Free VIN Check Report

Get free reports on the history and value of a used car.

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  • Zero-cost VIN lookup
  • Get results in a few seconds
  • Comprehensive reports
  • Authentic and updated data

How Can You Check a VIN for Free?

Checking the VIN is the key step to protect yourself from buying used vehicles that may waste your money. You can easily do this for free with FreeVINCheck: our powerful VIN decoder can help you avoid scams and traps in your car purchase.

What You'll Get
From Our Free VIN Check Reports

With our free vehicle history reports, you can find a wealth of information about the specs, condition and history of the vehicles. Here is what can be contained in these reports.

  • Manufacturer
  • Make and model
  • Model year
  • Vehicle type
  • Body style
  • Drive type
  • Engine displacement
  • Number of cylinders
  • Transmission type
Vehicle condition
  • Actual mileage
  • Maintenance history
  • Part replacements
  • Safety ratings
  • Special vehicle use
What You'll Get From Our Free VIN Check Reports
Accident/Damage records
  • Accident history
  • Damage it had suffered
  • Repair history
  • Total loss
Theft reports
  • Vehicle theft claims
  • Sources of stolen vehicles
  • VIN validity
Recalls and complaints
  • Past or open recalls
  • Consumer complaints

We Are Your Ultimate VIN Check Solution

We make everything easy in your VIN check process and help you get reliable information about the target vehicle.

  • Fast lookup process

    Our search engine is extremely easy to use and you don't have to wait long to get the results. Simply enter the VIN and you'll get the vehicle details in a flash.

  • Free to use

    You don't have to pay anything to decode a VIN using FreeVINCheck. Our vehicle history reports are offered totally free of charge.

  • Comprehensive reports

    Our VIN lookup tool helps you discover the ins and outs of a used vehicle. It displays everything from make and model, vehicle specs to accident records and open recalls.

  • Trustworthy data

    We collect our vehicle data from authoritative sources such as NHTSA and insurance companies, which means they are accurate, up to date and dependable.

Our Database Covers Nearly All Vehicles

Our Database Covers Nearly All Vehicles

There is no limitation on what kinds of vehicles you can check using FreeVINCheck. You can use it to look up the VINs of many different types of vehicles made by all major manufacturers.

  • Sedans
  • SUVs
  • Trucks
  • Vans
  • Sports cars
  • Coupes
  • Wagons
  • ATVs
  • Acura
  • Alfa Romeo
  • Aston Martin
  • Audi
  • Bentley
  • BMW
  • Bugatti
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Daewoo
  • Dodge
  • Ferrari
  • Fiat
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Jeep
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • KIA
  • Lamborghini
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Mazda
  • McLaren
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Porsche
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Saab
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Tesla
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
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We Help You Spot Any Hidden Risks

FreeVINCheck enables you to quickly detect risks and problems you probably won't notice otherwise when you're trying to buy a used vehicle.

  • Lemon


    The term "lemon" is used to describe a vehicle that is defective or has mechanical problems and will take a significant amount of time to repair. You will know if a used car is a lemon easily with our reports on its condition and accident history.

  • Odometer fraud

    Odometer fraud

    Odometer fraud is illegal, but they still happen all the time. The recorded mileage in FreeVINCheck reports can help you find out if someone has tampered with the odometer of a used car to show a lower number than the actual mileage.

  • Title washing

    Title washing

    Title washing is an illegal activity that involves altering the title of a vehicle to conceal negative information about its past. You can spot this by looking at its genuine history revealed with our free VIN check services.

  • VIN cloning

    VIN cloning

    VIN cloning means replacing the VIN of a stolen vehicle with the legitimate one from another car to evade detection. Our VIN decoder can help you access vehicle history and car theft reports, so you can easily identify cloned VINs

We Also Recommend These Places to Find Vehicle Information

We Also Recommend These Places to Find Vehicle Information

You can also utilize the resources of government agencies or non-profit organizations to know about the history and status of a vehicle. Below is a list of options we recommend:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – As an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, NHTSA comes with a VIN decoder that can provide information about a vehicle in an instant.,

National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) – The VINCheck tool of NICB can help you look up theft claims, theft recovery, and salvage reports of a vehicle.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) – IIHS aims to promote safety on the road. On their website, you can check the safety rating and features of a specific car make and model.

State DMVs – The department of motor vehicles in each state can also be a good place for you to do a VIN check or title search. Do some research and you should be able to find the portal on their website easily.


  • How to find the VIN on my vehicle?

    For most vehicles, it can be found on the driver's side of the dashboard, near the base of the windshield, or on title and registration documents.

  • What other information do I need to run a VIN check?

    There is no extra information or documents required. The 17-digit VIN of your target vehicle is all you need.

  • How can I decode a VIN?

    You may decode the VIN manually by looking up every character to discover what it stands for, but the easiest way to is to use a VIN decoder like FreeVINCheck – it's not just quicker, but can get you more results.

  • Are the VIN check services of FreeVINCheck free?

    We charge you nothing for using our services to decode a VIN and get a vehicle history report for free. But we also offer you extra details, and you may need to pay to be able to view it.

  • Can I get vehicle specs with a VIN?

    Yes. Some of the vehicle specs are encoded in the fourth to ninth characters, representing the model, automobile platform, vehicle type, body style and more. And if you put it in a VIN lookup tool, you can also get extra spec details such as its engine and transmission.

  • Can you look up a VIN to see if the vehicle is stolen?

    If the car theft has been reported, then yes, you can easily find it out with the VIN of the vehicle. You can do this using the VIN check system of NICB or just searching the VIN on FreeVINCheck. You'll then know when the vehicle was stolen and if it has been recovered.

  • Are your free VIN check results accurate?

    All our vehicle data are verified by the sources and updated regularly so in most cases they are accurate. But you may find a few details missing in the reports. This is because they were not reported to our data sources, so we are not able to present them to you.

  • How to check if a car has been in an accident?

    The fastest way to find accident information about a car is to get its history report from a VIN lookup tool. It contains the record of every accident the vehicle has been involved in in details. And it's more reliable than just look at the appearance of the vehicle for visual damage signs.

  • How does FreeVINCheck work?

    FreeVINCheck is a VIN check service that allows you to obtain free history reports of used vehicles quickly with their vehicle identification number (VIN). To use it, just type your VIN in the search bar and start the search. You will then receive reports on this number in a short while.

  • Can I find personal information about the vehicle owners?

    No. Under the Driver's Privacy Protection Act, giving out drivers' identities is restricted. So you can't find the vehicle owner's name, address, or contact details with a VIN check. Only the information about the vehicle itself is available.

  • What can a VIN tell me?

    A VIN can be divided into three parts, each of which can tell you different types of information about the vehicle:

    • 1. The first three characters represent where it was manufactured.
    • 2. The next eight characters include information about the vehicle specs, security check digit, model year, and assembly plant.
    • 3. The last six characters are the serial number used to identify a particular car within that manufacturer's line of cars.

    And with the VIN check services of FreeVINCheck, you can get extra related details about the vehicle, such as its accident reports, repair history, open recalls, and more.

Avoid Frauds and Rip-Offs With FreeVINCheck

FreeVINCheck is the fastest way to get the trustworthy vehicle details you'll need. Use it to check the VIN of the used car you are considering and know if it is worth your money.

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