Crime statistics: Toyota tops list of South Africa's most hijacked car

Crime statistics: Toyota tops list of South Africa's most hijacked car

- Toyota is reportedly the most hijacked car in South Africa

- The revelation was made in Parliament on Thursday

- The Japanese car brand is followed by Volkswagen

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It appears Volkswagen is the second-most hijacked vehicle in Mzansi, not the first. According to the crime statistics, which were released in Parly on Thursday, Toyota tops the list of the most hijacked car in South Africa.

TimesLIVE reported that between 1 April, 2018 and 31 March this year, more than 5 200 Toyotas were hijacked.

Briefly.co.za learned Volkswagen ranked second and Nissan came in third on the list.

Chrysler came in as the least hijacked car, with only three hijacked in the one-year period.

Despite the high statistics, the report revealed that hijacking decreased in the past year. The number of hijackings fell by 1.8% in 2018/19.

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Crime Statistics: Toyota tops list of South Africa's most hijacked car

Toyota tops list of South Africa's most hijacked car. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Source: UGC

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The top 10 hijacked cars in Mzansi are:

  • Toyota - 5 253
  • Volkswagen - 2 877
  • Nissan - 1 303
  • Ford - 1 090
  • Hyundai - 949
  • Isuzu - 866
  • Mercedes Benz - 775
  • BMW - 598
  • Chevrolet - 424
  • Kia - 407

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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