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Recent auto theft statistics show us crime now rarely stops with a stolen car, and encouraging citizens to do their part to help prevent auto theft is an important step in making Colorado safer.
Colorado State Patrol Chief Colonel Scott Hernandez

Utah Auto Theft

There were an estimated 697,979 motor vehicle thefts nationwide in 2013. In 2012, a small increase in vehicle thefts ended a consecutive eight-year run of decreasing thefts. However, the 2013 NICB data shows thefts are once again on the decline.

Utah Auto Theft by Location in 2013 (NICB)

Each year, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) studies Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), or major metropolitan areas to compare the number of vehicle thefts per 100,000 people.

Metropolitan Statistica Area (MSA) 2013 Rank
out of 380 MSAs
2013
Total Thefts
2013 Auto Theft Rate
per 100,000 people
Salt Lake City 17 5,372 471.03
Ogden-Clearfield 271 627 100.87
St. George 318 111 75.10
Provo-Orem 326 394 70.08
Logan 373 42 32.37

Utah's Top Ten Stolen Vehicles in 2012 (NICB)

  1. 1997 Honda Accord
  2. 1998 Honda Civic
  3. 1996 Subaru Legacy
  4. 1978 Ford Pick-Up (Full Size)
  5. 1996 Nissan Sentra
  6. 2007 Chevrolet Pick-Up (Full Size)
  7. 1997 Nissan Altima
  8. 2001 Dodge Pick-Up (Full Size)
  9. 1997 Subaru Impreza
  10. 1991 Toyota Camry
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