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How To Find the VIN Number on Your Mercedes-Benz Vehicle

Where To Find the VIN on Your Mercedes-Benz 

Did you know that your 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)? Brand-new Mercedes-Benz owners who need to know the VIN on their luxury car or crossover may not know where to find the VIN on their Mercedes-Benz. Learn more about Mercedes-Benz VIN numbers with this quick summary created by Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale.

Where Is the VIN on Your Mercedes-Benz? 

There are a few places where you can find the VIN on your Mercedes-Benz car or crossover. The first place you will find your VIN number is on your vehicle registration and title. You will also be able to find the vehicle identification number on any maintenance records from the dealership. To find the VIN number on your vehicle, you will want to look on the driver’s side door jam, under the windshield on the driver’s side, on the steering column of your Mercedes-Benz and under the hood on the engine block. 

What Is the Vehicle Identification Number? 

The Vehicle Identification Number on your Mercedes-Benz is a 17-character serial number that includes letters and numbers that determine the year, make, model and manufacturer of your vehicle. Armed with the VIN number of your vehicle, you can determine the year it was built and its included features to create a history of your Mercedes-Benz. 

Owner's Manual Diagram of Where to Find the Mercedes-Benz VIN on the Door
Owner's Manual Diagram of Mercedes-Benz VIN Locations Under the Hood

Why Do I Need the VIN for My Mercedes-Benz? 

Now that you know where to look for the VIN number on your Mercedes-Benz and what the number is used for, you may want to know when and why you need to find it. There are three main reasons why you may need it: 

  1. When You Buy a Used Car – When you purchase a used car, it is important to know its history and you will need the VIN to get a vehicle history report from websites like CARFAX® and AutoCheck. 
  2. In Case of Any Recalls – Did you hear about the recent recalls? Are you unsure if your vehicle has been recalled? You can use the VIN on your Mercedes-Benz to determine if there have been any recalls on your vehicle within the past 15 years. 
  3. In Case Your Mercedes-Benz is Stolen – In the event that your Mercedes-Benz is stolen, the VIN number will help police and law enforcement to track and find your vehicle with local and national vehicle databases. 

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Learn more about where to find the VIN on your Mercedes-Benz with this quick guide provided by Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. Contact the Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale team today to apply for financing for your brand-new Mercedes-Benz!