Study for the US market claims that Hyundai and Kia vehicles are easier to steal.

Hyundai and Kia cars are more susceptible to car theft than other manufacturers . Theft claims were nearly twice as common for Hyundai and Kia vehicles as a group as for all other manufacturers .

According to the most recent research published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the United States, Hyundai and Kia cars are common targets and more susceptible to car theft.During the pandemic, a rise in car theft was also noted.According to a Highway Loss Data Institute survey, bargain-priced Kia and Hyundai vehicles are now prime targets for muscle cars and luxury SUVs.A great many of the vehicles being investigated in the United States are not equipped with an electronic immobilizer that discourages burglars from bypassing the ignition system.

According to Matt Moore, senior vice president of the Highway Loss Data Institute, Hyundai and Kia have fallen behind other manufacturers in making them standard equipment.According to a CNBC story, there have been viral videos on social media platform TikTok showing teenagers stealing and driving Kia and Hyundai vehicles using a USB cable.According to reports, this TikTok challenge, which takes the name Kia Boys, has over 33 million followers.Officials in Los Angeles claim that the popular movement targeting these quick-to-steal vehicles has resulted in an 85 percent increase in Kia and Hyundai thefts than last year.

According to a recent HLDI survey, theft claims were nearly twice as common for Hyundai and Kia vehicles as a group as for all other manufacturers.According to HLDI Senior Vice President Matt Moore, car theft increased during the pandemic.According to these statistics, some cars can be targeted because they are quick or worth a lot of money, and others because they are easy to rob.