Identifying Capri VIN Number

(Information below provided by "Erik Aackerlund")

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1st Position
Country

1. United States
2. Canada
3. Mexico
4. United States
6. Australia
J. Japan
K. Korea
S. England
W. Germany
Z. Italy
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2nd Position
Make
B Ford
C Ford
F Ford/Mazda
M Mercury
N Ford
Z Ford
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3rd Position
Type

A Passenger Car
B Passenger Car
E Passenger Car
I Passenger Car
J Passenger Car
N Passenger Car
P Passenger Car (Imported)
R Passenger Car-
V Passenger Car
1 Passenger Car (Imported)
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4th Position
Restraint System
B Active Belts
C Air Bags & Active Belts
D Active Belts
L Air Bags & Active Belts
P Passive & Active Belts
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5th Position
M Lincoln/Mercury Make
P Passenger Car (82-89)
P Ford Make (90-94_
T Imported & Non Ford
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6th & 7th Position
Body Series Number
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8th Position
Engine Code

Z 1.6-L4 EFI/MFI/Mazda
2 1.6-L4 Fuel Injected
5 1.6-L4 EFI/Mazda
6 1.6-L4 EFI/Turbo or non turbo
8 1.6-L4 Mazda
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9th Position
Check Position

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10th Position
K = 1989
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993
R = 1994
S = 1995
T = 1996
V = 1997
W = 1998
X = 1999
Y = 2000
1 = 2001
2 = 2002
3 = 2003
4 = 2004
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11th Position
8 = Broadmeadows, Australia
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12th Thru 17th Position
Production Sequence