Alfa Romeo VIN Number

The different models for Alfa Romeo

Location - Stamped on the vehicle - On the type plate

Alfa 147
Alfa Romeo Mito
Alfa GT
Alfa 156
Alfa 156 Sportwagon
Alfa 156 Crosswagon
Alfa 159
Alfa 159 Sportwagon
Alfa 166
Alfa 166
Alfa Spider
Alfa Brera
Alfa Romeo 8C
Alfa Romeo Giulietta
Alfa 147

Alfa Romeo Vehicle Identification Number

Alfa Romeo VIN Location
Stamped onto the vehicle floor, on the front passenger's side
e.g: Alfa Romeo 166 - 159 - Brera - Mito
Stamped onto the vehicle floor, on the front passenger's side
e.g: Alfa Romeo 166 - 159 - Brera - Mito
Stamped onto the vehicle floor, on the front passenger's side
e.g: Alfa Romeo 166 - 159 - Brera - Mito
ModelSales DescriptionVIN locations
164Alfa Romeo 164On the right suspension strut dome
167Alfa Romeo 155On the right suspension strut dome
907Alfa Romeo 33On the right suspension strut dome
916Alfa Romeo Spider/GTVOn the right suspension strut dome
920Alfa Romeo 8CFloor panel - front passenger seat
932Alfa Romeo 156On the right suspension strut dome
936Alfa Romeo 166Floor panel - front passenger seat
937Alfa Romeo 147On the right suspension strut dome
939Alfa Romeo 159 / BreraFloor panel - front passenger seat
940Alfa Romeo GiuliettaFloor panel - front passenger seat
955Alfa MitoFloor panel - front passenger seat

Alfa Romeo VIN Lettering

The Alfa Romeo VIN stamped on the end of the suspension strut contains two lines, each of which terminates with asterisks at the ends.

The VIN Alfa Romeo stamped on to the floor on the front passenger’s side comprises one line, terminated with asterisks at the ends. In addition, the VIN is interrupted by an asterisk at the 9th digit.

 The first section (1st – 9th characters) consists of the manufacturer’s code and the model designation. The 2nd section consists of the production serial number.

In General, the following arrangements exist but differ according to the vehicle type:

*ZAR936000*00000001*

*ZAR9320000*

*00000001*

ZAR

1

932000

2

01234567

3

1   =    ZAR (World Manufacturer Identity Code)

2   =    932000 (932 = Model, 000 = Filler)

3   =    01234567 (consecutive serial number)

Variations from the standard composition of the Alfa Romeo VIN

An „A“ can appear in the 7th position of the VIN – no significance

At the 11th character of the VIN, another number instead of „0“ can appear – this designates the manufacturing plant.

Alfa Romeo Type Plate

Location of the type plate for Alfa Romeo

On the radiator yoke on the right or the left of the bonnet lock or on the inner side of the wing, on right, viewed in the direction of travel (Spider/GTV).

In the engine compartment, on the inside face of the right suspension strut dome (159 – Brera)

On the floor panel in the boot – near the spare wheel well (Mito)

Composition of the Alfa Romeo type plate (identification plate)

Colour:       silver, with black offset printing

Rivets:        two-piece black constructions consisting of a pin and head Metal rivets on the Alfa Mito.

The following data appear on the Alfa Romeo factory plate:

 – Name of the manufacturer

– The EU or ABE [Allgemeine Betriebserlaubnis – general road circulation certificate] approval number, where applicable

– VIN

– Maximum authorised weight

– Total mass of the vehicle combination (vehicle + trailer)

– Authorised axle load, front axle

– Authorised axle load, rear axle

– Engine type

– Version

 As a rule, the characters on the manufacturer’s plate are embossed.

 The “1” has a “foot”; the “4” is open at the top.

On older models, the type plate (identification plate) was attached using conventional rivets or screws.

Type plate on the „Giulietta“
Type plate on the ‘Mito’