The most popular car in Russian hijackers in 2019 was the sedan Hyundai Solaris. This was reported by "Izvestia" regarding the statistics of the company "Renaissance Insurance."
Second place occupies the Kia Rio sedan on the third line – Kia Ceed. Hyundai Crete, Ford Kuga, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, Hyundai ix35, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Optima are also involved in the abduction.
It has been observed that hijacking regions often hunt on budget models in regions, while premium cars in Moscow and St. Petersburg often disappear. Among them are the German crossover BMW X5, the 3-series sedan of the same brand and the Japanese SUV Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.
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Interest in cheaper cars than criminals due to higher component prices and increased demand for used parts. Cheap cars are immediately sent to dismantle the car because it makes it difficult for further searches, and top-notch cars try to send it to other regions or overseas as soon as possible.
In May, AlfaStrakhovanie reported that the ranking of the most stolen cars in Russia in the first quarter of 2019 was led by the Cadillac Escalade. Toyota Land Cruiser was in second place, and Škoda Octavia was the third.
Meanwhile, in the first trimester of 2018, the three most upgraded cars were driven by Hyundai Santa Fe, second place was Nissan Juke, and third in the Mazda CX-5. Top 10 include Toyota Camry, Hyundai ix35, Lexus NX, Lexus LX, Hyundai Tucson, Mercedes Benz E-Class and KIA Sportage.