Report: Thieves in Hawaii target older Honda Civics, Accords
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - If you've got a 2000 Honda Civic ... sorry. Your car is the most commonly stolen model in Hawaii.
That's according to a newly-released report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which said that Accords and Civics manufactured before the introduction of anti-theft technology continue to be hot targets for thieves.
The second-most stolen car in Hawaii last year was the 1996 Honda Accord. Rounding out the top three: 2008 full size Ford pickups.
The bureau notes that preventing a car theft is oftentimes about sticking to the basics: Lock your car, consider installing a warning or immobilizing device, and look into whether a tracking device is right for you.
It's the second year in a row that the 2000 Honda Civic has been named the most stolen car in Hawaii.
Here's the full list of the top 10 most stolen cars in Hawaii last year:
- 2000 Honda Civic
- 1996 Honda Accord
- 2008 Ford Pickup (full size)
- 2000 Toyota Camry
- 2016 Toyota Corolla
- 2015 Toyota Tacoma
- 1998 Honda CR-V
- 2001 Nissan Frontier
- 2005 Nissan Altima
- Tie: 1996 Ford Pickup (small size) and 2004 Chevrolet Pickup (full size)
To read the full report, click here.
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