Your guide to the best new car models arriving in Australia in 2020It's hard to believe, but a new decade is upon us. Here's our guide to the new models being released in Australia this year.
January: Volkswagen Passat:
The facelift for this mid-sized sedan will have a turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine. It will also come with an advanced range of driver-assist systems.
February: Volkswagen Amarok V6 Manual
This manual version of the popular Amarok V6 is about to hit our shores.
February: Mazda CX-30
The CX-30 will have similar features as the Mazda 3. Its size will sit between the CX-3 and the mid-size CX5 Mazda SUV models.
March: Subaru XV and Forrester Hybrids
Get ready for the first self-charging Hybrid versions of these established models.
First quarter: Mazda2
The new Mazda2 will have auto emergency braking and in-built lane-keeping technology.
First quarter: Hyundai Sonata
This mid-sized sedan will have a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine.
May: Volkswagen T-Roc
The T-Roc will be Volkswagen's high-end entry into the small SUV market. Its design has been based on the popular Volkswagen Golf model. It will be an all-wheel drive with a 2-litre turbo four-cylinder petrol engine.
May: Volkswagen T-Cross
The T-Cross will be Volkswagen's more affordable SUV offering.
Second quarter: Mercedes Benz GLA
The first-generation GLA is currently the most popular small premium SUV. The second-generation update will have more advanced driver-assist systems and increased passenger headroom.
Second quarter: Kia Sorento
Details of Kia’s upgrade to its popular offering in the large SUV market are still to be confirmed.
Second quarter: Jeep Gladiator
This new model Jeep dual-cab ute will have a 3.6-litre V6 petrol engine. It’s expected to compete with the Ford Ranger Raptor.
Second quarter: Toyota Yaris
The 2020 Yaris upgrade will see the addition of a petrol-electric hybrid powertrain.
By mid-year: The Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford is releasing a mid-size Hybrid option with its 2020 Escape model.
By mid-year: Nissan Juke
The second-generation Juke will have a more conventional design than the current model.
By mid-year: Land Rover Defender
The new model of this popular four-wheel drive will have nine variants. They will range from $69,990 to $137,100, plus on-road costs.
Third quarter: Kia Carnival
No details are available yet for the next-generation Carnival. They will be eagerly awaited though. The current model dominates the people-mover segment of the market.
Third quarter: Holden Colorado
The 2020 Colorado model will have a redesigned front grille and bumper. It’s also expected to have enhanced safety features, including auto emergency braking.
Second half of 2020: Honda CRV
This popular mid-sized SUV is due for a facelift in the second half of the year. Details are still to be released.
Second half of 2020: Isuzu D-Max
The next generation of this popular ute will have enhanced off-road capabilities.
Fourth quarter: Subaru Outback
The new version of this large SUV will have an enhanced range of driver-assist systems.
Need Car Finance?
If you’re looking to buy a new car in 2020, talk to us to arrange your finance. We're car finance brokers and we can get you the a great deal. Don't use dealer-arranged finance or try to arrange a car loan yourself. If you do, you’ll end up paying a lot more.
Call 1300 301 051 during business hours to speak with one of our experienced brokers.
DISCLAIMER : The thoughts and opinions conveyed on this website are those of the authors only and are of a general nature. This does not constitute financial or general advice to you from Auto Loans Group. You should seek your own independent advice from a professional which is specific to your circumstances before considering any of the items referred to in this article, including finance, insurance, and car buying.