Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles
The Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 and Infiniti G37 coupe top the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's list for vehicles with the highest loss.
The Escalade not only has the highest claim frequency of any vehicle, its overall losses are also the highest.
The Corvette Z06 boasts the highest average claim per loss ($41,229), making the Escalade's $11,934 not so bad in comparison. However, the Volvo S80's was just $619.
Other cars unattractive to thieves: the Saturn Vue, Nissan Murano, Honda Pilot and Subaru Impreza.
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