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LoJack Releases Fifth Annual Vehicle-Theft Report

May 15, 2014

Last year, the oldest LoJack-equipped vehicle stolen and recovered last year was this 1963 Cadillac convertible.
Last year, the oldest LoJack-equipped vehicle stolen and recovered last year was this 1963 Cadillac convertible.
Click on the infographic to view auto-theft trends from 2013.
Click on the infographic to view auto-theft trends from 2013.

CANTON, Mass. — LoJack Corp. announced today that law enforcement officials recovered more than $121 million in stolen vehicles equipped with the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in 2013. The company also offered a review of auto theft trends from the past year.

For the fifth year in a row, the Honda Accord was ranked as the most stolen and recovered vehicle equipped with a LoJack system. California continues to top the list as the state with the most LoJack system-equipped vehicles that were stolen and recovered.

Additionally, the company noted that the oldest LoJack system-equipped vehicle that was stolen and recovered last year was a 1963 Cadillac Convertible. The most expensive LoJack-equipped vehicle stolen and recovered was a 2011 Porsche Panamera. It’s valued at $103,400.

The following list contains 2013’s Top 10 most stolen and recovered vehicles equipped with LoJack:

1.    Honda Accord

2.    Honda Civic

3.    Toyota Camry

4.    Toyota Corolla

5.    Chevy Silverado 

6.    Acura Integra

7.    Cadillac Escalade

8.    Ford F350

9.    Nissan Altima

10. Chevy Tahoe

“Today’s thieves are highly skilled professionals, and LoJack’s data reveals that stolen cars, trucks and SUVs equipped with the LoJack system were recovered 90-plus percent of the time in 2013,” said Patrick Clancy, vice president of law enforcement for LoJack Corp. “The latest statistics from the FBI indicate that nearly half of vehicles stolen are not returned to the rightful owners, resulting in millions of dollars in assets lost by vehicle owners. The LoJack system has proven to be a highly effective tool to combat vehicle theft.”

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