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(b) The second section shall consist of five characters, which occupy positions four

through eight (4–8) in the VIN. This section shall uniquely identify the attributes of the vehicle

as specified in Table VIII. For passenger cars, and for multipurpose passenger vehicles and

trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating of 4536 kg (10,000 lb) or less, the first and second

characters shall be alphabetic and the third and fourth characters shall be numeric. The fifth

character may be either alphabetic or numeric. The characters utilized and their placement within

the section may be determined by the manufacturer, but the specified attributes must be

decipherable with information supplied by the manufacturer in accordance with §565.26(c). In

submitting the required information to NHTSA relating to gross vehicle weight rating, the

designations in Table IX shall be used. The use of these designations within the VIN itself is not

required. Tables VIII and IX follow:

Table VIII—Type of Vehicle and Information Decipherable

Passenger car: Line, series, body type, engine type and restraint system type.

Multipurpose passenger vehicle: Line, series, body type, engine type, gross vehicle weight

rating.

Truck: Model or line, series, chassis, cab type, engine type, brake system and gross vehicle

weight rating.

Bus: Model or line, series, body type, engine type, and brake system

Trailer, including trailer kits and incomplete trailer: Type of trailer, body type, length and axle

configuration.

Motorcycle: Type of motorcycle, line, engine type, and net brake horsepower.

Incomplete Vehicle other than a trailer: Model or line, series, cab type, engine type and brake

system.

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