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VIN means "Vehicle Identification Number",
consisting 17 characters and can be found on metal plate
in the engine frame.

Decoding of 9-characters model code

character 1 - vehicle type
C - cabriolet, H - hatchback, S - sedan

character 2 - series model
S -
E - SF series Swift

character 3 - seats and doors
A - 2 seats, 3 doors
B - 2 seats, 2 doors
C - 4 seats, 3 doors
J - 5 seats, 3 doors
L - 5 seats, 4 doors
N - 5 seats, 5 doors

characters 4,5 - engine
33 - 993ccm
35 - 993ccm, auto
53 - 1298ccm, SOHC, 2WD
55 - 1298ccm, SOHC, 2WD, auto
56 - 1298ccm, SOHC, 4WD
57 - 1298ccm, DOHC, 2WD
63 - 1590ccm, 2WD
65 - 1590ccm, 2WD, auto
66 - 1590ccm, 4WD

character 6 - model modification
2 - GA, GL, GLS 3doors, GLX 4,5 doors
3 - GL 4,5doors, GC 5 doors
4 - GLS 3doors, GLX 4,5doors, SDX, GS, GT, GX
A - base model
C - GL, GLS 3doors with 2xAirBag
D - GLS 3doors with 2xAirBag + ABS
E - GLX 4,5doors with 2xAirBag
F - GLX 4,5doors with 2xAirBag + ABS
G - GLS 3doors with 1xAirBag
H - GLX 5doors with 1xAirBag
J - GS 3doors
S - anniversary
W - rouge red 3doors
X - forest green
Y - rouge red 5doors
Z - EARTH, GLS Special, GOLD FISH, KIDS, SCRIBBLING

character 7 - type
A - type 1
B - type 2
D - type 3
F - year of model '00
K - type 1 hatchback
L - type 1 sedan
N - type 2
r - year of model '94

characters 8,9 - market code
02 - England
03 - USA
18 - Swiss
19 - EU
24 - Australia
28 - Canada
33 - USA - California
39 - Austria

Decoding of 17-characters VIN code:

characters from 1 to 4 -> producer
JSAE - produced in Japan for Europe
JS2A - produced in Japan for America
2S2A - produced in Canada to America
TSMM - produced in Hungary

characters from 5 to 8 -> type
AA44 - SF310, SOHC, 2WD, 3 doors
AB44 - SF310, SOHC, 2WD, 5 doors
AH44 - SF310, SOHC, 2WD, 4 doors
AA35 - SF413, SOHC, 2WD, 3 doors
AB35 - SF413, SOHC, 2WD, 5 doors
AH35 - SF413, SOHC, 2WD, 4 doors
AF35 - SF413, SOHC, 4WD, 3 doors
AK35 - SF413, DOHC, 2WD, 2 doors
AA34 - SF413, DOHC, 2WD, 3 doors
SF35 - SF413, DOHC, 4WD, 3 doors
SG35 - SF413, DOHC, 4WD, 5 doors
AH14 - SF416, DOHC, 2WD, 4 doors
AJ14 - SF416, DOHC, 4WD, 4 doors

character 9 - control character
character 10 - year model /not binding on the EU/
character 11 - plant producer /not binding on EU/

12-17 symbol serial number of vehicle
number from 100,001 to 250,000 - Swift I
number from 250,001 to 500,000 - Swift II
number from 500,001 to 860,000 - Swift III
number from 860,001 - Swift IV