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Israel Full Year 2020: Hyundai and Toyota Corolla dominate market down -15.5%

The Toyota Corolla is #1 in Israel for the 2nd straight year.

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Thanks to our Israeli partner, we can share with you Q4 models and Full Year 2020 data for Israel. The market drops -15.5% year-on-year to 214.544 registrations. The Top 5 brands are identical to last year but the podium all lose share, with Hyundai (-16.4%), Toyota (-20%) and Kia (-20%) all falling faster than the market. In contrast Skoda (+0.6%) at #4 and Seat (+13.9%) up 3 spots to #6 snap the only year-on-year gains in the Top 10. Mitsubishi (-9.9%) at #5 and Mazda (-12.4%) at #7 both resist well. Outside the Top 10, Jaguar (+46.1%), MG (+29.2%), Porsche (+8.9%), Volkswagen (+7.9%), Ford (+6.8%), Chevrolet (+6.2%), Cadillac (+4.7%) and Land Rover (+4.6%) are among those managing a year-on-year uptick. We welcome two Chinese carmakers in the 2020 charts: GAC at #36 and JAC at #46, both selling an electric vehicle: the GE3 and e-S2 respectively.

Over in the models ranking, the podium is unchanged on 2019 with the Toyota Corolla (-15.4%) easily snapping the title of best-seller with 5.7% share ahead of the Hyundai Ioniq (-10.4%) at 4.6% and the Kia Picanto (-4.2%) at 3.8%. The Hyundai i20 (+23.8%) scores the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 10 and lifts 8 spots to #4, distancing the Kia Niro (-26.6%) and Toyota RAV4 (-4.6%). The Skoda Kodiaq (+12.6%) is the only additional gainer in the Top 10, with the Chevrolet Spark (+52.2%), Seat Ibiza (+43.2%) and Arona (+3.7%) also up further down. The Skoda Kamiq (#27) is the most popular 2020 launch ahead of the Hyundai Venue (#50) and Kia Seltos (#73).

Previous month: Israel November 2020: Toyota (+38.6%) leads, ignores market down -7.9%

Previous year: Israel 2019: Toyota Corolla (+149.8%) takes control in third straight market fall (-5.1%)

Two years ago: Israel 2018: First win in the world for the Hyundai Ioniq

Full Q4 2020 and each Q4 month Top 245 All-models ranking below.

Full December 2020 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.

Full Year 2020 Top XX All-brands and Top 330 All-models vs. Full Year 2019 figures below.

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