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Old 12-09-2009, 01:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Another reason to by an efficient car: top 10 stolen vehicles

Just released for 2009.

The top ten stolen vehicles are:


  1. 2000 Honda Civic SiR 2-door
  2. 2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 4-door AWD
  3. 1999 Honda Civic SiR 2-door
  4. 2006 Chevrolet/GMC Trailblazer SS 4-door 4WD
  5. 2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 4-door AWD
  6. 2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV 4-door AWD
  7. 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 2-door
  8. 2000 Audi S4 Quattro 4-door
  9. 2006 Hummer H2 4-door AWD
  10. 2005 Cadillac Escalade 4-door 4WD
Note: these are Canadian stats. Not sure how different they'd be in the US.

Source: Top 10 stolen vehicles - The Globe and Mail

Apparently the rule of thumb is: if your vehicle has ever appeared in a music video, or is ever outfitted with a fart can muffler, your odds of getting stolen are higher.

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Old 12-09-2009, 01:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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4 of the top 10 are Cadillac Escalades... Wow.
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Old 12-09-2009, 02:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I only know one person with a Hummer H2 .... and... it was stolen! He got it back though.
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Old 12-09-2009, 02:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Here in the states they want the Hondas and Toyotas.


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Old 12-09-2009, 02:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I only know one person with a Hummer H2 .... and... it was stolen! He got it back though.

Did they return it with a note saying " I really wanted to steal your ride, but the mileage sucks so bad that i cant get no mo' crack . " ?
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Old 12-09-2009, 03:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Apparently the rule of thumb is: if your vehicle has ever appeared in a music video, or is ever outfitted with a fart can muffler, your odds of getting stolen are higher.
or attacked. I made videos for old subaru groups, and there is more than one really freakish coincidence, blatantly criminal.

I have yet to make friends with the internet...

it is a sociopaths machine.
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Old 12-09-2009, 04:02 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Here in the states they want the Hondas and Toyotas.


America?s Most Stolen Cars - MSN Autos
Hmmmm, they better not try.

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