Vehicle Specifications API

Need extended vehicle data with year, make, model, and trim information? Get access to the largest database of vehicle specifications.
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Our Vehicle Specifications API Service is all you need

Vehicle Databases car API services deliver results according to your needs. We have vehicle data for light-duty, medium-duty, heavy-duty vehicles, cars, trucks, SUVs, hatchbacks, trailers, motorcycles, and more, covering every automobile manufacturer.

Our Vehicle Specifications API (Application Programming Interface) simplifies the process of obtaining detailed information about all US vehicles manufactured between 1999 and the present. All you need to do is input the year, make, model, and trim of a vehicle, and our API will provide you with the data you need for any manufacturer. Trust Vehicle Databases to deliver results according to your needs with their API services.

No VIN? No problem! If your business involves regularly checking the vehicle specifications with the year, make, and model, and not with the VIN, you can count on this API. With our Vehicle Specifications API, Year, Make, and Model Specifications API, you can instantly provide detailed information to customers at any time.

Calling the Vehicle Specifications API

To call the Vehicle Specifications API, you’ll need to provide details like the year, make, model, and trim of the vehicle you’re interested in.

We’ve made it easy by offering public APIs for year, make, and model information. This vehicle data API helps you get the right data so you can access the specific details you need about a car’s year, make, model, and trim. ​

Vehicle specifications API

With our API, you can quickly retrieve the following information to provide:

  "status": "success",
  "data": {
    "basic": {
      "make": "Ford",
      "model": "F-150",
      "year": "2015",
      "trim": "Base  4dr Sedan",
      "doors": "4",
      "vehicle_size": ""
    "engine": {
      "displacement_(l_ci)": "2.4",
      "engine_model": "I-4",
      "engine_camshaft": "DOHC",
      "net_torque": "180 lb-ft. @ 3,600",
      "horsepower": "201 hp @ 6,800",
      "sae_net_horsepower_rpm": "201 hp @ 6,800"
    "transmission": {
      "transmission_style": "8-spd auto-shift man w/OD"
    "dimensions": {
      "trunk_volume": "12.4 ft³",
      "width": "70.6 in",
      "height": "55.6 in",
      "length": "182.2 in",
      "min_ground_clearance": "undefined in",
      "wheelbase": "105.1 in",
      "rear_hip_room": "52 in",
      "front_hip_room": "50 in",
      "rear_shoulder_room": "54 in",
      "front_shoulder_room": "56 in",
      "rear_legroom": "34.0 in",
      "front_legroom": "42.3 in",
      "rear_head_room": "36 in"
    "drivetrain": {
      "drive_type": "front-wheel",
      "final_drive_axle_ratio": "3.94"
    "braking": {
      "rear_brake_type": "4-wheel disc",
      "front_brake_type": "4-wheel disc",
      "disc_front": "Yes"
    "suspension": {
      "steering_type": "rack and pinion",
      "rear_suspension": "strut",
      "suspension_type_front_cont": "multi-link"
    "colors": {
      "exterior": [
          "color": "Lunar Silver Metallic",
          "rgb": "160,160,160"
          "color": "Platinum White Pearl",
          "rgb": "224,221,212"
          "color": "Modern Steel Metallic",
          "rgb": "64,63,63"
          "color": "Majestic Black Pearl",
          "rgb": "5,5,5"
          "color": "Performance Red Pearl",
          "rgb": "153,17,49"
      "interior": [
          "color": "Ebony w/Leatherette Seat Trim",
          "rgb": "40,40,40"
    "seating": {
      "standard_seating": "5 passengers"
    "weight": {
      "curb_weight": "3,095 lbs."
    "wheels_and_tires": {
      "front_tire_size": "P215/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS",
      "rear_tire_size": "P215/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS",
      "rear_tire_order_code": "STDTR",
      "front_tire_order_code": "STDTR",
      "wheel_size_(inches)": "17",
      "steering_type": "rack and pinion",
      "anti_lock_brakes": "4-wheel"
    "market_value": {
      "msrp": "$25,900 ",
      "destination_charge": null
    "fuel": {
      "fuel_economy": "24 City / 34 Hwy",
      "highway_mileage": "34 MPG",
      "city_mileage": "24 MPG",
      "fuel_capacity": "13.2 gal."
    "feature": {
      "mechanical_and_powertrain": {
        "Engine": "2.4L I-4",
        "Engine - valvetrain": "DOHC",
        "Brakes": "4-wheel disc",
        "Anti-lock braking system (ABS)": "4-wheel",
        "Brake assist": "Standard",
        "Drive type": "front-wheel",
        "Exhaust": "stainless steel",
        "Steering": "rack and pinion",
        "Speed sensitive steering": "Standard",
        "Suspension tuning": "regular",
        "Front suspension type": "strut",
        "Front anti-roll bar": "Standard",
        "Front shocks": "gas-pressurized",
        "Front springs": "coil",
        "Rear suspension type": "multi-link",
        "Rear anti-roll bar": "Standard",
        "Rear shocks": "gas-pressurized",
        "Rear springs": "coil",
        "Electronic stability system": "Vehicle Stability Assist",
        "Sequential shift control": "Sequential SportShift",
        "Transmission": "8-spd auto-shift man w/OD",
        "Axle ratio": "3.94",
        "Traction control": "ABS and driveline"
      "interior": {
        "Driver information center": "Standard",
        "Tachometer": "Standard",
        "Trip computer": "Standard",
        "Water temp gauge": "Standard",
        "Low fuel warning": "Standard",
        "Service interval warning": "Standard",
        "Lighting - glovebox": "Standard",
        "Lighting - map lights": "front",
        "Lighting - dome light": "fade",
        "Lighting - cargo light": "Standard",
        "Illuminated vanity mirrors": "driver and passenger",
        "Rear window defogger": "Standard",
        "Rear view mirror": "day-night",
        "Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors": "driver and passenger",
        "Seatback storage pockets": "1",
        "Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column": "Standard",
        "Steering wheel material": "leather",
        "Air conditioning, front": "dual zone automatic",
        "Air filter": "Standard",
        "Underseat ducts": "Standard",
        "Clock": "in-dash",
        "Cupholders": "front and rear",
        "Gear shift knob trim": "leather",
        "Floor console": "full",
        "Floor mats": "carpeted front and rear",
        "Instrumentation": "analog",
        "Airbags, frontal": "driver and front passenger",
        "Airbags, side impact": "seat mounted, driver and passenger",
        "Airbags, side curtain": "curtain 1st and 2nd row",
        "Height adjustable safety belts": "front",
        "Seatbelt pre-tensioners": "front"
      "exterior": {
        "Exterior light control": "fully automatic",
        "Antenna": "window grid",
        "Body material": "fully galvanized steel",
        "Paint": "clearcoat monotone",
        "Grille trim": "black w/chrome surround",
        "Fog/driving lights": "N/A",
        "Door count": "4 doors",
        "Rear cargo door": "trunk",
        "Tinted windows": "light",
        "Rear window type": "fixed",
        "Mirrors": "power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger",
        "Heated door mirrors": "Standard",
        "Sunroof": "1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass",
        "Spoiler": "N/A",
        "Tires": "P215/45VR17.0 BSW performance AS",
        "Wheels": "17\" machined w/painted accents aluminum",
        "Windshield wipers - front": "variable intermittent",
        "Headlights": "LED low/high beam, Jewel Eye",
        "Delay off headlamps": "Standard",
        "Daytime running lights": "Standard"
    "comfort": {
      "Front seat type": "bucket",
      "Standard seating": "5 passengers",
      "Front driver seat direction controls": "8-way power",
      "Front passenger seat direction controls": "4-way",
      "Lumbar support": "driver",
      "Front armrests": "center",
      "Front head restraints": "adjustable",
      "Heated front seats": "driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback",
      "Memory": "N/A",
      "Rear seats": "full bench",
      "Rear armrest": "Standard",
      "Rear head restraints": "3 - adjustable",
      "Seat trim": "leatherette"
    "recalls": []

Solutions For Every Automotive Business

Vehicle Databases is versatile and can provide solutions to a wide range of businesses associated with the automotive industry. Our goal is to set the industry standard by providing top-notch services worldwide. Therefore, we ensure the development of the best technology and the provision of preeminent solutions.

The API:

We provide solutions for a variety of automotive businesses including:

Whether you're researching a single vehicle or a variety of cars, this API can provide you with the car data you need straightforwardly.

Whatever business you run that needs detailed vehicle specifications we have got you covered.

Gather information on any car model specifications using year, make, model, and trim. If you need an API for electric vehicles, you need to check out our Electric Vehicle Specifications API.

You can also have a look at our vehicle services API and important information related to vehicle specification API.

How can our vehicle specifications API help your business?

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Car Dealerships

Car dealerships can use the vehicle specifications API to provide potential buyers with comprehensive vehicle specifications, including engine details, safety features, interior features, and more. This helps customers make informed decisions when purchasing a car.

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Online marketplaces and Classifieds for buying and selling cars can use this API to populate listings with accurate and up-to-date vehicle specifications. This ensures that buyers have access to all the necessary details when browsing for cars.

Repair shops

Auto Repair Shops

Get access to vehicle specifications covering vehicle interior and exterior dimensions, installed equipment, color codes, engine, transmission details, and more with our vehicle specifications API to facilitate service and repair procedures.

Car rental services

Car Rental Agencies

Car rental agencies can use the API to provide renters with comprehensive information about the vehicles available for rent. This vehicle information includes specifications like fuel efficiency, seating capacity, and entertainment systems.

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Insurance Companies

Learn about vehicle specifications to ease the risk assessment procedures of the driver and vehicle itself by analyzing safety-related specifications. It aids in generating quotes, submitting claims, and underwriting insurance policies.

Fleet Management

Fleet Management

Provide convenience and ease to your customers in vehicle financing, maintenance tracking, budgeting fuel, and other costs, along with other necessary fleet management tasks by integrating the year, make, and model specifications API in your mobile applications and websites.


Vehicle History Report Providers

By integrating a Vehicle Specifications API into their services, vehicle history report providers can offer more comprehensive reports to their customers. In addition to accident history and title information, customers can access detailed vehicle specifications, including engine details, transmission type, fuel efficiency, and interior features.

The VIN Decoding API

Alternatively, you can also check out the VIN Decoding API to provide vehicle specifications to customers with the VIN only! This API accurately decodes VINs and provides an even more comprehensive list of vehicle specifications instantly.

We also offer three distinct types of VIN decoders: the Basic VIN Decode API, the Premium VIN Decode API, and the Premium Plus VIN Decode API. This way, you can provide basic information or a more comprehensive list of vehicle specifications to customers upon request. Retrieve vehicle data with ease now!

Learn more about this car data API here: Vehicle decoding by VIN API.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

A Vehicle Specifications API is a tool that provides detailed information about vehicles, including data like make, model, year, trim, engine details, dimensions, vehicle manufacturers, and much more. It works by allowing you to send specific vehicle parameters (e.g., year, make, model, and trim) as input. In return, it provides a comprehensive set of details about that vehicle from our extensive database.

Yes, our Vehicle History API can be used to access vehicle history information. Need a stolen vehicle API, NHTSA API, or KBB API? Vehicle Databases is the right car API platform for you to enable access to different vehicle data. With this API, you can access all information regarding any vehicle’s records and seamlessly provide this information to consumers through mobile apps and websites.

An Electric Vehicle Specifications API is a powerful tool that offers in-depth information about electric vehicles, including details like make, model, battery capacity, charging times, range, and more. Its operation is quite straightforward. You input specific electric vehicle parameters (such as make, model, and year), and in return, it fetches a comprehensive set of electric vehicle specifications from our extensive database.

Yes, we are committed to providing accurate and up-to-date automotive data. Our database is continually updated to ensure that you receive the most reliable information and dataset about vehicles.

Integrating the automotive API into your apps and services is straightforward. We provide documentation and support to assist developers in integrating the API into your website, application, or business software.

Our API caters to various industries directly or indirectly related to automotive and vehicle data. This includes fleet maintenance, vehicle marketing, auto parts dealers, vehicle procurement, car inventory management, dealerships, automobile garages, body shops, service centers, and more. These industries can also access data for new vehicles with our commercial APIs.

No, there are no free Car APIs. You can, however, register to access 15 free credits to use on any API of your choice- VIN decoding API, Vehicle Image API, our Edmunds API alternative (Vehicle Market value API), Auction history API, Sales History API, Vehicle history API, and several vehicle APIs.


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