Understanding your VIN Number

The VIN number is broken down into many parts to more accurately specify which model it is.

“JM1″ World Manufacturer Identifier” for Mazda
“FD” RX-7 third generation series
“33″ Body style (“33″ = coupe)
“1″ Misc. ID field (1993: “1″ = US, “2″ = Canada.)
                      (1994: “3″ = manual seat belts, 2 airbags)
                      (1995: “3″ = manual seat belts, 2 airbags)
“1″ Check Digit” (used to verify that a VIN is not bogus) Calculated for each year.
“P” Year model code (1993 = “P”)
                            (1994 = “R”)
                            (1995 = “S”)
                            (Q was not used)
“0″ Assembly plant code (“0″ = Hiroshima)
“200001″ Serial number (1993: started with 200001)
                      (1994: started with 300001)
                      (1995: started with 400001)

Example VIN: JM1FD3311P0200001