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

Knowing the car

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.

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.

Decal A/C system for cars with refrigerant R1234yf.

Decal A/C system for cars with refrigerant R134a.

Label for parking heater.

Engine code and engine serial number.

Label for engine oil.

Gearbox type designation and serial number.

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 location in the car. The information that applies to your particular car can be found on the decal on the car.

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