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Remember: People cause crashes, not cars.

According to the National Safety Council, there are more than 27,000 car accidents each and every day in the United States. Nobody is seriously injured in the majority of these crashes, but the vehicles definitely sustain damage, and not all of that damage is reported to insurance agencies or repaired.

Most accident damage is "typically reported by an insurance agency or body shop," while other times "visible paintwork or damage was highlighted by an inspector, but un-flagged by a vehicle history report." So, the crew at Wikilender.com put together a list of the vehicles most likely to be involved in car crashes, and they separated the results by incidents that were or were not reported.

The results may surprise you. Click on the fender bender up above to get started.

BMW 4 Series
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Number 1: BMW 4 Series

According to Wikilender, 11.5 percent of BMW 4 Series models have reported accident damage, and another 7.0 percent were found to have damage that was either never reported to the insurance company or by a body shop doing repair work. With a total of 18.5 percent, the 4 Series is the most often damaged vehicle in America.
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BMW X1
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Number 2: BMW X1

The second most likely vehicle to be involved in an accident is the BMW X1. This is the second and last BMW on Wikilender's list. With a rate of 12.7 percent, though, the X1 leads all vehicles in the percentage of vehicles with a reported accident. An additional 5.3 percent of vehicles have damage that was not reported.
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Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
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Number 3: Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Coming in third place on this list of vehicles most likely to be damaged in an accident is the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque. Just under 11 percent of Evoques have damage reported, and another 5.6 percent have unreported damage.
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Jaguar XJ
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Number 4: Jaguar XJ

With 15.7 percent of Jaguar XJ models damaged in accidents, the British luxury car lands in fourth place on this list. But its 7.5 percent rate of unreported damage is the highest in America, says Wikilender.
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Infiniti JX
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Number 5: Infiniti JX

You can't actually buy a new Infiniti JX in America anymore, since it was replaced by the QX60 (stay tuned for more on that model). But there are still lots of these crossover available on the used market. According to Wikilender, 9.3 percent of JX models show damage reported by insurance agencies or repair shops, and another 5.4 percent had damage that went unreported.
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Lexus RX350
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Number 6: Lexus RX350

The Lexus RX350 is one of the most popular luxury crossovers in America, and apparently it's owners are fairly prone to accidents. With 14.4 percent of RX350 models having either reported or unreported damage, the luxury 'ute comes in at number six on this list.
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Audi A5
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Number 7: Audi A5

According to Wikilender, 9.5 percent of Audi A5 models sold in America have damage reported by insurance agencies or repair shops. Another 4.7 show unreported damage. Add it up and its 14.2 percent figure means the A5 is the seventh most damaged vehicle in America.
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Number 8: Cadillac ATS

Have you noticed that the seven vehicles most likely to be damaged in America come from imported brands? At number 8, the Cadillac ATS is the first and only American vehicle on this list, with a total score of 14.1 percent.
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Lexus CT200h
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Number 9: Lexus CT200h

The CT200h is the second Lexus on this list of vehicles most likely to be damaged in an accident. With 8.7 percent of CT models suffering from reported damage and another 5.0 percent going unreported, this little hybrid hatchback lands at number nine on this list.
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Infiniti QX60
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Number 10: Infiniti QX60

Look familiar? It should. The Infiniti QX60 was, in an earlier life and iteration, known as the Infiniti JX. And, as you'll probably recall, the JX showed up as the vehicle fifth most likely to have accident damage. Apparently, QX60 drivers fare a little bit better. According to Wikilender, 13.5 percent of all JX models have either reported or unreported damage.
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