Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Most Sought After Vehicles in 2010

According to a report by the Highway Loss Data Institute - an independent nonprofit that tracks vehicle insurance claims and losses - for every 1,000 of these vehicles on the road, about 6 to 11 have been stolen, broken into, or have had parts removed from them.

Of the 10 vehicles in the 2010 list, seven of them qualify as trucks or SUVs. Although most of these vehicles have the latest anti-theft devices technology, remain hotly targeted by thieves eager to get in the market for illegal resale.

The new security features "will not stop a determined thief from loading a car on a flatbed truck," said Russ Radar, news of the Institute of the means of contact.

Here's the breakdown of 2010, in descending order, with some obvious choices and a couple of surprises. The rates are per 1,000 vehicles.

1. Chevrolet Tahoe - 5.8

Since the list is the Chevrolet Tahoe, one of the best-selling trucks in the U.S.. The Tahoe offers better fuel economy over its competitors, and the Tahoe hybrid can cost about $ 65 thousand. The Chevrolet Tahoe also won an award from consumer guides such as Best Buy, unfortunately, also one of the most stolen.

2. GMC Yukon XL - 6.0

The 2010 GMC Yukon XL is an excellent choice for families who need a full-size SUV with maximum towing capacity and cargo capacity. Its large size is also attractive to car thieves, with about 6 of every 1,000 stolen.

3. Hummer H2 - 6.2

The Hummer brand and there is still a popular choice. The most cost-attractive H3 came out in 2006 has not been as interesting for thieves as a great way beast H2. A selection of fashion and sports figures of hip-hop, the H2 is a pleasant walk for those who acquired it legally.

4. Nissan Maxima - 6.5

The first sedan to get to the list of Nissan Maxima. The 2010 Maxima is ranked 16 out of 21 midsize cars luxury U.S. news. Despite reports of poor consumer use, Maxima sport with different equipment packages make it one of the most fun to drive cars in its class.

5. GMC Sierra Crew Cab - 6.7

Gate 4, 6-passenger full size GMC truck is one of two top 10 most stolen trucks in 2010. The pick-up is often the subject of its versatility and its use in other crimes. Trucks and vans are easy to clone and made to look like legitimate tool or delivery vehicles, so a target for criminals.

6. Infiniti G47 Coupe - 7.1

Website of Infiniti calls this car "effortless in his joy and intense seduction." It is a vehicle, right? The bold styling and sleek, this sports car can attract ogles most unscrupulous sets of eyes.

7. Chevrolet Avalanche - 7.4

Another big boy on the way, the Avalanche, technically considered as a crossover sport utility truck, has the appeal of storage capacity options and a full size truck with the features and airy interior of a luxury SUV. An expensive vehicle, from about $ 40 000, the avalanche is in the top ten list for the first time.

8. Dodge Charger - 7.4

Equivalent to the avalanche of 7.4 per 1,000 stolen from Dodge "muscle" car, the charger, the charts at number 3. Its sporty design and driving force of high-strength back make it one of the hottest cars to steal.

9. Chevy Silverado - 8.0

The Silverado is reasonably priced and reliable, making it one of the trucks purchased by there today. With so many on the road, you would realize that some of them would have to be stolen, right?

10. Cadillac Escalade - 10.8

Our defending champion is Cadillac Escalade. The giant luxury SUV has been the top of the list since 2002, and there seems to be going anywhere before, reaching double figures with the amount stolen per 1,000. Starting at $ 60K and goes up to about $ 200 000, this luxurious SUV is difficult to secure, but easy to steal.

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