Hyundai Sonata: Identification Number Description - General InformationHyundai Sonata: Identification Number Description

Vehicle Identification Number

1.
World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
A.
5NP : Passenger vehicle
B.
5NM : MPV (Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle) / SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) / RV (Recreational Vehicle)
2.
Vehicle line
A.
E : SONATA
3.
Model & Series
A.
A : Low grade (L)
B.
B : Middle-Low grade (GL)
C.
C : Middle grade (GLS, JSL, TAX)
D.
D : Middle-High grade (HGS)
E.
E : High grade (TOP)
4.
Body/Cabin type, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5NP
- 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
5NM
- 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
5.
Restraint system, Brake system
5NP, 5NM
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



×
×

×
×
×
×
×
N

×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×

6.
Engine type
A.
B : Gasoline engine 2.0(Theta-II T-GDI)
B.
C : Gasoline engine 2.4(Theta-II GDI)
7.
Check digit or Driver’s side & Transmission
A.
Check digit : 0 ~ 9, x
8.
Model year
A.
A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013 ...
9.
Plant of production
10.
Vehicle production sequence number
A.
000001 ~ 999999
Paint Code
Code
Color
AA
Black diamond
WHC
White crystal
Y5
Sleek silver
FHM
Hyper metallic
YDG
Dark gray
RER
Remington red
SES
Espresso
UEB
Blue black
NW
Noble white

Engine Number

1.
Engine fuel
- G : Gasoline
2.
Engine range
- 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder
3.
Engine development order and capacity
- K : Theta engine (Gasoline)
4.
Engine Capacity
- H : 1998cc (T-GDI)
- J : 2359cc (GDI)
5.
Production year
- 9 : 2009, A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012...
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
Manual

1.
Model
- S : M6GF2
2.
Production year
- 9 : 2009, A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012...
3.
Plant of production
- J : Hwaseong (Korea)
4.
Final gear ratio
- B : 4.333 / 3.250
5.
Transaxle production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
Automatic

1.
Model
- BA : A6LF2 (Theta-II 2.0 T-GDI)
- FA : A6MF2 (Theta-II 2.4 GDI)
2.
Production year
- 9 : 2009, A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012...
3.
Gear ratio
- A : 2.885 (Theta-II 2.0 T-GDI)
- N : 2.885 (Theta-II 2.4 GDI)
4.
Detailed classification
- A : Theta-II 2.0 T-GDI
- C : Theta-II 2.4 GDI
- E : Theta-II 2.4 GDI (H-Frame)
5.
Spare
6.
Transaxle production sequence number
- 000001 ~ 999999
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