Upcoming car release dates – cars coming soon

Want to buy a new car but don’t know when it’s due out? Help is at hand. We’ve broken down all the news and rumours that cross our desks every day to bring you the complete list of every car coming out in the near future.

Some have definite release dates and others are our best guesses – let us know what you’re looking forward to in the comments below and we’ll include it in the list. If you can’t wait for any of these cars, find them on our new car deals page to see the discounts carwow could help you get.

January 2017

Honda Civic – new hatchback will be built in the UK and may offer a hybrid

Land Rover Discovery 5 – an overdue replacement for the popular Discovery, expect lots of new technology

Mercedes-AMG E63 – tyre-shredding V8 E-Class with 612hp will go on sale in January 2017

Subaru Impreza – an all-new car, showcasing the company’s new standardised vehicle platform

February 2017

Mini Countryman – this larger crossover based on the new BMW X1 platform will go on sale in February 2017

Renault Koleos 7-seat SUV – in the absence of the new Espace, this Nissan X-Trail based model will be Renault’s largest in the UK

Suzuki Ignis – this SUV is already on sale in Japan and should reach the rest of the world in early 2017

Vauxhall Insignia – pushing further upmarket, the new Insignia is also likely to increase in size as it has been jointly developed with Buick for the American market

March 2017

Audi TT Sportback – a production version of the shooting brake TT could be shown to the public at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Honda CR-V – all-new SUV should prove to be a popular family car when it hits UK roads in 2017

Honda FCV Clarity – Honda will follow Toyota into the mainstream hydrogen-power market with this family saloon

Nissan Micra – new supermini will be a global model and will take inspiration from the Sway concept

Mazda CX-5 – a replacement for Mazda’s high-riding CX-5 SUV will go on sale in early 2017

Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet – two-door and cabriolet versions of the German brand’s saloon should hit UK roads in early 2017

April 2017

Audi RS3 Saloon – hot version of A3 saloon could go on sale as early as the first quarter of 2017

Hyundai i30 – new Ford Focus rival will go on sale in early 2017 and be followed by a sporty i30 N hot hatch

Nissan Pulsar Nismo – hot version of the Nissan hatchback should add some excitement to the range when it’s launched in early 2017

Lexus LS – top Lexus is likely to get a striking new look in the first quarter of 2017

SEAT Ateca Cupra – Rapid SUV should boast nearly 290hp when it goes on sale in early 2017

Volkswagen Tiguan XL 7-seat SUV – a larger version of the new Tiguan will probably be launched in the US first

May 2017

Audi A5 Cabriolet – a convertible version of the new coupe will go on sale in May 2017

BMW 5 Series Touring – practical estate version of the 5 Series saloon should be available in early 2017

Suzuki Swift – a replacement for this popular supermini should be available in the first half of 2017

Vauxhall Meriva – the MPV is likely to hit showrooms in early to mid 2017

Volkswagen Arteon (new CC) – this stylish coupe should bear a strong resemblance to the slinky Coupe Concept GTE when it hits showrooms in 2017

June 2017

Audi RS4 Avant – will use the same basic 3.0-litre turbocharged engine as the S4, possibly producing as much as 500hp in a practical estate body style

Honda Civic Type R – hot hatch version of all-new Civic should be available to order in the first half of 2017

Range Rover Evoque 7-seater – stylish SUV should come with a practical seven-seat option in 2017

SEAT Ibiza – SEAT’s top seller will swap to MQB platform in 2017

July 2017

Audi A6 – all-new model will take on the Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5 Series when it goes on sale in summer 2017

Ford Fiesta – important new generation of the UK’s top selling car

Mitsubishi Shogun – rugged off-roader is aiming to stay true to its roots

Renault Alpine – long-awaited rebirth of a renowned sporting nameplate should arrive in mid 2017

August 2017

Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV – important new model from Alfa that should rival the Porsche Macan

BMW X3 – big-selling SUV gets another revamp, it’s already been spotted testing

Mercedes GLA – revised version of the German brand’s high-riding off-road hatchback isn’t expected to appear until the second half of 2017

Renault Alaskan – new pick-up – twinned with the next Nissan Navara – should go on sale in the first half of 2017

September 2017

Alfa Romeo Giulia Estate – delays in launching the Giulia will no doubt push back the release of a practical estate

Jaguar XF Sportbrake – practical estate version of Jaguar’s XF saloon is expected to go on sale in late 2017

Nissan Leaf – new hybrid should have much improved range

Volkswagen Polo – classy supermini gets an important refresh

October 2017

Jaguar XE R – hot XE will target BMW M3 and Mercedes AMG’s C63 saloon and go on sale after facelifted XE

Jeep Compass – Jeep’s Qashqai-sized crossover will slot below the Cherokee but will still retain strong mud-plugging abilities

Mitsubishi ASX – all-new SUV is expected to go on sale after making a public debut at the Tokyo Motor Show

SEAT Arona crossover – smaller SUV to take on Juke and C4 Cactus

Volkswagen Touareg – third generation Touareg will share it’s platform with the new Audi Q7 and could get a third row of seats

November 2017

Range Rover Sport Coupe – svelte BMW X6 rivalling SUV Coupe should go on sale in 2017

Renault Megane RS – hot version of Renault’s new hatchback aims to topple the SEAT Leon Cupra and Honda Civic Type R when it goes on sale, probably in 2017

Toyota Yaris hot hatch – more potent version of the Yaris will go on sale in late 2017

Vauxhall Zafira – the new Zafira could morph into a crossover much like it’s little brother, the Meriva

VW Tiguan R – hotter version of the German brand’s high-riding SUV could be available before 2018

December 2017

Audi RS1 – The Audi A1’s swansong will be offered with a range of tasty RS upgrades before a new model is launched in 2018

Abarth 500X – tuned crossover will go up against MINI’s Countryman Cooper S in late 2017 or early 2018

BMW i5 – mid-sized BMW hybrid will be the brand’s most practical yet and could go on sale before 2018

BMW M5  – latest in a long line of super saloons from the German brand

Jaguar E-Pace – smaller SUV could go on sale before 2018

Jaguar XE Convertible – 4 seater Jaguar is likely to have a folding canvas roof and may eventually get an ‘R’ version

Lexus RC convertible  – drop-top version of the RC coupe could go on sale before 2018 – if given the go-ahead

Mini Saloon – three-box version of the cutesy retro hatchback could be launched as soon as 2017

SEAT seven-seat SUV – a larger SEAT SUV developed with Skoda and Volkswagen siblings

Skoda Kodiaq vRS – rapid SUV could feature a twin-turbo 237hp diesel engine

Tesla Model 3 – 3 Series-sized Tesla should have a mainstream price

Toyota FT-1 (Supra) – jointly developed with BMW, new coupe will be rear-wheel drive


Alfa Romeo 6C – larger coupe should be positioned above the 4C roadster

Alfa Romeo Alfetta – stylish return to the large executive car segment could be based on a lengthened Giulia platform

Aston Martin DBX – SUV from Aston may end up being a high-rise coupe

Aston Martin Vantage – replacement for ageing sports car will take the fight to Porsche’s 911 in 2018

Audi A7, S7 and RS7 – Audi’s large four-door coupe will be redesigned ready for 2018

Audi A8 – executive Audi should be in for a more distinctive look

Audi A9 – new flagship for the German brand, potentially a 5-door coupe

Audi R8 V6 – junior R8 may draw inspiration from previous Quattro concept cars

Audi RS Q2 – Audi’s new baby SUV will quickly gain a sporty version

Audi Q6 – coupe-inspired SUV could be a hybrid-only model

Audi Q8 – a range topping SUV with hybrid power options

Bentley ‘baby’ Bentayga – a new mid-sized crossover in the vein of the Porsche Macan could end up being the cheapest Bentley on sale. A Bentayga Coupe model could also make an appearance before 2019, too.

BMW 1 Series Sport Cross – high-riding version of the 1 Series hatch slots below the X1

BMW 3 series – latest G20 generation should break cover in 2017 and go on sale the following year

BMW 8 Series – luxurious coupe rival to the Mercedes S-Class Coupe is expected to hit the roads in 2018

BMW X2 – coupe version of the X1 will have sportier styling and possibly just 3 doors when it goes on sale in mid 2017

BMW X7 – new BMW SUV will be aimed at the American market but is still likely to arrive here in 2018

Citroen Cactus M – given the popular reception to the concept revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the quirky convertible Cactus could make production

Citroen ‘Grand’ Cactus – following the standard Cactus‘ success, a larger version will arrive possibly with 7 seats

Dacia Grand Duster – seven-seater version of the back to basics SUV will be offered in 2018

Ford Focus – updated version of popular family hatchback will boast new styling and extra kit

Ford GT – new supercar boasts over 600hp but a limited production run

Ford Mustang facelift – 2018 model will feature revised looks and a 10-speed automtic gearbox

Infiniti Q80 – range-topping Infiniti promises to be eye-catching and have an interesting powertrain

Jaguar F-Pace SVR – hotter supercharged version of Jaguar’s first SUV should be available in 2018

Jaguar I-Pace – more compact, fully electric version of the brand’s F-Pace SUV should go on sale in 2018

Jaguar XE Sportbrake – estate XE could sit alongside the saloon if it launches later next year

Kia Rio – latest version of Kia’s frugal supermini

Kia Stinger  – much awaited sporty Kia should arrive in 2018

Lamborgini Urus – controversial SUV should get extreme styling and could be the fastest off-roader yet

Land Rover Defender – the new Defender will have big boots to fill – when it finally arrives

Lexus LF-LC – long overdue replacement for the SC convertible will rival Mercedes’ SL

Lexus LS500 – uber luxurious saloon will take the fight to the Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series

Mercedes A-Class – style-conscious hatchback should get an all-new look for 2018

Mercedes CLS – slinky four-door coupe is expected to hit showrooms in 2018

Mercedes GLE – new BMW X5 rival has been spotted testing and should go on sale in 2018

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 – high-performance model should borrow a twin-turbo V8 from the AMG GT

Mercedes X-Class – Mercedes’ pick-up truck has been jointly developed with Renault and Nissan

Nissan Juke – important second generation of popular compact crossover needs to be bold

Nissan Murano – Nissan’s big SUV might yet make it over here from the US

Peugeot 408 GT – sleek Peugeot is a rival for the Mercedes CLA

Porsche Pajun – junior Panamera will take the fight to the Maserati Ghibli

Porsche Panamera Shooting Brake – more practical version of Panamera coupe should go on sale in 2018

Range Rover Evoque – replacement for ageing SUV will hit UK roads in 2018

Rolls Royce Cullinan – a rival for the new Bentley Bentayga, the Rolls Royce promises more luxury and a higher price

Rolls Royce Phantom – new Phantom may bring hybrid-powertrain and technology

SEAT Leon – a replacement for this popular hatchback

Skoda coupe-crossover – based on the new Yeti, this interesting model aims to bring the style of premium-badged models for a lower price

Skoda Yeti – the popular crossover finally receives a replacement and a more mainstream look

Vauxhall Corsa – a replacement for Vauxhall’s supermini should go on sale in early 2018

Volkswagen Golf Mk8 – all-new hatchback should go on sale in 2018

Volkswagen Phaeton – new Phaeton may be all electric and aimed at the Tesla Model S

Volkswagen T-ROC/T-Cross/Taigun – VW will finally release their rival to the Nissan Juke next summer

Volvo XC40 – baby Volvo SUV is based on an all-new platform

Volvo XC60 – the new XC60 is an important car for Volvo and will be based on its new scalable platform when it goes on sale in early 2018

Before 2020

Audi Q4 – coupe SUV rival to the likes of the BMW X2 should arrive before 2020

BMW 8 Series – ultra luxurious coupe should go on sale before 2020

BMW M1 – much rumoured supercar flagship for BMW

Jaguar ‘J Pace’  – larger version of the F Pace will be Jaguar’s SUV range-topper

Jeep Grand Wagoneer – Jeeps flagship seven-seat SUV should rival the Range Rover Sport when it arrives in 2019

Maserati Alfieri – rival for the Jaguar F-Type has suffered numerous delays

Mazda RX-9 (new RX-7) – the first sports car to use a rotary engine since 2011 could go on sale in 2019

Mercedes-AMG GT four-door – Panamera-rivalling Mercedes will sit above the CLS in the marque’s range

Mercedes GLB – baby G-Class is expected to go on sale in 2019

Porsche Mission E – all-electric super saloon aims to out-do the Tesla Model S at its own game

Porsche Cayenne Coupe – less practical Porsche SUV is likely to be even more performance-orientated when it arrives in 2019

Volkswagen Golf GTI – fans of fast Golfs may have to wait until 2019 to get their hands on the mk8 GTI

Volvo S90 Coupe – possibly called the C90, this coupe should go on sale in 2019

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