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AMERICAN MOTORS

VEHCILE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

 

1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1975
Wanted: Pictures of VIN plates for all model years.

1974

First Digit: Second Digit:
Code Division Code Model year
A American Motors Corp. 4 1974
 
Third Digit: Fourth Digit:
Code Transmission Code Series
A Auto column shift 0 Hornet
C Auto floor shift 1 Matador
E Floor shift 3 Spd. 4 Gremlin
M Floor shift 4 Spd. 7 Javelin
S Column shift 3 Spd. 8 Ambassador
 
Fifth Digit: Sixth Digit:
Code Body Type Code Body Class
3 2 dr. Hatchback 5 Gremlin,
5 4 Door Sedan 7 Hornet, Javlin, Matador, Ambassador Brougham
6 2 Door Sedan Coupe 8 Javlin AMX, Matador X
8 4 dr. Station Wagon 9 Matador Brougham
9 2 Door Hardtop P Police
T Taxicab
 
Seventh Digit: Last Six Digits:
Code Engine Assembly Plant & Production Number
A 6-258 OHV American Canadian
E 6-232 OHV 000001 thru 6----- 700001 thru 9-----
H 8-304
Assembly Plants 

Kneosha, WI
Brampton Ont., Canada
N 8-360 2 Br. carb.
P 8-360 4 Br. carb.
Z 8-401 4 Br. carb.
 
Location- Top of dash board on drivers side. Visible through windshield.
Also attached to left front door adjacent to door latch
/^ = and up
 
1960-1965 - 1966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1973 - 1975