Window Sticker

What is a Window Sticker?


Whether buying or selling a used car, truck, or SUV, you need precise vehicle information. Meanwhile, a VIN decoder gives only basic information required by the government in most cases. For example, in many Toyota and Nissan vehicles, the VIN doesn’t denote the appropriate vehicle trim. Usually, the VIN will denote “Toyota Prius”, but won’t denote whether the vehicle is a “Toyota Prius I” or “Toyota Prius IV”.

What to do when free VIN Decoder doesn’t reveal an exact trim level, interior, and exterior color, or other important specs? The answer is simple – get all the information you need with a window sticker. By running a VIN Lookup, you can get an original window stickers by VIN providing a comprehensive vehicle overview.

How to read a car Window Sticker? Each window sticker contains a variety of information about a car and pricing including:

  • Engine and transmission characteristics
  • Exterior and interior overview 
  • Standard equipment
  • Optional equipment and corresponding pricing
  • Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP)
  • Fuel economy ratings
  • Safety features and warranties

Above all, the government 5-star safety rating by NHTSA is available for most of the modern models. The 5-Star Safety Rating program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests. Basically, NHTSA conducts frontal, side, and rollover tests because these types account for the majority of crashes on America’s roadways.

If you’re on a market for a used car, knowing the exact packages, features and options required visually inspecting the car to confirm various aspects. Although, you should always remember that sticker doesn’t reflect anything about the current condition, or the presence of any accidents. Therefore, every buyer is advised to run a comprehensive VIN Check. If you need a bunch of vehicle history reports, take advantage of our motor vehicle records for dealers.

Thanks to a collaboration with Monroney Labels, we offer the most extensive coverage of year, make, and models. You can instantly get an original window sticker in a printable format for the best price around. ClearVin is a quick and easy way to get the data you need!

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