What are some of the most stolen cars in Chicago?

I live in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, so I’m surrounded by wealthier people most of the time. Despite this, my friend’s car was stolen amid a wave of car thefts in the neighborhood, and I’m worried I could be next. What types of cars are stolen the most throughout Chicago?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
With nearly 21,000 car thefts each year, Chicago doesn’t have a sparkling safety record. That said, they rank 141st in per-capita car thefts, making car theft less risky than the media reports. Still, your concerns are valid, especially if you own a car that’s easy to steal like the
Toyota Camry
According to the Chicago Carjacking Task Force, the most stolen cars in Chicago are:
Whether the higher rates are due to the greater prevalence of these models or genuinely easier to steal is still uncertain. However, you can practice a few principles to ensure your car isn’t lifted.
Parking in well-lit areas, buying an anti-theft device, and adding a GPS to your car can curb the threat of theft. Adding
comprehensive coverage
to your policy through the
app is another way to add protection and peace of mind.
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