Decode VIN (GET)

Service decodes a VIN into vehicle year/make/model and engine type.

http://api2.carmd.com/v2.0/decode?vin=vin

Example

http://api2.carmd.com/v2.0/decode?vin=1FTRW08L83KA45961

URL Parameters

Field Type Notes
vin string Required. A vehicle’s Vehicle’s Identification Number to decode.

Response


{
"message": {
"code": 0,
"message": "OK",
"credentials": "Valid",
"version": "v2.0.0",
"account": "Free",
"method": "Decode VIN",
"action": "GET",
"counter": 249
},
"data": {
"vin": "JTEZU5JR0B5014892",
"aaia": "156064",
"make": "TOYOTA",
"year": 2011,
"model": "4RUNNER",
"engine": "U",
"engineType": "V6, 4.0L; DOHC; 24V; EFI"
}
}
Field Type Notes
message Message
data DecodedVehicle Contains the decodied vehicle information.

Message object

Field Type Notes
code string Message code.
message string Ok or Failed.
credentials string Valid or Invalid.
version string v2.0.0
account string Free or Premium
method string Name of the API called
action string returns a GET, POST, PUT, DELETE
counter integer Counter for this request. Increments by one for every request made. This is only important for free users who have a limited number of API requests.

DecodedVehicle object

Field Type Notes
vin string Vehicle Identification Number
year integer Year of vehicle manufacture.
make string Make of vehicle manufacture.
model string Model of vehicle manufacture.
engine string
engineType string
aaia string

vinhnDecode VIN