Cadillac EscaladeThe Cadillac Escalade 2007-2009 model lead the road in terms of insurance theft losses, according to new data from the Highway Data Loss Institute.

Overall theft losses are a measure of the rate at which insurance claims are filed and the size of payment for these claims.

This is the sixth time out of seven that the Escalade, a luxury SUV, has topped the institute's list. The Escalade had average yearly losses more than seven times the average for all passenger vehicles. The Escalade EXT four-door, four–wheel-drive has the highest of all: $146 in theft payment per insured vehicle year. That's more than 10 times the average for all passenger vehicles.

The Escalade is followed by the Ford-F250 crew pickup, Infiniti G37 sport sedan, and Dodge Charger with a HEMI engine.

"Sedate family cars and fuel sippers aren't on the hot list," said Kim Hazelbaker, HLDI senior vice president. "Thieves are after chrome, horsepower and HEMIs."

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Nina

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January 12 2012 at 4:41 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
wg299

I'm paying for a 2004 Escalade through lost military retirement pay ($650+ per month now) awarded to the ex wife that she bought after our divorce. I hope someone does steal it!! She got my Corvette too. I was in the Army...not her!!!

August 04 2010 at 6:39 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Johnny

ya mon da cad be da mack mon

August 04 2010 at 1:31 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Steve

MCASTRO118
GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR ASS THE UAW ALSO GAVE GM 15 BILLION DOLLARS IN TRADE FOR SROCK TILL PAID BACK THATS SOMETHING YOU PROBABLE DONT KNOW,,,SO YOU KEEP YOUR NON-UNION JOB AT MCDONALDS

August 03 2010 at 8:30 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
lzydogrnch

I drive an escalade and had my side mirrors were ripped off when I was at dinner. Love the car, but not the attention. PS. I am not a drug dealer or covered in any of the other stereotypes mentioned. idiots.

August 03 2010 at 8:09 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
lhrmd2

..guess I'm pretty safe with my '04 Malibu Maxx and '09 Ranger!

August 03 2010 at 3:56 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
Matt Hopkins

Take a look at the people that drive Cadillacs in the first place and that will explain it.

August 03 2010 at 1:39 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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linmarco

Who drives Cadillacs?

August 03 2010 at 5:13 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
dskaalrud5

This one is a no-brainer. When you steal the Escalade, not only do you get the vehicle but you get the drugs, gun(s), spinners and radio scanner too!

August 03 2010 at 12:08 PM Report abuse +10 rate up rate down Reply