Do You Drive Queensland's Most Stolen Car?

RACQ reveal thieves faves

23 March 2017

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Bad news if you drive a holden commo, thieves are nicking this car more than any other in Queensland.

Insurance figures released by the RACQ show different models of the popular ride made up eight of the top 10 most stolen makes of car in the last three years across the state.

"The 03' and 07' models topped the list with 19 of each stolen, with Commodores produced every year from 2001-2010 appearing in the top 20," said spokesperson Renee Smith.

Toyotas fill out the top 10 with 1998 Landcruisers and 2006 Hiluxs also a popular target for thieves.

"Interestingly, neutral colours appear to be the preference of thieves with white and silver cars topping the list of claims."

While the top 5 worst suburbs for car thefts in Queensland are Kirwan, Southport, Caboolture, Forest Lake and Burleigh Heads.

“Regardless of whether you live in these areas, these statistics should serve as a warning about the importance of vehicle security,” she said.

“Park somewhere secure, in a well-lit area where possible and don’t tempt thieves by keeping valuables in your car where they can easily be spotted.”

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