Second Generation Chevy Camaro VIN Decode

Just like '67-'69 Camaro VIN's not a lot can be decoded from a '70 or '71 Camaro VIN. However, starting in '72 Camaros had the engine code in the VIN. There are 3 different types of VIN's for second generation Camaros. Also starting in '81 Camaros went to a 17 digit VIN. (See below for links to other years)

1970-71 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 124870N500000
Third Digit Engine: 3 for 6 cylinder, 4 for V8
Sixth Digit Year: 0=1970, 1=1971
Seventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant started at 500000

1972-80 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 1Q87L2L100000
First Digit Division: 1=General Motors
Second Digit Series: Q=Camaro (1972-9), P=Camaro (1980), S=Type LT (73-78) or Berlinetta (79-80)
Third & Fourth Digits Body Style: 87=Sport Coupe/Camaro
Fifth Digit Engine: See Engine Codes Below
Sixth Digit Year: 3=73,4=74,5=75,6=76,7=77,8=78,9=79,A=80
Seventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant

1981 CAMARO VIN

Vehicle Identification Number Example: 1G1AP87H2BN100000
First Digit Nation of Origin: 1=USA, 2=Canada
Second Digit Division: G=General Motors
Third Digit: 1=Chevrolet
Fourth Digit: A=non-passive, B=automatic belts, C=inflatable restraint
Fifth Digit Model: P=Camaro Coupe or Z28, S=Berlinetta
Six & Seven Digits Body Style: 87=Sport Coupe/Camaro
Eigth Digit Engine: See Engine Codes Below
Ninth Digit is Check digit
Tenth Digit Year: B=81
Eleventh Digit Production Plant: N=Norwood,Ohio, L=Van Nuys
Last Six Digits increase by one with each car built at each plant

Second Generation Chevy Camaro VIN Decode

1967-69 CAMARO VIN (Example: 124377N100001 )

1982-92 CAMARO VIN (Example: 1G1AP87H4CN100000)

1993-2002 CAMARO VIN (Example: 2G1FP22P1P2100001)