General topics

Type designations

Updated 7/23/2018

Type designation, vehicle identification number, etc., i.e. information unique to the car, can be read on labels in the car.

Label location

P5-1507-Type approval, labels, not China, Russia and Saudi Arabia

The illustration is schematic - details may vary depending on market and model.

Knowing the car's type designation, vehicle identification and engine numbers can facilitate all contact with an authorised Volvo dealer regarding the car and when ordering spare parts and accessories.

P5-1507-Product decal, not China and Saudi Arabia

Decal for type designation, vehicle identification number, permissible maximum weights and code designation for exterior colour and date of manufacture. The decal is positioned on the door pillar, and will be visible when the right-hand rear door is opened.

P5-1507-Decal air conditioning R1234yf

Decal A/C system for cars with refrigerant R1234yf.

P5-1507-Decal air conditioning

Decal A/C system for cars with refrigerant R134a.

P5-1507-Decal parking heater

Label for parking heater.

P5-1507-Decal engine number

Decal for engine code and the engine's serial number.

P5-1507-Decal oil EU/OS

Label for engine oil.

P5-1507-Type approval, transmission

Decal for gearbox type designation and serial number.

P5-1507-Decal VIN number

Decal for the car's identification number - VIN (Vehicle Identification Number).

Further information on the car is presented in the registration document.


It is not intended that the decals illustrated in the owner's manual should be exact replicas of those in the car. They are included to show their approximate appearance and locations in the car. The information that applies to your particular car can be found on the decal on the car.

Did this help?