Can you believe these are the most stolen SUV’s?

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The latest report on the most stolen SUV’s is out…and the results may surprise you!  California, Florida, Michigan, Texas and New York lead the states where SUV’s are most likely to be stolen.

There were 21,711 2011-2013 model year SUVs and CUVs reported stolen in the United States between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013.

There were 21,711 2011-2013 model year SUVs and CUVs reported stolen in the United States between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013.

The top five makes and models stolen during the period were:  Ford Escape (1,421), Ford Edge (1,140), Ford Explorer (958), Jeep Grand Cherokee (912) and the Kia Sorento (725). In terms of class, compact CUVs experienced the most thefts with 6,981. Large SUVs were next with 3,206, followed by mid-sized CUVs (3,204), large SUVs (2,902) and premium CUVs (2,394).

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DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a new report that examines thefts of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) reported stolen between Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013.  The data was further refined with thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles only.  Using those parameters, a total of 21,711 SUVs/CUVs were reported stolen during the period.

The report reviewed data for market classifications* as follows:

SUV CUV
Compact Compact
Mid-Sized Mid-Sized
Large Large
Premium Premium
Pickup SUV

The top five makes and models stolen during the period were:  Ford Escape (1,421), Ford Edge (1,140), Ford Explorer (958), Jeep Grand Cherokee (912) and the Kia Sorento (725). In terms of class, compact CUVs experienced the most thefts with 6,981. Large SUVs were next with 3,206, followed by mid-sized CUVs (3,204), large SUVs (2,902) and premium CUVs (2,394).

The top five states for SUV/CUV thefts were California (3,531), Florida (1,897), Michigan (1,834), Texas (1,686) and New York (1,577).

When examined by core-based statistical area (CBSA), New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA posted the most thefts with 2,530. It was followed by the Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI CBSA with 1,701 and the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA CBSA with 1,300.

See the analytical report here and a list of all state thefts here.

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