New Colorado theft data reveals that three of the five most stolen vehicles in the state are trucks. This marks the most top-five appearances by pickups in at least three years.
We've been tracking vehicle thefts in Colorado for years, with our most recent post on the topic, published in October 2016, focusing on final data for the year 2015, as complied by the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.
But even before the RMIIA has released numbers for 2016, 7News acquired stats for 2017 to date from Coloradans Against Auto Theft. They reveal that pickups, which represented three of the first seven slots in 2015, now account for 60 percent of the top five.
This trend is particularly worrisome given Coloradans' love of trucks. But despite pickups' rise in status among thieves, the top two places continue to be filled by cars — both made by the same company.
Continue to count down the photo-illustrated 2017 list, supplemented by information from 2015 and 2014, respectively.
Number 10 in 2017 to date: Toyota Camry
Number 10 in 2015: Subaru Impreza
Number 10 in 2014: Subaru Legacy
Number 9 in 2017 to date: Jeep Grand Cherokee
Number 9 in 2015: Toyota Camry
Number 9 in 2014: Ford Explorer
Number 8 in 2017 to date: Chevy Silverado Pickup
Number 8 in 2015: Acura Integra
Number 8 in 2014: Toyota Camry
Number 7 in 2017 to date: Subaru Impreza
Number 7 in 2015: Chevrolet Silverado Pickup
Number 7 in 2014: Dodge Pickup
Number 6 in 2017 to date: Jeep Cherokee
Number 6 in 2015: Jeep Grand Cherokee
Number 6 in 2014: Acura Integra
Continue to count down the five most stolen vehicles in Colorado so far in 2017.
Number 5 in 2017: Ford F-150 Pickup
Number 5 in 2015: Dodge Ram Pickup
Number 5 in 2014: Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee
Number 4 in 2017: Ford F-250 Pickup
Number 4 in 2015: Ford F-150 Pickup
Number 4 in 2014: Chevrolet Pickup
Number 3 in 2017 to date: Dodge Ram Pickup
Number 3 in 2015: Jeep Cherokee
Number 3 in 2014: Ford Pickup
Number 2 in 2017 to date: Honda Civic
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Number 2 in 2015: Honda Accord
Number 2 in 2014: Honda Accord
Number 1 in 2017 to date: Honda Accord
Number 1 in 2015: Honda Civic
Number 1 in 2014: Honda Civic