Volvo 1995 Version Identification Number (VIN) Decoding

VIN number breakdown
YV1  A  X  45  4  X  S  1  000000
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Manufacturer's code   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = +  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Assigned by ISO  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Vehicle Series   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = +  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
J = 940 Series, K = 960 Series, L = 850 Series  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Body Style and Restraint System = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  +  |  |  |  |  |  |
S = 4 Door & Dual Airbag (SRS) & Pretensioners    |  |  |  |  |  |
W = 5 Door & Dual Airbags (SRS) & Pretensioners    |  |  |  |  |  |
Engine   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  +  |  |  |  |  |
51 = B5252S Emissions = 0 (Cananda only)      |  |  |  |  |
55 = B5254S Emissions = 0 (Man. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
55 = B5254S Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
55 = B5254S Emissions = 3 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
57 = B5234T Emissions = 0 (Man. Only-Canada)      |  |  |  |  |
57 = B5234T Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
58 = B5234T5 Emissions = 0 (Man. Only-Canada)      |  |  |  |  |
58 = B5234T5 Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
83 = B230FD Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
86 = B230FT Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
96 = B63042S Emissions = 1 (Auto. Only)      |  |  |  |  |
Emission   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  +  |  |  |  |
 800 Series (Engine 51, 55, 57, 58)        |  |  |  |
0 = w/o EGR w/o air pump, w/vac. control evap. (51, 55) 50-State*        |  |  |  |
0 = w/o EGR w/o air pump, w/elec. control evap.
Motronic 4.3(57, 58) Canada only
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1 = w/ EGR w/o air pump, w/OBDII, w/elec. control evap.
Motronic 4.3(55, 57, 58) 50-State
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3 = w/ EGR w/o air pump, w/OBDII,
Motronic 4.3 w/Rulo. (55) 50-State
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 900 Series (Engine 83, 86, 96)        |  |  |  |
1 = w/ EGR w/o air pump, w/vac. control evap.
Motronic 1.8(96) 50-State
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1 = w/ EGR w/o pilse air, w/vac. control evap. (83) 50-State        |  |  |  |
1 = w/ EGR w/o air pump, w/o pulse air,
w/vac. control evap. (86) 50-State
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* Available in California under an Exemption of AB 965 (Emission Offset Credits)        |  |  |  |
Check figure  = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  +  |  |  |
Calculated from other digits          |  |  |
Year model code   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  +  |  |
P = 1993, R = 1994, S = 1995            |  |
Manufacturing plant  = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  =  +  |
1 = Torslanda, Sweden, 2 = Ghent, Belgium, 3 = Halifax, Canada              |
Serial number   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  =  =  +
For 1995 year models, the serial numbers start at:              
940 4 door ... 190300, 940 5 door ... 132400              
960 4 door ... 48300, 960 5 door ... 18100              
850 4 door ... 175000, 850 5 door ... 78000