Prime 10 most stolen automobiles in Malaysia in Q1 2019 – Proton Wira on prime, Toyota Hilux highest non-national
In the course of the launch of its Automobile Theft Consciousness Marketing campaign 2019, the Automobile Theft Discount Council of Malaysia (VTREC) additionally shared an inventory of the highest 10 most stolen automobiles within the nation within the first half of 2019. As normal, a ubiquitous nationwide automotive continued to prime the record.
That automotive was the Proton Wira, with a complete of 127 models stolen within the first three months alone, whereas the older Saga Iswara adopted with 82 models. Shut behind was the Perodua Kancil with 70 models reported stolen, and whereas perennial second placer Toyota Hilux has slipped to fourth, 52 models had been nonetheless nicked, making it essentially the most “fashionable” non-national mannequin.
Additional down the record had been the Perodua Myvi (49 models), Proton Waja (41 models) and Proton Saga (40 models), whereas the Nissan Vanette continues to be a scorching merchandise amongst thieves with 36 models stolen. Two of Honda’s bestselling sedans, the Civic and Metropolis, rounded off the record with 28 models and 24 models respectively.
On a extra constructive be aware, the variety of thefts continues to lower, with 35,953 automobiles reported stolen final yr. That’s a 15% discount in comparison with 2017, and it additionally represents a 49% discount over the course of 5 years.
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