NICB Names America’s Most Stolen Vehicles

Dec 23, 2019

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released its annual Hot Wheels report, which identifies the most stolen vehicles in the United States.

The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center to determine the vehicle makes, models and model years most reported stolen in 2018.

According to the FBI, in 2018 a total of 748,841 vehicles were stolen in the United States, a 3% decline and a return to the dominant downward trend the country has experienced since entering the 21st century.

For 2018, the most stolen vehicles in the nation were:

 

Rank Make/Model Model Year/Thefts     Total Model Thefts
1 Honda Civic     2000 (5,290)        38,426
2 Honda Accord     1997 (5,029)        36,815
3 Ford Pickup (Full Size)     2006 (3,173)        36,355
4 Chevrolet Pickup (Full Size)     2004 (2,097)        31,566
5 Toyota Camry     2017 (1,144)        16,906
6 Nissan Altima     2017 (1,451)        13,284
7 Toyota Corolla     2017 (1,034)        12,388
8 GMC Pickup (Full Size)     2018 (1,170)        11,708
9 Dodge/Ram Pickup (Full Size)     2001 (1,155)        11,226
10 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee     2000 (646)        9,818

 

NICB recommends drivers follow a four layers of protection plan to guard against vehicle theft.