Top 10 Most Stolen Cars
February 20, 2014Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Impala owners, take note -- you own two of the most stolen cars, according to a recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
The new report looks at data collected between January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2012 and includes only 2010, 2011 and 2012 vehicle models.
During this time, 31,586 cars were stolen from both mid-size and large car classes. Topping the list is the Toyota Camry, with 4,619 stolen. Next up is the Chevrolet Impala, with 3,608 stolen, followed by the Nissan Altima, with 3,103 thefts.
As for where the thefts took place, California was the state with the largest amount of car thefts -- 5,094 -- followed by Florida with 3,306 and Michigan with 2,604.
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