Audi RS Q3on sale now (review)

Audi RS Q8on sale now

Audi S3 – second half, 2021 (revealed)

Audi S4, S5 facelift – October, 2020 (pricing)

Audi S6, S7on sale now (review)

Audi S8on sale now (review)

Audi SQ5 TDI Special Edition (pre-facelift) – available to order, ahead of November deliveries (pricing)

Audi SQ5 TFSI facelift – revealed in the US, Australian plans yet to be confirmed (revealed)

Audi SQ7 facelifton sale now (review)

Audi SQ8on sale now (review)

Audi TT RSon sale now (review)

Audi Q2 Edition #2 – on sale now

Audi Q2 facelift – mid-2021 (revealed)

Audi Q3 Sportbackon sale now (review)

Audi Q5 facelift – first half, 2021 (details)

Audi Q5 Sportback – late 2021 (revealed)

Audi Q7 facelifton sale now (review)

What else?

Audi SQ2 – previously expected in late 2019, now in doubt for Australia altogether (revealed)


Above: the 2 Series Gran Coupe

BMW: New models for 2020

Alpina B3 – late 2020 (pricing)

Alpina XD3 – early 2021 (pricing)

Alpina XB7 – early 2021 (pricing) (overseas review)

218i, M235i xDrive Gran Coupéon sale now (review)

220i Gran Coupé – late 2020 (pricing)

4 Series Coupé – October/November (pricing)

5 Series facelift (sedan only) – October (pricing)

M135i xDrive Pure, M235i xDrive Gran Coupé Pure – available now

M340i xDrive Pure, X2 M35i Pure, X5 M50i Pure, X6 M50i Pure – available now

M2 CS – fourth quarter (pricing) (track review)

M4 Edition M Heritage (we’re getting 6 of the 750 available globally) – arrived in early 2020, sold out

M5 Competition facelift – October/November (pricing)

M8 Competition Coupéon sale now (review)

M8 Competition Gran Coupéon sale now

X3 xDrive30e – originally due second quarter, new timing unclear

X5 M and X6 M Competition – on sale now (X5 M review) (X6 M review)

Z4 M40i (with 285kW power upgrade) – on sale now (review)

What else?

128ti – first quarter of 2021 (detailed)

4 Series Convertible – first quarter, 2021 (revealed)

M340d xDrive – not happening (details)

X2 M Mesh Edition – first quarter of 2021 (revealed)

X5 M, X6 M Competition First Edition – 4 coming to Australia, deliveries first quarter, 2021 (revealed)

X7 Dark Shadow Edition – Australian arrival unclear (revealed)

iX3 – mid-2021 (revealed)

M3 and M4 – first quarter, 2021 (revealed) (pricing released)

NEW, Nov 2: M4 Competition x Kith – first deliveries in fourth quarter, 2021 (revealed)


Chevrolet: New models for 2020

New Silverado 1500on sale now (review)

What else?

Corvette – 2021, under the GM Specialty Vehicles brand (details)


Citroen: New models for 2020

Citroen C3 facelift – late 2020 or early 2021 (details)

What else?

Citroen C4 – local plans unclear (revealed)


Above: the new-generation 500 electric car

Fiat: New models for 2020

500 update – on sale now

New 500 electric vehicle – unclear (convertible revealed) (hatch revealed)

Abarth 595 Pista – fourth quarter, 2021 (yes, really) (revealed)

Abarth 695 70th Anniversarioon sale now

Ducato updates – available now


Above: the Ford Escape

Ford: New models for 2020

Fiesta ST (the only Fiesta variant coming to Oz) – on sale now (review)

Focus STon sale now (review)

Escape – November for 2.0-litre petrol models, plug-in hybrid arrival timing unclear (pricing) (virtual test drive details)

Mustang High Performance – on sale now (on sale now)

Mustang Mach 1 – sometime in 2021, likely first half (pricing) (details)

Pumaon sale now (review)

Ranger MY21 update – on sale now

Ranger FX4 Max – December (revealed with pricing)

Ranger XLT dual-cab chassis 4×4 – December (pricing)

What else?

Bronco, Bronco Sport – not available in right-hand-drive (Bronco revealed) (Bronco Sport revealed)

Puma ST – no plans for an Australian launch (revealed for Europe)


Above: the Genesis GV80

Genesis: New models for 2020

G70 facelift – first half, 2021 (revealed)

NEW, Nov 2: GV70 – first half, 2021 (revealed)

UPDATED, Nov 2: G80 (all-new generation) – November (pricing) (revealed)

GV80 – October (pricing)


Above: the 2020 Civic Type R

Honda: New models for 2020

Civic Hatchon sale now (review)

CR-Von sale now

Civic Type R facelift – October (pricing)

Civic Type R Limited Edition – lottery opens October, first deliveries April-June 2021 (details) (lottery details)


Above: the Holden Commodore

Holden: New models for 2020 (none)

NEWS: Holden has been axed in Australia. It will exit the market at the end of 2020, with only remaining stock to be sold. DETAILS


Above: the Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai: New models for 2020

i30 hatch facelift – available now (pricing) (revealed)

i30 Sedan (Elantra) – available now (local details) (revealed) (review)

i30 Sedan N-Line – delayed, expected by the end of 2020 (pricing) (revealed)

Nexo – government trial in the ACT for now, ahead of a full public launch in 2021 (details)

Palisade – fourth quarter, after initially being off the table for Australia (details)

Santa Fe facelift – fourth quarter (revealed) (engine details)

Sonata – fourth quarter (initially first half) (details)

Sonata N-Line – fourth quarter, coinciding with the regular range (revealed)

What else?

i20 N – pocket-sized hot hatch due in first half, 2021 (revealed) (prototype review)

i30 N hatch facelift – first half, 2021 (revealed) (DCT prototype review)

Kona facelift – early 2021 (revealed)

Kona Electric – reveal expected in the coming months, ahead of a first quarter 2021 launch in Oz.

Santa Fe Hybrid – mid-2021, in non-plug-in hybrid guise only (details)

Tucson (all-new generation) – first half of 2021, in long-wheelbase guise only (revealed)

Ioniq 5 – sometime in 2021 (45 concept revealed)

Up to 6 unnamed models also expected to launch in the first half of 2021.


Above: the new D-Max

Isuzu: New models for 2020

D-Maxon sale now, but first deliveries delayed until October (review) (comparison)

MU-X Onyx (current generation) – on sale now

What else?

UPDATED, Nov 2: MU-X – expected in 12 months’ time (mid-to-late-2021) (revealed)


Above: the facelifted F-Type

Jaguar: New models for 2020

NEW, Nov 2: E-Pace facelift – available to order, first deliveries in the first quarter of 2021 (pricing)

F-Type facelift – first examples in dealers now, more to come in the coming months (revealed)

F-Pace facelift – available to order (pricing)

I-Pace update – on sale now (revealed)

XE MY21 update – available to order, first deliveries in the first quarter of 2021 (pricing)

XF facelift – first quarter, 2021 (revealed)


Above: the new Gladiator

Jeep: New models for 2020

Gladiatoron sale now (review). An entry level ‘Sport S’ model is due by the end of 2020 (details).

Grand Cherokee Trackhawk – supercharged SUV returns for MY21, on sale now (pricing)

Wrangler MY21 range changes – available to order, first deliveries January 2021 (pricing)

What else?

Compass 4xe plug-in hybrid – not confirmed for Australia (revealed)

Grand Wagoneer – production version of concept SUV to hit US shores in 2022, under study for Australia (revealed)

Renegade axed. (Details)

Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid – not confirmed for Australia (revealed)


Above: the new Kia Sorento

Kia: New models for 2020

Carnival (new generation) – previously confirmed for fourth quarter, but expected for late 2020/early 2021 (revealed)

Picanto facelift – on sale now

Rio facelift – on sale now

Sorento diesel – on sale now (review)

Sorento petrol – November (why the delay? Details) (pricing)

Sorento hybrid, plug-in hybrid – early 2021 (details)

Stonic – December (local details) (revealed)

Stinger update – late 2020 (revealed)


Above: the new Defender

Land Rover: New models for 2020

Defender 110 MY20 – on sale now (review)

Defender 110 MY21 – February 2021 (pricing)

Defender 90 – February 2021 in updated form, originally October 2020 (MY21 updates pricing) (delay details)

Discovery Sport P300e plug-in hybrid – second quarter, 2021 (revealed)

Discovery Sport update – available to order (pricing)

What else?

Defender Hard Top – ‘under evaluation’ for Australia (revealed)


LDV: New models for 2020

D90 diesel – on sale now (review)

Deliver 9on sale now

T60 Trailrider 2 – on sale now (review)


Above: the LC Convertible

Lexus: New models for 2020

IS refresh – November (pricing)

ES300h safety upgrade – on sale now

LC Convertible – on sale now (pricing)

LC 500, LC 500h Coupe update – on sale now

What else?

LS facelift – early 2021 (revealed)


Mahindra: New models for 2020

Pik-Up refreshon sale now

Thar – first half, 2021 (revealed)


Above: the Levante GTS

Maserati: New models for 2020

Levante GTS and Trofeo – on sale now (Trofeo review)

Ghibli Hybrid – late 2020 (revealed)

What else?

Ghibli Trofeo, Quattroporte Trofeo – early 2021 expected (revealed)

MC20 supercar – Australian allocations sold out for 2021 (pricing) (revealed)


Above: the CX-30 SUV

Mazda: New models for 2020

BT-50 dual-cab – on sale now (details) (range announced) (review)

NEW, Nov 2: BT-50 Single Cab, Freestyle Cab – on sale now

CX-30on sale now (review)

CX-30 SkyActiv-X M Hybrid – on sale now

CX-30 G20 Pure manual – on sale now

CX-5 MY20 update – on sale now (review)

CX-5 MY21 updates – confirmed for Australia, but timing unclear (revealed)

CX-8 update – here now (details)

Mazda3 SkyActiv-X M Hybrid – on sale now (review)

100th Anniversary special editions – on sale now

What else?

Mazda3 2.5 Turbo – not for Australia (details)

CX-30 2.5 Turbo – revealed for North America, but Australia likely off the table due to left-hook-only production (revealed)

CX-9 updates – announced for the US, not confirmed for Australia (details)


Above: the Mercedes-Benz GLB

Mercedes-Benz: New models for 2020

AMG A 45 Son sale now (review)

AMG CLA 35on sale now

AMG CLA 45 Son sale now (review)

AMG E53 sedanon sale now

AMG E53 coupe/convertibleon sale now

AMG E63 Son sale now

AMG GLA 45, GLA 35 – fourth quarter (pricing)

AMG GLC 43on sale now (review)

AMG GLC 63on sale now (review)

AMG GLE 53on sale now (comparison v BMW X5 M50i)

AMG GLE 63 S – January 2021 (revealed)

AMG GLE 63 S Coupe – January 2021 (pricing)

AMG GLS 63 – January 2021 (revealed)

AMG GT R Proon sale now

AMG GT Black Series – second quarter, 2021 (pricing) (international review)

A250 sedanavailable now

A250e PHEVon sale now

CLA 250 – available now

E-Class sedan/wagon facelift – sedan on sale now, wagon still to come (revealed) (sedan pricing)

E-Class coupe/convertible facelifton sale now

GLC 300eon sale now

GLA (new generation) – on sale now (review)

GLBon sale now (review)

GLE 350e PHEV – unconfirmed for Australia

GLE Coupe (new generation)on sale now (GLE53 review)

Mercedes-Maybach GLS – March 2021 (revealed)

S-Class (new generation) – second quarter, 2021 (revealed)


Mercedes-Benz Vans: New models for 2020

Sprinter Transfer Minibus updateon sale now

Vito facelift – originally fourth quarter 2020, then delayed to first quarter 2021. New timing is unclear. (revealed)


Above: the Mini JCW GP

MINI: New models for 2020

Cooper S Rosewood Edition – available to order

Countryman Stafford Edition (pre-facelift)on sale now

Countryman facelifton sale October

Electric hatchon sale now (review)

JCW Countrymanon sale October

JCW GP – mid-2020 (pricing)

JCW Nightfall Edition – available to order (pricing)


Above: the new-look Pajero Sport

Mitsubishi: New models for 2020

Eclipse Cross facelift – November (revealed) (teased)

Eclipse Cross plug-in hybrid (facelift) – third quarter of 2021 (teased)

Expresson sale now (review)

Mirageon sale now

Outlander PHEV update – available now (pricing)

Pajero Sporton sale now (review)

Triton GSR, GLX-Ron sale now (GLX-R review)


Above: the MG ZS EV (eZS overseas)

MG: New models for 2020

MG HSon sale now

MG HS, ZS Anfield Edition – on sale now

MG HS PHEV, 2.0-litre turbo – expected early 2021

MG ZS EV – pricing to be announced in November, first deliveries November/December ((details)

MG ZSTavailable now (review)


Above: the new Nissan Juke

Nissan: New models for 2020

Jukeon sale now (review)

NEW, Nov 2: Qashqai Midnight Edition – mid-November (pricing)

What else?

Ariya EV – not confirmed for Australia (revealed)

Leaf e+ – early 2021 (announced for Australia)

X-Trail (new generation) – Australian timing unclear, but expected in the second half, 2021 (revealed)

400Z – expected between 2021 and 2023, looking near-identical to the Z Proto concept (Z Proto concept reveal)

Next-generation Qashqai, Pathfinder SUVs – reveals expected in the next 12 months, with Australian debuts to occur in the 12-18 months after.


Above: the new Peugeot 208

Peugeot: New models for 2020

208 – delayed, initially set for a 2020 launch (details)

UPDATED, Nov 2: 2008 – available to order, first deliveries December (pricing) (review)

308 range update – on sale now

308 mild facelift – early 2021

3008 facelift – first quarter, 2021 (revealed)

5008 facelift – first quarter, 2021 (revealed)

What else?

NEW, Nov 2: 2008 GT – mid-spec model due in second half, 2021 (details)

508 Sport Engineered – Australian plans unconfirmed (revealed)


Above: the Porsche Taycan

Porsche: New models for 2020

718 Boxster GTS 4.0, Cayman GTS 4.0on sale now

718 GT4on sale now (international review)

718 Spyderon sale now (review)

718 GT4, GTS 4.0, Spyder PDK auto option – available to order, first deliveries early 2021 (details)

911 Carreraon sale now (review)

911 Targa 4, Targa 4S – December (initially third quarter) (revealed)

911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition – fourth quarter (revealed)

911 Turbo – fourth quarter (revealed)

911 Turbo S – available now (revealed)

Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe – October (revealed)

Cayenne GTS – fourth quarter (revealed)

Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupeon sale now (review)

Macan GTSon sale now (international review)

Panamera facelift – December (revealed, with pricing)

Taycan 4S, Turbo and Turbo S – December (pricing)


RAM: New models for 2020

1500 Express Crewon sale now (review)

1500 Warlockon sale now

2500, 3500 Heavy Duty – expected late 2020 or early 2021 (details)

What else?

All-new 1500 – expected in early 2021


Range Rover: New models for 2020

P400 engine (new inline-six) – on sale now (review)

Range Rover MY21 updates – first quarter, 2021 (revealed) (‘Fifty’ special edition revealed)

Range Rover Sport MY21 updates – fourth quarter, 2020 (revealed)

Evoque P300 plug-in hybrid – second quarter, 2021 (revealed)

Evoque updates – available to order (pricing)

Velar update – available to order, first delivered March 2021 (details)


Above: the Megane RS Trophy-R

Renault: New models for 2020

Arkana – second half of 2021, replacing the slow-selling Kadjar (details) (Euro-spec details)

Captur – early 2021, likely January (details)

Koleos update – first half, 2021 (details)

Masteron sale now

Megane RS Trophy-R – on sale now (pricing) (review)

What else?

Clio – initially set for the third quarter of 2020, but now axed altogether. (details)

Megane RS facelift – first half, 2021 (details)

Trafic safety upgrade – sometime in 2022 (details)

Zoe – axed from Australia (details)


Above: the Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce: New models for 2020

Ghost – Australian timing unclear, but expected sometime in 2021 (revealed)

Ghost Extended – available to order, first deliveries in the first quarter of 2021 (revealed)


Above: the Skoda Kodiaq RS

Skoda: New models for 2020

Karoqon sale now (140TSI review)

Kodiaq RSon sale now (review)

Kamiqon sale now (review)

Kamiq Monte Carlo, Limited Edition – delayed until October or early November (details)

Scalaon sale now

Superb facelift – 206TSI Sportline due in November, 162TSI set for first quarter of 2021 (206TSI pricing)

Superb Scout MY20 – on sale now (review)

Superb Scout MY21 – lifted wagon returns in November as permanent member of local range (pricing)

What else?

Octavia – first quarter, 2021 (revealed) (full overseas lineup details)

Enyaq iV electric vehicle – no Australian plans. If it were to arrive, expect it no earlier than 2022 or 2023. (revealed)


Above: XV Hybrid, Forester Hybrid

Subaru: New models for 2020

Forester mild hybridon sale now (review)

Forester 2.5i Sport – available now (pricing)

Impreza facelift – on sale now (review)

XV MY20 updates (including hybrid) – on sale now (review)

XV facelift (MY21) – in showrooms soon (pricing)

Levorg (new generation) – expected in the second half of 2021 (revealed)

Outback – by March 2021 (details)

What else?

Liberty – the nameplate is officially dead in Australia, with the current model to be phased out by early 2021 (details).


Suzuki: New models for 2020

Ignis facelifton sale now (review)

Swift ‘Series II’ facelifton sale now (full pricing announced)

Swift Sport facelifton sale now (review)


Above: the Toyota GR Yaris

Toyota: New models for 2020

C-HR spec update – on sale now

HiLux facelifton sale now (review)

HiLux Rogue, Rugged X facelift – late November (pricing)

Fortuner facelifton sale now

LandCruiser Pradoon sale now

LandCruiser 70 Series tech upgrade – on sale now

RAV4 spec update – on sale now

Supra power bump – later this year (details)

Yarison sale now

GR Yaris hot hatch – order books open September 23, first deliveries in November (pricing) (pricing for next 100 units)

GR Yaris Rallye limited-edition – first half of 2021 (details)

NEW, Nov 2: Yaris Cross – November 5 (pricing) (details)

What else?

Camry facelift – first half, 2021 (revealed)

Corolla Cross – late 2022 (details)

Kluger – originally expected in 2020, now pushed out to first half, 2021 (details)


Above: the Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen: New models for 2020

Arteon – timing now unclear, announcement to be made “shortly” (initially early 2021) (facelift revealed)

Amarok XL, XXLon sale now

Amarok W580 – April 2021 (revealed)

California Beachon sale now

Golf Mk8 – early 2021 (revealed) (delays) (no more DSG)

Golf Mk8 wagon, Alltrack – expected first quarter, 2021 (revealed)

Golf GTI Mk8 – early 2021 (revealed) (overseas review)

Golf GTI TCRon sale now (review)

Passat – 140TSI arrived in January 2020 (details), 162TSI and 206TSI timing now unclear, announcement to be made “shortly”.

T-Crosson sale now (review)

T-Roc – on sale now (140TSI pricing) (110TSI pricing) (140TSI review)

Tiguan facelift – timing now unclear, announcement to be made “shortly” (initially 2021) (facelift revealed)

Tiguan Allspace 140TDI Highline – October 2020 (pricing)

Touareg V8 TDI – late 2020 (details)

Touareg R, eHybrid – timing unclear, announcement to be made “shortly” (R international review)

Touareg MY21 range expansion – October (pricing)

NEW, Nov 2: Touareg Wolfsburg – March 2021 (pricing)

Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan T6.1 – November (pricing)

What else?

UPDATED, Nov 2: Caddy – mid-2021 (European launch details) (revealed)

ID.4 – early 2022 (leaked)


Above: the XC40 Recharge

Volvo: New models for 2020

V60on sale now (review)

V60 Cross Country – Australian timing unconfirmed, but expected first half, 2021 (revealed)

V90 Cross Country – expected by the end of 2020

XC40 Recharge EV – sometime in 2021 (revealed)

XC40 Recharge PHEVon sale now (review)

Polestar 2 – sometime in 2021

NOTE: This article is being updated weekly. Reckon we’ve missed any new models? We might’ve: there’s a lot to remember! Sing out in the comments below if you think of any.


Now that you know what’s coming, how do you decide which car is best for you?

In terms of model and manufacturer choice, Australia has one of the biggest new-car markets in the world.

It is also one of the most sophisticated car markets in the world, with all manufacturers offering several variants of each model. At the time of writing, there are 67 manufacturers offering 205 models, divided into 23 different categories.

These categories include micro, light under $25k, light over $25k, small under $40k, small over $40k, medium under $60k, medium over $60k, large under $70k, large over $70k, Upper large under $100k, upper large over $100k, people movers under $60k, people movers over $60k, Sports cars under $80k, Sports cars over $80k, Sports Cars over $200k, light SUVs, small SUVs under $40k, small SUVs over $40k, medium SUVs under $60k, medium SUVs over $60k, large SUVs under $70k, large SUVS over $70k, upper large SUVs under $100k, upper large SUVs over $100k.

Just reading the list of new-car categories gives you an idea of how confusing it can be to select the right car for you. After all, not all buyers are checking in with CarAdvice every morning and night. Even within these categories of new cars you have the option of hatches, coupes, sedans, convertibles and station wagons.

When you have decided on the body style, you need to consider how many people you are going to be carrying on a regular basis. Does your new car need to have two, four, five, seven or even eight seats? If you need more than eight seats, you should start looking in the mini-bus people-mover category, which is a whole other world. Will your new car need to carry child seats, and how many? Does it need to have a big luggage capacity? Obviously, these factors will have a bearing on which new car suits your needs.

And all of this is before you even consider the engine size or type! Do you want your new car to be powered by a petrol or diesel engine, or are you looking for something greener like a hybrid or even electric? Where is the car going to be driven, and how many kilometres are you going to be driving each year? Will you take it off-road or even out of the city limits?

It’s no wonder so many find buying a new car a daunting task. So, how do you find the best new car for you, or even keep up with all the latest models hitting the market virtually weekly? Right here, CarAdvice provides a great record of all the latest models due to be released and when. It also is a great source of all the latest news in the lead up to the release of these new model.

If the manufacturer is planning to fit a new engine, new technology – either safety or for entertainment, CarAdvice will provide comprehensive coverage of all those changes. But, most importantly, CarAdvice prides itself on driving every new car so it can provide you with all the information you will need when it comes your turn to make a new car purchase.

Whether you are looking for a small and cheap hatch to simply get you to the shops and back, or for a large SUV capable of towing a boat, caravan or horse float or a people mover that will carry a growing family you will find all the information you will need on CarAdvice.

We don’t just test new cars, we put them into real life situations so we can tell you how they perform, towing or tackling the toughest outback tracks. We also take them shopping, use them to drop the kids off at school, and when the right vehicle arrives we even take them out on a racetrack to see just how well they perform.

Just as importantly, we pit them against their closest competitors so you can see how they stack up in regards to features, new technology, driveability, useability and, one of the most important considerations when it comes to purchasing your new vehicle, price.

So, no matter what type of new car you are looking for, or are interested in, CarAdvice can provide you with all the relevant information you need to help you make the right choice for you and your family.

And, right here on this page, our new car listing is also a great way to keep an eye on the latest models coming onto the market and what new cars manufacturers are planning to launch in the future.

So, whether you’re looking to buy your first or tenth new car, or you’re simply a motoring enthusiast who wants to keep up with all the latest cars coming onto the market, the CarAdvice New Car Calendar will keep you up to date with every new car from every manufacturer.


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