Big pickup trucks like the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado to be the most popular models among car buyers in the US, but they are also popular among car thieves. Full-size pickups were the most stolen vehicles in the U.S. in 2021, according to the latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
The annual NCIB Hot Wheels According to the report, vehicle thefts were up eight percent by 2021 compared to 2020. Last year, nearly a million vehicles were reported stolen in America, and 14 percent of them were full-size trucks. Small and medium sedans like the Honda Civic and Toyota Camry were also often stolen, while current bestselling crossovers and SUVs were not.
This may be because the popularity of crossovers and SUVs is still recent, so bestselling models are relatively new and have better security — largely. According to the NCIB, thefts often involve more older models than new ones, with the exception of some cars from Nissan, Jeep and Toyota. The report is broken down by: US statebut overall, here are the top ten stolen models of 2021, ranked from least to most stolen: