Israel 2017. Suzuki & Nissan shine in a market down 1.8%

Israel Vehicles Market 2017

Israel Vehicles Market in 2017 at the second best sales level ever, not hitting the previous year record just for few thousand units. While leadership was solid in the hands of Hyundai and Kia, the fastest growing brand had been Suzuki, Nissan and Dacia.

Preliminary showed full-year Israel economic growth slowing in 2017 from a year earlier, despite posting a sharp annualized acceleration in Q3—the most recent period for which quarterly data is available. Domestic demand experienced a broad-based slowdown in 2017, despite record-low interest rates throughout the year and strong leading data as it drew to a close: Unemployment was low through November, while survey data for consumer and business confidence hovered near record highs in November and December. Growth in exports of goods and services was broadly stable in 2017, showing resilience despite the appreciation of the shekel.

Israeli car market in the 2017 has broken the series of all time record. Indeed, during the previous five years light vehicles sales figures grew up uninterruptedly fueled by stable strong GDP growth and high level of investments, with the all time record signed last year at 286.000 units. In the 2017, according to the data released by the Israeli Department of Transportation System,the market consolidated the results, with the second best sales level, at 281.557 units (-1.8%).

 Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018 e
Car+LCV204.938212.670239.741254.748286.701281.557292.444
 2012 Var2013 Var2014 Var2015 Var2016 Var2017 Var2018 var e
Car+LCV-9,2%3,8%12,7%6,3%12,5%-1,8%3,9%

2018 Outlook is still positive and the market is foreseen around the 300.000 units.

At brand-wise, the top four positions unchanged with Hyundai market leader with 13.1% of share, 36.775 sales (-5.9%) followed by Kia  with 35.663 units (-6.3%), Toyota with 31.103 (+3.5%) and Skoda with 21.743 (+11.4%).

Up in fourth place Suzuki with 16.619 sales (+23.9%) followed by Nissan with 14.342 (+23.0%), Mazda with 13.033 (-8.9%), Renault with 13.006 (+20.6%), Mitsubishi with 10.863 (-39.6%) and in 10th place Seat with 8.471 (+1.3%).

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

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast

F2M covers intensively this market with several products developed to help any investigation required. Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2022. AutoData in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.  See details within Israel Corner Store

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 2017Ran DecBrandSales 2017Sales DecVariation 2017Variation DecShare 2017Share Dec
18Hyundai36.775303-5,9%-76,2%13,1%5,2%
25Kia35.663350-6,3%-81,3%12,7%6,0%
31Toyota31.1035993,5%-61,2%11,0%10,3%
410Skoda21.74224011,4%-62,6%7,7%4,1%
53Suzuki16.61951423,9%-55,5%5,9%8,9%
62Nissan14.34252323,0%-19,0%5,1%9,0%
719Mazda13.03398-8,9%-73,4%4,6%1,7%
84Renault13.00637820,6%-45,9%4,6%6,5%
916Mitsubishi10.863129-39,6%-88,0%3,9%2,2%
107Seat8.4713291,3%-29,2%3,0%5,7%
1112Citroen8.0202115,5%-38,7%2,8%3,6%
1214Honda7.6851839,8%-46,6%2,7%3,2%
1317Chevrolet7.216110-17,8%-63,3%2,6%1,9%
1415Volkswagen7.043161-22,3%-74,4%2,5%2,8%
156Subaru6.647349-14,1%-30,9%2,4%6,0%
1613Peugeot6.4641950,9%-36,3%2,3%3,4%
1728Audi4.598169,9%-74,6%1,6%0,3%
189Fiat4.538280-2,7%4,5%1,6%4,8%
1918Dacia4.35410626,1%-55,5%1,5%1,8%
2021Opel4.28583-15,9%-69,4%1,5%1,4%
2124Mercedes3.7873710,8%-37,3%1,3%0,6%
2220BMW3.4518414,2%-53,3%1,2%1,4%
2323Ford2.93957-26,9%-71,4%1,0%1,0%
2411Isuzu1.597239-18,4%162,6%0,6%4,1%
2523Volvo1.284571,8%5,6%0,5%1,0%
2625Lexus1.22725-12,4%-66,2%0,4%0,4%
2722Jeep9776131,3%96,8%0,3%1,1%
2827Alfa Romeo7181940,8%-42,4%0,3%0,3%
2926Mini659220,2%-51,1%0,2%0,4%
3033Cadillac525384,2%-72,7%0,2%0,1%
3130Infiniti414719,0%-22,2%0,1%0,1%
3232SsangYong3054-29,9%-69,2%0,1%0,1%
3329Land Rover29410-13,3%-37,5%0,1%0,2%
34MG257
35Porsche165
36Maserati121
3734Jaguar1121
3831Smart786
3930DS637
4034Abarth551
41Chrysler44
42Aston Martin21
43Ferrari9
4434Iveco11
Rank 2017Ran DecGroupSales 2017Sales DecVariation 2017Variation DecShare 2017Share Dec
13Hyundai-Kia72.438653-6,1%-79,2%25,7%11,3%
21Renault Nissan Alliance42.9791.143-2,9%-57,1%15,3%19,7%
32Volkswagen Group42.0197462,0%-58,5%14,9%12,9%
44Toyota M.C.32.3306242,8%-61,4%11,5%10,8%
56P.S.A.18.832496-1,7%-46,2%6,7%8,6%
65Suzuki16.61951423,9%-55,5%5,9%8,9%
713Mazda13.03398-8,9%-73,4%4,6%1,7%
811General Motors7.741113-14,6%-63,7%2,7%1,9%
910Honda M.C.7.6851839,8%-46,6%2,7%3,2%
108Fuji Heavy Industries6.647349-14,1%-30,9%2,4%6,0%

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