Chevrolet VIN Charts

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1972 VIN Charts

1 - Chevrolet Division
2 - Chevrolet series such as passenger, Camaro, Nova, Chevelle, and Corvette
3/4 - Particular series body style designation
5 - Engine code letter
6 - Model year
7 - Final assembly plant letter
8-13 - Plant sequence number

1972 VIN Series Codes

Series CodeSeries
BNomad
CChevelle/Sprint
DChevelle Malibu/Sprint
HMonte Carlo/Concours
KBiscayne/Brookwood
LBel Air/Townsman
MImpala/Kingswood
NCaprice/Kingswood Estate
QCamaro
XNova
ZCorvette

1972 VIN Body Style Codes

Body Style CodeBody Style
272-door sport coupe/Nova
354-door station wagon, 2-seat
364-door station wagon, 2-seat
372-door sport coupe/Corvette
394-door sport sedan
454-door station wagon, 3-seat
464-door station wagon, 3-seat
472-door sport coupe
572-door sport coupe/Monte Carlo
672-door convertible
694-door sedan
802-door sedan pickup
872-door sport coupe/Camaro

1972 VIN Engine Codes

CodeCubic InchesTypeCarburetorNet HP
B140L41BBL/2BBL80/93
D250L61BBL110
F307V82BBL130
H350V82BBL165
J350V84BBL175
K350V84BBL200
L350V84BBL255
R400V82BBL170
U402V84BBL230
V454V84BBL240
W454V84BBL270

1972 VIN Assembly Plant Codes

Letter CodeAssembly PlantBody Type
BBaltimore, Maryland4**, 6, 7
CSouthgate, California1
DAtlanta, Georgia (Doraville)1
JJanesville, Wisconsin1
KKansas City, Missouri4**. 6, 7
LLos Angeles, California4**, 5, 6, 7
NNorwood, Ohio5
RArlington, Texas4
SSt. Louis, Missouri1, 2
TTarrytown, New York1
ULordstown, Ohio1
WWillow Run, Michigan3
YWilmington, Delaware1
0Oshawa, Canada1
1St. Therese, Canada1, 4, 6
1: Passenger
2: Corvette
3: Nova
4: Chevelle
** Includes El Camino
5: Camaro
6: Monte Carlo
7: Sprint

1972 VIN Beginning Sequence Number

3ModelBegin Sequence NumberPlant
Passenger100001All
Camaro100001Norwood
Chevelle/Monte Carlo500001All
Nova100001
300001 (Feb 1972)
Los Angeles, Willow Run
Norwood
Corvette500001St. Louis