VOLVO Product Plate
1967 to 1974 140, 164
1972 to 1973 1800E,ES
The contains 7 numbers followed by an optional letter. The table below shows 2 examples.
Type digits decoding
|The first 3 digits of the type identifies the chassis.
|The 4th digit of the type identifies the engine.
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|The 5th digit of the type identifies the destination market.
|The 6th digit of the type identifies the transmission.
|The 7th digit of the type identifies the steering Position
|Letter identifying the model year.
The production identification letter is not always present on the identification plate. If the letter is not present, the year of the car can be determined with the chassis number (Ch. Nr.) by looking up it the production tables.
Chassis Number (Ch. Nr)
A consecutive number assigned to each chassis produced. Each chassis style (2 doors, 4 doors and wagon) have a unique set of number. The year can be determined with the chassis number (Ch. Nr.) by looking up it the production tables.
The upholstery code identifies the style, colors and materials covering the interior of the car. The code is different for 2-door, 4-door and station wagon models. The materials and colors changed almost every year and therefore many codes exists for the same car. For example there are 7 different upholstery codes just for the 1963 120 4 door.
S- Special equipment code
This code identifies the special equipment on the car.
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