The cities where most stolen cars in 2016, became Smolensk, Saint Petersburg and Kurgan. This is evidenced by the top 10, compiled by “AlfaStrakhovanie”. The study was available to the “Russian newspaper”.
Over the Mound followed by Kemerovo, Stavropol and Moscow, Yaroslavl, Novosibirsk and Orenburg and Krasnoyarsk.
A year earlier, the Smolensk together with St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk shared 5-7 place with the same rate of hijackings, but the mound was not even in the top ten.
“Capital in 2015, took 10th place in 2016 Moscow rose above. With the figure of 0.2 per cent of the city together with the Stavropol divides the fifth and sixth places. Saint Petersburg has rebounded significantly in the ranking and took the second position”, — said the representative of the company Ilya Grigoriev.
According to the Agency of insurance news, AlfaStrakhovanie calculated the frequency of thefts as the ratio of the number of stolen cars from the company’s customers on the hull to the total number of insured cars of a specific brand. According to the company, the rate reflects the real risk of the vehicle owner to stay without a car. The figure of the leader of the list of Smolensk equal to 0.66 percent, St. Petersburg — 0,29, Barrow — 0,24. In 2015, the rating was headed by Ivanovo (0,64), Vladivostok (0.36) and Togliatti (0,34). By the end of 2016, the frequency of hijackings decreased.
In March 2017, as passed RIA Novosti, insurers have called the most stolen cars in Russia the previous year. They were Toyota, Hyundai, Kia and Mazda. A little less attractive to thieves steel Land Rover, Ford, BMW, Renault and the Russian Lada.
According to the interior Ministry of Russia, during the first six months of 2016 has been made more than 13 thousand thefts and more than 20 thousand vehicle thefts, 17.6, and 19.4 percent less than in 2015.