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According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, auto theft costs Canadians close to $1 billion each year. These vehicles were at the top of car thieves’ shopping lists in 2018:

IBC's most frequently stolen vehicles by region
  All of Canada Ontario Quebec Atlantic region
1 2007 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2004 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-Door 4WD 2017 Acura MDX 4-Door 4WD 2009 Nissan Maxima 4-Door
2 2006 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2006 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 4WD 2015 Toyota 4Runner 4-Door 4WD 2002 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 4WD
3 2005 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2003 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-Door 4WD 2017 Honda CR-V 4-Door AWD 2011 Jeep Liberty 4-Door 4WD
4 2004 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2007 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4-Door 4WD 2002 Chevrolet/GMC S10/Sonoma 4WD
5 2003 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2003 Chevrolet/GMC Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 4-Door 4WD 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door 4WD 2015 Mitsubishi RVR 4-Door 2WD
6 2006 Ford F250 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2002 Chevrolet/GMC Suburban/Yukon XL 1500 4-Door 4WD 2017 Honda Pilot 4-Door 4WD 2007 Ford F250 Super Duty 4WD
7 2001 Ford F350 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4WD 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door 4WD 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle 2-Door
8 2000 Ford F250 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2005 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-Door 4WD 2016 Honda Pilot 4-Door 4WD 2015 MINI Cooper 2-Door
9 2015 Lexus GX460 4-Door AWD SUV 2003 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 4WD 2015 Toytoa Prius V 5-Door 2010 Ford Mustang 2-Door
10 2001 Ford F250 Super Duty 4WD Pick up 2002 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-Door 4WD 2016 Toyota Prius V 5-Door 2002 Dodge Dakota 2WD

In the Western and Pacific region, varying years of the Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up and Ford F-250 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up fill the entire list, with the exception of #8 and #10 (Honda Civic 2-door Hatchbacks).

Was your vehicle at the top of car thieves’ shopping lists in 2018? Find out now and take some simple steps to avoid being an easy target for vehicle theft.

Avoid becoming a target

Whether or not your car made the list of the most stolen vehicles of 2018, there are some simple things you can do to deter thieves and avoid car theft — and some of them could get you a discount on car insurance, too.

Car theft can happen even when you’ve taken all the right steps to avoid it. Reach out to your group’s licensed car insurance broker to make sure you have the right coverage to protect you in case your vehicle is ever stolen.


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