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Just found out my Civ was born on May 25, 2017. Swindon Plant was where it was assembled but it's born when it is ready to be sold, not when it was built, apparently, per Honda. Love my UK VIN 'Vic!!!



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Now that we have some VIN's for the hatch, I think the guide can be updated:

Numbers 4-6:
FC3 = coupe 1.5T
FC4 = coupe 2.0NA
FK7 = hatch

Number 7:
A = coupe manual
B = coupe CVT
G = hatchback manual
H = hatchback CVT

Number 10:
H = 2017MY

Number 11:
U = Swindon plant

Not sure if number 8 for the hatch will conform to the existing guide, but I'm guessing it will
FK8 = Type R
 

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Does anyone know what plant X is? It's not even on Wiki. Have a 2018 EX-L Sedan Made in Japan.
 

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Does anyone know what plant X is? It's not even on Wiki. Have a 2018 EX-L Sedan Made in Japan.
I'm wondering the same thing. My 2018 EX-T with Sensing sedan has first 3 digits of JHM, plant code of X.
 

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I'm wondering the same thing. My 2018 EX-T with Sensing sedan has first 3 digits of JHM, plant code of X.
Finally thought to look at the window sticker.

JHM / X = Yorii-machi, Saitama, Japan.

Since the Yorii-machi plant is part of the Saitama Factory, "X" might also indicate Saitama overall.

Looks like a very pretty area and fun to visit.

https://world.honda.com/group/production/sites/saitama/yorii/index.html

https://world.honda.com/group/production/sites/saitama/index.html

https://goo.gl/maps/kuR6Hhpzpzo

Honda’s Saitama Factory, which consists of Sayama Automobile Plant, Yorii Automobile Plant, and Ogawa Plant, accomplishes the entire process of automobile production, from pressing of the auto body parts to welding, painting, and assembly, and serves as a manufacturing point for Honda’s other 68 production bases located in 27 countries (including Japan). The Yorii facility in particular, which has been in operation since July 2013, stands out as one of the largest production sites in Japan, producing 250,000 cars annually. Honda employs all sorts of advanced technology in this plant in order to reduce environmental impact by minimizing CO2 emissions from the manufacturing process, and also to improve product quality. Honda expects the factory to be a “mother factory” that shares her knowledge with overseas production bases.

“For the Yorii Automobile Plant, adoption of the most advanced technology was a requirement already in the plant construction plan, not only for the environment and for quality, but also for safety, which is the most important thing on the production line. Particularly for automobile production lines, the air conditioning of paint booths, where strict control of temperature and humidity is required, and the safe control of gas burner combustion, which is a very important function in the drying stage after painting and the exhaust deodorization stage, were the main concerns,” says Yuji Ito, an engineer in the Production Supervisory Unit.
From https://www.azbil.com/case/aac/app_028/app_028a.html
 
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So mine is JHM and X as well, #24,697. The year though it says J... so is that like 2019??? It's a car from the FUTURE!
 

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For some reason, they skip "I".
Because it can be mis-transcribed as 1. They also omit the letter O. Can't remember if there are others.
 

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My euro spec Civic Hatchback 1.0T Comfort built 09.2018 has this VIN: SHHFK6740JU005573. SHH for HondaUK, FK6 - i am guessing for the 1.0T, 7 for the spec, though it does have only the simple radio, J for 2018, U for built in Swindon. But what about 005573? It cannot be the 5573rd hatchback built in 2018, or am i missing something?
 

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Bringing this back from the dead.
Maybe someone can shed some light on this. The last 6 of my VIN are 756004.

There’s no way these are in sequential order! That would mean there are over 756,000 Si’s before me?

Have they’ve even made that many civics in total in Alliston Ontario in the last couple years? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 

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Just found out my Civ was born on May 25, 2017. Swindon Plant was where it was assembled but it's born when it is ready to be sold, not when it was built, apparently, per Honda. Love my UK VIN 'Vic!!!
How do you figure out the exact day? I could only find the year and month.
 

                           

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