Most Stolen Cars in South Carolina

As of 2013, the most stolen cars in South Carolina include the 1997 Honda Accord, 1999 Ford Pickup, 1999 Chevrolet Pickup, 2002 Ford Explorer, and the 1998 Chevrolet Pickup. In urban areas like Columbia or Charleston, there are more cars, trucks, and other vehicles stolen than in smaller towns, but the thieves will strike just about everywhere. If your car makes this list of the most stolen vehicles in South Carolina, consider installing additional anti-theft devices.

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Throughout the U.S., a car, SUV or other vehicle is stolen every 26 seconds. In urban areas like Columbia or Charleston, there are more cars, trucks and other vehicles stolen than in towns and
villages but the thieves strike just about everywhere. Utilizing general automobile security tips such as not keeping your keys in the ignition or not having valet keys in your vehicle or engaging
pedal or steering locks is the best way to keep your car or truck safe. Below are listings showing the most stolen vehicles in South Carolina for different years. If your car, truck or SUV is shown
below, it is highly advisable to always take additional precautions when leaving your car unattended.

Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2013)
Source: NICB
1. 1997 Honda Accord
2. 1999 Ford Pickup (Full Size)
3. 1999 Chevrolet Pickup (Full Size)
4. 2002 Ford Explorer
5. 1998 Chevrolet Pickup (Small Size)
6. 2005 Toyota Camry
7. 2001 Ford Crown Victoria
8. 2005 Dodge Pickup (Full Size)
9. 2000 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee
10. 2007 Chevrolet Impala
Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2009)
Source: NICB
1. 1996 Honda Accord
2. 1994 Chevrolet Pick-Up (Full Size)
3. 1999 Ford F150 Pickup
4. 1997 Ford Explorer
5. 2000 Ford Crown Victoria
6. 1989 Chevrolet Caprice
7. 1997 Honda Civic
8. 2001 Dodge Ram
9. 1997 Toyota Camry
10. 1999 Ford Taurus
Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2008)
Source: NICB
1. 1994 Honda Accord
2. 1997 Ford F150 Pickup
3. 1997 Ford Explorer
4. 1989 Chevrolet Caprice
5. 2007 Dodge Ram Pickup
6. 1996 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee
7. 1997 Ford Taurus
8. 1994 Honda Civic
9. 1997 Ford Ranger
10. 1995 Ford Crown Victoria
Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2007)
Source: NICB
1. 1994 Honda Accord
2. 1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Pickup
3. 1997 Ford Explorer
4. 1997 Ford F150 Series
5. 1996 Ford Taurus
6. 1991 Chevrolet Caprice
7. 1998 Jeep (Grand) Cherokee
8. 2001 Dodge Ram Pickup
9. 2000 Honda Civic
10. 1996 Toyota Camry
Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2005)
Source: NICB
1. 1994 Honda Accord
2. 1997 Ford F150 Series
3. 1996 Ford Explorer
4. 1994 Chevrolet Full Size C/K 1500 Pickup
5. 1989 Chevrolet Caprice
6. 1999 Ford Taurus
7. 1995 Toyota Camry
8. 1994 Honda Civic
9. 1996 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee
10. 1994 Ford Ranger
Most Stolen Vehicles in South Carolina (2004)
Source: NICB
1. 1995 Honda Accord
2. 1989 Chevrolet Caprice
3. 1997 Ford Explorer
4. 1997 Ford F150 Series
5. 1988 Chevrolet Full Size C/K 1500 Pickup
6. 1994 Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee
7. 1999 Ford Taurus
8. 1994 Toyota Camry
9. 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass
10. 1994 Ford Ranger

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