As if there weren't enough practical reasons to buy a Toyota Prius hybrid, here's another: It's apparently so dorky that thieves won't steal it.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau says despite its popularity, the Prius has a much lower theft rate than other cars and a much higher recovery rate. Could that mean that even when it's stolen, thieves can't wait to give it back?

The 2008-10 Toyota Prius had a much lower theft rate, one in 606 vehicles reported stolen, than the average for all 2008-10 models, one in 78 vehicles reported stolen, says the NICB, the insurance fraud investigation arm of the industry.

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Too Dorky To Steal? NICB Reports Prius Has One Of Lowest Theft Rates

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