-speed Automatic transmission electronically adjusted
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BJ   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 100 001 –

JMZ BJ1 2 3 2 00 100001
01
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BJ1 = Mazda 323
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback (323 S)
4 = 5-doors Fastback (323 F)
4 = Engine code       
3 = B3 1,4 litre  54 kW
L = ZL 1,5 litre  65 kW
P = FP 1,9 litre  84 kW
F = RF 2,0 litre 52 kW (Diesel)
R = RF 2,0 litre 66 kW (Direct injection Diesel engine)
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
5 = 4-speed Automatic transmission electronically adjusted
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BJ   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 400 001 –

JMZ BJ1 2 3 2 Y 0 400001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BJ1 = Mazda 323
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Notchback (323 S)
4 = 5-doors Fastback (323 F)
4 = Engine code       
3 = B3 1,3 litre  53 kW
M = ZM 1,6 litre  72 kW / 70 kW (only A/T)
S = FS 2,0 litre  96 kW
R = RF 2,0 litre 74 kW (Direct injection Diesel engine)
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-speed manual transmission (G15M-R)
5 = 4-speed Automatic transmission (FN4A-EL)
6 = Model Year
Y = 2000
1 = 2001
9 = 2009
0 = no significance
7 = Place of manufacture
0 = Hiroshima
1 = Hofu
8 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

FA4V   (Trade designation Mazda 323 Estate)

 

until VIN: 600 000

JMZ BV2 1 2 1 00 600000
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Toyo Kogyo Co. Ltd.
2 = Model code
BV2 = Mazda 323 Estate
3 = Body code
1 = 2-doors
2 = 4-doors
4 = Engine code       
1 = 1.3 litre (not for Germany)
2 = 1,4 litre (not for Germany)
3 = 1.5 litre 52 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1= 4 speed manual transmission
2= 5 speed manual transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BV2    (Trade designation Mazda 323 Estate)

 

from VIN: 600 001 –

JMZ BV2 1 2 1 00 600001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BV2 = Mazda 323 Estate
3 = Body code
1 = 2-doors
2 = 4-doors
3 = 2-doors closed
4 = 2-doors with glass sides
4 = Engine code       
             1 = 1.3 litre
3 = 1,5 litre 52 kW (Germany)
5 = Gearbox code
1= 4 speed manual transmission
2= 5 speed manual transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BW   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

until VIN: 400 000

JMZ BW1 2 9 2 00 400000
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BW1 = Mazda 323 Estate
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Estate
4 = Engine code       
6 = 1.5 litre catalyst 55 kW
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 40 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1= 4 speed manual transmission
2= 5 speed manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BW   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 400 001 –

JMZ BW1 2 9 2 00 400001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BW1 = Mazda 323 Estate
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Estate
4 = Engine code       
J= 1,5 litre catalyst 54 kW
7 = 1,6 litre catalyst 63 kW
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 42 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1= 4 speed manual transmission
2= 5 speed manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

BW   (Trade designation Mazda 323)

 

from VIN: 500 001 –

JMZ BW1 2 9 2 00 500001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
BW1 = Mazda 323 Estate
BW8 = Mazda 323 4WD
3 = Body code
2 = 4-doors Estate
4 = Engine code       
7 = 1,6 litre catalyst 63 kW
9 = 1.8 litre Diesel 41 kW
5 = Gearbox code
1= 4 speed manual transmission
2= 5 speed manual transmission
3 = 3-speed Automatic transmission
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number