Decoding the VIN number for an Acura can be a difficult task to try out on your own. Acura has used several different VIN decoding systems over the years to identify their various makes and models.
This is why if you want to decode the VIN of an Acura, we strongly suggest that you use the VehicleHistory.com search system to do so. Simply type in the VIN, and we'll provide you with the information you need.
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On your own, you can at least look at the numbers in the VIN you have been given and get a sense of whether it actually belongs to an Acura. Depending on the make, model and year, there are two ways to do this.
First, look at the second number. This may be part of a two- or three-digit group. Look for these letter and number combinations.
Rounding out the Top 20 best selling brands in America, Acura isn't actually its own company. Acura is the luxury car division of Honda (which is one of the things that makes decoding Acura VIN numbers particularly difficult).
In 1986 Acura became the first Japanese-made luxury car division in America. Today it is most commonly known as the “Marvel Car,” because Acura has an agreement with Disney Studios to have only Acura models in their comic book action films.
Acura offers a wide variety of luxury automobiles that successfully compete against the likes of Cadillac and Ferrari.