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Is Your Car One of the 10 Thieves Love Most?

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The 2015 Hot Wheels report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau looked at the top 10 most stolen vehicles in 2014 by make and model, encompassing all model years. By taking this approach, car owners get a clearer picture of the vehicles that are at greatest risk of being targeted by thieves and the top model year or years that are most frequently stolen.

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Model: Honda Accord
Total thefts: 51,920
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1994

Model: Honda Civic
Total thefts: 43,936
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 2000

Model: Ford F-Series full-size pickup
Total thefts: 28,680
Most frequently stolen model years:

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  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004

Model: Chevrolet full-size pickup*
Total thefts: 23,196
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 1999
  • 2003
  • 2004

*This vehicle had different model names depending on the model year.

Model: Toyota Camry
Total thefts: 14,605
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 1991*

*Only 1 model year had a statistically significant theft rate.

Model: Dodge Ram full-size pickup
Total thefts: 11,075
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 2004
  • 2001
  • 2005

Model: Dodge Caravan
Total thefts: 10,483
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 2000
  • 2002
  • 2003

Model: Nissan Altima
Total thefts: 9,109
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 2013*

*Only 1 model year had a statistically significant theft rate.

Model: Acura Integra
Total thefts: 6,902
Most frequently stolen model years:

  • 1994
  • 1995


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