Chevy Silverado, Ford F-350 Among Top 10 Most-Recovered Stolen Vehicles

Chevrolet Silverado and Ford’s F-350 are among the Top 10 most-recovered stolen vehicles in 2013 using LoJack recovery systems.

LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) says law enforcement officials recovered more than $121 million worth of stolen vehicles equipped with the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in 2013. LoJack’s fifth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report and infographic reviews auto theft trends over the past year specific to vehicles equipped with the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System.

For the fifth year in a row, the Honda Accord was ranked as the most stolen and recovered vehicle equipped with LoJack. California continues to top the list as the state with the most LoJack-equipped recovered stolen vehicles.

In 2013, the oldest LoJack system-equipped stolen vehicle recovered was a 1963 Cadillac Convertible, while the most expensive LoJack system-equipped stolen vehicle recovered was a 2011 Porsche Panamera worth $103,400.

Most Recovered LoJack-Equipped Vehicles in 2013

  1. Honda Accord
  2. Honda Civic
  3. Toyota Camry
  4. Toyota Corolla
  5. Chevy Silverado               
  6. Acura Integra
  7. Cadillac Escalade
  8. Ford F-350
  9. Nissan Altima
  10. Chevy Tahoe

“Today’s thieves are highly skilled professionals, and LoJack’s data reveals that stolen cars, trucks and SUVs equipped with the LoJack system were recovered 90+ percent of the time in 2013,” said Patrick Clancy, vice president of law enforcement for LoJack Corp. “The latest statistics from the FBI indicate that nearly half of vehicles stolen are not returned to the rightful owners, resulting in millions of dollars in assets lost by vehicle owners.”

Additional noteworthy findings of the 2013 LoJack Vehicle Theft Recovery Report include:

Top 10 States with the Most Thefts and Recoveries in 2013

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Florida
  4. New York
  5. New Jersey
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Maryland
  8. Arizona
  9. Georgia
  10. Washington  

Most Stolen and Recovered New 2013 Models

  1. Honda Accord
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Ford F250
  4. Honda Civic
  5. Toyota Tacoma and Ford F-150

The 2013 LoJack Vehicle Theft Recovery Report is gathered from data provided by 27 states via Nlets as well as California law enforcement, and is specific to stolen cars, trucks and SUVs equipped with the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System that were recovered between January and December 2013.

LoJack Corporation, the company that invented the stolen vehicle recovery market more than 25 years ago, is the global leader in finding and recovering a wide range of mobile assets including cars, construction equipment and motorcycles-having recovered nearly $4 billion USD in stolen assets worldwide. In today's rapidly changing world, LoJack's core competencies are more valuable and more relevant than ever as they are now being applied into new areas, such as the prevention, detection and recovery of stolen cargo and finding and rescuing people with cognitive conditions such as autism and Alzheimer's.

*All data is derived from both 2013 LoJack Recovery Data taken from internal sources and NADA (National Automotive Dealers Association) guide to new and used car values

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