2010-'12 Toyota Camry Is Favorite of Car Thieves
- The 2010-'12 Toyota Camry is the most stolen vehicle in the large and midsized car segment, according to a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
- Thieves also target the Chevrolet Impala, Nissan Altima and Chevrolet Malibu.
- The Ford Fusion rounds out the top five.
DES PLAINES, Illinois — The 2010-'12 Toyota Camry is the most stolen vehicle in the large and midsized car segment, according to a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
Other vehicles in the top ten most-stolen list include the Dodge Charger, Hyundai Sonata, Honda Accord, Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 300.
The report is based on National Crime Information Center vehicle theft records from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012.
During that reporting period, 31,586 large and midsized vehicles were reported stolen in the U.S.
"By far, the midsized class had the most theft activity with 22,090 thefts or 70 percent of the combined large and midsized total," the report said.
The Camry saw the most theft activity with 4,619.
The state where the most large and midsized thefts occurred was California, followed by Florida, Michigan, Texas and New York.
Edmunds says: If you own a 2010-'12 Toyota Camry, be aware that it has a bull's eye on its hood when it comes to car thieves.