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Decoding a 2nd Generation Neon (SX 2.0/SRT-4) VIN

Neon VIN Decoding

Digit Interpretation 2000 Code 2001 Code 2002 Code 2003 Code 2004 Code 2005 Code 2006 Code
1 Country of Origin 1 - United States
2 Make B - Dodge
P - Plymouth
C - Chrysler
3 Vehicle Type 3 - Passenger Car
4 Passenger Safety E - Dual Front Airbags
A - Dual Front and Side Airbags
B - Manual/Active Uni-Belt
5 Car Line S - Neon LHD [USA/Canada]
V - Neon RHD [Export]
6 Series 4 - All Models [USA/Canada]
M - Manual [BUX]
A - Automatic [BUX]
1 - S [USA]
2 - Base [USA]
4 - SE/LE [USA/Canada]
5 - ES/SXT/LX [USA/Canada]
6 - ACR [USA]
7 - R/T [USA/Canada]
M - Manual [BUX]
A - Automatic [BUX]
2 - SE [USA]
4 - Base [Canada]
5 - SXT/Sport [USA/Canada]
6 - SRT-4 [USA/Canada]
7 - R/T [USA/Canada]
M - Manual [BUX]
A - Automatic [BUX]
7 Body Style 6 - Four Door Sedan
8 Engine C - 2.0L SOHC
F - 2.0L "High-Output Magnum" SOHC
P - 1.6L SOHC
S - 2.4L Intercooled Turbo DOHC
9 Check Digit
10 Model Year Y - 2000
1 - 2001
2 - 2002
3 - 2003
4 - 2004
5 - 2005
6 - 2006
11 Assembly Plant D - Belvidere, Illinois, USA
12 - 17 Build Sequence Number [Engine Number]

Thanks to neon-owners.org for the original data.

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