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 1995 1FMDA41XSZ
Ford Aspire 1996 KNJLT06HT6
Ford Bronco 1993 1FMEU15HPL
Ford Bronco II 1990 1FMCU12TLU
Ford C-Max Energi 2014 1FADP5CUEL
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2014 1FADP5BUEL
Ford Contour 1999 1FAFP663XK
Ford Contour SVT 2000 1FAFP68GYK
Ford Crown Victoria 1995 2FALP73WSX
Ford E-150 1993 1FMEE11NPH
Ford E-250 1990 1FMHE21MLH
Ford E-350 1990 1FTHS34GLH
Ford E-Series Van 2013 1FTNE2ELDD
Ford E-Series Wagon 2011 1FBNE3BLBD
Ford Econoline Cargo 2003 1FTNS24W3H
Ford Econoline Wagon 2001 1FMRE11L1H
Ford Edge 2007 2FMDK46C7B
Ford Escape 2010 1FMCU0C7AK
Ford Escape Hybrid 2009 1FMCU5939K
Ford Escort 1990 1FAPP909LW
Ford Excursion 2001 1FMNU40S1E
Ford Expedition 2004 1FMEU17W4L
Ford Expedition EL 2009 1FMFK1759L
Ford Explorer 1996 1FMDU32XTZ
Ford Explorer Sport 2001 1FMYU70E1U
Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2009 1FMEU2389U
Ford F-150 2001 1FTRX18W1K
Ford F-150 Heritage 2004 2FTRX17W4C
Ford F-150 SVT Lightning 2000 2FTZF073YC
Ford F-250 1995 1FTHF25YSN
Ford F-250 Super Duty 2001 3FTNX20S1M
Ford F-350 1996 1FTHF35HTE
Ford F-350 Super Duty 2012 1FT8W3C6CE
Ford F-450 Super Duty 2013 1FT8W4DTDE
Ford Festiva 1990 KNJBT07HL6
Ford Fiesta 2011 3FADP4EJBM
Ford Five Hundred 2005 1FAFP2815G
Ford Flex 2012 2FMHK6CCCB
Ford Focus 2006 1FAFP34N6W
Ford Focus ST 2014 1FADP3L9EL
Ford Freestar 2004 2FMDA5164B
Ford Freestyle 2006 1FMZK0116G
Ford Fusion 2010 3FAHP0KCAR
Ford Fusion Energi 2014 3FA6P0SUER
Ford Fusion Hybrid 2013 3FA6P0LUDR
Ford GT 2006 1FAFP90S6Y
Ford LTD Crown Victoria 1991 2FACP72GMX
Ford Mustang 1990 1FACP45ELF
Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 1999 1FAFP47VXF
Ford Probe 1995 1ZVLT22BS5
Ford Ranger 2002 1FTZR45E2P
Ford Shelby GT500 2012 1ZVBP8JSC5
Ford Taurus 2010 1FAHP2HWAG
Ford Taurus X 2008 1FMDK07W8G
Ford Tempo 1993 1FAPP31UPK
Ford Thunderbird 1990 1FABP64RLH
Ford Transit Connect 2012 NM0LS7CNCT
Ford Windstar 1996 2FMDA514TB
Ford Windstar Cargo 1998 2FTZA544WB

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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