KIA Niro: Identification Number Locations

Identification Numbers

Identification Number Description

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
  1. Vehicle line
  • C : Niro
  1. Model & Series
  • A : Low grade (L, GA1, GA2)
  • B : Middle-Low grade (GL, GB1, GB2)
  • C : Middle grade (GLS, JLS, TAX, GD1, GD2)
  • D : Middle-High grade (HGS, GE1, GE2)
  • E : High grade (TOP, GF1, GF2)
  • M :Premium GL grade (PGL, GC1, GC2)
  1. Body/Cabin type, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
  • 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
  • H : Fast back - 5 door

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
  1. 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

KNC, KNH

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
  1. Engine type
  • D : Gasoline engine 1.6 (Kappa 1.6 GDI + PHEV)
  1. Check digit or Driver's 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 & Reduction Gear
  • G : LHD & DCT
  • H : LHD & DCT+Transfer
  • L : RHD & MT
  • M : RHD & AT
  • N : RHD & MT+Transfer
  • S : RHD & AT+Transfer
  • T : RHD & CVT
  • U : RHD & Reduction Gear
  • V : RHD & DCT
  • W : RHD & DCT+Transfer

For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen

  • Check digit : 0 ~ 9, ×
  1. Production year
  • G : 2016, H : 2017, J : 2018, K : 2019...
  1. Plant of production
  • 6 : Sohari (Korea)
  • 5 : Hwasung (Korea)
  • 7 : Kwangju (Korea)
  • T : Seosan (Korea)
  1. Vehicle production sequence number
  • 000001 - 999999

Engine Number

  1. Engine fuel
  • G : Gasoline
  1. Engine range
  • 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder
  1. Engine development order and capacity
  • L : Kappa engine (Gasoline)
  1. Engine Capacity
  • E : 1580cc
  1. Production year
  • G : 2016, H : 2017, I : 2018, J : 2019...
  1. 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)
  1. Engine production sequence number
  • 000001 - 999999

Transaxle Number

Double Clutch Transmission (D6KF1)

  1. Model
  • D80k : D6KF1
  1. Production year
  • F : 2015, G : 2016, H : 2017, I : 2018...
  1. Plant of production- D : Hyundai Dymos
  2. Month of production
  • 1 - 9 : 1 - 9 month
  • A - C : 10 - 12 month
  1. Transmission production sequence number
  • 00001 - 99999

Hybrid drive motor

  1. Motor model codeHM03 : .
  • HM03 : Hybrid drive motor
  1. production date
  • Year - F : 2015, G : 2016, H : 2017, J : 2018, K : 2019...
  • Month - 1 - 9 : 1 - 9, A - C : 10 - 12
  • Date - 1 -9 : 1 - 9, A - Z : 10 - 31)
  1. Motor production sequence number
  • 001 - 999
  1. Model code
  • G: DE
  1. Plant of production
  • J : Chungju - MOBIS plant (Korea)
  • C : HMC(MOBIS) plant (China)

Paint Code

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