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Israel Full Year 2021: Market rallies back up 34.8%, Hyundai and Toyota Corolla stay on top

Hyundai remains the most popular car brand in Israel in 2021.

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Thanks to our partnership with, we can share with you Q4 models and Full Year 2021 data for Israel. This market bounces back up 34.8% year-on-year in 2021 to 289.291 registrations. The Top 4 best-selling brands are unchanged on 2020. Hyundai (+28.2%) loses share to 14.9% whereas Toyota (+42%) gains some to 14.1%, as does Kia (+55.9%) to 13.7%. Skoda (+4%) markedly underperforms but remains in fourth place, losing almost two percentage points of share to 6.4%. Mazda (+58.4%) scores the largest gain in the Top 10 and gains two spots to #5 with Nissan (+52.4%) also beating the market at #8. In contrast, Mitsubishi (-0.5%) is actually down and drops to #6. Tesla lands directly at #14 with 2.2% share, and MG (+102.3%), Jeep (+93.6%), Ford (+91.5%), Isuzu (+75.1%), BMW (+70.2%), Subaru (+46%) and Opel (+45%) also shine further down.

Over in the models ranking, the Toyota Corolla (+37.6%) celebrates a third consecutive annual win, roughly following the market evolution to 5.8% share. In fact the entire podium is unchanged on 2020 with the Hyundai Ioniq (+21.9%) seeing its share thaw to 4.2% and the Kia Picanto (+45.4%) improves to 4.1% share. The Kia Sportage (+62.5%) is up three spots on last year to #4, while the Kia Niro (+36.2%) and Toyota RAV4 (+29%) camp on their 2020 ranking at #5 and #6 respectively. The Skoda Octavia (+57.4%) is up 6 ranks to #7, the Tesla Model 3 lands directly at #8 (it was #1 overall in June) and the Hyundai i10 (+52.1%) cracks the Top 10 at #10. Below the Model 3, the MG eHS (#55) follows as far as 2021 launches are concerned, above the Cupra Formentor (#64) and Ford Puma (#82).

Previous month: Israel November 2021: Kia up to record 24.6% share, market edging up 3.2%

Previous year: Israel 2020: Hyundai and Toyota Corolla dominate market down -15.5%

Two years ago: Israel 2019: Toyota Corolla (+149.8%) takes control in third straight market fall (-5.1%)

Full December 2021 Top 47 All -brands and Q4 2021 and Oct, Nov, and December Top 245 All-models below.

Full Year 2021 Top 57 All-brands and Top 340 All-models vs. Full Year 2020 figures below.

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