Chevrolet Vin Decoder

Doing a Chevrolet Vin check assists buyers in identifying the status of the vehicle, whether it is modified illegally, damaged, or stolen. It is also possible to access Chevrolet’s build sheet for a specific vehicle.

Use our free VIN decoder and search for Chevrolet vehicles. Get a full vehicle history report including thefts, recalls, accidents and more.

Enter a 17-digit Chevrolet VIN above to get a full vehicle history report, including thefts, recalls, accidents, sales, titles, specifications, and more.

All Chevrolet cars have their information encrypted in a unique number called a VIN number embedded in the body of the vehicle. Vehicle Identification numbers (VIN) contain distinctive details about each Chevrolet model such as name, body colour, engine type, manufacturer, equipment, and fuel tank capacity. With a Chevrolet Vin Decoder, Chevrolet buyers and users can have the meaning of every VIN character interpreted.

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History and General Information

In 1911 Louis Chevrolet, a famous Swiss engineer and racecar driver and William Durant, founder of General Motors (GM), joined forces and created the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. The first Chevrolet production plant was in Flint, Michigan, now called "Chevy Commons." And Etienne Planche designed the first Chevrolet, respectively the Series C Classic Six under the strict supervision of Louis Chevrolet months before the company was even incorporated. And it went into production in 1913. In 1916, through a reverse merger, Durant repurchased a controlling stake in GM and became the chairman in 1917. It's when Chevrolet became a division of GM. By this time, Chevrolet had factories in Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, St Louis, NY, Texas, Ontario, Oshawa, Oakland, Ft. Worth, and California. You can view a full report of your Chevrolet using the VIN check assist. Type in your vehicles VIN code and find out a complete history of your vehicle.

Development Throughout the Years

In 1918, Chevrolet launched the Series D, which included a 5-passenger tourer and a 4-passenger Roadster. But because of slow sales, the company discontinued production a year later. The same year, GMC rebranded its trucks as Chevrolet. In 1933 Chevrolet launched the Standard Six as the most accessible 6-cylinder car available on the market. In 1953, the company built the Corvette, which was a 2-seater coupe featuring a fiberglass body. And in 1957, Chevrolet introduced a fuel-injected engine.

Chevrolet vehicles have maintained the V8 engine since 1955. But advancements were made to the design including sequential fuel injection, the aluminum build, and the electronic motor management. Also, displacements were developed ranging from 4.3 to 9.4 litres and horsepower ranges from a low 111 to a maximum 994.

GM's Chevrolet division recovered from the economic crisis and launched new vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt and Chevrolet Bolt EV. Today the company sells vehicles in more than 140 countries. The Chevrolet brand comprises a variety of models including compact, mid-size, sedans, coupes, hybrids, SUVs, and crossovers.

Interesting Facts about Chevrolet

Chevrolet received numerous awards from J.D Powers and Kelley Blue Book for reliability, safety, and dependability. It received the most awards in 2015-2016.

Each decade, Chevrolet released a new generation of Corvettes, Camara and Impala vehicles.

The company participates in a variety of sporting events worldwide. Chevrolet is famous for taking part in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, IndyCar, and NASCAR racing events. Major teams include Chip Ganassi Racing, Richard Childress Racing, and Hendrick Motorsports. What's more, Chevrolet is one of the most successful automakers in NASCAR with the most wins.

Any Chevrolet enthusiast can visit one of the Chevrolet museums around the US to learn about the company's history. You'll find a huge collection of Chevrolet cars at the Chevrolet Hall of Fame in Illinois. Memorabilia dates as far as the 1920s. Also, a popular location is the Corvette Museum in Kentucky, where you can see the famous 1983 Corvette model.

Chevrolet Vin Lookup for Recall Information

General Motors has a low recall rate and only a few connected to Chevrolet. One of the most significant recalls happened in 2014, which involved around 800,000 cars including the Pontiac G5s and Chevrolet Cobalts. In 2017, General Motors recalled Chevrolet pick up trucks due to a steering problem. The issue was related to loss of steering power caused by a software fault. The recall involved the Chevrolet Silverado.

Running a Chevrolet Vin lookup provides recall details, in addition to the following information:

  • Repair history and recorded accidents.
  • Mileage reports.
  • Damage records from fire, floods, or other natural calamities.
  • Repossession details of the vehicle.
  • Inspection records.
  • Financial reports about the vehicle.

The benefits of using the Chevrolet VIN Decoder

Do not make the costly mistake of buying another persons problem. Use our free Chevrolet VIN Decoder and get a full history report before buying!

Enter a 17-digit Chevrolet VIN above to get a full vehicle history report, including thefts, recalls, accidents, sales, titles, specifications, and more.

Check for accidents

Around 6.0 million automobile accidents are reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - every year

Check for title brands

Title brands include flood, hail-damage, and salvage titles.

Check for special purposes

Make sure your car was not used as taxi, rental or police-car.

Check for thefts

Use our VIN decoder to check for an active theft or previously recovered theft record.