The problem of car theft in Italy is on the rise, but there are some models, more than others, that are particularly targeted and require the utmost attention.
sector the cars It has already suffered some important blows, first the epidemic and therefore the halt in production, then the slowdown due to the shortage of parts during the war, the domination of the second-hand market precisely because of the impossibility of finding cars and now the thefts that are multiplying even.
the estimates The officers are really interesting and talk about numbers that witnessed a real boom in the last period, with a special focus on certain types of cars. Therefore, it is not surprising that many people who have to buy a car evaluate this item in order to choose the perfect model.
Cars: These are the most stolen models of all time
The Ministry issued data related to car theft In Italy with particular attention to the models that appear most vulnerable. Compared to the pre-pandemic period, there was a peak of 4% with an incidence in 5 Italian regions. Thefts in general increased from 33 to 47%. Among the most popular models now there are SUVs but not only.
Mostly cars are stolen Campania 33%, Lazio 24%, Apulia 21%, Lombardy 12% and Sicily 2% So these are the areas most at risk. It is also interesting to note how the pattern changes according to the place and also what is the purpose of the theft.
For example, in northern Italy SUVs are stolen, mainly intended for sales to the European market, alternatively, in Puglia, car thefts are mainly related to the spare parts market, meaning that the most popular models are also the most popular, in Campania theft The car is intended for a ransom to get the car.
according to the data Ministry italian interior, Most stolen car models In Italy in 2021 they were: Fiat Panda, Fiat 500, Lancia Ypsilon, Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus, Citroen C3, Opel Corsa, Renault Clio, Toyota Yaris.
today is technology It is certainly an important aid in making cars safe even if, as the official framework attests, this does not discourage nor stop thieves who manage to get hold of cars anyway through increasingly advanced systems. It is clear that it is necessary to arrange all the necessary elements to stop this phenomenon, paying special attention to the cars mentioned above which are real bait for criminals.
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