Decoding the C3 Corvette VIN

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1968 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 194678S400001 to 194678S428566

Character Position Code Significance
1 1 Chevrolet Motor Division
2 9 Corvette Model
3 4 V-8 Engine
4-5 67 Convertible
4-5 37 Coupe
6 8 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1969 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 194679S700001 to 194679S738762

Character Position Code Significance
1 1 Chevrolet Motor Division
2 9 Corvette Model
3 4 V-8 Engine
4-5 67 Convertible
4-5 37 Coupe
6 9 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1970 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 194670S400001 to 194670S417316

Character Position Code Significance
1 1 Chevrolet Motor Division
2 9 Corvette Model
3 4 V-8 Engine
4-5 67 Convertible
4-5 37 Coupe
6 0 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1971 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 194671S100001 to 194671S121801

Character Position Code Significance
1 1 Chevrolet Motor Division
2 9 Corvette Model
3 4 V-8 Engine
4-5 67 Convertible
4-5 37 Coupe
6 1 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1972 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z67K2S500001 to 1Z67K2S527004

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 67 Convertible
3-4 37 Coupe
5 K Base Engine
5 L LT1 Engine
5 W 454 Engine
6 2 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1973 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z67J3S400001 to 1Z67J3S434464

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 67 Convertible
3-4 37 Coupe
5 J Base Engine
5 T L-82 Engine
5 Z 454 Engine
6 3 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1974 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z67J4S400001 to 1Z67J4S437502

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 67 Convertible
3-4 37 Coupe
5 J Base Engine
5 T L-82 Engine
5 Z 454 Engine
6 4 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1975 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z67J5S400001 to 1Z67J5S438465

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 67 Convertible
3-4 37 Coupe
5 J Base Engine
5 T L-82 Engine
6 5 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1976 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z37L6S400001 to 1Z37L6S446558

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 37 Coupe
5 L Base Engine
5 X L-82 Engine
6 6 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1977 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z37L7S400001 to 1Z37L7S449213

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 37 Coupe
5 L Base Engine
5 X L-82 Engine
6 7 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1978 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z87L8S400001 to 1Z87L8S440274

VIN Range - 1Z87L8S900001 to 1Z87L8S906502 (Pace Car)

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 87 Coupe
5 L Base Engine
5 4 L-82 Engine
6 8 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1979 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z8789S400001 to 1Z8789S453807

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 87 Coupe
5 8 Base Engine
5 4 L-82 Engine
6 9 Last Digit of Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1980 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1Z878AS400001 to 1Z878AS440614

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1Z Chevrolet Corvette
3-4 87 Coupe
5 8 Base Engine
5 6 L-82 Engine
5 H 305 Engine (California)
6 A 1980 Model year
7 S St Louis Assembly Plant
8-13   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1981 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1G1AY8764BS400001 to 1G1AY8764BS431611 (St Louis Plant)

VIN Range - 1G1AY8764B5100001 to 1G1AY8764B5108995 (Bowling Green Plant)

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1G US Built by General Motors
3 1 Chevrolet
4 A Occupant Restraint System
5 Y Corvette
6-7 87 Coupe
8 6 350 4V Engine
9 4 Check Digit (can vary)
10 B 1981 Model Year
11 S Saint Louis Assembly Plant
11 5 Bowling Green Assembly Plant
12-17   6 Digit Build Sequence Number

 

1968 1969 1970 1971

1972

1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

1982 Corvette VIN

VIN Range - 1G1AY8780C5100001 to 1G1AY8780C5125408

Character Position Code Significance
1-2 1G US Built by General Motors
3 1 Chevrolet
4 A Occupant Restraint System
5 Y Corvette
6-7 87 Coupe
6-7 07 Collector Edition
8 6 350 Cross Fire Injection Engine
9 4 Check Digit (can vary)
10 C 1982 Model Year
11 5 Bowling Green Assembly Plant
12-17   6 Digit Build Sequence Number