VIN Decoder API

VIN Decoder API

The VIN Decoder API is a tool that allows developers to easily retrieve information about a vehicle by entering its Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The API can decode VINs from a variety of sources and provides details such as the make and model of the vehicle, the year it was manufactured, and its country of origin.

API description

About the API:

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique code assigned to every vehicle manufactured in the world. It is a 17-digit alphanumeric code that provides information about the vehicle's manufacturer, model, and features. The VIN Decoder API is a tool that allows developers to easily retrieve information about a vehicle by entering its VIN.

The VIN Decoder API provides developers with access to a database of vehicle information, which can be used to retrieve detailed information about a vehicle by simply entering its VIN. This information includes the make and model of the vehicle, the year it was manufactured, its body style, engine type, transmission, and other features. This information can be useful for a variety of purposes, from verifying vehicle ownership to conducting research on automotive trends.

One of the primary use cases for the VIN Decoder API is to help car dealerships and other automotive businesses to quickly and easily verify the details of a vehicle that they are interested in purchasing or selling. By entering the VIN into the API, they can get instant access to detailed information about the vehicle, which can help them to make informed decisions about pricing and inventory management.

In addition, the VIN Decoder API can be used by insurance companies and law enforcement agencies to help them to identify stolen vehicles. By entering the VIN into the API, they can quickly determine if the vehicle has been reported stolen, and if so, take appropriate action to recover the vehicle and apprehend any suspects.

The VIN Decoder API can also be used by consumers who are looking to buy a used car. By entering the VIN of a vehicle they are interested in purchasing, they can quickly and easily access information about the vehicle's history, including any accidents it has been involved in and whether it has been previously owned. This information can help consumers to make informed decisions about whether to purchase the vehicle and how much to pay for it.

Overall, the VIN Decoder API is a powerful tool that provides developers with access to a wealth of information about vehicles. Whether you are a car dealership, insurance company, law enforcement agency, or individual consumer, the VIN Decoder API can help you quickly and easily access the information you need to make informed decisions about vehicles.

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

The only parameter that this API receives is the VIN number to lookup. Receive an extensive list of information like manufacturer, year, transmission type, city and highway mileage, engine, and more 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Car Dealerships: Car dealerships can use the VIN Decoder API to quickly retrieve information about a vehicle they are interested in purchasing or selling. This information can help them to make informed decisions about pricing, inventory management, and the history of the vehicle.

  2. Insurance Companies: Insurance companies can use the VIN Decoder API to determine the history of a vehicle and to verify its details before issuing a policy. This can help to prevent fraud and ensure that the policy accurately reflects the vehicle being insured.

  3. Law Enforcement Agencies: Law enforcement agencies can use the VIN Decoder API to identify stolen vehicles and to track down suspects. By entering the VIN of a stolen vehicle into the API, they can quickly determine if it has been reported stolen and take appropriate action to recover the vehicle.

  4. Automotive Research: Researchers and analysts can use the VIN Decoder API to conduct research on automotive trends and analyze data about vehicle sales and ownership. By accessing data on a large number of vehicles, they can gain valuable insights into the automotive industry and make informed predictions about future trends.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation

Endpoints


Pass the VIN number and receive extensive information about the vehicle. 

Be able to recognize its model, maker, year, engine, transmission type, and additional features like Air conditioner, airbags, and more. 



                                                                            
GET https://www.zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/139/usa+vin+decoder
                                                                            
                                                                        

USA VIN Decoder - Endpoint Features
Object Description
vin [Required] Pass the VIN number of the vehicule you want to extract data from.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"success":true,"vin":"JNKCA31A61T027494","specification":{"vin":"JNKCA31A61T027494","year":"2001","make":"Infiniti","model":"I30 Base \/ Touring","trim_level":"Touring","engine":"3.0L V6 SFI","style":"Sedan 4D","made_in":"Japan","steering_type":"R&P","anti_brake_system":"4-Wheel ABS","tank_size":null,"overall_height":"56.50 inches","overall_length":"193.70 inches","overall_width":"70.20 inches","standard_seating":"5","optional_seating":null,"highway_mileage":"28 miles\/gallon","city_mileage":"20 miles\/gallon","fuel_type":"Gasoline","transmission":"Automatic","drive_type":"FWD","features":["Air Conditioning","Cruise Control","Power Seat (Driver)","Remote Trunk Release","Anti-theft System","Front Airbags (Driver)","Tachometer"]}}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

USA VIN Decoder - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/139/usa+vin+decoder?vin=1C4NJPBB3FD398798' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

Pass any VIN number from Europe and receive the information related to that Vehicle. 



                                                                            
GET https://www.zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/1507/europe+vin+decoder
                                                                            
                                                                        

Europe VIN Decoder - Endpoint Features
Object Description
vin [Required] VIN number to lookup.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"VIN":"VF3CA5FU8DW062146","Manufacturer":"Automobiles Peugeot","Adress line 1":"75 Avenue De La Grande Armee","Adress line 2":"75016 Paris","Region":"Europe","Country":"France","Note":"Manufacturer builds more than 500 vehicles per year","Entered VIN":"VF3CA5FU8DW062146","Corrected VIN":"VF3CA5FU8DW062146","Squish VIN":"VF3CA5FUDW","WMI":"VF3","VIS identifier":"N\/A","VDS":"CA5FU8DW","Year identifier":"D","Serial number":"062146","VIN type":"normal","Check digit":"not valid","Make":"Peugeot","Model":"208","Model year":"2013","Body style":"3 Doors Hatchback","Engine type":"1.6","Fuel type":"Gasoline","Transmission":"6-Speed Manual","Vehicle class":"Subcompact Car","Vehicle type":"Passenger car","Manufactured in":"France","Body type":"Hatchback","Number of doors":"3","Number of seats":"5","Displacement SI":"1598","Displacement CID":"98","Displacement Nominal":"1.6","Engine HorsePower":"200","Engine KiloWatts":"149","Manual gearbox":"6MT"}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Europe VIN Decoder - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/1507/europe+vin+decoder?vin=VF3CA5FU8DW062146' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

Pass any VIN from any manufacturer around the world and receive the data related to that vehicle. 



                                                                            
GET https://www.zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/1508/world+vin+decoder
                                                                            
                                                                        

World VIN Decoder - Endpoint Features
Object Description
vin [Required] VIN number to lookup.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"VIN":"ZACNJCCS4LPR01613","Manufacturer":"Fiat Auto S.p.A.","Adress line 1":"C\/O Fiat Auto Spa","Adress line 2":"Corso G. Agnelli 200","Region":"Europe","Country":"Italy","Note":"Manufacturer builds more than 500 vehicles per year","Entered VIN":"ZACNJCCS4LPR01613","Corrected VIN":"ZACNJCCS4LPR01613","Squish VIN":"ZACNJCCSLP","WMI":"ZAC","VIS identifier":"N\/A","VDS":"NJCCS4LP","Year identifier":"L","Serial number":"R01613","VIN type":"normal","Check digit":"valid","Make":"Autobianchi","Model year":"1990","Manufactured in":"Italy"}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

World VIN Decoder - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/74/vin+decoder+api/1508/world+vin+decoder?vin=3C6TRVDG3JE129289' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the VIN Decoder API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17-digit alphanumeric code assigned to every vehicle. It provides important information about the vehicle's manufacturer, model, and features, and is crucial for vehicle identification and history tracking.

The VIN Decoder API allows developers to retrieve detailed information about a vehicle by entering its VIN. It provides access to a database of vehicle information, including make, model, year, transmission type, mileage, engine details, and more.

The VIN Decoder API has three endpoints: one for the USA, one for Europe, and one for the rest of the world. These endpoints cater to different regional vehicle databases and provide relevant information based on the VIN's origin.

The API provides an extensive list of information about the vehicle associated with the VIN. This includes the manufacturer, year of manufacture, transmission type, city and highway mileage, engine specifications, and other relevant details.

Car dealerships can use the API to quickly verify and access detailed information about vehicles they are interested in purchasing or selling. This helps them make informed decisions regarding pricing, inventory management, and vehicle history.

The VIN Decoder API only requires the VIN number as input. Developers need to provide the 17-digit alphanumeric VIN to retrieve information about the corresponding vehicle.

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