You’ll likely hear the phrase “make and model” when you’re shopping for a car or getting auto insurance.
“Make” refers to the vehicle’s manufacturer, such as Ford or Chevrolet.
“Model” is the name of the product.
Examples of vehicle makes and models are Ford F-150, Honda Civic and Nissan Rogue.
How do I find the model of my car?
How to Find My Car’s Make and Model
- Check the VIN. The vehicle identification number is found in your car on the driver’s side either on the door or somewhere between the dashboard and windshield.
- Acquire the vehicle history report. Locate your local motor vehicles agency and visit.
- Read the vehicle history report.
What is the model year of a car?
The only way to accurately determine the year model of a vehicle is to decode that vehicle’s original Vehicle Identification Number, known as VIN, for short. Starting in 1980, most production vehicles carried a VIN that was made up of 17 characters – a combination of letters and numbers.
What does the trim of a car mean?
A trim level (also sometimes referred to as a trim package) is a version of a vehicle model that comes equipped with a set combination of features. Higher trim levels come with more/better features at a higher price, while an entry-level trim comes with just the basics at a lower overall cost.
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