_

According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, automobile theft is on the rise across the country. These vehicles were at the top of car thieves’ shopping lists in 2016:

IBC’s most frequently stolen vehicles by region

IBC's most frequently stolen vehicles by region
  All of Canada Ontario Quebec Atlantic region
1 2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2015 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV Toyota 4Runner 4P 2015 Truck/Van 2004 Cadillac DeVille Sedan
2 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2014 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV Toyota 4Runner 4P 2014 Truck/Van 2012 MINI Cooper 2-door Coupe
3 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2003 Hummer H2 4-door AWD SUV Lexus RX350 4P 2013 Truck/Van 2001 Acura 1.7EL Sedan
4 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD and 2003 GMC Yukon 4WD SUVs Lexus RX350 4P 2015 Truck/Van 2013 Ford Mustang GT/Boss 302 2-door Coupe
5 2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2015 Lexus RX350/RX450h 4-door AWD SUVs Toyota FJ Cruiser 4P 2011 Truck/Van 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD Pick-up
6 2015 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2002 Cadillac Escalade 4-door 4WD SUV Infiniti QX60 4P 2015 Truck/Van 2004 Nissan Maxima Sedan
7 2003 Cadillac Escalade 4-door 4WD SUV 2015 Acura MDX 4-door 4WD SUV BMW 335xi 2P 2008 2002 Jeep TJ 4WD SUV
8 2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2011 Range Rover Sport 4-door 4WD SUV Toyota 4Runner 4P 2013 Truck/Van 2012 Nissan Maxima Sedan
9 2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD and 2004 GMC Yukon 4WD SUVs Lexus RX350 4P 2014 Truck/Van 2002 Ford Mustang 2-door Convertible
10 2010 Acura ZDX 4-door AWD SUV 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 4WD and 2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 4WD SUVs Lexus IS 300 4P 2002 2000 Chevrolet Impala Sedan

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.

Avoid becoming a target

Whether or not your car made the list of the top 10 stolen vehicles of the year, there are some simple things you can do to deter those pesky thieves and avoid being an easy target — and some may even get you a discount on car insurance. Learn about the top six ways to prevent car theft and keep your vehicle off next year’s “most stolen” list.

Want to learn how your car insurance policy will protect you if your vehicle goes missing despite your best efforts to protect it? Reach out to a licensed broker to learn more about your options.


Share this list on Facebook or Twitter to keep your fellow drivers informed and help them protect their vehicles from potential thieves.