Kia Niro: Identification Numbers / General information

Identification Numbers

Identification Number Description

Vehicle Identification Number

1.

World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)

- KNA : Passenger vehicle, MPV(Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle)/SUV(Sports Utility Vehicle)/RV(Recreational Vehicle)

- KNC : Commercial vehicle (Van)

- KND: MPV/SUV/RV (For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico)

- KNH: Van

2.

Vehicle line

- C : Niro

3.

Model & Series

- A : Low grade (L, GA1, GA2)

- B : Middle-Low grade (GL, GB1, GB2)

- C : Middle grade (GLS, JLS, TAX, GD1, GD2)

- D : Middle-High grade (HGS, GE1, GE2)

- E : High grade (TOP, GF1, GF2)

- M :Premium GL grade (PGL, GC1, GC2)

4.

Body/Cabin type, Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

- 1 : Limousine

- 2 : Sedan - 2 door

- 3 : Sedan - 3 door

- 4 : Sedan - 4 door

- 5 : Sedan - 5 door

- 6 : Coupe

- 7 : Convertible

- 8 : Wagon

- 9 : Commercial Van

- 0 : Pick-Up

- H : Fast back - 5 door

KNC (Commercial vehicle / Van)

Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China

- X : Standard Cabin / Semi-Bonnet

- Y : Double Cabin / Bonnet

- Z : Super Cabin / Box

For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China

- 2 : Standard Cabin Class-H 4×2

- 3 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4×2

- 4 : Standard Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-E 4×4

- 5 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4×2

- 6 : Standard Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Semi-Bonnet Class-F 4×4

- 7 : Double Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Bonnet Class-E 4×2

- 8 : Double Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Bonnet Class-E 4×4

- 9 : Double Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Bonnet Class-F 4×2

- 0 : Double Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Bonnet Class-F 4×4

- A : Super Cabin Class-E 4×2 / Box Class-E 4×2

- B : Super Cabin Class-E 4×4 / Box Class-E 4×4

- C : Super Cabin Class-F 4×2 / Box Class-F 4×2

- D : Super Cabin Class-F 4×4 / Box Class-F 4×4

KND

- 1 : Wagon 4×2 Class-A

- 2 : Wagon 4×2 Class-B

- 3 : Wagon 4×2 Class-C

- 4 : Wagon 4×2 Class-D

- 5 : Wagon 4×2 Class-E

- 6 : Wagon 4×2 Class-F

- 7 : Wagon 4×2 Class-G

- A : Wagon 4×4 Class-A

- B : Wagon 4×4 Class-B

- C : Wagon 4×4 Class-C

- D : Wagon 4×4 Class-D

- E : Wagon 4×4 Class-E

- F : Wagon 4×4 Class-F

- G : Wagon 4×4 Class-G

KNH

- 1 : Box

- 2 : Bonnet

- 3 : Semi-Bonnet

5.

Restraint system, Brake system

KNA, KND

Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico

- 0 : Both side - None

- 1 : Both side - Active belt

- 2 : Both side - Passive belt

For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico

Code
Seat belt
Front air bag
Knee air bag
Side air bag
Curtain air bag
Driver's
Passenger's
Driver's
Passenger's
1st row
2nd row
3rd row
1st row
2nd row
3rd row
A
°
°
°
×
×
°
×
×
°
°
×
B
°
°
°
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
C
°
°
°
×
×
°
×
×
°
°
°
D
°
°
°
×
×
°
°
×
°
°
×
E
°
°
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
F
°
°
°
×
×
°
×
×
×
×
×
N
°
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
H
°
°
°
°
×
°
×
×
°
°
°

KNC, KNH

Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico

- 7 : Hydraulic brake system

- 8 : Pneumatic brake system

- 9 : Mixed brake system

For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico

- X : Hydraulic brake system

- Y : Pneumatic brake system

- Z : Mixed brake system

6.

Engine type

- C : Gasoline engine 1.6 (Kappa 2.0 GDI + HEV)

7.

Check digit or Driver’s side & Transmission

Except U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen

- A : LHD & MT

- B : LHD & AT

- C : LHD & MT+Transfer

- D : LHD & AT+Transfer

- E : LHD & CVT

- F : LHD & Reduction Gear

- G : LHD & DCT

- H : LHD & DCT+Transfer

- L : RHD & MT

- M : RHD & AT

- N : RHD & MT+Transfer

- S : RHD & AT+Transfer

- T : RHD & CVT

- U : RHD & Reduction Gear

- V : RHD & DCT

- W : RHD & DCT+Transfer

For U.S.A, Canada, Mexico, Gulf Cooperation Council, China, Yemen

- Check digit : 0 ~ 9, ×

8.

Production year

- G : 2016, H : 2017, J : 2018, K : 2019...

9.

Plant of production

- 6 : Sohari (Korea)

- 5 : Hwasung (Korea)

- 7 : Kwangju (Korea)

- T : Seosan (Korea)

10.

Vehicle production sequence number

- 000001 - 999999

Engine Number

1.

Engine fuel

- G : Gasoline

2.

Engine range

- 4 : 4 cycle 4 cylinder

3.

Engine development order and capacity

- L : Kappa engine (Gasoline)

4.

Engine Capacity

- E : 1580cc

5.

Production year

- G : 2016, H : 2017, I : 2018, J : 2019...

6.

Plant of production

- A : Asan (Korea)

- B : Beijing (China)

- H : Hwasung (Korea)

- K : Montgomery (U.S.A)

- M : Chennai (India)

- P : Poseung (Korea)

- S : Sohari (Korea)

- T : Izmit (Turkey)

- U : Ulsan (Korea)

- W : Shandong (China)

- Z : Zilina (Slovakia)

- 1 : Yancheng (China)

7.

Engine production sequence number

- 000001 - 999999

Transaxle Number

Dual Clutch Transmission (D6KF1)

1.

Model

– D80k : D6KF1

2.

Production year

- F : 2015, G : 2016, H : 2017, I : 2018...

3.

Plant of production-

D : Hyundai Dymos

4.

Month of production

- 1 - 9 : 1 - 9 month

- A - C : 10 - 12 month

5.

Transmission production sequence number

- 00001 - 99999

Hybrid drive motor

1.

Motor model codeHM03 : .

- HM03 : Hybrid drive motor

2.

production date

- Year - F : 2015, G : 2016, H : 2017, J : 2018, K : 2019…

- Month - 1 - 9 : 1 - 9, A - C : 10 - 12

- Date - 1 -9 : 1 - 9, A - Z : 10 - 31)

3.

Motor production sequence number

- 001 - 999

4.

Model code

- G: DE

5.

Plant of production

- J : Chungju - MOBIS plant (Korea)

- C : HMC(MOBIS) plant (China)

Paint Code

Code
Color
ABP
Aurora Black Pearl
ABT
Smoky Granite
B4U
Gravity Blue
K3R
Temptation Red
MST
Metal stream
SWP
Snow White Pearl
UD
Clear White
4SS
Silky Silver
C3U
Deep Cerulean Blue
DN9
Rich Espresso

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