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Most Stolen Cars

Written by Todd Clay. Posted in Related Stuff Last Updated: 05/09/2009

Do You Own One of the Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the Country?

Did this thief find one of the most stolen cars?

Did this thief find one of the most stolen cars?

Is your car one of the most stolen cars in America?

Every year, over 1.3 million cars are reported stolen. According the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB), many of the same cars rise to the top in their annual list. Surprisingly, the most stolen cars are usually the most common on the road. Every 24 seconds another car is stolen – will yours be next?

Thieves Prefer Common, Japanese Cars

You may be shocked to discover Porches and BMWs don’t top the list. No Lexus is in the top ten. Evidently, thieves aren’t looking for cars with the most prestige. Most likely they want the more available cars. Simply put, there are more Honda Civics on the road than Lotus Elises.

Moreover, thieves don’t prefer American-made vehicles. In fact, the three most stolen vehicles in the United States aren’t made by US companies. Reviewing the Top 10 most stolen cars, this particular crime of opportunity lends itself more to Japanese-made automobiles than those made in Detroit.

Coverage for Stolen Cars

In case you’re wondering, comprehensive insurance usually covers a stolen car. If it ever happens to you, contact your insurance company. Your adjuster should be able to take care of the loss, minus your deductible in a timely fashion. If not, you can always leave a review for how they treated you: Customer Reviews

Check out the list. If your car is listed below, you might want take extra precautions to keep it safe. Otherwise, you could be looking for a new ride sooner than you’d like.

Rank

Most Stolen Cars In 2007

1

Honda Civic (2005)

2

Honda Accord (1991)

3

Toyota Camry (1989)

4

Ford F-150 (1997)

5

Chevrolet C/K 1500 (1994)

6

Acura Integra (1994)

7

Dodge Ram Pickup (2004)

8

Nissan Sentra (1994)

9

Toyota Pickup (1988)

10

Toyota Corolla (2007)

*The NCIB publishes the most stolen cars list. According to their website, the NICB “is the nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to preventing, detecting and defeating insurance fraud and vehicle theft through information analysis, investigations, training and public awareness.”

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Todd Clay

Todd Clay is a former insurance agent with the largest insurance company in the United States. He earned his Bachelor’s from the University of Texas. He’s worked in several fields but has specialized in insurance, financial-related information, and technology. He blogs at Car Insurance Guidebook.

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