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VIN Numbers

VIN Number chart for all Land Rover Vehicles from 1979

(except North American spec. vehicles)


Typical Vehicle Identification Number = SALLHAMV2AA012345

SAL SAL = Land Rover Ltd   2 1 = RHD 4 speed gearbox
        2 = LHD 4 speed gearbox
LH LH = Range Rover     3 = RHD automatic gearbox
  LB = series III     4 = LHD automatic gearbox
  LD = 90 or 110     5 = RHD 4 speed gearbox + overdrive
  LJ = Discovery     6 = LHD 4 speed gearbox + overdrive
  LP = New Range Rover     7 = RHD 5 speed gearbox
        8 = LHD 5 speed gearbox
A A = 100" (R/R) or 88" (L/R)      
  C = 109" (L/R)   A A = all models except:
  H = 110" (L/R)     B = Ser. III CSW or R/R Phase II, or 90/110 face lift to 1987 M/Y
  M = Special Build     C = R/R 1986 M/Y
  V = 90" (L/R)     D = R/R 1987 M/Y
  G = 100" (Discovery)     E = 1988 M/Y
  B = 108" (R/R Classic)     F = 1989 M/Y
        G = 1990 M/Y
M M = 4 door station wagon (109, 110, R/R Discovery)     H = 1991 M/Y
  A = Pick up, Hood cab, Truck, or Hard top     J = 1992 M/Y
  B = 2 door station wagon 88" 90" & R/R + Discovery 2 door     K = 1993 M/Y
  H = High Capacity Pick Up     L = 1994 M/Y
  R = Moneverdi R/R     M = 1995 M/Y
        T = 1996 M/Y
V V = V8 3.5L Carb     V = 1997 M/Y
  H = 2.25L Petrol     W = 1998 M/Y
  G = 2.25L Diesel     X = 1999 M/Y?
  C = 2.5L Diesel     Y = 2000 M/Y?
  D = 2.5L Petrol      
  E = 2.4L VM Diesel   A A = Solihull build
  F = 2.5L TDI Diesel     F = Completely Knocked Down
  L = 3.5L Petrol PI      
  M = 3.9 & 4.0L Petrol PI      
  N = 2.5 VM Diesel      
  B = 2.5L Diesel Turbo      
  J = 4.6L Petrol PI      
  W = 2.5L BMW Diesel Turbo      

This chart is courtesy of Allmakes Ltd
and was prepared by Howard Thomas