In general, Scania buse can be identified from the following numbers:
Location Vehicle identification number– stamped on the vehicle– on the type plate (factory plate) Engine Number– on the engine block Gearbox Number– on the gearbox
Scania bus identification number:
Location of the Scania bus vin
Scania bus vin Lettering
The Scania bus vin is stamped in capital letters. The letters are at least 7 mm high.
The Scania bus vin can have one or two rows and has a ‘+’ sign at the end.
Different works may use different fonts
Scania type plate:
Location of the Scania bus type plate
Composition and appearance of the Scania bus type plates
Scania bus engine number:
Scania bus engines used by capacity / performance:
|Cubic capacity||Performance (HP)|
|9 litre||230, 270, 310|
|12 litre||340, 380, 420, 470, 480|
Images of the engines:
Location of the Scania bus engine number
Normally Scania bus are fitted with the same engines as Scania lorries, but the numbers are extremely difficult to read off because of all the external attachments. This is particularly true of horizontally mounted engines.
Location of the gearbox number
The gearbox number is on a plate either on the upper side or on the left side of the gearbox.
For each gearbox it shows the type, the transmission, the development stage and the serial number. These are presented in one line.
Example: GRS 920R 1234567
Location of Number: