Top 10 Stolen Vehicles in Houston in August

Ready to buy a new vehicle? Besides checking out insurance prices and Consumer Reports ratings on certain models, you might want to take a look at the accounting Houston cops keep each month of reported thefts.

Ford trucks were the fan favorite among Houston's thieves for the month of August, according to HPD.

Chevy trucks came in second but Dodge trucks got little respect. There are more thefts of Honda cars than Dodge trucks.

Here's the list with the numbers:

The following is a rundown of the "Top 10" makes of vehicles reported stolen to the Houston Police Department during the month of August 2012.

1. Ford Trucks 196

2. Chevrolet Trucks 182

3. Honda Cars 97

4. Dodge Trucks 80

5. Chevrolet Cars 46

6. GMC Trucks 43

7. Nissan Cars 42

8. Toyota Cars 37

9. Ford Cars 26

10. Dodge Cars 20

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