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The Insight's VIN can be found many places on the car. The easiest and most visible location is through a small window at the bottom driver's side corner of the windshield:

An Insight VIN is broken into fields as follows:

JHM ZE1 3 7 - 1 T 000001

Where each field can be decoded as follows:

JHM Manufacturer / make / vehicle type JHM: Honda Motor Co Ltd / Honda / Passenger Car
ZE1 Model / engine ZE1: Insight / ECA1
3 Body / transmission 3: 2-door hatchback / 5-speed manual
7 Vehicle grade (series) 5: Base
7: With factory A/C
- Check digit
1 Model year Y: 2000
1: 2001
2: 2002
T Factory T: Tochigi Factory in Japan
000001 Region & serial number 000001- U.S.A. (KA)
200001- Germany
800001- Canada (KC)

 
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