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Listed below is a complete list of Body Type Model codes [BTM], Model Year Codes and Fuel Type Codes:

 

BTMs & their corresponding descriptions for autos:

  • BR - AGRICULTURAL WATER WELL BORING RIG

  • AM - AMBULANCE  

  • AP - AMPHIBIAN

  • AR - ARMORED - AR
  • BU - BUS
  • CE - CARNIVAL EQUIPPMENT
  • CV - CONVERTIBLE
  • CP - COUPE
  • 3P - COUPE 3 DOOR
  • C4 - COPULE 4 DR
  • CR - CRANE
  • FT - FIRETRUCK
  • F0 - FORKLIFT TRUCK
  • GC - GOLF CART
  • HT - HARDTOP
  • 2T - HARDTOP 2 DR
  • 2F - HARDTOP (FORMAL) 2 DR
  • 4T - HARDTOP 4 DR
  • 2P - HARDTOP (PILLARD) 2 DR
  • 4P - HARDTOP (PILLARD) 4 DR
  • HB - HATCHBACK
  • 2H - HATCHBACK 2DR
  • 4H - HATCHBACK 4 DR
  • LB - LIFTBACK (TOYOTA)
  • 2L - LIFTBACK 2 DR
  • 4L - LIFTBACK 4 DR
  • LM - LIMOUSINE
  • LS - LOW SPEED VEHICLE (LSV)
  • MM - MODULAR HOME
  • MH - MOTORIZED HOME
  • NE - NEIGHBORHOODL ELECTRIC VEHICLE (NEV)
  • NB - NOTCHBACK
  • PM - PICKUP WITH A CAMPER MOUNTED
  • SB - PRIVATELY OWNED SCHOOL BUS
  • RD - ROADSTER
  • 3D - RUNABOUT 3 DR (FORD)
  • 2D - SEDAN 2 DR
  • 4D - SEDAN 4 DR
  • 5D - SEDAN 5 DR
  • SD - SEDAN
  • SV - SPORTSVAN (DODGE)
  • SW - STATION WAGON
  • LL - SUBURBAN/CARRY ALL (CHEVY)
  • XT - TRAVEL ALL (INTL)
  • UT - UTILITY
  • VC - VAN CAMPER
  • 4W - WAGON/SPORTS UTILITY 4DR
  • VA - VARRIED VEHICLE - HAS TO BE DESCRIBED ON THE FORM

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BTMs & their corresponding descriptions for commercial:

  • AM - AMBULANCE

  • AR - ARMORED CAR

  • AC - AUTO CARRIER

  • BA - BALE WAGON

  • CY - BOX/CARGO CUTAWAY

  • BU - BUS

  • CB - CAB AND CHASSIS

  • 3B - 3 DR EXTENDED CAB AND CHASSIS

  • 3C - 3 DR EXTENDED CAB PICKUP

  • 4B - 4 DR EXTENDED CAB AND CHASSIS

  • 4W - 4 DR WAGON/SPORT UTILITY

  • CE - CARNIVAL EQUIPMENT

  • CA - CARRIER

  • CM - CONCRETE/TRANSIT MIX

  • CC - CONVENTIONAL CAB

  • CR - CRANE

  • DR - DROMEDARY

  • DP - DUMP

  • EC - EXTENDED CARGO VAN

  • FT - FIRETRUCK

  • FB - FLATBED/PLATFORM

  • FO - FORKLIFT TRUCK

  • GG - GARBAGE/REFUSE

  • GN - GRAIN

  • HATCHBACK - HB

  • 2H - HATCHBACK 2 DR

  • 4H - HATCHBACK 4 DR

  • HR - HEARSE

  • HO - HOPPER

  • LB - LIFTBACK (TOYOTA)

  • 2L - LIFTBACK 2 DR

  • 4L - LIFTBACK 4 DR

  • LM - LIMOUSINE

  • LG - LOGGER

  • LS - LOW SPEED VEHICLE (LSV)

  • MU - MULTIPLE BODIES

  • NE - NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLE (NEV)

  • NB - NOTCHBACK

  • PN - PANEL

  • PD - PARCEL DELIVERY

  • PK - PICKUP

  • PC - PICKUP CLUB CAB

  • RA - RACK

  • RE - REFRIGERATED

  • SP - SPORTS PICKUP

  • ST - STAKE

  • SW - STATION WAGON

  • SN - STEP VAN

  • TM - TANDEM

  • TX - TAXI

  • TB - TILT CAB

  • TL - TILT TANDEM

  • WK - TOW TRUCK/WRECKER

  • DS - TRACTOR TRUCK (DIESEL)

  • TR - TRACTOR TRUCK (GAS)

  • UT - UTILITY

  • VN - VAN

  • VT - VANETTE (66 GMC HANDY VAN)

  • WD - WELL DRILLER

  • WF - WRECKER WITH A FLATBED

  • VA - ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL VEHICLES (MUST BE DESCRIBED)

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BTMs & their corresponding descriptions for motorcycle:

  • EN - ENDURO

  • MR - MINI ROAD/TRAIL

  • MS - MOTORSCOOTER

  • RS - ROAD/STREET

  • RT - ROAD/TRAIL

  • MC - ALL OTHER MOTORCYCLES

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A full list of BTMs & their corresponding descriptions for off-highway vehicle:

  • AT - ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE

  • AP - AMPHIBIAN

  • T - DIRT

  • DB - DUNE/SAND BUGGY (SAND RAIL)

  • EN - ENDURO

  • 3W - 3-WHEEL VEHICLE

  • 4W - 4-WHEEL VEHICLE

  • GC - GOLF CART

  • MK - MINIBIKE

  • MY - MINI CYCLE

  • MR - MINI ROAD/TRAIL

  • MX - MOTO CROSS

  • MS - MOTOR SCOOTER

  • RC - RACER

  • RO - RECREATIONAL OFF-ROAD

  • RS - ROAD/STREET

  • RT - ROAD/TRAIL

  • SM - SNOWMOBILE

  • TR - TRAIL

  • MC - ALL OTHER MOTORCYCLES

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A full list of BTMs & their corresponding descriptions for trailer:

  • AMPH - AMPHIBIAN

  • CMP - CAMP

  • CARN - CARNIVAL EQUIPMENT

  • CARRIER - CARRIER (TRAILER THAT CARRIES A SPECIFIC LOAD)

  • MIXER - CEMENT MIXER

  • CCH - COACH TRAILER

  • CCHBT - COACH BOAT

  • DLY - DOLLY

  • DMP - DUMP

  • FIRE - FIRE

  • FB - FLATBED/PLATFORM

  • MMETLR - MODULAR MOBILE

  • MULT - MULTIPLE BODIES

  • CCHPT - PARK TRAILER

  • CCHPTBT - PARK TRAILER BOAT

  • REF - REFRIGERATED

  • TANK - TANK

  • TRMX - TRANSIT MIX

  • UTIL - UTILITY

  • VAN - VAN

  • VARIED - ALL OTHER TRAILERS - MUST DESCRIBE

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Vehicle Model Year (IDENTIFIED THROUGH THE 10TH DIGIT OF THE VIN) for post 1979 vehicles:

  • A - 1980, 2010

  • B - 1981, 2011

  • C - 1982, 2012

  • D - 1983, 2013

  • E - 1984, 2014

  • F - 1985, 2015

  • G - 1986, 2016

  • H - 1987, 2017

  • J - 1988, 2018

  • K - 1989, 2019

  • L - 1990, 2020

  • M - 1991, 2021

  • N - 1992, 2022

  • P - 1993, 2023

  • R - 1994, 2024

  • S - 1995, 2025

  • T - 1996, 2026

  • V - 1997, 2027

  • W - 1998, 2028

  • X - 1999, 2029

  • Y - 2000, 2030

  • 1 - 2001, 2031

  • 2 - 2002, 2032

  • 3 - 2003, 2033

  • 4 - 2004, 2034

  • 5 - 2005, 2035

  • 6 - 2006, 2036

  • 7 - 2007, 2037

  • 8 - 2008, 2038

  • 9 - 2009, 2039

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Motive Power (Fuel) Codes:

  • B - BUTANE
  • D - DIESEL
  • E - ELECTRIC
  • F - FLEX FUEL
  • G - GASOLINE
  • M - METHANOL
  • N - NATURAL GAS
  • P - PROPANE
  • Q - HYBRID
  • R - HYDROGEN

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