Israel Car Market rose 6% in April 2014. Toyota outpaced Hyundai.

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Israel Car Market rose 6% in April 2014 following the robust 22% increase score in the first quarter. This market is the World’s 37 and in 2014 is one of the most dynamics with a tough battle for leadership between Hyundai & Toyota.

In April 2014 accordingly with data released by the Israeli Department of Transportation System new light passengers cars sold have been 18.332, up 6.1% from year ago. Year to date April sales have been 90.721, up 20.9% from year ago.  

In April, Toyota outpaced Hyundai taking the leadership with 2.406 sales and 13.1% of share, up 1.8 points from March. Year to date Toyota was second with 10.480 sales and 11.6% of share, up 0.9 points from last year. Corolla keeps gaining terrain over the followers leading the models ranking.

This month Hyundai was second selling 2.054 vehicles with share at 11.2%, down 4.9 points from the previous month with cumulate sales at 11.311 and share at 12.5%, down 2.6 points from last year. Hyundai still is leader in the cumulate ranking but leadership is seriously at risk.

Kia was third with 1.862 sales and 10.2% of share, flat from March. Year to date sales were 8.913 with share at 9.8%, down 0.1 points from year ago. Kia Picanto is not more the leader and ranks second.

Chevrolet posted a great April advancing in fourth place with 1.100 retails and 6.0% of share, up 1.3 points from the previous month. Year to date it was 7th (from 13th last year) with 5.020 sales and 5.5% of share.

Mazda was fifth with 1.071 sales and share at 5.8%, down 0.8 points from the previous month with cumulate figures at 7.043 or 7.8% of share, up 2.8 points from last year.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models as you like:

Rank Apr Rank Ytd Brand Sales Apr 2014 Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 2 Toyota 2.406 10.480 10,7% 10,1% 12,3% 11,3% 13,1% 11,6%
2 1 Hyundai 2.054 11.311 15,1% 11,0% 12,4% 15,1% 11,2% 12,5%
3 3 Kia 1.862 8.913 9,9% 9,9% 9,0% 10,2% 10,2% 9,8%
4 7 Chevrolet 1.100 5.020 3,1% 6,1% 5,4% 4,7% 6,0% 5,5%
5 4 Mazda 1.071 7.043 5,0% 8,7% 9,5% 6,6% 5,8% 7,8%
6 5 Suzuki 995 5.162 5,2% 6,6% 4,8% 5,7% 5,4% 5,7%
7 9 Ford 994 4.139 5,7% 3,0% 5,3% 5,0% 5,4% 4,6%
8 10 Nissan 959 4.116 4,9% 4,5% 4,0% 4,5% 5,2% 4,5%
9 8 Mitsubishi 958 4.753 3,0% 6,3% 5,0% 4,3% 5,2% 5,2%
10 6 Skoda 900 5.063 6,2% 4,5% 7,2% 5,9% 4,9% 5,6%
11 11 Honda 757 3.486 3,3% 4,0% 3,5% 3,8% 4,1% 3,8%
12 13 Volkswagen 637 2.580 4,0% 3,0% 2,1% 2,8% 3,5% 2,8%
13 12 Renault 623 2.723 4,7% 3,0% 3,0% 2,6% 3,4% 3,0%
14 15 Citroen 483 1.861 3,1% 1,6% 2,2% 2,0% 2,6% 2,1%
15 14 Seat 437 2.179 2,7% 2,6% 2,1% 2,4% 2,4% 2,4%
16 19 Peugeot 322 1.502 2,1% 2,0% 1,5% 1,4% 1,8% 1,7%
17 18 Fiat 317 1.644 2,0% 1,3% 1,6% 2,7% 1,7% 1,8%
18 17 Subaru 271 1.695 1,1% 2,0% 2,4% 1,5% 1,5% 1,9%
19 16 Opel 231 1.708 2,5% 2,1% 1,9% 2,1% 1,3% 1,9%
20 20 Audi 205 1.340 1,1% 2,4% 0,9% 1,2% 1,1% 1,5%
21 21 Mercedes 177 869 0,8% 1,5% 0,5% 0,7% 1,0% 1,0%
22 22 BMW 123 673 0,7% 0,9% 0,6% 0,7% 0,7% 0,7%
23 23 Isuzu 108 519 0,6% 0,7% 0,6% 0,4% 0,6% 0,6%
24 24 Lexus 90 433 0,3% 0,6% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5% 0,5%
25 25 Volvo 69 330 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
26 26 Chrysler 42 260 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3%
27 28 Cadillac 37 167 0,1% 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2%
28 27 Alfa Romeo 24 182 0,2% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,1% 0,2%
29 30 Mini 18 106 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
29 29 SsangYong 18 145 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,3% 0,1% 0,2%
30 33 Infiniti 8 49 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%
31 37 Porsche 6 21 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
32 34 Dodge 5 32 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
32 35 Jaguar 5 25 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
33 38 Abarth 4 20 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
34 36 Buick 3 23 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
34 41 MG 3 7 0,3% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
34 31 Great Wall 3 56 0,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1%
34 40 Lancia 3 9 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
35 32 Land Rover 2 53 0,1% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1%
36 39 Smart 1 12 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
36 40 Jeep 1 9 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Apr 2014 Rank Ytd 2014 Model Sales Apr 2014 Sales Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 1 Toyota Corolla 1.250 5.778 4,4% 7,1% 5,8% 6,8% 6,4%
2 2 Kia Picanto 956 3.925 4,6% 4,1% 4,5% 5,2% 4,3%
3 5 Ford Focus 787 2.850 4,0% 3,3% 4,1% 4,3% 3,1%
4 4 Suzuki SX4 634 3.017 1,9% 2,8% 3,2% 3,5% 3,3%
5 3 Mazda3 594 3.459 0,6% 4,4% 3,8% 3,2% 3,8%
6 11 Nissan Micra 398 1.831 2,0% 1,6% 2,2% 2,2% 2,0%
7 10 Mitsubishi Space Star 394 1.889 0,9% 1,6% 1,6% 2,2% 2,1%
8 18 Hyundai i35 393 1.286 3,4% 1,1% 0,6% 2,1% 1,4%
9 23 Hyundai i10 371 1.171 0,8% 1,3% 1,8% 2,0% 1,3%
10 6 Skoda Octavia 368 2.464 1,9% 3,9% 2,8% 2,0% 2,7%
11 9 Hyundai i25 344 2.056 2,2% 2,6% 2,5% 1,9% 2,3%
12 15 Honda Civic 338 1.399 1,6% 1,3% 1,4% 1,8% 1,5%
13 21 Mitsubishi Outlander 326 1.233 1,5% 0,7% 1,1% 1,8% 1,4%
14 7 Hyundai i30 317 2.419 3,8% 2,9% 3,2% 1,7% 2,7%
15 16 Renault Fluence 313 1.313 2,7% 1,4% 1,3% 1,7% 1,4%
16 27 Nissan Juke 300 1.119 1,6% 1,3% 0,9% 1,6% 1,2%
17 8 Hyundai i20 299 2.189 3,0% 2,5% 3,1% 1,6% 2,4%
18 19 Toyota Yaris 298 1.252 2,0% 1,3% 1,5% 1,6% 1,4%
19 25 Kia Forte 270 1.162 1,4% 1,0% 1,4% 1,5% 1,3%
20 17 Chevrolet Cruze 257 1.308 0,8% 1,8% 1,0% 1,4% 1,4%
21 60 Citroen C-Elysee 253 362 0,3% 0,1% 0,3% 1,4% 0,4%
22 22 Seat Ibiza 234 1.204 1,9% 1,1% 1,3% 1,3% 1,3%
23 13 Hyundai ix35 228 1.525 1,1% 1,1% 3,2% 1,2% 1,7%
24 14 Mazda CX-5 221 1.500 1,5% 2,4% 1,1% 1,2% 1,7%
25 12 Kia Rio 219 1.756 2,0% 2,2% 2,2% 1,2% 1,9%
26 35 Skoda Rapid 216 879 1,2% 1,2% 0,8% 1,2% 1,0%
27 32 Nissan Qashqai 203 935 1,0% 1,1% 1,0% 1,1% 1,0%
28 30 Chevrolet Trax 195 1.043 0,1% 1,0% 0,9% 1,1% 1,1%
29 29 Chevrolet Spark 188 1.055 0,5% 1,3% 0,8% 1,0% 1,2%
29 24 Mitsubishi Attrage 188 1.166 0,0% 2,2% 0,9% 1,0% 1,3%
30 26 Suzuki Alto 181 1.157 1,1% 1,0% 1,3% 1,0% 1,3%

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