Kia Optima: Identification Number Description. Vehicle Identification Number - General Information - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Identification Number Description. Vehicle Identification Number

1. World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI)

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

- 5XX (U.S.A) : Passenger vehicle
2. Vehicle line

- G : OPTIMA

3. Model & Series

- L : Low grade (L)

- M : Middle-Low grade (GL)

- N : Middle grade (GLS, JSL, TAX)

- P : Middle-High grade (HGS)

- R : High grade (TOP)

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
5. Restraint system, Brake system

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




×

×
×




6. Engine type

- 6 : Gasoline engine 2.0 (Theta-II T-GDI)

- 7 : Gasoline engine 2.4 (Theta-II GDI)
7. Check digit or Driver’s side & Transmission

- Check digit : 0 ~ 9, ×

8. Model year

- B : 2011, C : 2012, D : 2013, E : 2014 …

9. Plant of production

- 5 : Hwasung (Korea)

- G : Georgia (U.S.A)
10. Vehicle production sequence number

- 000001 ~ 999999

Identification Number Locations
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Paint Code
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