It is located in the lower part of the windshield, on one side.
driver's or passenger's door pillar. He is seen opening the door
in question. Vehicles destined for certain countries do not have
a model plate.
On some models, and depending on the infotainment system,
the vehicle identification number can be displayed in the Service
menu or in the vehicle settings menu.
In addition, depending on the model, market and engine, the
vehicle identification number may be stamped in one of the
Vehicle data carrier
— In the engine compartment, on the right rain gutter.
— In the engine compartment, on the suspension turret
— In the engine compartment, near the hood hinge, in
the right side of the vehicle.
— Behind the right front seat, under the floor covering.
Fig. 266 Schematic representation: vehicle data label.
1 Vehicle identification number (VIN)
2 Vehicle type, engine power and gearbox
3 Distinctive letters of the engine and gear, reference
rence of painting, interior fittings. In the example, the engine
call letters are “CPTA”.
4 Optional equipment, PR numbers
The vehicle data carrier sticker is affixed to the inside of the
owner's manual cover and in the boot area. Depending on the
Fig. 265 Model plate (schematic representation).
equipment, the vehicle data carrier sticker is affixed to the rear
panel of the boot under the trim or in the spare wheel well under
the boot floor or under the closing plate.
Depending on the country, the approval number may appear,
e.g. For example, the EC type approval number.
1 Maximum authorized mass
2 Maximum authorized mass of the towing vehicle and trailer
Depending on equipment, the vehicle's engine code
letters (MDL) may be displayed on the instrument cluster
display ÿ p. 25.
3 Maximum permissible mass of the front axle
4 Maximum permissible mass of the rear axle
Depending on the country and model in question, the model
plate is located at the bottom of the
3 G 0 0 1 2 7 6 0 A H
Fig. 267 Dimensions (saloon)
Fig. 268 Dimensions (Variant and Alltrack)
The data in the table corresponds to the basic
German model with basic equipment.
optional equipment or model version, if accessories
are retrofitted, as well as in special vehicles or
destined for other countries.
The indicated values may differ if wheels and
tires of other sizes are fitted, depending on the
Legend of fig. 267 and fig. 268:
front track width
rear track width
1578-1586mm 1578-1586mm 1578-1586mm
1562-1570mm 1562-1570mm 1561-1569mm
B Width (without door mirrors)
C Width (from one exterior mirror to the other)