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New cars coming in 2020

By Tom Fraser, 26 Apr 2020 Car News

New cars coming in 2020

2020 continues to be massive year for the automotive industry despite coronavirus interruptions, here are just some of the cars you should look out for

There’s no doubt about it: 2020 is another massive year for car manufacturers in Australia - despite the coronavirus interruption. We’ve done some digging and noted just some of the highlights you should be looking out for in 2020.

Stay tuned to WhichCar.com.au throughout the year to hear about all of these and more.

Aston Martin

DBX – mid 2020

2020 Aston Martin DBX

The Aston Martin DBX SUV is the marque's wildest departure from sports cars yet, while still remaining true to the brand's core values of performance and design.

Read next: Aston Martin DBX revealed: British brute becomes brand’s first-ever SUV

Audi

Q3 Sportback – due Q1

That’s right, Audi’s baby SUV will spawn a ‘coupe’ iteration that sees it receive a heavily sloped roofline. Also ties in with Audi’s plan to have Sportback versions of all of its SUVs.

A6 Allroad – due Q2

2020 is shaping up to be a big one for the four-ringed brand, expect to see an off-road version of its business express A6 wagon from early 2020.

RS6/7 – due late Q2

2020 Audi RS 6 Avant

Audi Sport is in the midst of a product offensive that will yield a brace of new and updated RS product in the next 12 months, and the RS6 Avant is just one part of that.

Read next: Audi RS6 Avant is the dog hauler you’ve been looking for

Q7 facelift – mid 2020

Audi’s luxurious big SUV receives more tech and updated mild-hybrid engines.

A4/A5 facelift – due Q2

TTRS – due Q2

e-Tron – mid 2020

Audi’s first fully electric SUV, larger than the mid-size Q5, slightly smaller than the seven-seater Q7. It’s due in Australia around the middle of 2019.

2019 Audi E-Tron review

RSQ8 – mid 2020

BMW

iX3 – due 2020

BMW’s X3 range will be the first to offer combustion, plug-in and pure EV powertrains from next year.

2020 BMW iX3 confirmed

M8 Competition – due Q1

The 2020 BMW M8 Competition’s pricing for Australia has been confirmed, with the fastest production M car to fall just short of becoming the most expensive BMW on sale in Australia.

M2 CS – due 2020

Read: BMW M2 CS confirmed for Australia, already taking orders

Alpina B3 Sedan/Touring – due 2020

Ferrari

SF90 Stradale – due 2020

2020 Ferrari SF90 Stradale revealed

F8 Tributo – deliveries expected 2020

Ford

Puma - due second half of 2020

Ford's Puma small SUV will join a burgeoning B-SUV segment which will see it join the Toyota Yaris Cross, Volkswagen T-Cross, Mazda CX-3 and the Mitsubishi ASX later in 2020. 

2020 ford puma

Escape – due 2020

Ford has confirmed that the all-new Escape will touch down in Australia in 2020, complete with the company’s first plug-in hybrid for the Australian market.

Read: 2020 Ford Escape goes hybrid

Focus ST/Fiesta ST – due Q1

2020 Ford Fiesta ST Australian pricing specs confirmed news

Pint-sized performance heroes arrive back in Australia from early 2020.

Isuzu Ute

D-Max – due 2020

It’s the Japanese brand’s first full-model replacement for the D-Max pick-up since 2012, despite a few facelifts in-between (2015 and 2017). Expect big lifts in quality and equipment.

This is the new 2020 Isuzu D-Max

Jaguar

F-Type facelift – expected 2020

If ever there was a car that didn’t need a facelift, it’s the still-glamourous Jaguar F-Type.

Still, if you’re standing still in the rapidly moving automotive business you’re effectively moving backwards, so Jaguar has given its sports car a heavy refresh for 2020.

Kia

e-Niro – expected 2020

Kia e-Niro on track for Australia: 2018 Paris Motor Show

There's still a question mark over the fate of the Kia e-Niro in Australia. It's been around for some time in Europe but Kia has blamed a lack of government action on making electric cars a viable option for Australians through incentives. Watch this space. 

Land Rover

Defender - due mid 2020

Land Rover's icon is back in 2020 after laying dormant for a few years. Expect to see in Aussie roads after June.

Land Rover Defender review feature

Mazda

Read next: Mazda CX-30 review: fits just right?

CX-30 – due Q1

Mazda will launch its all-new CX-30 SUV in Australia in 2020 with a strong line-up that is packed with features.

Mazda CX-30 2020 price and features

Mercedes-Benz

A45/CLA 45 AMG – due Q1 2020

Promising a much-refined ride and packing more punch than ever, the new A45 is now available as of April 2020.

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S Review

GLS – January 2020

The biggest Benz behemoth is due for an update in early 2020, bringing the new MBUX infotainment as well as several other upgrades.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS400d review

Mitsubishi

Mirage – April 2020

The Mirage small car will be updated with Mitsubishi’s current “Dynamic Shield” design language and is expected to get raft of updates in its interior and features list.

Read: 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage revealed

2020 Mitsubishi Mirage price

Pajero Sport – Early 2020

With the launch of the new Triton, the Pajero Sport has copped a more aggressive front treatment and less polarising rear, along with new instrumentation and interior features as well as new safety features.

Express – Mid 2020

Following the formation of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, Mitsubishi will be returning the Express commercial van to the market as a Mitsubishi-badged version of the Renault Trafic to take on the popular Toyota Hiace. 

Porsche

Cayman GT4 – March

New 4.0-litre free-breather arrives on scene to the joy of Porsche purists Australia-wide from January.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4

Renault

Clio – due 2020

Renault Australia has confirmed that we’ll see the new Clio – including a new variant called the RS Line – here in 2020.

2019 Renault Clio breaks cover

2019 Renault Clio

 

Skoda

Superb – due Q1 2020

Fresh update for the Czech sedan sees it receive fresh styling, more tech and mild-hybrid engines.

Scala– due Q2 2020

Despite the challenges of the time, Skoda has managed to push on with the launch of its vital new Scala hatchback. Expect to see luxurious interior inclusions at a hatchback level when the Scala drops in June 2020.

2020 Skoda Scala hatchback Australian pricing

Subaru

Outback – due 2020

Subaru’s new Outback was announced in early 2019 but expect to see it from early 2020 showing off a leap in technology and even smarter packaging.

Toyota

Yaris – due 2020

Next Toyota Yaris scores new engines and hybrid tech, along with more safety gear.

2020 Toyota Yaris

Yaris Cross – due late 2020

The Toyota Yaris above will spawn a high-riding stablemate later this year named the Yaris Cross. The Yaris Cross will slot in underneath the existing C-HR and be priced (hopefully) around $27,000. 

2020 Toyota Yaris Cross revealed

Volkswagen

Golf - due late 2020

The new hatchback hero is here, and it's due in Australian showrooms around October this year. Hopefully to be joined by the hot-hatch GTI version at the same time. 

2020 Volkswagen Golf

T-Cross/T-Roc - due Q1 2020

VW will fill its small SUV gap by offering the T-Cross from March 2020. It’ll be similar to the Polo, albeit with additional ride-height and will slot in neatly under $30k.

volkswagen t-cross 2020