Decode Your Ford VIN

View Sample Report: 2FMGK5BC9CBD21837


Research your Ford with our VIN decoder

Enter your Ford's 17-digit VIN above to decode your VIN. We will show your vehicle specification and full vehicle history report, which includes thefts, detailed vehicle records, accidents, titles, and more. This information is compiled by from multiple sources including but not limited to DMVs, police records, insurance database and made public as a free, informational resource.

Ford VIN Number Structure

Ford VIN Structure

Ford VIN numbers are broken down to 9 sections:

  • 1-3rd character - Manufacturer Identifier
  • 4th character - Restraint System
  • 5-7th character - Make/Model/Series/Body Type
  • 8th character - Engine
  • 9th character - Check Digit
  • 10th character - Model Year
  • 11th character - Assembly Plant
  • 12-17th character - Sequential Production Numbers

We also have a list of Ford's squish VIN information available in the table below. A squish vin is basically the first 11 characters of the full VIN Number. However, it does not contain the 9th character, which is a check digit to check the validity of a VIN number. With squish VIN, you can manually decode your Ford's VIN with just pen and paper. To learn more check out, What is a VIN Number

Ford Aerostar 1992 1FMCA21XNZ
Ford Aspire 1997 KNJLT05HV6
Ford Bronco 1995 1FMEU15HSL
Ford Bronco II 1990 1FMCU12TLU
Ford C-Max Energi 2013 1FADP5CUDL
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2014 1FADP5BUEL
Ford Contour 2000 1FAFP66LYK
Ford Contour SVT 1999 1FAFP68GXK
Ford Crown Victoria 2005 2FAFP73W5X
Ford E-150 1990 1FMEE11HLH
Ford E-250 1994 1FTFS24YRH
Ford E-350 1997 1FMJS31LVH
Ford E-Series Van 2011 1FTNS1EWBD
Ford E-Series Wagon 2012 1FBSS3BSCD
Ford Econoline Cargo 2009 1FTNS14L9D
Ford Econoline Wagon 2002 1FMNE31F2H
Ford Edge 2012 2FMDK3G9CB
Ford Escape 2013 1FMCU0G9DU
Ford Escape Hybrid 2007 1FMYU49H7K
Ford Escort 1993 3FAPP168PR
Ford Excursion 2004 1FMNU45S4E
Ford Expedition 2003 1FMPU16L3L
Ford Expedition EL 2008 1FMFK1558L
Ford Explorer 2014 1FM5K7F8EG
Ford Explorer Sport 2003 1FMYU60E3U
Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2003 1FMZU77E3U
Ford F-150 2004 1FTRX04W4K
Ford F-150 Heritage 2004 2FTRX17W4C
Ford F-150 SVT Lightning 2000 2FTZF073YC
Ford F-250 1990 1FTEF26NLK
Ford F-250 Super Duty 2002 3FTNW21L2M
Ford F-350 1991 2FTJF35HMC
Ford F-350 Super Duty 2012 1FT8W3C6CE
Ford F-450 Super Duty 2014 1FT8W4DTEE
Ford Festiva 1993 KNJPT05HP6
Ford Fiesta 2011 3FADP4EJBM
Ford Five Hundred 2006 1FAFP2516G
Ford Flex 2009 2FMDK53C9B
Ford Focus 2006 1FAFP34N6W
Ford Focus ST 2014 1FADP3L9EL
Ford Freestar 2006 2FMZA5166B
Ford Freestyle 2005 1FMZK0315G
Ford Fusion 2014 3FA6P0G7ER
Ford Fusion Energi 2013 3FA6P0SUDR
Ford Fusion Hybrid 2011 3FADP0L3BR
Ford GT 2006 1FAFP90S6Y
Ford LTD Crown Victoria 1991 2FACP72GMX
Ford Mustang 2007 1ZVHT85H75
Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 1996 1FALP47VTF
Ford Probe 1996 1ZVLT22BT5
Ford Ranger 2010 1FTKR1AEAP
Ford Shelby GT500 2009 1ZVHT89S95
Ford Taurus 1999 1FAFP52UXG
Ford Taurus X 2008 1FMDK07W8G
Ford Tempo 1992 1FABP36XNK
Ford Thunderbird 1995 1FALP64RSH
Ford Transit Connect 2012 NM0LS7CNCT
Ford Windstar 2003 2FMDA5843B
Ford Windstar Cargo 2001 2FTZA5441B

About Ford

In 1903, Henry Ford, together with 11 associate investors, founded the Ford Motor Company. It was not until 1919 that Ford, his son, Edsel, and his wife, Clara, took full ownership of the American automotive corporation. In January 1956 the company went public. The Dearborn-based company is well known for the production of passenger trucks, cars, and tractors.

In 1896, Henry Ford built his first car in his Detroit home, but it was not until 1903 that the Ford Company made its first commercial car. The assembly was done at the Mack Avenue plant in July that year. The Model T received a warm reception, and soon, the demand was higher than the supply.

In 1911, the company opened its first mass production line in Kansas City and an overseas branch in Manchester, England. By the early 1920s, the company was producing almost half of the USA’s automobile. And in the same period, it opened assembly plants in Asia, Canada, South Africa, and many more countries.

In the early 1990s, the company acquired Aston Martins, Jaguar, and Land Rover brands, which it later sold in 2007-2008 to Tata Motors Ltd, India. Slow sales were witnessed in the early 2000s through to 2008 when it received aid from the USA government to avoid bankruptcy. It later sold Volvo to a Chinese company in 2010 in a bid to cut production cost.

In 2018, the company announced that it would discontinue the production of all passenger cars except the Ford Focus Active and Mustang. The company will solely focus on SUVs, cross vehicles, and pickups.

Where to find my VIN Number?

You can find your VIN through the lower right of the windshield, and under the hood of your front engine.

As for Motorcycle VIN, you can lookup your VIN on the motorcycle frame, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires all "two wheelers" or "three wheelers" or ATV to have the VIN displayed on the frame.

You can also do a VIN lookup or VIN number lookup on your insurance card/policy. You can learn more on how to locate your VIN from our guides as shown on the right side.

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