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No stats to prove it but it's what I believe will happen.
The CLA being a world vehicle, or at least a vehicle sold in many nations, being very affordable, will spark a demand for OEM CLA parts or even full running CLA's, which would be stolen and shipped off to another nation.


At the moment here are the top most stolen luxury vehicles:

Luxury Vehicle Thefts by Make & Model

1. Mercedes-Benz C Class- 485

2. BMW 3 Series- 471

3. Infiniti G Series- 405

4. Mercedes-Benz E Class- 381

5. Cadillac CTS- 326

6. BMW 5 Series-256

7. Lincoln MKZ-226

8. Acura TSX- 190

9. Lexus IS- 177

10. Mercedes-Benz S Class- 163
 

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We will have to see how the CLA sells before making such a bold prediction. Sure, Mercedes-Benz is already on the list three times, but I hesitate to say a car that hasn't been released yet will be stolen the most out of any luxury vehicle.

Will it get stolen sometimes? Yes.
Will it be stolen the most? I am going to say probably not.
 

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Just don't leave expensive things in your car.. don't wash it.. leave some bird doo on the front, nobody will want it.

To be honest, I bet people would steal my LV before they steal my CLA... one can be grabbed quickly (and is real, thank you very much!) and the other will have the cops after you. Cops in Miami can be vicious on car thieves ...

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Just don't leave expensive things in your car.. don't wash it.. leave some bird doo on the front, nobody will want it.

To be honest, I bet people would steal my LV before they steal my CLA... one can be grabbed quickly (and is real, thank you very much!) and the other will have the cops after you. Cops in Miami can be vicious on car thieves ...

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If the C class made it to being the most stolen then yeah I would be worried about the CLA. The new sporty luxury compact.

I can see thieves wanting to take them especially after the first few months of release.
 

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Now you guys got me worried about getting the CLA. No turning back now we already made a deposit. How bad could it be though it is a Honda civic...
This doesn't make me feel any better but you have to take precaution and be aware.

I don't want to say it but the price range is in the region of a honda civic si but obviously way more luxurious. So that crowd will have an option to look in to hoping in to the CLa band wagon.
 

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Oh you guys just wait till the younger crowd get these and start modding them. Parts are going to be like gold on the streets. Don't forget how expensive the parts will be at the dealerships.
Does that happen with new model years or is that usually a few years after it's out? Can the young crowd afford the mods?

Not that I'd ever mod my car, I'd be scared of hurting the car.. but just curious!

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