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5 most stolen cars in Mumbai

Last updated on: February 19, 2014 13:39 IST

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Wonder which cars are targeted by thieves? Among the most stolen cars, majority of them are small cars, according to police. And, these are picked up from posh societies, followed by parking lots.

According to a report published in The Times of India, robbers prefer white cars to other colours.

Read on to find the 5 most stolen four-wheelers.

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Mahindra Scorpio

Price: Rs 7.79 lakh - Rs 12.37 lakh

Number of variants: 17

Scorpio is among the best selling passenger cars of Mahindra & Mahindra. This indigenously designed utility vehicle is known for its robust and macho design.

The Scorpio has for years ruled the hearts of many hardcore SUV enthusiasts. It has alos been a favourite vehicle of politicians and can be spotted during election rallies.

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Mahindra Scorpio

Scorpio variants come with powerful engines ranging from 2,179cc to 2,609cc. The sporty body graphic makes the exterior look of the car incredibly class apart.

The SUV is made for India road can glide past on most terrains.

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Mahindra Bolero

Price: Rs 5.69 lakh - Rs 7.85 lakh

Number of variants: 18

Bolero is the flagship utility vehicle of Mahindra & Mahindra. For years it has received the highest selling SUV title in India. The vehicle sells well in the urban as well as the rural areas.

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Mahindra Bolero

The basic reason behind its growing popularity is its sturdy built and a driving nature that suits the Indian driving condition well.

The car has a great ground clearance of 180mm which makes it a good option for the rural Indian audience. It also hits a sweet note with pricing.

Bolero, too, comes equipped with 2,523cc powerful engine.

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Chevrolet Tavera

Price: Rs 7.75 lakh - Rs 11.59 lakh

Number of variants: 18

It is one of the preferred car of tours and travel companies and can be commonly spotted on the highways.

The multi utility vehicle (MUV) looks good with its hefty stance but sleek outline.

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Chevrolet Tavera

The car comes with comfortable and practical interiors which include features such as a dual horn, a remote fuel lid opener, front and rear room lamp, a 3-spoke power steering, and a low fuel warning indicator.

The MUV is available in two engine options - 1994cc and 2499cc. Of this, the 1994cc engine is actually much more powerful than the latter and produced 105.30bhp. Who wouldn’t like to steal it?

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Hyundai Santro

Price: Rs 3.28 lakh - Rs 4.4 lakh

Number of variants: 8

This car is legendary like Maruti 800, Ambassador, and Toyota Qualis. Thanks to Santro, Indians were for the first time introduced to power steering for the first time.

Hyundai did launch a replacement, i10, for ageing the Santro but many still buy the good old drive for its value of money proposition.

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Hyundai Santro

The company continue to do good sales numbers, as Taxi drivers in Mumbai have now moved on to Santro as they give up their old Fiats.

The car comes in petrol, LPG and CNG model with a standard 1,086cc engine.

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Tata Indica

Price: Rs 4.26 lakh - Rs 4.35 lakh

Number of variants: 6

The vehicle gained popularity around 2005 when call centres started mushroom in the country. Indica and Qualis were the most preferred vehicles for call centres as a transport for their employees.

The vehicle is powerful and not too heavy on pocket to maintain thanks to the Tata badge.

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Tata Indica

Of the six variants, two are CNG that come with a 1,193cc engine. The remaining for diesel version come equipped with a 1405cc engine that deliver high torque for a smooth drive.

Tata small cars are also more spacious compared to its competitors meant to accommodate large Indian families. Indica is also one of the most fuel-efficient diesel cars in the country with two of the diesel variants delivering a mileage of 25 kmpl.

(All prices mentioned here are indicative prices only. For exact prices of the vehicles, please contact the car dealers)


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