Quiz: Can You Identify the Most Frequently Stolen Cars in America?
Can You Identify the Most Frequently Stolen Cars in America?
By: Robin Tyler
Image: Wiki Commons via Lord of the Wings from Toronto

About This Quiz

Close to one million vehicles are stolen in the United States each year. That's a massive number, we are sure you would agree. Figures posted back in 2012 show this to be an average of 229 vehicles stolen for every 100,000 inhabitants of the country. Incredible.

Not only does auto theft impact people's lives but it also has an effect on the economy. Estimates put the value of the vehicles stolen at $5.9 billion in 2016, with the average dollar loss per vehicle at a little over $7,000. Luckily, effective police work is seeking to drop in vehicle theft rates which had peaked in 1991 with over 1.6 million cars stolen in that year!

Interestingly enough, in 2017 the metropolitan area with the most thefts was Albuquerque, New Mexico, with Anchorage, Alaska, and Pueblo, Colorado, rounding out the top three. 

Car thieves who commit grand theft auto do like particular brands, with sedans, luxury vehicles and pickups often in the firing line. Owning one of these types of vehicles certainly puts you at greater risk!

In this quiz, we are going to see if you can identify those vehicles that thieves seem to target. A screenshot is all you have to base your choice on.

Good luck!

1.0 of 40
This is a favorite for car thieves. What is it?
2.0 of 40
Are you able to identify this luxury car?
3.0 of 40
What luxury make and model shown here is often stolen?
4.0 of 40
Can you identify this vehicle, a popular target for felons?
5.0 of 40
Car thieves love to get their hand on this model. What is it?
6.0 of 40
Even vans are a popular target for car thieves, particularly this one. It is a __________
7.0 of 40
SUVs are popular targets for felons, especially this brand and model. Can you name it?
8.0 of 40
Can you name this famous pickup that thieves like just as much as the American public?
9.0 of 40
Any idea as to the year, make and model stolen, umm, we mean shown in this image?
10.0 of 40
Luxury cars are certainly not immune to theft, despite anti-theft devices. Can you name this popular luxury car that thieves love?
11.0 of 40
Although not many of this make are stolen, one model does stand out. Name it, please
12.0 of 40
In 2010, this was the most targeted car in America. Do you know what it is?
13.0 of 40
Who wouldn't want to steal that? What car is it though?
14.0 of 40
Can you name this car, a popular car for grand theft auto?
15.0 of 40
16.0 of 40
Japanese cars are certainly very popular with car thieves across America. Can you identify this model that was stolen often in 2014?
17.0 of 40
A favorite for thieves in major cities in the United States, this vehicle is a ____________?
18.0 of 40
Pickups are a regular target for grand theft auto - this one in particular. Name it, please?
19.0 of 40
If you own one of these, make sure you park it in a safe place! What is the make and model?
20.0 of 40
This luxury car... well, car thieves love it. Can you name it?
21.0 of 40
Of course sedans are a target for grand theft auto. This one is very popular with thieves. Name it, please.
22.0 of 40
STOLEN! Often.... but what make and model is it?
23.0 of 40
Here's a favorite of those who love to pilfer. Can you name this pickup?
24.0 of 40
Any idea as to the name of this sedan, which was the second most stolen model in the U.S. in 2010?
25.0 of 40
Are you able to identify this minivan that car thieves love to get their hands on?
26.0 of 40
Although this brand is defunct since 2010, which model was the ninth most stolen car in 2006?
27.0 of 40
Car thieves love luxury vehicles, if they can get their hands on them. This is a favorite, but can you identify it?
28.0 of 40
Identify this often stolen pickup, please?
29.0 of 40
30.0 of 40
Stealing luxury models pays - especially this model. Name it, please?
31.0 of 40
If you own this car, you should make sure you install a number of anti-theft devices. What is it?
32.0 of 40
Can you name this car that features on stolen lists across cities in America?
33.0 of 40
Here's another luxury model that disappears around the United States. Any idea what it is?
34.0 of 40
An older model, but if you own it, secure it! Name it, please?
35.0 of 40
Yet another luxury model that is a massive target for grand theft auto - please identify it?
36.0 of 40
Another favorite pickup in the firing line - in 2010, this vehicle made the top 10 list for most stolen cars in America. What is it?
37.0 of 40
This Japanese model is often a target, but particularly in 2010. Can you name it?
38.0 of 40
Sometimes, the larger the better for car thieves. Particularly favored is this model. What is it?
39.0 of 40
Another luxury car that thieves love - can you identify it?
40.0 of 40
Here's another pickup that thieves just want to get their hands on. What is it?
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