Subaru WRX and Scion FR-S Among Most Ticketed Cars

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Subaru WRX owners better watch their speed while on the road.

According to a recent report by, the Subaru WRX is the most ticketed car in the U.S., with 33.6 percent of its owners reportedly getting tickets. Coming in second is the Pontiac GTO (32.7%) while third place went to the Scion FR-S (32.6%). While it’s silly to think cars get tickets, it’s an interesting study that reveals which cars attract police attention and it’s no surprise that many are sports cars.

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Some surprising cars on the list include the Volkswagen Rabbit in sixth place (29.6%) and the Mercury Topaz (28.8%), while the Toyota Prius c (27.0%) shows owning a hybrid doesn’t mean you’ll be friendly with the law. In total, 526 vehicles were ranked with the average for all cars at 19.9 percent. As for the least ticketed cars in the U.S.? That honor goes to the Ford Ecosport (1.6%) and the Chevrolet Orlando LS, which is reporting an impressive zero percent.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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