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These are the five least hijacked cars in South Africa

Want to keep off SA criminals' "most wanted list?" Then these are the cars to put inside your garage

13 September 2019 - 13:35 By Motoring Reporter
A hijacking in process.
A hijacking in process.
Image: Chayantorn Tongmorn / 123rf

On Thursday 12 September the latest South African crime statistics were released in parliament. According to this report Toyota is currently the "most wanted" vehicle among hijackers with 5,200 of the Japanese cars taken between April 1 2018 and March 31 this year.

On the flipside, these are the five least hijacked vehicles reported during the same 12-month period – useful to know if you're keen on keeping a low profile. 

1: Chrysler - 3

2: Volvo - 5

3: Jaguar - 8

4: GWM & Porsche - 9

5: Dodge - 12

According to the report hijackings in SA decreased by 1.8% in 2018/2019.

Between April 1 2018 and March 31, 21,022 people were murdered in SA, while 52,420 were victims of sexual offences. Here are the 2018/2019 crime stats for murder, rape and car hijacking.