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 2020:

IBC’s most frequently stolen vehicles by region

Rank All of Canada Ontario Quebec Atlantic region
1 2018 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2017 Lexus RX350/RX450H 4DR AWD 2018 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2017 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 1500 4WD
2 2017 Lexus RX350/RX450H 4DR AWD 2018 Lexus RX350/RX350L/ RX450H/RX450HL 4DR AWD 2017 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2018 Ford F150 4WD
3 2017 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2018 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2019 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD
4 2018 Lexus RX350/RX350L/ RX450H/RX450HL 4DR AWD 2018 Toyota Highlander 4DR 4WD 2018 Ford F150 4WD 2016 Ford F150 4WD
5 2018 Ford F150 4WD 2019 Lexus RX350/RX350L/ RX450H/RX450HL 4DR AWD 2019 Lexus NX300/NX300H 4DR AWD 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD
6 2019 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2016 Lexus RX350/RX450H 4DR AWD 2017 Toyota Highlander 4DR 4WD 2018 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 1500 4WD
7 2018 Toyota Highlander 4DR 4WD 2017 Toyota Highlander 4DR 4WD 2018 Honda Accord 4DR 2011 Ford F150 4WD
8 2017 Toyota Highlander 4DR 4WD 2017 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2016 Honda Civic 4DR 2015 Honda Civic 4DR
9 2019 Lexus RX350/RX350L/ RX450H/RX450HL 4DR AWD 2019 Honda CR-V 4DR AWD 2017 Lexus RX350/RX450H 4DR AWD 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 4DR
10 2017 Dodge/Ram Ram 1500 4WD

2018 Honda Accord 4DR

2018 Honda Civic 4DR 2016 Chevrolet/GMC Silverado/Sierra 1500 4WD

In the Western and Pacific region, varying years of the Ford F350 SD 4WD, the Ford F150 SD 4WD, and the Dodge Ram 1500 4WD fill the entire list.

Was your vehicle at the top of car thieves’ shopping lists in 2020? 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 2020, 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 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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