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According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, automobile theft costs Canadians close to $1 billion each year. These vehicles were at the top of car thieves’ shopping lists in 2017:

IBC’s most frequently stolen vehicles by region

IBC's most frequently stolen vehicles by region
  All of Canada Ontario Quebec Atlantic region
1 2015 Lexus GX460 4-door AWD SUV 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer 4-door AWD 4D
2 2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2015 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2015 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2003 Dodge Ram 4WD Pick-up
3 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2006 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-door 4WD SUV 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-door 4WD SUV 2002 Ford/Mercury Explorer/Mountaineer 4-door 4WD SUV
4 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 2WD Pick-up 2013 Lexus RX350/RX450h 4-door AWD SUV 2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door 4D
5 2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2005 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-door 4WD SUV 2015 Lexus RX350/RX450h 4-door AWD SUV 2006 Jeep Wrangler 4WD SUV
6 2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2006 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 4WD Pick-up 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2009 Jeep Compass 4-door 2WD SUV
7 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2003 Hummer H2 4-door AWD SUV 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-door 4WD SUV 2009 Jeep Patriot 4-door 2WD SUV
8 2016 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2002 Chevrolet/GMC Tahoe/Yukon 4-door 4WD SUV 2015 Toyota Tundra 4WD Pick-up 2008 Nissan Titan 4WD Pick-up
9 2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2014 Toyota 4Runner 4-door 4WD SUV 2014 Lexus RX350/RX450h 4-door AWD SUV 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up
10 2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4WD Pick-up 2005 Buick/Chevrolet/GMC Rainier/Trailblazer/Envoy 4-door 2WD SUV 2010 Audi A5 Quattro 2-door 2D 2005 Honda Element 4-door 4WD SUV

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 #9 (the 2000 Honda Civic 2-door Hatchback 2D).

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 thieves and avoid being an easy target — and some could 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.


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