Type designations

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

Label location

P3-1617-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.
Ikon röd cirkel 1Decal for type designation, vehicle identification number, permissible maximum weights and code designation for exterior colour and type approval number. The decal is positioned on the door pillar, and will be visible when the right-hand rear door is opened.
Ikon röd cirkel 2Label for A/C system.
Ikon röd cirkel 3Label for parking heater.
Ikon röd cirkel 4Decal for engine code and the engine's serial number.
Ikon röd cirkel 5Label for engine oil.
Ikon röd cirkel 6Decal for gearbox type designation and serial number.
Ikon röd cirkel A Manual gearbox
Ikon röd cirkel B Automatic gearbox
Ikon röd cirkel 7Decal 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.