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Kia Sportage: Identification Number Locations/Description

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / General Information / Identification Number Locations/Description

 Identification Number Locations

 Identification Number Description

 Identification Number Description

Vehicle Identification Number

  1. World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)
    • KNA: Passenger vehicle, MPV (Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle)/SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) ZRV (Recreational Vehicle)
    • KNC: Commercial vehicle (Van)
    • KND: MPV/SUV/RV (For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico)
    • KNH: Van
  2. Vehicle line
    • P: SPORTAGE
  3. Model & Series
    • A: Low grade (L)
    • В: Middle-Low grade (GL)
    • C: Middle grade (GLS, JSL, TAX)
    • D: Middle-High grade (HGS)
    • E: High grade (TOP)
  4. Body/Cabin type. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
    • KNA
      • 1 : Limousine
      • 2 : Sedan - 2 door
      • 3 : Sedan - 3 door
      • 4 : Sedan - 4 door
      • 5 : Sedan - 5 door
      • 6 : Coupe
      • 7 : Convertible
      • 8 : Wagon
      • 9 : Commercial Van
      • 0 : Pick-Up
    • KNC (Commercial vehicle / Van)
    • Except U.S.A. Canada, Mexico. Gulf Cooperation Council. China
      • X : Standard Cabin / Semi-Bonnet
      • Y : Double Cabin / Bonnet
      • Z : Super Cabin / Box
    • For U.S.A, Canada. Mexico. Gulf Cooperation Council, China
      • 2 : Standard Cabin Class-H 4x2
      • 3 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4x2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4x2
      • 4 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4x4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4x4
      • 5 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4x2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4x2
      • 6 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4x4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4x4
      • 7 : Double Cabin Class-E 4x2 / Bonnet Class-E 4x2
      • 8 : Double Cabin Class-E 4x4 / Bonnet Class-E 4x4
      • 9 : Double Cabin Class-F 4x2 / Bonnet Class-F 4x2
      • 0 : Double Cabin Class-F 4x4 / Bonnet Class-F 4x4
      • A : Super Cabin Class-E 4x2 / Box Class-E 4x2
      • В : Super Cabin Class-E 4x4 / Box Class-E 4x4
      • C : Super Cabin Class-F 4x2 / Box Class-F 4x2
      • D : Super Cabin Class-F 4x4 / Box Class-F 4x4
    • KND
      • 1 : Wagon 4x2 Class-A
      • 2 : Wagon 4x2 Class-B
      • 3 : Wagon 4x2 Class-C
      • 4 : Wagon 4x2 Class-D
      • 5 : Wagon 4x2 Class-E
      • 6 : Wagon 4x2 Class-F
      • 7 : Wagon 4x2 Class-G
      • A : Wagon 4x4 Class-A
      • В : Wagon 4x4 Class-B
      • C : Wagon 4x4 Class-C
      • D : Wagon 4x4 Class-D
      • E : Wagon 4x4 Class-E
      • F : Wagon 4x4 Class-F
      • G : Wagon 4x4 Class-G
    • KNH
      • 1 : Box
      • 2 : Bonnet
      • 3 : Semi-Bonnet
  5. Restraint system. Brake system
    • KNA, KND
    • Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
      • 0 : Both side - None
      • 1 : Both side - Active belt
      • 2 : Both side - Passive belt
    • For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico

  • KNC, KNH
  • Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
    • 7 : Hydraulic brake system
    • 8 : Pneumatic brake system
    • 9 : Mixed brake system
  • For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico
    • X : Hydraulic brake system
    • Y : Pneumatic brake system
    • Z : Mixed brake system
  1. Engine type
    • 2 : Gasoline engine 2.4 MPI (Theta-II)
    • 6 : Gasoline engine 2.0 T-GDI (Theta-II)
  2. Check digit or Driver's side & Transmission
    • Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico. Gulf Cooperation Council, China. Yemen
      • A : LHD & MT
      • В : LHD & AT
      • C : LHD & MT+Transfer
      • D : LHD & AT+Transfer
      • E : LHD & CVT
      • L : RHD & MT
      • M : RHD & AT
      • N : RHD & MT+Transfer
      • S : RHD & AT+Transfer
      • T : RHD & CVT
  3. Model year
    • A : 2010, В : 2011, C : 2012. D : 2013 ...
  4. Plant of production
    • 5 : Hwasung (Korea)
    • 6 : Sohari (Korea)
    • 7 : Kwangju (Korea)
    • T : Seosan (Korea)
  5. Vehicle production sequence number
    • 000001 -999999

Paint Code

Engine Number

Engine Number

  1. Engine fuel
    • G : Gasoline
  2. Engine range
    • 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder
  3. Engine development order and capacity
    • К : Theta engine (Gasoline)
  4. Engine Capacity
    • E : 2359cc (Theta-II engine MPI)
    • H : 1998cc (Theta-II engine T-GDI)
  5. Production year
    • A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013 ...
  6. Plant of production
    • A : Asan (Korea)
    • В : Beijing (China)
    • H : Hwasung (Korea)
    • К : Montgomery (U.S.A)
    • M : Chennai (India)
    • P : Poseung (Korea)
    • S : Sohari (Korea)
    • T : Izmit (Turkey)
    • U : Ulsan (Korea)
    • W : Shandong (China)
    • Z : Zilina (Slovakia)
    • 1 : Yancheng (China)
  7. Engine production sequence number
    • 000001 -999999

Transaxle Number

Manual

  1. Model
    • S : M6GF2
  2. Production year
    • A : 2010, B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013 ...
  3. Plant of production
    • J : Hwaseong (Korea)
  4. Final gear ratio
    • D : 5.071 /3.737
  5. Transaxle production sequence number
    • 000001 -999999

Automatic

  1. Model
    • EB : A6MF1 (Theta-II 2.4 MPI2WD)
    • ED : A6MF1 (Theta-II 2.4 MPI 4WD)
    • BB : A6LF2 (Theta-II 2.0 T-GDI2WD)
    • BD : A6LF2 (Theta-II 2.0 T-GDI 4WD)
  2. Production year
    • A : 2010, В : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013 ...
  3. Final gear ratio
    • R : 3.195
    • F : 3.320
  4. Detailed classification
    • A : Theta-II 2.4 MPI / 2.0 T-GDI
  5. Spare
  6. Transaxle production sequence number
    • 000001 -999999

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