NICB's Hot Wheels: Popular 10 Most Stolen Vehicles List Gets a Makeover

Check out the latest NICB Hot Wheels report. The new data-rich version offers more detailed data and a new list of 2012's most stolen 2012 Models.

For 2012, the most stolen vehicles* in the nation were (total thefts in parentheses):

  1. Honda Accord (58,596)
  2. Honda Civic (47,037)
  3. Ford Pickup (Full Size) (26,770)
  4. Chevrolet Pickup (Full Size) (23,745)
  5. Toyota Camry (16,251)
  6. Dodge Caravan (11,799)
  7. Dodge Pickup (Full Size) (11,755)
  8. Acura Integra (9,555)
  9. Nissan Altima (9,169)
  10. Nissan Maxima (6,947)

The new feature in Hot Wheels this year is the addition of a list of the top 25 model year 2012 vehicles that were most stolen in calendar year 2012. The top 10 on this list are:

  1. Nissan Altima (921)
  2. Chevrolet Impala (778)
  3. Chevrolet Malibu (727)
  4. Toyota Camry (665)
  5. Ford Fusion (655)
  6. Ford Pickup Full Size (595)
  7. Ford Focus (523)
  8. Chrysler 200 (449)
  9. Dodge Charger (416)
  10. Dodge Avenger (412)
  11. Watch the accompanying video for the report. Download the press release and learn more about the report by visiting us online at

Anyone with information concerning insurance fraud or vehicle theft can report it anonymously by calling toll-free 800.TEL.NICB (800.835.6422) or submitting a form on our website.

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