Crime

Three Out of Five Most Stolen Vehicles in Colorado Are Trucks

An attempt to steal a pickup caught on camera. Additional images below.
An attempt to steal a pickup caught on camera. Additional images below. YouTube
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.

A 1999 Toyota Camry. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 1999 Toyota Camry.
YouTube file photo
Number 10 in 2017 to date: Toyota Camry

Number 10 in 2015: Subaru Impreza
Number 10 in 2014: Subaru Legacy


A 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
YouTube file photo
Number 9 in 2017 to date: Jeep Grand Cherokee


Number 9 in 2015: Toyota Camry
Number 9 in 2014: Ford Explorer


A 1999 Chevy pickup. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 1999 Chevy pickup.
YouTube file photo
Number 8 in 2017 to date: Chevy Silverado Pickup

Number 8 in 2015: Acura Integra
Number 8 in 2014: Toyota Camry


A 1999 Subaru Impreza. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 1999 Subaru Impreza.
YouTube file photo
Number 7 in 2017 to date: Subaru Impreza

Number 7 in 2015: Chevrolet Silverado Pickup
Number 7 in 2014: Dodge Pickup

A 2001 Jeep Cherokee. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 2001 Jeep Cherokee.
YouTube file photo
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.

click to enlarge A 2005 Ford F-150 pickup. - YOUTUBE
A 2005 Ford F-150 pickup.
Number 5 in 2017: Ford F-150 Pickup

Number 5 in 2015: Dodge Ram Pickup
Number 5 in 2014: Jeep Cherokee/Grand Cherokee


click to enlarge A 2007 Ford F-250 pickup. - YOUTUBE
A 2007 Ford F-250 pickup.
Number 4 in 2017: Ford F-250 Pickup

Number 4 in 2015: Ford F-150 Pickup
Number 4 in 2014: Chevrolet Pickup


A 2001 Dodge Ram pickup. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 2001 Dodge Ram pickup.
YouTube file photo
Number 3 in 2017 to date: Dodge Ram Pickup

Number 3 in 2015: Jeep Cherokee
Number 3 in 2014: Ford Pickup


A 1997 Honda Civic. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 1997 Honda Civic.
YouTube file photo
Number 2 in 2017 to date: Honda Civic

Number 2 in 2015: Honda Accord
Number 2 in 2014: Honda Accord


A 1996 Honda Accord. - YOUTUBE FILE PHOTO
A 1996 Honda Accord.
YouTube file photo
Number 1 in 2017 to date: Honda Accord

Number 1 in 2015: Honda Civic
Number 1 in 2014: Honda Civic

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