Car theft statistics |

Car theft statistics

by staff

Vehicle thefts represent the largest property crimes nationwide:

— Each day 4,167 motor vehicles are stolen

— Almost 1.5 million vehicles are stolen each year.

— When a vehicle is sold in parts, it can be worth up to three times its original value.

1998 most stolen vehicles:

— Honda Accord

— Toyota Camry

— Oldsmobile Cutlass

— Honda Civic

— Ford Mustang

— Toyota Corolla

— Chevrolet Pickup

— Nissan Maxima

— Jeep Grand Cherokee

Sources: Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Insurance Crime Bureau, Insurance Information Institute.