Kawasaki Bayou 220 Years Made

By: Leon Rhodes

The Kawasaki Bayou 220 is a popular all-terrain vehicle(ATV) that was manufactured by Kawasaki Industries from 1988 to 2003. To determine which year your Bayou 220 ATV was made you can decode the year information from the Vehicle Identification Number(VIN) stamped on the ATV.

Kawasaki Bayou 220 ATV

To decode which year your Bayou 220 was manufactured inspect it's VIN number. The 10th digit of every Kawasaki ATV VIN represents the year it was made. I, Q, U and O are never used to represent ATV year information and Z was skipped in 2001.

The Kawasaki Bayou 220 VIN tag is located on the left front frame rail behind the wheel and this year chart should help you decode the year it was made.

Your Bayou 220 was made in...

10th Digit of VIN Year Made
J1988
K1989
L1990
M1991
N1992
P1993
R1994
S1995
T1996
V1997
W1998
X1999
Y2000
12001
22002
32003

Why knowing the year is important

Once you decode the year information of your Kawasaki Bayou 220 you will be able to order parts for that model year. Since parts can differ from year to year it's important to have that information before visiting an ATV parts store.

Additionally you can better determine the value of your ATV if you know what year it was made and you can check to see if there were any major product recalls that year.

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