What is the S-chassis Vehicle Code Breakdown?

by ryandriftingfat on May 28, 2010

An explanation of the 240SX chassis codes.  Commonly used to describe cars on the internet, this list explains what each means.

S = Chassis
R = Fastback
P = SR20DET
K = SuperHICAS
H = KA24E
M = KA24DE
C = SuperHICAS (S14)

Samples:
S13 = 88.5-90 Silvia, CA18DE(T)
RS13 = 88.5-90 180SX, CA18DE(T)
PS13 = 90.5-94 Silvia, SR20DET
RPS13 = 90.5-98 180SX, SR20DET
KPS13 = 90.5-94 Silvia, SR20DET, SuperHICAS
KRPS13 = 90.5-98 180SX, SR20DET, SuperHICAS
HS13 = 89-90 240SX Coupe, KA24E
RHS13 = 89-90 240SX Hatch, KA24E
MS13 = 91-94 240SX Coupe, KA24DE
RMS13 = 91-94 240SX Hatch, KA24DE
KMS13 = 91-94 240SX Coupe, KA24DE, SuperHICAS (Canada Only)
KRMS13 = 91-94 240SX Hatch, KA24DE, SuperHICAS
S14 = 94.5-98 Silvia/240SX with SR20DE(T) or KA24DE. (No code distinction between JDM/USDM engine differences)
CS14 – 94.5-98 Silvia, SuperHICAS