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Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years (BBB A+). He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like Reviews.com and Safeco. He reviews content, ensuring that exis...

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Reviewed by Daniel Walker
Licensed Auto Insurance Agent

UPDATED: Apr 21, 2020

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Things to Remember...

  • The newer your car the least likely it is to be stolen
  • There are different security measures you can install on your vehicle to help prevent theft
  • Make sure when you are shopping around for auto insurance to check out different coverage that will help if your car does get stolen


What are the most stolen cars in the United States? Check out the list below of the top 10 most stolen vehicles in the US and then be sure to enter your zip in on this page for free car insurance quotes!

Many years ago someone stole my car. It was a 1988 Toyota Camry and I’d left it in a secured parking garage underneath my apartment building.

The thief stole the car, filled the trunk with used clothing (the kind you’d find at a goodwill), and ended up parking it about 10 blocks away with most of the gas left in the tank. They also left a burrito wrapper from 7-11 on the floor. It wasn’t exactly the crime of the century.

I’m now the owner of a new car, and after doing a bit of research, I found that a new car is way less likely to be stolen than an old one. Newer locks, integrated security, and the resell value of older car parts are many of the reasons why your clunker is more likely to get stolen than your shiny new sedan.

We created a visual diagram which shows proportionally which cars are stolen the most in the US (original source here). Click on the below image to see the full diagram.

Top 10 Most Stolen Cars in the US

Click to see the full diagram