Top 10 Most Stolen Cars of 2008


Ever wonder why insurance rates are so high on your car?  Relatively low dollar cars like used Honda Civics and Accords often fetch insurance premiums higher than cars which are 2-3 times more expensive.  The reason is that these cars are highly desireable to theives.  Hit the jump to see if your car made the list for the top 10 cars stolen in 2008.

10. 2005-2007 Honda S2000 – Claim frequency: 8.1 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $13,624

9. 2005-2007 Dodge Durango – Claim frequency: 8.1 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $9,682

8. 2005-2007 Hummer H2 – Claim frequency: 8.7 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $18,791

7. 2005-2007 Dodge Magnum – Claim frequency: 9.9 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $8,926

6. 2005 – 2007 Hummer H2 SUT – Claim frequency: 10 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years)Average loss payment per claim: $23,771

5. 2005-2007 Ford F350 SuperCrew – Claim frequency: 10.7 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $20,138

4. 2006-2007 Dodge Charger – Claim frequency: 11 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $7,047

3. 2007 Cadillac Escalade – Claim frequency: 11.3 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $14,657

2. 2005-2007 Ford F250 SuperCrew – Claim frequency: 13.1 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $19,250

And the #1 most stolen vehicle of 2008 is….

1. 2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV – Claim frequency: 15.0 (per 1,000 insured vehicle years) | Average loss payment per claim: $13,060

Source: AutoBlog

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One response to “Top 10 Most Stolen Cars of 2008

  1. Pingback: Top 10 Least Stolen Vehicles of 2008 « Automotive Buzz from AutoAnything

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