The New York Insurance Association has noted that the 2000 Honda Civic is again the most frequently stolen vehicle in New York State, according to Insurance Journal.
The Hot Wheels 2011 study released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) examines data reported to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model, and model year most reported stolen in 2010.
The study found that the 2000 Honda Civic topped the list of the most frequently stolen vehicles in New York State for the fourth year in a row.
In 2010, the most stolen vehicles in New York State were:
1. 2000 Honda Civic
2. 1994 Honda Accord
3. 1991Toyota Camry
4. 1996 Nissan Maxima
5. 2000 Dodge Caravan
6. 2005 Nissan Altima
7. 2009 Toyota Corolla
8. 2009 Ford Econoline E350
9. 2002 Ford Explorer
10. 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee
“Auto theft continues to decline in New York State,” Ellen Melchionni, president of NYIA stated. “But drivers still need to take prudent steps to prevent their vehicle from being stolen.”