How to Find Vehicle Specs by VIN Number
- Find the VIN number. The VIN for cars made after 1969 is located on the driver’s side dash and can be viewed through the windshield. The VIN can also be found on insurance and title records.
- Write the VIN down on a piece of paper. Go to a VIN decoder website, such as AutoCheck.com, DecodeThis.com or DMV.org.
What car performance means?
The steering and suspension on a performance car is superior. Performance is also measured by the car’s ability to brake.
What is the BHP on my car?
Car (BHP) is the acronym used to describe Brake Horsepower which determines the power and total output of an engine. Get a complimentary Brake Horsepower check for your car. Cars vary greatly in their BHP output and can range from as little as 50BHP up to 700BHP.
What should I look for in a used car?
11 Things to Check Before Buying a Used Car
- Vehicle history. Get as much information as you can from the current owner and then do your own research.
- Rust or paint damage. Take a walk around the car and keep an eye out for any rusty spots or paint chips.
- Frame issues.
- Under the hood.
- Tire condition.
- Interior electronics.
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