GE Sigma Identifcation Codes

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Chassis Numbers

The GE Sigma uses a 14 digit chassis number for identification purposes in the following format:

  • The first two numbers identify the model - GE
  • The third number denotes the Engine/Transmission combination:
    • 2 - 2.6L Auto
    • 3 - 1.6L Manual
    • 5 - 1.85L Manual
    • 7 - 2.0L Manual
    • 8 - 2.0L Auto
  • The fourth letter denotes the variant
    • M - Medium
    • H - High
    • P - Premium
  • The fifth and sixth numbers denote the body style
    • 29 - 2 Door Coupe
    • 41 - 4 Door Sedan
    • 45 - 4 Door Wagon
  • The seventh through tenth numbers denote the Vehicle Identification Code
  • The remaining numbers denote the vehicle serial number

Engine Numbers

There are two formats of engine number depending upon whether the engine was imported or built locally. Only the Astron was built in Australia, all Saturns were imported.

For imported engines, the engine number will be an 8 digit number with the first two denoting the engine type:

  • G2 - 1.6L Saturn
  • 51 - 1.85L Astron
  • 52 - 2.0L Astron

For Australian built engines the engine will have a 10 digit number:

  • The first letter will be M denoting Astron
  • The second letter denotes engine capcacity:
    • 3 - 1.85L
    • 4 - 2.0L
    • 5 - 2.6L
  • The third letter denotes the intake system of the engine
    • 2 - Early version
    • 3 - Newer version with Wax Element Choke and revised heated inlet air system.
  • The fourth denotes the transmission the engine was attached to:
    • 1 - Automatic
    • 4 - 4 Speed Manual
    • 5 - 5 Speed Manual
  • The fifth denotes the year the engine was built:
    • J - 1977
    • K - 1978
    • L - 1979
    • M - 1980
  • The remaining numbers are the engine serial number for each engine/transmission combination.

Option Codes

Vehicle Data Plate

Option codes appear on the Vehicle Data Plate on the right hand side of the firewall.

A57 Sports Pack A71 Body Side Protection Moulding
C63 Vinyl Reclining Bucket Seats C67 Cloth Trim
C70 Leather Trim D25 4 Speed Manual
D26 5 Speed Manual D31 Automatic Transmission
E10 1.85L Astron Engine E12 1.6L Saturn Engine
E15 2.0L Astron Engine E16 2.6L Astron Engine
G15 Laminated Windscreen H31 Heated Rear Window
H51 Air Conditioning R57 Stereo Radio Cassette
R81 Push Button Radio T11 165SR x 13 Radial Tyres
T40 AR78S x 13 Steel Belted Radial Tyres V10 Vinyl Roof
V20 Metalic Paint W12 Alloy Wheels
Y19 Painted External Sun Visor Y26 Mesh External Sun Visor
Y27 Driver's Door Weather Shield Y29 Insect Shield for Radiator
Y31 Fire Extinguisher Y62 Front and Rear Mud Flaps