Mazda is the leading brand in Israel and the Mazda3 the best-selling car with no less than 12.3% of the market in 2009 at 21,269 sales, ahead of the Toyota Corolla at 7.1% and the Hyundai i30 at 4.9%.
The ranking by segment over the first 6 months 2010 indicates that the Mazda3 is still in the lead ahead of the Toyota Corolla, with the Chevrolet Cruze possibly taking 3rd place overall.
Mazda also dominates the minis segment with the Mazda2 ahead of the Hyundai i20 and the Suzuki Swift, and the large segment with the Mazda6 in the lead. The Hyundai Tucson is the best-selling 4WD/SUV.
2009 Top 5 and H1 2010 Top 5 by segment ranking tables below.