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Israel August 2016: Kia outpaces Hyundai, Mitsubishi & Suzuki shoot up

Kia Sportage Israel August 2016. Picture courtesy Kia brand is up 40% in Israel, earning it the brands pole position in August.

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Thanks to our partnership with we can now share with you brands data for Israel in August – models data is now a quarterly occurrence. This month Israeli new car sales are up by a splendid 29% year-on-year to 27.489 units, lifting the year-to-date tally up 17% to 220.253 registrations. Kia (+40%) frankly outsells its sister brand Hyundai to take the brands lead at 4.229 sales and 15.4% share vs. 3.143 and 11.4% (+44%). Mitsubishi more than doubles its deliveries compared to a year ago to snap the third position at 2.880 units and 10.5%, becoming the best-selling Japanese marque in the country above Toyota at 10.4% (+13%). Suzuki does even better at +247% to 5th place and 7.9% share, above Skoda, Nissan, Mazda and Renault. Chevrolet (+40%), Seat (+79%), Honda (+51%), Volvo (+37%), Ssangyong (+73%) and Cadillac (+60%) also shine.

Previous month: Israel July 2016: Hyundai and Kia in control

One year ago: Israel August 2015: Kia now #1 year-to-date, Picanto and Sportage on top

Full August 2016 Top 45 All-brands ranking below.

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