LoJack recently released a list of the top 10 most stolen and recovered LoJack-equipped vehicle models in 2013, which was topped by the Honda Accord for the fifth year in a row. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a similar report last August analyzing stolen cars, insured or not, in 2012 through the National Crime Information Center, the country's central database for reported crimes.
According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), which compiles auto theft data, the 1998 Civic (5,807 thefts) was the most stolen Civic in 2012 -- the most recent year for which statistics are available. Civic (47,037 total thefts) was the second-most stolen nameplate that year.
Full-size pickup trucks are Detroit's bread and butter. Last year Chevrolet played fairly conservatively with the Silverado's first major redesign since the 2007 model. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 shares its platform with the GMC Sierra 1500, but there are significant styling differences to appeal to shoppers with different tastes.
In one of the most competitive classes in the car market, the generally capable 2015 Nissan Altima is hamstrung by subpar drivability — an unrefined transmission and associated engine noise. Our Nissan Altima test car was a 2.5 SV with the standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine.
2004 Chevrolet Pickup (full-size) 2016 Toyota Camry; 2015 Nissan Altima; 2001 Dodge Pickup (full-size) 2015 Toyota Corolla; 2008 Chevrolet Impala; 2000 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee; Once again, Honda tops the list for being the most stolen make in the U.S. but some newer vehicles are showing up on the list in 2016 as well.