New Car Calendar January 2018

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New Car Calendar January 2018

New Car Calendar January 2018

Featured Vehicles

A list of FordHyundaiJeepChryslerDodgeFiatAbarth and Kia vehicles planned for release in Australia:


  • Ford EcoSport: Pint-size 2WD SUV to bring updates including relocated spare (Jan).
  • Genesis G80: Renamed, facelifted Hyundai large sedan to bring biturbo V6 (Jan).
  • Jeep Compass: Replacement for both Compass and Patriot finally arrives (Jan).
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Blistering Hellcat-engined large SUV (Jan).
  • Genesis G70: Hyundai’s fledgling luxury brand builds a BMW 3 Series rival (Feb).
  • Hyundai i30 N: First Hyundai hot hatch here in two specs aimed at Golf GTI (March).
  • Hyundai Santa Fe: All-new large SUV to return V6 petrol option and 2.2 CRDi (Q1 2018).
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric: First mass-market Korean EV, 280km range, affordable (April).
  • Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid: Look out Prius: Hyundai promises better look and drive (April).
  • Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in: 50km pure-EV range, petrol power for other times (April).
  • Ford Ranger: Blue Oval’s most popular model gets upgrade and Raptor (May).
  • Jeep Cherokee: Facelift for polarising mid-size SUV due here by mid-year (June).
  • Ford Mustang: Facelift for US pony car a long way away (mid-2018).
  • Hyundai Veloster: Second-gen hatch-coupe to bring more style and speed (Q2 2018).
  • Ford Endura: Imported large SUV to belatedly replace homegrown Territory (late 2018).
  • Jeep Renegade S: Facelift for smallest Jeep due here by year’s end (late 2018).
  • Jeep Wrangler: Samey design, alloy panels for most iconic Jeep (late 2018).
  • Kia Cerato: New Korean small sedan due by July 2018, hatch to follow in late 2018.
  • Hyundai i30N: Fastback Swoopier i30 arrives in hot N form only (2018).


  • Jeep Scrambler: US brand’s first ute based on new Wrangler (early 2019).
  • Kia small SUV: Long wait for Korean brand’s first compact SUV (2019).


To Be Confirmed (TBC)

  • Ford Fiesta: Ford Oz staying mum on seventh-gen light-car revealed in Europe (TBC).
  • Ford Mondeo Hybrid: Blue Oval takes aim at Toyota’s fleet-friendly Camry Hybrid (TBC).
  • Ford Mondeo ST: Powered-up sports version of new Ford mid-sizer (TBC).
  • Hyundai i30 RN: Hottest i30 to pack 280kW and all-wheel drive (TBC).
  • Jeep Grand Wagoneer: All-new big SUV flagship for Jeep, but will it come to Oz? (TBC).
  • Kia Optima wagon: Kia’s first mid-size wagon could arrive in late 2016 if signed off (TBC).

Source: New Car Calendar.

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