A Vehicle's Identification Number (VIN for short) is a unique serial number that helps identify not only the vehicle type and specifications, but also helps authorities and organizations track a vehicle's past records. Using the free VIN Checks below, you can get information about your vehicle's specifications, title brands, recalls, and even if the vehicle has been reported stolen. There are, however, limits to what information you can get for free, and that peace of mind usually comes with a small fee. But, these free VIN checks should help you get on your way to having more information and buying your next car.
1 Method 1 of 4: Checking Vehicle Specifications, Fuel Economy, and Pricing Details Write down the VIN. Using a Pen and Paper, record the VIN that you want to check. You can also use a camera or smartphone to take a picture of your VIN to refer to later.
2 Open up your web browser and go to http://www.vincheckerpro.com/. Enter your VIN number and press the Check Your VIN button.
3 View the Vehicle Specifications. Receive information about the vehicle such as options, fuel efficiency, NHTSA and IIHS crash test ratings, and other specifications. Note, this is "not a free vehicle history report" � the companies providing vehicle history reports are required to charge a fee, per the Anti-Car Theft Act.