Read your door tag, should look a bit like this one...
A DATE: Month and Year of Production.
B GVWR: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating.
The maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded vehicle, including liquids, passengers, cargo, and the tongue weight of any towed vehicle.
C FRONT GAWR: Front Gross Axle Weight Rating.
The maximum allowable weight the front axle is designed to carry including the weight of the axle assembly itself. GAWR is established by considering the rating of each of its components (tires, wheels, springs, axle), and rating the axle on its weakest link. The GAWR assumes that the load is equally dispersed on either side.
D REAR GAWR: Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating.
The maximum allowable weight the rear axle is designed to carry including the weight of the axle assembly itself. GAWR is established by considering the rating of each of its components (tires, wheels, springs, axle), and rating the axle on its weakest link. The GAWR assumes that the load is equally dispersed on either side.
- Exterior paint color code. The first set of letters/numbers indicate the vehicle primary
body color. The second set (if applicable) indicate a two-tone or accent body color.
B7 - Zinc Yellow
E9 - Laser Red Metallic
ES - Torch Red
TK - Mineral Grey Metallic
L2 - True Blue Metallic
S1 - Sonic Blue Pearl
SU - Tropic Green Metallic
SW - Electric Green Metallic
TL - Satin Silver Pearl
UA - Black
YZ - Oxford White
- Region code
- Special order code
DSO - domestic special order
FSO - foreign special order
PTO - paint, tire option special order
- Brake type code
2 Four-wheel disc with anti-lock brake system (SRS)
3 Traction control
5 Four-wheel disc with anti-lock brake system (ABS) and traction control.
- Interior trim code. The first letter/number is for the interior fabric. The second letter is for the interior color.
9 Rhodes Cloth (individual)
T Leather/Vinyl (individual)
U Shadow/Twill Cloth (individual)
X Leather/Vinyl (sport)
D Leather/Leather (sport).
H Medium Parchment
W Midnight Black
2 Medium Graphite
Z Oxford White.
- Tape/paint stripe code
MM Saddle/Gold (rocker panel accent stripe)
AA Black (rocker panel accent stripe)
WW White (rocker panel accent stripe).
- Radio type code
9 Mid-line AM/FM stereo with cassette and clock
8 Premium AM/FM stereo with cassette, clock and premium sound system
8 Mach 460 premium AM/FM stereo with cassette, clock and sub-woofer sound system
1 Premium AM/FM stereo with compact disc, clock and premium sound system.
- Axle ratio code
X5 3.27 conventional
Z5 3.27 conventional
VM 2.73 locker
LE 3.27 locker
ME 3.27 locker.
- Transmission code
U Four-speed automatic, (4R70W)
5 Five-speed manual (T5 w/ overdrive)
6 Five-speed manual (T45 w/ overdrive).
K Five-speed manual (3650 w/ overdrive).
- Spring code
The spring code portion of the VC label identifies both the front and rear springs.
The first letter/number indicates the front spring code. The second letter/number indicates
the rear spring code.
- Powertrain calibration code
The powertrain calibration code is printed in the lower right corner of the VC label.
It is designed to provide worldwide standardization for vehicle calibration.