Israel 2016. Car sales hit the new all time record

Israel Vehicles Market in 2016

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

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.

Auto Data 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.

All these and more within our 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 DecRank 2016BRANDSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016
31Hyundai1.27439.086-10,8%25,1%9,4%13,7%
12Kia1.86838.06951,0%13,0%13,7%13,3%
23Toyota1.54230.04028,6%2,6%11,3%10,5%
84Skoda64119.511135,7%21,3%4,7%6,8%
55Mitsubishi1.07117.98881,5%11,6%7,9%6,3%
126Mazda36914.30318,3%-16,1%2,7%5,0%
47Suzuki1.15613.41395,3%9,3%8,5%4,7%
78Nissan64611.66442,6%-2,5%4,7%4,1%
69Renault69910.786-37,1%15,5%5,1%3,8%
910Volkswagen6289.06447,1%14,2%4,6%3,2%
1111Seat4658.362338,7%8,7%3,4%2,9%
12Chevrolet8.106-100,0%16,3%0,0%2,8%
1013Subaru5057.73823,8%1,5%3,7%2,7%
1314Citroen3647.62035,8%33,3%2,7%2,7%
1415Honda3436.998168,0%29,5%2,5%2,4%
1516Peugeot3066.404123,4%9,2%2,2%2,2%
1617Opel2715.096337,1%4,6%2,0%1,8%
1718Fiat2684.66218,1%3,4%2,0%1,6%
2319Audi634.18325,1%0,5%1,5%
1920Ford1994.021503,0%105,7%1,5%1,4%
1821Dacia2383.454107,0%42,6%1,7%1,2%
2422Mercedes593.419168,2%33,1%0,4%1,2%
2023BMW1803.021958,8%24,2%1,3%1,1%
2124Isuzu911.957-24,8%23,5%0,7%0,7%
2225Lexus741.400270,0%-3,4%0,5%0,5%
2526Volvo541.261184,2%23,6%0,4%0,4%
2927Jeep3174429,2%2,2%0,2%0,3%
2628Mini45658246,2%7,7%0,3%0,2%
2729Alfa Romeo3351037,5%-2,3%0,2%0,2%
3130SsangYong134358,3%93,3%0,1%0,2%
3331Infiniti9348800,0%-9,6%0,1%0,1%
3032Land Rover1633923,1%80,3%0,1%0,1%
3233Cadillac1128522,2%-21,3%0,1%0,1%
2834MG32282357,1%-67,7%0,2%0,1%
3235Chrysler11192266,7%35,2%0,1%0,1%
3536Smart2175100,0%400,0%0,0%0,1%
3137Jaguar13172333,3%132,4%0,1%0,1%
3538Porsche29270,4%0,0%0,0%
3539Maserati2530,0%43,2%0,0%0,0%
3440Abarth44933,3%6,5%0,0%0,0%
Rank DecRank 2016GROUPSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016 FY
11Hyundai-Kia3.14277.15517,9%18,8%23,1%27,0%
22Volkswagen1.79941.212123,2%17,4%13,2%14,4%
33Toyota1.61631.44032,6%2,3%11,9%11,0%
44Renault-Nissan1.59226.252-5,2%8,9%11,7%9,2%
65Mitsubishi1.07117.98881,5%11,6%7,9%6,3%
96Mazda36914.30318,3%-16,1%2,7%5,0%
77PSA67114.05465,7%21,3%4,9%4,9%
128General Motors28213.487-34,3%10,5%2,1%4,7%
59Suzuki1.15613.41395,3%9,3%8,5%4,7%
810Fuji Heavy Industries5057.73823,8%1,5%3,7%2,7%
Rank DecRank 2016ModelSales DecemberSales 2016Variation DecemberVariation 2016
21Kia Sportage55014.07233,8%28,7%
42Kia Picanto42313.332-4,9%5,0%
33Hyundai Tucson49611.856306,6%
14Toyota Corolla sedan58610.8680,5%-10,4%
65Mitsubishi Outlander36210.05229,3%87,5%
96Skoda Octavia3048.404120,3%16,6%
197Mazda31986.70217,2%-18,0%
128Hyundai i252496.516-39,9%17,7%
209Hyundai i101775.71421,2%-26,0%
710Seat Ibiza3275.678380,9%28,0%
511Mitsubishi Attrage3685.012534,5%-6,1%
812Toyota Yaris3064.61592,5%-6,2%
1013Subaru Impreza2614.60945,8%31,2%
1614Suzuki SX42194.502-29,1%-16,2%
2315Nissan Micra1454.35619,8%-8,9%
1316Suzuki Vitara2454.340137,9%630,6%
3317Skoda Rapid1094.209105,7%45,2%
1418Toyota Auris2313.81240,0%-2,1%
2219Citroen Berlingo1543.70330,5%83,8%
1720Kia Cee’d2173.66614,8%21,9%
4121Mazda2933.50486,0%-3,9%
4422Hyundai i20903.488-23,7%4,7%
3923Chevrolet Spark973.295546,7%253,9%
2424Nissan Qashqai1433.2394,4%29,5%
2725Skoda Fabia1343.197346,7%23,3%
926Volkswagen Golf3043.096237,8%43,0%
2027Hyundai Elantra1773.066
4428Renault Fluence902.924-30,8%-7,5%
9729Hyundai i3532.911-99,4%-60,5%
2130Renault Clio1642.798-59,7%7,1%
3731Mazda CX-51012.75660,3%-10,9%
2832Toyota RAV41312.571197,7%45,1%
1533Kia Forte2242.564169,9%4,9%
3534Opel Astra1032.493635,7%20,7%
1835Honda Jazz2042.432374,4%114,1%
2936Honda Civic sedan1222.37471,8%-24,8%
3437Hyundai Sonata1042.344
3638Peugeot 2081022.316308,0%68,3%
2639Seat Leon1362.201312,1%-11,8%
6140Hyundai i30512.108-44,6%-1,9%

 

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