Israeli Vehicle Market roars in September at best of the year. Hyundai was market leader with Kia just on its back. All statistics on Brands, Groups & Models.
Israel Vehicle Market boomed 29% in June 2014 posting the sixth year on year increase in a row. Kia Picanto was back the best-selling model outpacing the Toyota Corolla while the last generation Mazda3 was third pushing Mazda performance up.
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.
March ended a wonderful first quarter of 2014 in Israel. The car market grew over 30% despite Koreans leaders are losing terrain under the combined attack of Toyota and Mazda. Mazda3 soared in third place.
January 2014 reported a very fast start for the car market in Israel, as sales grew over 20% from year ago. Thanks to the launch of Mazda3, the Japanese brand, very popular in this market soared in fourth place. Corolla was again the best-selling model.
December 2013 was down as the market leader Hyundai gave up looking at 2014. However, the year ended with a little increase from the previous while many positions changed among players. Renault was voted Brand of the Year and Picanto Model of the Year.
November 2013 was again really positive for the Israeli car market, as sales grew in double digit from last year and year to date sales positive. Hyundai kept the leadership, ahead of Toyota, in spite of losing 3 points of share. Toyota Corolla was best-selling model.
October 2013 reported a robust double digit recovery for the car market in Israel, with sales surged 14.3% from last year. Following the sales collapse registered in September, Hyundai fully recovered coming back on top of the list ahead of Toyota.
September 2013 was negative for the car market in Israel, with sales declined 8.3%, but full of surprise, as Toyota was able to overtake Kia and Hyundai and be the leader for the first time ever, thanks to the huge consumer’s demand for new Corolla.
In August 2013, Israel consumer’s demand was hit again by winds of war and car market was sustained only by orders in portfolio, growing a little 4.4% from year ago. Toyota was able to keep the second place gained in July, thanks to Corolla leadership among models.
The Israeli car market in June 2013 was down for a little ending the first half up 2.3% from last year. Ford was pushed back by low demand on Focus and rolled out from Top 10 brands, while Hyundai and Kia surged at 26% of market share.
In May, The Israeli car market confirmed the positive trend soaring 7.0% from last year and keeping the cumulate 2013 sales up by 3.0%. While Hyundai was in troubled heavily losing market share, renewed demand on Mazda2 pushed up Mazda performance.
April was really positive for the car market in Israel, with sales soared 20.0% from last year. Following the declining first quarter, the market recovered and year-to-date sales were up 2.1%. Toyota and Mazda posted an awful performance.
Following the 2012 9% decline, the car market in Israel started this year with the first quarter down 2.3% from last year, due to a double digit March loss. Nissan and Renault had been the quarter winners, gaining a total of 2 points of share.
Following the record volume posted in the previous year, in 2012 the car market in Israel had lost 9.2%. While Hyundai confirmed its leadership, Ford doubled sales surging in second place, while Mazda collapsed from 2nd to 6th place.
October was moderately positive for the car market in Israel after the sharp drop reported in the previous month. Hit by declining economy, the market dropped 6.7% in the first 10 months of the year. Ford and Kia posted an impressive month.
In August the Israel car market posted 17.726 sales, up 8.1% from last year, following the 4.3% increase posted in July. Year-to-date August sales were 147.834, down 5.4%. Hyundai was leading with 13%, while Toyota in 2nd was very close.
In the first part of 2012, the car market was renovating all the competitive positions, while declining in volumes from 2011 all-time record. The first half sales were 109.456, down 7%from last year. The former leader, Mazda, felt in 7th position.