The most stolen cars in the UK

With figures showing that a car is stolen in the UK every 11 minutes, we reveal the models that are most popular with thieves.....

The days when you could break into a car with a coat hanger might be long gone.Image 1 of 11

But figures from the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) show that there were still 48,500 cars reported stolen in 2021 – one every 11 minutes.

This information has been revealed following a Freedom of Information request by vehicle leasing firm LeaseLoco, while data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests 72% of stolen vehicles are never returned to their owners.

Unsurprisingly, the list of the most popular cars with thieves is dominated by a mix of prestige models and some of the UK's best sellers. But is your car among them? Here we reveal the top 10, starting at number 10 and working our way down to the most stolen car in the UK.

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