Most stolen car models in 2020: Car thieves like it classy
Car thieves in Germany are becoming more and more picky. According to the German Insurance Association (GDV), in the past year 2020, the year of the coronavirus, they stole 10,697 cars with comprehensive insurance clear seldom arrived than a year earlier (14,229). But that was the case Value of the car and with it the trouble for the affected owners the bigger. Or for the insurer: For the first time, they had to pay for a theft on average more than 20,000 euros counting. The total economic damage in 2020 was around 214 million euros. (Read here what is insured against a car theft.)
SUVs stood with the criminals highest in course. Seven vehicles from the top ten models come from this segment. There was a change at the very front: The Range Rover Velar of the Land Rover brand traded as the new front runner with the BMX X6 the places. With a theft rate of 15.5 per 1,000 insured cars, the Velar, which can be configured from 59,315 euros, came in first in Germany by far. A theft of this series causes an average damage of 52,200 euros.
Most stolen models 2020 (Germany)
Land Rover Velar 1st gen.
BMW X6 2nd gen.
Kia Stinger 1st Gen
Land Rover Range Rover 3rd Gen.
Toyota Lexus NX 1st Gen
Toyota Land Cruiser 4th Gen.
Toyota Prius + 1st gen.
Porsche 911 3rd gen.
Ford Edge (USA) 1st gen.
BMW X5 3rd gen.
Hyundai Santa Fe 4th gen.
Also in the manufacturer comparison in 2020 most common Land Rover vehicles stolen. Put with the quotient 1.9 Land Rover by 0.4, while the “competitors” all lost. Sports car manufacturer follows at a considerable distance Porsche. Incidentally, when it comes to thefts in absolute numbers, the VW brand is ahead with 1,780 stolen vehicles – 31.2 percent less than a year earlier (2589). Also on the “podium” were Audi (2nd place with 1360) and BMW / Mini (3rd place with 1325).
Most stolen car brands 2020 (Germany)
Land Rover / Range Rover
Toyota (with Lexus)
BMW (with Mini)
Fiat (with Alfa Romeo, Lancia)