MAZDA MX-3 VIN Decoder

MAZDA MX-3 VIN Decoder
4th – 6th characters of the VIN Model Serial number Production period
EC1 MX-3 100.001 –200.000 05.1993 – 10.1993
EC1 MX-3 200.001 – 11.1993 –
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents)

EC   (Trade designation Mazda MX-3)

from VIN: 100 001 –

JMZ EC1 3 A 2 00 100001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
EC1 = MX-3 Serie
3 = Body code
3= 2-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
A = 1,6 litre SOHC 65 kW
B = 1.9 litre DOHC V6 98 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
5 = 4-speed-Automatic transmission electrically controlled
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number
Official type designation (as found in the vehicle registration and licensing documents or factory plate)
EC (Trade designation Mazda MX-3)

from VIN: 200 001 –

JMZ EC1 3 B 2 00 200001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 = Manufacturer’s code
JMZ = Mazda Motor Corporation
2 = Model code
EC1 = MX-3 Serie
3 = Body code
3 = 2-doors Fastback
4 = Engine code       
B = 1.9 litre DOHC V6 95 kW
C = 1,6 litre DOHC 79 kW
5 = Gearbox code
2 = 5-gear manual transmission
5 = 4-speed-Automatic transmission electrically controlled
6 = Blank marks
7 = Serial number