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Top 10 Most Commonly Stolen Cars
July 20, 2017Honda Accord and Civic owners, take note -- you own two of the most stolen cars, according to a recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).
According to the NICB, the most stolen version of the Accord is 1997 and for the Civic, 1998. The NICB says that a vehicle is stolen every 45 seconds, amounting to losses of over $4 billion each year.
The Honda Accord was also the most stolen vehicle in the United States last year, with 52,244 stolen. Check out the list below to see if your car is on the list.
Top 10 Most Stolen Cars
|1||Honda Accord (1997)||50,427|
|2||Honda Civic (1998)||49,547|
|3||Ford F-Series Pickup (2006)||32,721|
|4||Chevrolet Silverado Pickup (2004)||31,238|
|5||Toyota Camry (2016)||16,732|
|6||Nissan Altima (2015)||12,221|
|7||Ram Pickup (2001)||12,128|
|8||Toyota Corolla (2015)||11,989|
|9||Chevrolet Impala (2008)||9749|
|10||Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee (2000)||9245|
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