Israel: Light Vehicle Sales Summary. October 2013 with Hyundai’s revenge.

According with data released by the Israeli Department of Transportation System, in October 2013 domestic light passenger vehicles sales were 19.594, up 14.3% and the year-to-date sales 183.864, up 3.4% from last year.

Looking at top brands performance:

Hyundai was back on top of the list selling 3.194 vehicles with a share of 16.3%, up 5.9 points from the awful September. Year-to-date sales were 29.050 with a share of 15.8%, up 0.4 points from last year. The top model was the compact i30 ranked third.

Toyota kept the positive momentum although outpaced by Hyundai. Sales were 2.501 with a share of 12.8%, only 0.1 points of share down from the record posted last month. Year-to-date Toyota sold 18.281 vehicles with 9.9% of share, up 0.1 points from last year. Corolla confirmed the market leadership.

Kia in third sold 1.868 cars with share at 9.5%, up 0.4 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 18.228 with a share of 9.9%, up 0.5 points from full year 2012. Kia Picanto was again second among models.

Suzuki was the Winner of the Month soaring in fourth place from the 7th with 1.334 sales and 6.8% of share, up 1.8 points. Year to date Suzuki was 8th with 8.826 sales and 4.8% of share, up 0.1 points from last year.

Skoda in 5th sold 1.264 vehicles with a share of 6.5%, down 0.8 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Skoda was 5th with 10.894 sales and 5.9% of share, down 0.2 points from 2012. The top model was Octavia ranked 8th.

In the table below, the top25 brands ranked for the year to date position:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank Ytd

Brand

Oct

Ytd 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

1

3

1

Hyundai

3.194

29.050

15,4%

16,5%

8,4%

14,0%

16,3%

15,8%

2

1

2

Toyota

2.501

18.281

9,8%

8,3%

12,9%

12,3%

12,8%

9,9%

3

2

3

Kia

1.868

18.228

9,4%

9,2%

9,1%

11,4%

9,5%

9,9%

4

7

8

Suzuki

1.334

8.826

4,7%

4,5%

5,0%

4,6%

6,8%

4,8%

5

4

5

Skoda

1.264

10.894

5,5%

5,9%

7,3%

5,8%

6,5%

5,9%

6

15

7

Mazda

955

9.202

5,4%

5,7%

2,6%

3,6%

4,9%

5,0%

7

8

6

Nissan

906

9.211

4,8%

5,6%

5,0%

3,8%

4,6%

5,0%

8

10

13

Chevrolet

904

5.564

3,9%

2,8%

4,2%

2,9%

4,6%

3,0%

9

14

14

Mitsubishi

765

5.270

1,3%

2,2%

3,4%

3,8%

3,9%

2,9%

10

9

11

Honda

760

6.216

2,9%

3,1%

4,6%

3,8%

3,9%

3,4%

11

5

9

Renault

716

8.625

3,3%

4,5%

6,9%

5,4%

3,7%

4,7%

12

6

10

Volkswagen

684

7.417

4,8%

4,3%

5,5%

3,7%

3,5%

4,0%

13

11

4

Ford

649

11.305

9,8%

7,0%

4,1%

5,4%

3,3%

6,1%

14

17

16

Opel

547

4.872

1,9%

2,7%

2,1%

2,4%

2,8%

2,6%

15

12

15

Seat

491

5.081

3,0%

2,8%

4,1%

2,8%

2,5%

2,8%

16

13

12

Citroen

381

5.864

2,8%

3,3%

3,4%

3,4%

1,9%

3,2%

17

19

17

Fiat

365

3.780

1,6%

2,1%

1,5%

1,9%

1,9%

2,0%

18

18

20

Subaru

209

2.111

0,9%

0,8%

2,1%

1,8%

1,1%

1,1%

19

16

18

Peugeot

187

3.714

2,7%

2,2%

2,1%

2,0%

1,0%

2,0%

20

25

23

Isuzu

151

1.157

0,5%

0,7%

0,3%

0,5%

0,8%

0,6%

21

21

19

Audi

147

2.277

1,0%

1,4%

0,9%

1,0%

0,8%

1,2%

22

22

21

Mercedes

128

1.546

0,5%

0,9%

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

23

24

22

BMW

80

1.311

0,8%

0,9%

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,7%

24

26

25

Volvo

64

585

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

25

26

27

Lexus

59

514

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,3%

0,3%

Toyota Corolla was market leader for the third month in a row with 1.441 sales and 7.4% of share, down 0.8 points. Year to date Corolla was 4th with 7.121 sales and 3.9% of share.

Kia Picanto was 2nd with 986 units and a share of 5.0%, up 0.7 points from the previous month. Year to date Picanto was market leader with 8.273 sales and 4.5% of share.

Hyundai i30 recovered the third place with 801 sales and 4.1% of share, up 1.5 points from September. Year to date sales were 7.316 with a share of 4.0%.

Suzuki SX4 jumped in 4th from the 24th with 628 sales and 3.2% of share, followed by Hyundai i35, 5th with 615 units and 3.1% of share and Hyundai i25 in 6th with 613.

Skoda Octavia was 7th with 548 sales and 2.8% of share ahead of Hyundai i20, 8th from 14th with 548 sales.

Finally, Suzuki Alto dropped in 9th from third with 432 and Ford Focus ended the top ten list with 392 units and 1.9% of share.

Remarkable the performance posted by Mazda2, jumped in 11th from 41st, Toyota Yaris in 12th from 30th and Opel Astra in 15th from 28th.

In the next table, the Top 25 model ranking, ordered for last month place:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank 2013

Model

Oct

YTD Oct

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Q3 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

1

1

4

Toyota Corolla

1.441

7.121

4,0%

1,9%

8,2%

6,7%

7,4%

3,9%

2

2

1

Kia Picanto

986

8.273

3,0%

3,9%

4,3%

5,6%

5,0%

4,5%

3

4

3

Hyundai i30

801

7.316

2,2%

4,0%

2,6%

3,8%

4,1%

4,0%

4

24

19

Suzuki SX4

628

2.758

1,3%

1,3%

1,2%

1,4%

3,2%

1,5%

5

9

5

Hyundai i35

615

6.527

3,7%

3,7%

2,2%

3,3%

3,1%

3,5%

6

20

8

Hyundai i25

613

4.159

2,8%

2,2%

1,3%

2,0%

3,1%

2,3%

7

10

13

Skoda Octavia

548

3.217

1,8%

1,9%

2,0%

0,9%

2,8%

1,7%

8

14

6

Hyundai i20

518

5.912

3,2%

3,7%

1,7%

2,3%

2,6%

3,2%

9

3

28

Suzuki Alto

432

1.901

1,0%

0,8%

2,7%

1,0%

2,2%

1,0%

10

9

2

Ford Focus

392

7.993

7,7%

5,3%

2,2%

3,2%

2,0%

4,3%

11

41

16

Mazda2

381

2.966

1,2%

1,8%

0,7%

1,1%

1,9%

1,6%

12

30

12

Toyota Yaris

374

3.425

1,8%

2,0%

1,0%

1,4%

1,9%

1,9%

13

13

20

Mitsubishi Outlander

369

2.749

0,3%

1,4%

1,8%

1,5%

1,9%

1,5%

14

11

10

Nissan Micra

358

3.620

1,7%

2,3%

1,9%

1,4%

1,8%

2,0%

15

28

17

Opel Astra

327

2.920

1,0%

1,7%

1,1%

1,4%

1,7%

1,6%

16

27

14

Honda Civic

319

3.129

1,6%

1,8%

1,1%

1,6%

1,6%

1,7%

17

47

34

Hyundai i10

317

1.546

1,3%

0,8%

0,5%

0,7%

1,6%

0,8%

18

6

36

Mitsubishi Space Star

305

1.499

0,0%

0,3%

2,5%

1,7%

1,6%

0,8%

19

8

11

Seat Ibiza

301

3.573

2,5%

2,1%

2,3%

1,7%

1,5%

1,9%

20

12

15

Nissan Juke

296

3.012

1,6%

1,8%

1,8%

1,3%

1,5%

1,6%

21

23

18

Mazda CX-5

267

2.849

1,0%

1,6%

1,2%

1,5%

1,4%

1,5%

22

25

9

Kia Rio

255

3.688

2,3%

2,2%

1,2%

1,9%

1,3%

2,0%

23

53

54

Chevrolet Spark

245

902

0,6%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

1,3%

0,5%

24

18

43

Honda Jazz

234

1.146

0,7%

0,5%

1,4%

0,8%

1,2%

0,6%

25

7

7

Renault Fluence

224

5.233

2,1%

2,9%

2,4%

3,4%

1,1%

2,8%

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