Every day there are hundreds of cars stolen in the United States . According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau there are some cars that are more likely to be stolen than others. Even with additional security measures if a thief is looking to find a way to steal a car they will be able to. There are some people models on the road that they are just too tempting for a thief to resist. There are the top 10 cars that are the most likely to be stolen in the United States.
10. 2008 Chevrolet Impala – Stolen 9,225 Times
There were 9,225 Impala that were stolen. This car is a mid sized sedan but is larger than similar models. The car has a 5.3 liter V8 engine making it very powerful. Even though this model was comes with the OnStar and that is standard it is still one of the most stolen cars in the country. The extra security feature does not protect the car from being stolen.
9. 2002 Dodge Caravan – Stolen 9,798 Times
This car comes in next with a total of 9,798 thefts. The car was designed for earlier models and even though it looks like a van it is still cool. This caravan has many features including a power rear lift gate, a DVD player that is built into the rear seats complete with audio, a system that monitors the pressure in the tires, and pedals that can be adjusted. These extra features make the caravan even more appealing even if it is still a van. Well it is a cool van.
8. 2015 Nissan Altima – Stolen 10,375 Times
The Altima comes in next with 10,375 thefts. This car has a number of cool features which makes it appealing to thieves. It is a mid sized car and there is a 2.5 liter engine. The car has a V6 motor but is still good on gas. There are safety features that will help detect moving objects nearby and will help with the blind spots. This car is also stylish. The Altima is known for being great on the road and can withstand a lot of damage. This makes it a top choice for those looking to steal a car they can count on.
7. 2014 Toyota Corolla – Stolen 10,547 Times
The Corolla is popular and 10,547 are stolen each year. The car is a compact sedan and is an easy target to be stolen. The car is good on gas and it is very easy to drive. The car is known to be reliable and will not break down. The car also looks pretty cool when cruising down the stress. This will help get the attention of the thieves and make the car attractive to them.
6. 2001 Dodge Pickup – Stolen 11,212 Times
The full sized pickup is the most appealing. There were 11,212 pickups stolen in the United States in the past year. This truck is well known and well respected by many people including people that steal cars. This car is durable and is strong. It can go through just about any terrain which makes it a favorite by people that steal cars.
5. 2014 Toyota Camry – Stolen 15,466 Times
There were 15,466 incidents of this car being stolen in the past year. The Camry is good for many purposes. It is good on car, looks attractive to the eye, and has a great deal of power even for a smaller car. This car is quiet to run and is safe. A thief can go a great distance on a tank of gas. It runs so quietly that no one will notice that it is being driven away making is great for people that are looking to steal it.
4. 2004 Chevrolet Silverado – Stolen 27,771 Times
This pickup was stolen 27,771 times each year. The pickup is high performance and is one of the best rides out there. This model has more room than standard pickups and there are a number of great extra features. There are additional safety features as well as features that make this truck stylish.
3. 2006 Ford F-Series- Stolen 29,936 Times
This full size pickup is admired by many and that is why there are over 29,936 stolen each year. Ford is one of the best selling trucks in the United States and there are a number of them on the road at any given time. There are plenty of Ford pickups for the thieves to go after. This truck had been designed for this year making it more powerful and more stylish as well. This truck has won several awards making it a great truck and very appealing to those that want to steal it.
2. 1998 Honda Civic – Stolen 49,430 Times
This car is one of the top choices for thieves. There were 49,430 models of the Civic stolen within a year. The car is one of the most reliable on the road. Even with high mileage this car is still a top performer and will last for a number of years. This car is also one of the most popular models that have ever been sold. It still sells strong today. The 98 model of this car is still on the road and runs just fine. This car is excellent for drivers as well as those that are looking to steal it.
1. 1996 Honda Accord – Stolen 52,244 Times
The Accord is the most stolen type of car that is one the road. In one year there are 52,244 Accords stolen each year. This car is an older model and there are still many of the road. There are plenty of Accords that are still running well and are popular with car thieves. The car has great running power and is one of the best cars on the road for consumers as well as thieves.
These are the top 10 most stolen cars in the United States. The numbers of cars that have been stolen are just what has been recorded for one year. These cars are top sellers with the consumers so there are plenty of them on the road and in parking lots. These cars are reliable and get good gas mileage. That is one reason why they are so popular with thieves. There are so many out there for easy access that thieves are tempted to steal them.