2023 ranking of the most stolen cars in 2022: Renault Clio IV stolen more than Toyota Prius?  – Guide to save

2023 ranking of the most stolen cars in 2022: Renault Clio IV stolen more than Toyota Prius? – Guide to save


More than 330 car thefts per day…

In France, car theft is not a problem. This is not to mention petty car theft, like this theft of catalytic converters. The car itself remains in its parking space, but its catalytic converter is gone. Some models, including SUVs are more famous for this theft of catalytic converters, which hold more rare metals than a light car. While security equipment has continued to increase, car theft has not decreased. Electric theft is frequent, without breaking, without damaging the car.

What are the most stolen cars in 2022?

According to data published by the insurer, in 2022, the top three of the most stolen cars in France should be comprised of only French brands. Therefore, Renault Clio IV, Peugeot 3008 II and Peugeot 208 formed the top three in October 2022. So we must still wait for Auto-Plus magazine to review insurance publications at the end of 2022 for the completed position is fully known. . The publication of the 2022 list of the most stolen cars will probably be done in early February 2023 by Auto-Plus.

2023 ranking of the most stolen cars in France in 2022

(status as of October 2022)

2023 ranking of the most stolen cars in France in 2022
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πŸ₯‡ 1 Renault Clio IV
πŸ₯ˆ 2 Peugeot 3008 II
πŸ₯‰ 3 Peugeot 208
Renault Clio IV, the most stolen car in France in 2022 Β© stock.adobe.com

Ranking of the most stolen cars by percentage of sales

There can be several levels of the most stolen cars. It all depends on whether we consider the number of car thefts for example, or rather, which seems to be more accurate, the ratio between the number of thefts in relation to the number of cars sold for each model. And this time, the rank can change completely. In this case, it is the most expensive cars that are stolen most often. Therefore, the DS7 Crossback SUV, Range Rover IV, Range Rover Sport, as well as the very popular Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV models will be stolen proportionally more.

Ranking of the most stolen cars in France in 2022
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πŸ₯‡ 1 DS7 cross
πŸ₯ˆ 2 Range Rover IV
πŸ₯‰ 3 Peugeot 3008

2022 ranking of the most stolen cars in 2021

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πŸ₯‡ 1 Toyota Prius
πŸ₯ˆ 2 DS7 cross
πŸ₯‰ 3 Megane RS
4 Clio IV
5 Megane IV
6 Peugeot 3008 II
7Toyota CH-R
8 DS3
9 Peugeot 208
10 Smart Fortwo

In 2021, the Ministry of the Interior recorded 122,700 car thefts, or 3.6% of the French car fleet. About 19% of the thefts would be committed in three departments: North, Paris and Bouches-du-RhΓ΄ne. Only 40% of stolen cars are recovered.