People have guts - stealing catalytic converters in broad daylight.  If you missed it, that actually happened in Rochester, Minnesota last week.  Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin are all experiencing these thefts and below are the top 15 vehicles that seem to be targeted for catalytic converter thefts.

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15 Vehicles That are Being Targeted the Most for Thefts of Catalytic Converters

Last week when that storm hit Minnesota, we had hundreds of accidents throughout the state and I was not going to let my teenager drive home from school that day.  It just wasn't safe for him to be on the roads so I went to pick him up at Century High School.  When we picked his car up the next morning, my fingers were crossed and I was just hoping and praying that no one stole his catalytic converter while it was sitting in that lot.

That shouldn't be how we are thinking but that is our reality today.  We park our car anywhere and some thief feels like they can take parts off of OUR vehicles.  (I've set it up that if someone touches my catalytic converter, they will get tased...so you might want to stay away from my vehicle.). 

So, what vehicles seem to be magnets for thieves that have a craving for catalytic converters that don't belong to them?  According to a report by mn.gov, here are the top 15 vehicles that thieves seem to gravitate to for catalytic converters.

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  • Chevrolet Express
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  • Ford Econoline
  • Ford F250
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Photo by emrecan arık on Unsplash
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  • Honda Accord
  • Honda CRV
  • Honda Element
  • Honda Odyssey
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  • Hyundai Sante Fe
  • Hyundai Tuscon
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  • Kia Sportage
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Photo by Komarov Egor on Unsplash
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  • Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • Mitsubishi Lancer
  • Mitsubishi Outlander
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  • Toyota Prius
  • Toyota Tundra
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