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Importing Vehicles and Engines

Locating the Vehicle Emissions Label

EPA's vehicle emissions label is titled:  "Vehicle Emission Control Information" and it contains
  • the manufacturer's name
  • and trademark of the manufacturer
  • an unconditional statement of compliance with EPA emission regulations.

The images below show an example of the label used for model year vehicles produced before and after 2007.

Light-duty Vehicles and Light-duty Trucks

Motor vehicles have an emission label located under the hood or in the engine compartment.


Motorcycles have an EPA emissions label, located in a readily accessible location (under the seat, on the frame, or in the glove compartment) of the motorcycle or motor scooter.

Heavy-duty Vehicles and Engines

Heavy-duty vehicles or engines have an EPA emissions label on the block of the engine.

Example Emission Label for Some 2007 and Earlier Model Year Vehicles

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