VIN PLA TE DECODING INFORMA TION
1 2
3
4
5
6 7 8 9 10
1 1
12 thru 17
Country
Make
V ehicle
T ype
Other
Line
Series
Body
Style
Engine
Check
Digit
Model
Y ear
Assy .
Plant
Sequence No.
The following table interprets the VIN Plate position shown above.
Position Interpretation
Codes = Description
1
Country of Origin 1 = Manufactured By DaimlerChrysler Corporation
2 Assembler J = Jeep
3 V ehicle T ype
7 = T ruck Less Sales Code "CGS" Side Air Bags
4
GVWR & Pass. Safety D = 1 -3000 GVWR & Hyd. Brakes
E = 3001 -4000 GVWR & Hyd. Brakes
F = 4001 -5000 GVWR & Hyd. Brakes
G = 5001 -6000 GVWR & Hyd. Brakes
5
V ehicle Line
T = Compass / Patriot Left Hand Drive (FWD)
F = Compass / Patriot Left Hand Drive (4x4)
7 = Compass / Patriot Right Hand Drive (4x4)
6
Series
2 = Patroit -74
4 = Patroit Limited -74
4 = Compass -49
5 = Compass Limited -49
7
Body Style 8 = Sport Utility 4 Door
8 Engine
K = 2.4L I4 CYL DOHC 16 V alve Dual VVT Gasoline (ED3)
9
Check Digit 0 = Check Digit
10 Model Y ear 6 = 2006
1 1 Assembly Plant D = Belvidere
12 thru 17
V ehicle Build Sequence Model Y ear Assembly Sequence