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Locating the chassis number on your Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo chassis numbers

Alfa Romeo chassis numbers have a number of different codes embedded within them.

A typical Alfa Romeo chassis number is ZAR 932 000 01388953 from this chassis number we can find out.


ZAR the Z is a country code and AR stands for Alfa Romeo

932 Is the model code, in this case a 156

000 is a filler to make the chassis number up to 17 digits as required by law

01388953 is the cars unique number, there is a * just in front of this part of the chassis number on the vehicle.


The chassis number can be found in a number of different places on the car depending on the year the cars production began.

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All Alfa's after 2005 had the chassis number etched into the original windscreen.

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On 159, Brear, Mito and Giulietta the chassis number is embossed under an access plate in the front foot well.

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On the MiTo and Giulietta it is also on a chassis plate on the left hand side of the boot under the carpet.

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On a 156, 147 and GT the chassis plate is on the front slam panel under the bonnet.

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On the 145, 146, 155, 916 GTV, 916 Spider, 156, 147 and GT the chassis number is embossed on the right hand front strut top.

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The chassis and engine number will be on your registration certificate, in the UK it is on page 2 of the V5c on the left hand side half way down (circled)

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In the UK it is also on the MOT certificate (circled)

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