Vehicle Build

Optimizing risk calculations by integrating equipment codes via VIN.

Offer equipment-based insurance models

Safety relevant equipment like advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS) can have an impact on the risk calculation of a car. Our API allows a risk calculation on VIN basis by providing information on all relevant equipment codes.

Exemplary assistant systems of the connected car:

  • Parking assistance

  • Braking assistance and cruise control

  • Lane keeping and blind spot warning


API

For detailed technical information, specifications, sandbox environments and access options please visit our Mercedes-Benz /developers portal.

Data points

Benefit from information about the configuration of a particular vehicle – a set of information with great potential for the insurance business! You can develop highly customized and competitive insurance rates getting access to these data points:

  • Vehicle base information

  • ADAS equipment codes

For example, you could offer rewards to customers who invest in advanced driver assistance features to make driving safer. We call it “Pay What You Drive”.

The product

Learn more about our Vehicle Build API

Based on VIN data, this Mercedes-Benz Data API product enables you to receive detailed information on special equipment build into the vehicle (e.g. ADAS). This information enables you to calculate tariffs that accurately reflect the individual car specification. For example, you could offer rewards to customers who invest in advanced driver assistance features to make driving safer. We call it “Pay What You Drive”.

Mercedes-Benz Data illustration of a car using parking assistance
Parking assistance
Mercedes-Benz Data illustration of braking assistance and cruise control by showing two cars
Braking assistance and cruise control
Mercedes-Benz Data illustration of lane keeping and blind spot warning by showing a car's sensor technology
Lane keeping and blind spot warning
FAQ

Frequently asked questions

Here you will find the answers to the questions our customers ask us about this product:

What data is included in the Vehicle Build product?

Via the Vehicle Build API you can obtain the equipment codes of Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles including ADAS features (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems).

For more information, please visit the Mercedes-Benz /developers portal – or contact our product experts.

For which Mercedes-Benz models is the Vehicle Build API available?

The data of this product is available for all Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars and smart models. The Vehicle Build API is available for vehicles in the European Economic Area (EEA) markets and in Switzerland.

How does the embedding into my application work?

You can find a simple step-by-step guide on how to embed the API in your application on the Mercedes-Benz /developers portal (Docs).

Do you have questions or need support? Contact our product experts.

For which purpose can I use the data?

Use this product to get access to Vehicle Build information. Find out all equipment codes related to a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) including advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

Studies have shown that there is a correlation between the number of ADAS features and accident risk. Thus, highly customized and competitive insurance rates can be developed based on a vehicle's equipment codes.

Contact

Talk to our product experts!

Our product experts will help you with finding the best product fit and guide you through our purchase and onboarding processes.

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