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Every 25 seconds a vehicle is stolen in the United States. Depending on where you live and where you park your car you could be a risk of losing your car to a professional car thief. The top ten cars stolen in 2004 include many common cars - not the high priced sports cars you might think.

Toping the list of stolen cars for 2004 are the 1995 Honda Civic, 1989 Toyota Camry, and 1991 Honda Accord. Also on the list are the 1994 Dodge Caravan, 1994 Chevrolet Pickup, and 1997 Ford F-150. These older cars all lack modern car security systems found in new cars and could all be protected with a car alarm.

This Auto Guide has listed car alarm resources to buy a car security system.

Commando Car Alarms

Commando Vehicle Security is a leading provider of car security and alarm systems. They offer systems that start as low as $89. Fancier car alarms that include a pager remote and a knock sensor run about $169.


Lojack is a system designed to help you recover your car if it is stolen. The LoJack system includes sensors that can be activated and allow law enforcement to track your vehicle. Over 75,000 vehicles have been recovered using LoJack.


How would James Bond protect his car? With is finger print of course. Identisafe makes a system that installs in your car and allows you to unlock and start your car with your finger print.

If you have a car made before 1995 that you want to hang onto consider installing a car alarm. And if you have a newer car that you really want to protect there are many car security products that can keep your car safe and let you sleep a little better.