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Where do I find the submodel of my car?

Last Updated: 8th August, 2021

Look for your car's VIN at the front of the dashboard of the driver's side of the vehicle. It's easiest to see from outside the car, looking in through the windshield at the area where the hood ends and the windshield begins. Or, look for the VIN on the post of the driver's side door.

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Regarding this, what is a submodel?

A submodel is a part of a bigger model for which an analysis has already been performed. A submodel is used if the user would like to analyze some part in more detail by using a more dense mesh or a more complicated material model, just to name a few reasons.

Subsequently, question is, can you tell trim level by Vin? The VIN can reveal a number of things about a car, including its airbag type, country of origin, engine size, model year and trim level. The last 6 characters of the VIN is the most important part that contains the vehicle's unique ID.

Keeping this in view, how do I find out the trim of my car?

If you aren't sure of trim level, here's how to find out:

  1. If you happen to have the original sales invoice or window sticker from when you bought the vehicle, you can find the trim information there.
  2. Try the owner's manual. Sometimes it includes the trim level.
  3. Look on the vehicle itself.

Can I look up parts by Vin?

AutopartsZ allows you to search car and truck parts using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). This is a 17-digit number that encodes the vehicle's manufacturer, features, and serial number. Many drivers find that this is the easiest way to shop affordable car parts.

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Saleem Ancona


What engine do I have?

Vehicle identification numbers are usually stamped on the lower corner of the windshield on the driver's side. You can also find the VIN on the door frame of the driver's side door. Some vehicles will also have their VIN stamped on a metal plate under the hood, near the engine compartment.

Eutropia Kakde


What does the 8th digit of a VIN mean?

Vehicle Description Section
The fourth through eighth digits describe your vehicle's model, body type, restraint system, transmission type, and engine code.

Alegria Humpert


What is the serial number on a car?

A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) (also known as a serial number) is a 17 character code of letters and numbers that identifies your vehicle. You can find your VIN in several places: On top of the dashboard on the driver's side. Inside the driver's side door.

Hui Feldhaus


What does the 6th digit in a VIN number mean?

Sixth & Seventh: The sixth digit, along with the seventh is the body style. So if the vehicle is a convertible, a two door, four door, or wagon, it is defined in these two digits. Eighth: The eighth digit, in this case a Z, is one of my personal favorites. It's the engine size!

Lahbib Barbecho


What is the trim of a vehicle?

Definition of Trim Level
A trim level (also sometimes referred to as a trim package) is a version of a vehicle model that comes equipped with a set combination of features. Higher trim levels come with more/better features at a higher price, while an entry-level trim comes with just the basics at a lower overall cost.

Houaria Granat


What do VIN numbers tell you?

Vehicle identification numbers can reveal many things about automobiles, including their airbag type, country of origin, engine size, model year, vehicle type, trim level, and plant name. The VIN (sometimes known, redundantly, as the "VIN number") is the key to safety. It's also stamped on the engine's firewall.

Tereza Buehmann


How do I know what transmission I have?

Open the driver's side door and find the white card on the side of the door that is filled with small black lettering. This card contains specific details about the year the car was made, its transmission, engine specifications and other details. Underneath or beside the “TR” symbol will be a number code.

Nieves Tutusaus


Can I run a VIN number for free?

[What Is a VIN Number?] The most-extensive VIN check reports are available through companies that will charge you a fee. You can get limited information for free, however. provides the most exhaustive free VIN data.

Lissy Salim


What size engine do I have by Vin?

To find out the engine size of a specific vehicle, you will need to decode the VIN.
  1. Navigate to and enter the vehicle's VIN into the designated box.
  2. Click "Go" to submit the information to the VIN decoder. Locate the engine size next to the "Cylinders" heading on the VIN decoder screen.

Twila Tietgen


What does the 10th digit in a VIN number mean?

The 10th character in the 17-character VIN represents the vehicle model-year. This standard applies to vehicles built in or after 1981. Before 1981, the VIN format was not standardized and varied by manufacturer.

Stephenie Ziemens


How do you decode a VIN?

How to decode a VIN?
  1. WMI. Digits 1 through 3 combined is the WMI, (World Manufacturer Identifier).
  2. Vehicle Descriptor. Digits 4 through 8 represent the vehicle descriptor section.
  3. Check Digit. Digit 9 is a check digit.
  4. Vehicle Identification Section (VIS) Digits 10 through 17 is the Vehicle Identifier Section.
  5. Plant Code.
  6. Production Number.

Charise Almendro


How do I know what size engine I have?

How to Check Engine Size
  1. Open the hood of your vehicle and prop it up. Make sure it is turned off and cold before proceeding.
  2. Check your vehicle's manual.
  3. Open your web browser and go to
  4. Look for the VIN number of your vehicle.
  5. Identify the engine size from the VIN number.