New infographic shows most stolen car in each state in U.S.

Burlingame, California   December 17, 2012   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) SAN FRANCISCO, California Did you know that the 1994 Honda Accord is the most stolen car in California or that the 2000 Dodge Caravan is the most stolen car in Illinois?

A new infographic from, a Bankrate (NYSE: RATE) company, shows the most stolen car in each state in 2011, based on data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

"In most cases, car thieves aren't stealing your vehicle to take it for a joy ride. They want to swipe it and sell the parts for cash," said John Egan, managing editor of "That is why crooks have discriminating tastes when it comes to which cars they target."

To see which vehicle is the favorite of car thieves in each state, visit

About provides consumers with a free, easy way to shop for auto insurance and compare auto insurance quotes online, and it delivers information and advice about auto insurance.

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