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10 popular pickups and SUVs among thieves

While the number of stolen cars is declining, largely due to an increased number of vehicles with ignition immobilizers that prevent hot wiring, car thieves target large pickups and sport utility vehicles more frequently than other car types, since fewer of these cars have immobilizers.

Here are 10 most commonly stolen pickups and SUVs, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute's latest study of 2010 to 2012 model-year vehicles. The institute's data differ from other rankings because they are based on the number of insured cars versus the most frequently stolen vehicles.

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