Show-Me Korean Cars Under Attack With Help From TikTok

Locals armed with TikTok tech hacks are targeting affordable cars for joy rides that destroy bank accounts.

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"Thousands of Kias and Hyundais were stolen in Missouri last year. The problem is so bad that two major insurance companies have ceased writing new policies for Kias and Hyundais built before 2023."

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Is your car where you left it? Kia and Hyundai thefts in Missouri have skyrocketed

Across the country, the number of stolen Kias and Hyundais have skyrocketed, but nowhere more so than in Missouri. In 2019, 1,207 Kias and Hyundais were stolen in Missouri, according to data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NIBC). Last year, that number soared to 6,120.