Factory Build Data

Request data the vehicle was fitted with at the factory


To request an extensive factory build data list call the /build-data endpoint. If the relevant manufacturer is participating in our Options data product you will see it in the response.

For example, you could request build information on VIN:WVWZZZAWZKU065305 as below.


The VIN decodes to a Volkswagen Polo, as VW is participating in the Build data progream we are able to deliver the following build data.

    "success": true,
    "vehicle": {
        "vin": "WVWZZZAWZKU065305",
        "build_date": "2019-03-19",
        "make": "VOLKSWAGEN",
        "model": "POLO",
        "features": [
                "code": "00A",
                "value": "Rear overhang, short"
                "code": "0A2",
                "value": "4 doors"
                "code": "0AR",
                "value": "Front stabilizer bar"
                "code": "0B1",
                "value": "Wheelbase"
                "code": "0EG",
                "value": "Dual-clutch transmission DSG DQ200"
                "code": "0FV",
                "value": "South Africa manufacturing sequence"
                "code": "0K0",
                "value": "Without alternative drive system"


If we are unable to provide build information for the requested VIN we will return an error like this.

    "error": true,
    "message": "Invalid or Unsupported VIN"

If you are not using a valid VIN we will respond with this.

    "error": true,
    "message": "Invalid VIN, must be 17 characters."

We are developing a version of this endpoint that groups each item under its relevant options pack. Stay tuned for this release.

For basic fittable options, that is the options packs available on the vehicle refer to the specifications or vehicle endpoints.


The Factory build data program covers most major manufacturers back to vehicles built in 1999. Contact us to request if we have coverage of a specific area.

As of 2023 the system has coverage across 40 manufacturers as below:

  • Abarth

  • Alfa Romeo

  • Alpina

  • Audi

  • Bentley

  • BMW

  • Buick

  • Cadillac

  • Chevrolet

  • Chrysler

  • Citroën

  • Dacia

  • Daewoo

  • Dodge

  • DS

  • Fiat

  • Ford

  • GMC

  • Hummer

  • Hyundai

  • Isuzu

  • Jaguar

  • Jeep

  • KIA

  • Lancia

  • Land Rover

  • Lincoln

  • Maybach

  • Mercedes-Benz

  • MINI, Opel

  • Porsche

  • Peugeot

  • Renault

  • Rolls-Royce

  • Saab

  • SEAT

  • Skoda

  • smart

  • Vauxhall

  • Volkswagen

  • Volvo

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