Israel market report. Full Year 2016. New Record

Israel Vehicles Market in 2016 Kia_sportage_2017

Israel Auto Sales 2016 at new all time record again, third in a row and fifth out of the last seventh year. The impressive trend moved the country ranking up to the World’s 34th.

Market Outlook

Exports of goods and services swung back to a moderate expansion in 2016 after contracting in 2015, despite the strength of the shekel against the U.S. dollar and imports soaring—implying a remarkable improvement in the exporting sector. Household expenditure is expected to cool down in 2017 after rising strongly last year. FocusEconomics panelists expect growth of 3.3% in 2017, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast.

The domestic automotive sector kept the positive tone reporting the new all time record volume, third in a row and fifth out of the last seven years. consecutive year, raising sales near the 0.3 million units.

According to data released by the Israeli Department of Transportation System, in total new light vehicles sold in the year were 285.524 (+12.1%)

The market is now the World’s 34th, up two spots.

Competitive Arena

Market leader was Hyundai with 39.086 units (+25.1%) ahead of Kia and Toyota respectively up 13.0% and 2.6% at 38.069 sales and 30.040. Among the sharpest growths of the year were recorded for Ford, Dacia, Citroen, Mercedes and Honda, while the best performers were Jaguar and Smart, improving 132.4% and 400.0%

MG posted the worst performance losing 67.7% followed by Cadillac, Mazda and Infiniti.

The Kia Sportage was the first ever crossover on top of the models ranking with 14.072 units (+28.7%), outpacing the previous leader Kia Picanto with 13.332 (+5.0%). The Hyundai Tucson, the crossover imported in Israel by the company «Callmobile», ranked third with 11.856 sales.

Wishing to see the best-selling car models ranking with the Top 100 data, see the dedicated report

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast Store

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Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2022.

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Dec Rank 2016 BRAND Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016
3 1 Hyundai 1.274 39.086 -10,8% 25,1% 9,4% 13,7%
1 2 Kia 1.868 38.069 51,0% 13,0% 13,7% 13,3%
2 3 Toyota 1.542 30.040 28,6% 2,6% 11,3% 10,5%
8 4 Skoda 641 19.511 135,7% 21,3% 4,7% 6,8%
5 5 Mitsubishi 1.071 17.988 81,5% 11,6% 7,9% 6,3%
12 6 Mazda 369 14.303 18,3% -16,1% 2,7% 5,0%
4 7 Suzuki 1.156 13.413 95,3% 9,3% 8,5% 4,7%
7 8 Nissan 646 11.664 42,6% -2,5% 4,7% 4,1%
6 9 Renault 699 10.786 -37,1% 15,5% 5,1% 3,8%
9 10 Volkswagen 628 9.064 47,1% 14,2% 4,6% 3,2%
11 11 Seat 465 8.362 338,7% 8,7% 3,4% 2,9%
12 Chevrolet 8.106 -100,0% 16,3% 0,0% 2,8%
10 13 Subaru 505 7.738 23,8% 1,5% 3,7% 2,7%
13 14 Citroen 364 7.620 35,8% 33,3% 2,7% 2,7%
14 15 Honda 343 6.998 168,0% 29,5% 2,5% 2,4%
15 16 Peugeot 306 6.404 123,4% 9,2% 2,2% 2,2%
16 17 Opel 271 5.096 337,1% 4,6% 2,0% 1,8%
17 18 Fiat 268 4.662 18,1% 3,4% 2,0% 1,6%
23 19 Audi 63 4.183 25,1% 0,5% 1,5%
19 20 Ford 199 4.021 503,0% 105,7% 1,5% 1,4%
18 21 Dacia 238 3.454 107,0% 42,6% 1,7% 1,2%
24 22 Mercedes 59 3.419 168,2% 33,1% 0,4% 1,2%
20 23 BMW 180 3.021 958,8% 24,2% 1,3% 1,1%
21 24 Isuzu 91 1.957 -24,8% 23,5% 0,7% 0,7%
22 25 Lexus 74 1.400 270,0% -3,4% 0,5% 0,5%
25 26 Volvo 54 1.261 184,2% 23,6% 0,4% 0,4%
29 27 Jeep 31 744 29,2% 2,2% 0,2% 0,3%
26 28 Mini 45 658 246,2% 7,7% 0,3% 0,2%
27 29 Alfa Romeo 33 510 37,5% -2,3% 0,2% 0,2%
31 30 SsangYong 13 435 8,3% 93,3% 0,1% 0,2%
33 31 Infiniti 9 348 800,0% -9,6% 0,1% 0,1%
30 32 Land Rover 16 339 23,1% 80,3% 0,1% 0,1%
32 33 Cadillac 11 285 22,2% -21,3% 0,1% 0,1%
28 34 MG 32 282 357,1% -67,7% 0,2% 0,1%
32 35 Chrysler 11 192 266,7% 35,2% 0,1% 0,1%
35 36 Smart 2 175 100,0% 400,0% 0,0% 0,1%
31 37 Jaguar 13 172 333,3% 132,4% 0,1% 0,1%
35 38 Porsche 2 92 70,4% 0,0% 0,0%
35 39 Maserati 2 53 0,0% 43,2% 0,0% 0,0%
34 40 Abarth 4 49 33,3% 6,5% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 GROUP Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016 FY
1 1 Hyundai-Kia 3.142 77.155 17,9% 18,8% 23,1% 27,0%
2 2 Volkswagen 1.799 41.212 123,2% 17,4% 13,2% 14,4%
3 3 Toyota 1.616 31.440 32,6% 2,3% 11,9% 11,0%
4 4 Renault-Nissan 1.592 26.252 -5,2% 8,9% 11,7% 9,2%
6 5 Mitsubishi 1.071 17.988 81,5% 11,6% 7,9% 6,3%
9 6 Mazda 369 14.303 18,3% -16,1% 2,7% 5,0%
7 7 PSA 671 14.054 65,7% 21,3% 4,9% 4,9%
12 8 General Motors 282 13.487 -34,3% 10,5% 2,1% 4,7%
5 9 Suzuki 1.156 13.413 95,3% 9,3% 8,5% 4,7%
8 10 Fuji Heavy Industries 505 7.738 23,8% 1,5% 3,7% 2,7%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 Model Sales December Sales 2016 Variation December Variation 2016
2 1 Kia Sportage 550 14.072 33,8% 28,7%
4 2 Kia Picanto 423 13.332 -4,9% 5,0%
3 3 Hyundai Tucson 496 11.856 306,6%
1 4 Toyota Corolla sedan 586 10.868 0,5% -10,4%
6 5 Mitsubishi Outlander 362 10.052 29,3% 87,5%
9 6 Skoda Octavia 304 8.404 120,3% 16,6%
19 7 Mazda3 198 6.702 17,2% -18,0%
12 8 Hyundai i25 249 6.516 -39,9% 17,7%
20 9 Hyundai i10 177 5.714 21,2% -26,0%
7 10 Seat Ibiza 327 5.678 380,9% 28,0%
5 11 Mitsubishi Attrage 368 5.012 534,5% -6,1%
8 12 Toyota Yaris 306 4.615 92,5% -6,2%
10 13 Subaru Impreza 261 4.609 45,8% 31,2%
16 14 Suzuki SX4 219 4.502 -29,1% -16,2%
23 15 Nissan Micra 145 4.356 19,8% -8,9%
13 16 Suzuki Vitara 245 4.340 137,9% 630,6%
33 17 Skoda Rapid 109 4.209 105,7% 45,2%
14 18 Toyota Auris 231 3.812 40,0% -2,1%
22 19 Citroen Berlingo 154 3.703 30,5% 83,8%
17 20 Kia Cee’d 217 3.666 14,8% 21,9%
41 21 Mazda2 93 3.504 86,0% -3,9%
44 22 Hyundai i20 90 3.488 -23,7% 4,7%
39 23 Chevrolet Spark 97 3.295 546,7% 253,9%
24 24 Nissan Qashqai 143 3.239 4,4% 29,5%
27 25 Skoda Fabia 134 3.197 346,7% 23,3%
9 26 Volkswagen Golf 304 3.096 237,8% 43,0%
20 27 Hyundai Elantra 177 3.066
44 28 Renault Fluence 90 2.924 -30,8% -7,5%
97 29 Hyundai i35 3 2.911 -99,4% -60,5%
21 30 Renault Clio 164 2.798 -59,7% 7,1%
37 31 Mazda CX-5 101 2.756 60,3% -10,9%
28 32 Toyota RAV4 131 2.571 197,7% 45,1%
15 33 Kia Forte 224 2.564 169,9% 4,9%
35 34 Opel Astra 103 2.493 635,7% 20,7%
18 35 Honda Jazz 204 2.432 374,4% 114,1%
29 36 Honda Civic sedan 122 2.374 71,8% -24,8%
34 37 Hyundai Sonata 104 2.344
36 38 Peugeot 208 102 2.316 308,0% 68,3%
26 39 Seat Leon 136 2.201 312,1% -11,8%
61 40 Hyundai i30 51 2.108 -44,6% -1,9%

 

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