Israel September 2020: Skoda (+69.2%), Renault (+79%) help market up 4.6%, Toyota Corolla back to #1 YTD
The Toyota Corolla returns to the YTD pole position in Israel.
Thanks to our partnership with cartube.co.il, we can share with you today September brands data for Israel as well as monthly models data for Q3. The Israeli new car market is up 4.6% year-on-year in September, leading to a year-to-date tally off -17.2% to 180.527. Hyundai (+13.6%) cements its brands leadership with a splendid 16.3% share vs. 15.5% so far this year, almost 1.000 sales above Toyota (-24.3%) at 11.1% and Kia (+19.3%) at 11% share. Skoda (+69.2%) once again scores the largest gain near the top of the charts but drops one spot on August to #4. Renault (+79%), Mazda (+36.5%) and Mitsubishi (+19.5%) also impress in the remainder of the Top 10 while further down, Opel (+543.4%), Ford (+109.6%), DS (+78.6%), MG (+72%), Volkswagen (+50%), Dacia (+47.1%), BMW (+39.2%) and Volvo (+25%) stand out.
Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Corolla (-32.7%) remains in the top spot in Q3, reclaiming the YTD pole position off the Hyundai Ioniq (+0.7%) despite a significant fall. The Kia Picanto (+134.8%) and Hyundai i20 (+79%) brilliantly slide into the podium also and now rank #3 and #4 respectively so far in 2020. The Skoda Kodiaq (+46.1%) lurches up to 5th place overall and #7 YTD, distancing the Toyota RAV4 (+32.9%) while the Kia Niro (+33.9%) and Seat Arona (+5.2%) also post year-on-year gains in the remainder of the Q3 Top 10. The Skoda Kamiq (#13) tops recent launches above the Mazda CX-30 (#28), Hyundai Venue (#30), Kia Xceed (#51), VW T-Cross (#61) and an August 2020 launch: the Kia Seltos (#97).
Previous month: Israel August 2020: Skoda (+77.2%), Mazda (+77.6%), Peugeot (+61.8%) help tilt market back in positive (+4.2%)
One year ago: Israel September 2019: Seat hits record ranking and share in market up 36.9%
Full September 2020 Top 45 All-brands and Q3 2020 Top 260 All-models, alongside July, August and September 2020 All-models data below.