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1993 - 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ VIN Decoder/Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)


The Jeep Grand Cherokee Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is attached to the top left side of the instrument panel.
The Vehicle Identification Number is also imprinted on the:

  • Body Code Plate
  • Equipment Identification Plate
  • Vehicle Safety Certification Label
  • Frame Rail
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    1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ VIN Decoder Chart
    Position Interpretation Code = Description
    1 Country of origin 1 = United States
    2 Make J = Jeep
    3 Vehicle Type 4 = MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle)
    8 = MPV With Side Air Bags
    4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating G = 5001-6000 lbs.
    5 Vehicle Line (North America)


    Vehicle Line (Export)
    2 = Grand Cherokee 2WD (1999-2000)
    X = Grand Cherokee 2WD (2001-2004)
    W = Grand Cherokee 4WD (1999-2004)

    W= Grand Cherokee (LHD, 1999-2002)
    2 = Grand Cherokee (LHD, 2003-2004)
    8 = Grand Cherokee (RHD, 1999-2004)
    6 Series 1999
    5 = Laredo
    6 = Limited
    2000-2004
    3 = Sport
    4= Laredo
    5 = Limited
    6 = Overland
    WG Family (With Euro Group)
    B = 4spd Auto Transmission
    E = 5spd Auto Transmission
    Note: All Columbia, Freedom, Rocky Mountain and Special Edition's use the same "Series" number as Laredo.
    7 Body Style 8 = 4dr Sport Utility
    8 Engine 4 = 3.1 Liter Turbo Diesel (export, 1999-2001)
    A = 2.7 Liter Turbo Diesel (export, 2002-2004)
    S = 4.0 Liter
    N = 4.7 Liter
    J = 4.7 Liter High Output
    9 Check Digit 0 thru 9 or X
    10 Model Year X = 1999
    Y = 2000
    1 = 2001
    2 = 2002
    3 = 2003
    4 = 2004
    11 Assembly Plant C = Jefferson North Assembly Plant (Michigan, USA)
    Y = Steyr (Graz, Austria)
    12 - 17 Vehicle Serial Number 000000 (6 digits)

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