Honda Accord, Civic come in top on most stolen vehicle list

1995 Honda Civic

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, three early model Japanese cars are atop the list of the most-stolen cars in America last year. The organization”s Hot Wheels 2010 report lists the “94 Honda Accord, “95 Honda Civic, and “91 Toyota Camry as the most stolen cars in 2009. The rest of the list is comprised of mostly American trucks and vans.

According to the report: “The FBI’s just-released 2009 Uniform Crime Report shows that vehicle theft is once again down significantly from the previous year making 2009 the sixth-consecutive year of reduced vehicle thefts. In 2008, 956,846 vehicles were reported stolen “” the lowest annual total in more than 20 years. For 2009, the number is even lower “” 794,616.”

“Through the end of August this year there were 97,655 vehicles that were listed as stolen and not yet recovered,” said Joe Wehrle, NICB president and CEO.

– By: Stephen Calogera

Source: DriveOn