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Audi A5 meest diefstalgevoelig

26 januari 2016
Dat de Volkswagen Golf het vaakst gestolen wordt – in absolute getallen – is algemeen bekend. Maar wie kijkt naar de relatieve cijfers, ziet dat de kans groter is dat je bestolen wordt van je Audi A5. Van de populaire Volkswagen Golf rijden er zoveel rond in Nederland dat het vrij logisch is, dat dit model ook bovenvertegenwoordigd is in de voertuigdiefstalstatistieken. Het afgelopen jaar werden er 1.510 van ontvreemd (waarvan ruim een kwart werd teruggevonden). In datzelfde overzicht zien we de Audi A5 op plek 12 staan  met ‘slechts’ 142 gestolen voertuigen. Als we kijken naar het aantal diefstallen per 10.000 auto’s, is de Audi A5 opeens fier lijstaanvoerder. Op elke 10.000 Audi’s A5 worden er 120 gestolen volgens de Stichting Aanpak Voertuigcriminaliteit (AVc). De Volkswagen Golf haalt 45 op elke 10.000, fors minder. De diefstal van het aantal voertuigen is in 2015 echter met bijna vijf procent gedaald ten opzichte van een jaar eerder. De 29.218 diefstallen betekenen bovendien het laagste aantal in de afgelopen jaren. Vooral auto’s tussen de vier een acht jaar oud worden vaker gestolen. In die groep namen de diefstallen met 16 procent toe.  

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