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Identification Number Description
Vehicle Identification Number

1.
World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
- KNA : Passenger vehicle, MPV(Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle)/SUV(Sports Utility Vehicle)/RV(Recreational Vehicle)
- KNC : Commercial vehicle (Van)
- KND : MPV/SUV/RV (For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico)
- KNH : Van
2.
Vehicle line
- F : FORTE
3.
Model & Series
- J : Low grade (L)
- K : Middle-Low grade (GL)
- X : Middle grade (GLS, JSL, TAX)
- Y : Middle-High grade (HGS)
- Z : High grade (TOP)
4.
Body/Cabin type, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
KNA
- 1 : Limousine
- 2 : Sedan - 2 door
- 3 : Sedan - 3 door
- 4 : Sedan - 4 door
- 5 : Sedan - 5 door
- 6 : Coupe
- 7 : Convertible
- 8 : Wagon
- 9 : Commercial Van
- 0 : Pick-Up
KNC (Commercial vehicle / Van)
Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China
- X : Standard Cabin / Semi-Bonnet
- Y : Double Cabin / Bonnet
- Z : Super Cabin / Box
For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China
- 2 : Standard Cabin Class-H 4×2
- 3 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4×2
- 4 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4×4
- 5 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4×2
- 6 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4×4
- 7 : Double Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Bonnet Class-E 4×2
- 8 : Double Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Bonnet Class-E 4×4
- 9 : Double Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Bonnet Class-F 4×2
- 0 : Double Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Bonnet Class-F 4×4
- A : Super Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Box Class-E 4×2
- B : Super Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Box Class-E 4×4
- C : Super Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Box Class-F 4×2
- D : Super Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Box Class-F 4×4
KND
- 1 : Wagon 4×2 Class-A
- 2 : Wagon 4×2 Class-B
- 3 : Wagon 4×2 Class-C
- 4 : Wagon 4×2 Class-D
- 5 : Wagon 4×2 Class-E
- 6 : Wagon 4×2 Class-F
- 7 : Wagon 4×2 Class-G
- A : Wagon 4×4 Class-A
- B : Wagon 4×4 Class-B
- C : Wagon 4×4 Class-C
- D : Wagon 4×4 Class-D
- E : Wagon 4×4 Class-E
- F : Wagon 4×4 Class-F
- G : Wagon 4×4 Class-G
KNH
- 1 : Box
- 2 : Bonnet
- 3 : Semi-Bonnet
5.
Restraint system, Brake system
KNA, KND
Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
- 0 : Both side - None
- 1 : Both side - Active belt
- 2 : Both side - Passive belt
For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
Code
Seat belt
Front air bag
Knee air bag
Side air bag
Curtain air bag
Driver's
Passenger's
Driver's
Passenger's
1st row
2nd row
3rd row
1st row
2nd row
3rd row
A



×
×

×
×


×
B



×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
C



×
×

×
×



D



×
×


×


×
E


×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
F



×
×

×
×
×
×
×
J




×


×


×
L




×

×
×


×
N

×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
H




×

×
×




KNC, KNH
Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
- 7 : Hydraulic brake system
- 8 : Pneumatic brake system
- 9 : Mixed brake system
For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
- X : Hydraulic brake system
- Y : Pneumatic brake system
- Z : Mixed brake system
6.
Engine type
- 3 : Gasoline engine 1.6 T-GDI (Gamma)
- 6 : Gasoline engine 1.8 MPI (Nu)
- 8 : Gasoline engine 2.0 GDI (Nu)
7.
Check digit or DriverТs side & Transmission
Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen
- A : LHD & MT
- B : LHD & AT
- C : LHD & MT+Transfer
- D : LHD & AT+Transfer
- E : LHD & CVT
- F : LHD & Decelerator
- G : LHD & DCT
- L : RHD & MT
- M : RHD & AT
- N : RHD & MT+Transfer
- S : RHD & AT+Transfer
- T : RHD & CVT
- U : RHD & Decelerator
- V : RHD & DCT
For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen
- Check digit : 0 ~ 9, ×
8.
Model year
- D : 2013, E : 2014, F : 2015, G : 2016 Е
9.
Plant of production
- 5 : Hwasung (Korea)
- 6 : Sohari (Korea)
- 7 : Kwangju (Korea)
- T : Seosan (Korea)
10.
Vehicle production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
Engine Number

1.
Engine fuel
- G : Gasoline
2.
Engine range
- 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder
3.
Engine development order and capacity
- F : Gamma engine (Gasoline)
- N : Nu engine (Gasoline)
4.
Engine Capacity
- J : 1591cc (Gamma T-GDI)
- B : 1797cc (Nu MPI)
- C : 1999cc (Nu GDI)
5.
Production year
- D : 2013, E : 2014, F : 2015, G : 2016 Е
6.
Plant of production
- A : Asan (Korea)
- B : Beijing (China)
- H : Hwasung (Korea)
- K : Montgomery (U.S.A)
- M : Chennai (India)
- P : Poseung (Korea)
- S : Sohari (Korea)
- T : Izmit (Turkey)
- U : Ulsan (Korea)
- W : Shandong (China)
- Z : Zilina (Slovakia)
- 1 : Yancheng (China)
7.
Engine production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
Transaxle Number
Automatic (A6GF1, A6MF1, A6MF2)

1.
Model
- NA : A6GF1
- EA : A6MF1
- EJ : A6MF1
- FA : A6MF2
- FJ : A6MF2
2.
Production year
- C : 2012, D : 2013 , E : 2014, F : 2015...
3.
Final gear ratio
- R : 3.612 (A6GF1), 3.195 (A6MF1)
- P : 3.064 (A6MF1)
- H : 3.648 (A6MF2)
4.
Detailed classification
- A : Gamma 1.6 T-GDI, Nu 2.0 GDI TC
- C : Nu 1.8 MPI
- D : Nu 1.8 MPI (ISG)
- F : Nu 2.0 GDI TC
- G : Nu 2.0 GDI
- L : Nu 2.0 GDI
- N : Nu 1.8 MPI TC
- P : Nu 1.8 MPI TC (ISG)
5.
Plant of production
- 2 : HPT Plant 2
- 4 : HPT Plant 4
- U : Ulsan Plant 1
- S : Ulsan Plant 2
- H : Hwasung
Manual (M6CF1)

1.
Assembly code of plant
2.
Production year
- C : 2012, D : 2013 , E : 2014, F : 2015...
3.
Plant of production
- B : Beijing (China)
- H : Hwasung (Korea)
- J : Ostrava (Chech)
- M : Chennai (India)
- U : Ulsan (Korea)
- W : Wia
4.
Transaxle production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
Manual (M6CF3-1)

1.
Model
- W : M6CF3-1
2.
Production year
- C : 2012, D : 2013 , E : 2014, F : 2015...
3.
Plant of production
- B : Beijing (China)
- J : Ostrava (Chech)
- M : Chennai (India)
- U : Ulsan (Korea)
- W : Hwasung
4.
Speed
5.
Spare
6.
Final gear ratio
- E : 4.188
- K : 4.333
- L : 4.467
7.
Transaxle production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
Paint Code
Code
Color
UD
Clear White
SWP
Snow White Pearl
3D
Bright Silver
ABP
Aurora Black
K3G
Glittering Metal
K3N
Golden Beat
D7U
Planet Blue
K3U
Abyss Blue
K3R
Temptation Red
M9Y
Milky Beige

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