Cars most likely to be stolen in UK
9. Land Rover Defender – Price: $48,300
With around 100,000 cars stolen last year in the UK, there were a number of specific car models and makes that appeared on the list more than others. Car brands such as Mercedes, Range Rover and BMW seem to be the most targeted cars in the UK by criminals and while car security has improved, so has the technology thieves are using to break into cars. Approximately 70% of the cars stolen in 2017 were without the owner’s keys, meaning thieves don’t even require the key anymore. Car features such as keyless entry and keyless go are being exploited by some, in order to steal high performance and expensive vehicles. London, the Capital of the UK, saw the highest number of thefts across the country, with over 30% of the overall.