The Chevrolet Chevelle was manufactured by General Motors from 1964 to 1977. The Chevelle came in a wide variety of body styles (coupe, sedan, convertible, station wagon and pickup) in both two-door and four-door versions. Individual Chevelles can be identified by their Vehicle Identification Number. This 13-character sequence of letters and numbers is read from left to right and provides specific information about the car.

Step 1

The first number identifies the manufacturer of the car. This number will be a “1,” indicating that the Chevelle was manufactured by Chevrolet.

Step 2

Look at the second and third numbers. These numbers together describe the series. The third number also describes the engine size in number of cylinders.