A silver BMW was stolen in a creeper burglary at Larcom Drive, off Culmore Road.
A police spokesman said the car was taken between 12.30am and 2a.m. on Sunday, using keys that were removed from inside the house.
The car was later observed in Buncrana, however has not as yet been recovered.
Information can be given on the police non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, it can be provided to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.