What cars are coming out in 2020? We’ve listed all the new models from the brands reaching Ireland in 2020 and those already here for the 201 registration!

Alfa Romeo

The Alfa Romeo Tonale concept was shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019 and is expected to reach production in 2020. It will be the first Alfa Romeo mid-size plug-in hybrid SUV and will slot in below the Stelvio.

Audi

A revised Audi A4 and Audi Q7 are now in dealers. Both models feature changes in design, connectivity and a new engine line-up incorporating mild hybrid technology. New models arriving in advance of 2020 sales include the all-new Audi Q3 Sportback and Audi Q5 TFSI e with 367 hp and a pure electric range of over 40 km. 2020 will also see the arrival of a new Audi e-tron Sportback and RS Q8 performance SUV.

BMW

A new BMW X6 is arriving in dealers around about now. New plug-in hybrids include the X5 xDrive45e with an electric range of up to 87 km and the BMW X3 xDrive30e. An all electric X3 will follow. In March we can expect the arrival of the new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé. A new 4 Series range is likely on the way also after the introduction of the new 3 Series in 2019.

The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé, one of the cars heading to Ireland in 2020
The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé, one of the cars heading to Ireland in 2020

Citroen

The new C5 Aircross PHEV will arrive in Q2 2020. The plug-in hybrid combines a PureTech 180 hp petrol engine and an 80 kW electric motor to deliver an electric range of 50 km.

CUPRA

The new CUPRA Formentor is expected in the second half of 2020 and will be the first model launched exclusively to the CUPRA brand. The high-performance plug-in hybrid will have 245 hp and an electric range of up to 50km. A CUPRA Leon is also expected in 2020.

The new CUPRA FormentorDacia

The Dacia Duster gets a more efficient TCe 100 petrol engine. Air conditioning is now standard for the 2020 model year.

DS

Expect to see a new compact DS 3 Crossback and an electric ‘E-TENSE’ version.

Ford

The new Ford Puma compact crossover is arriving in Ireland by January. It will be available as a mild hybrid 1.0 litre EcoBoost petrol engine. The new Kuga SUV will arrive in Ireland in March and will be available as a plug-in hybrid, mild hybrid and petrol / diesel. The new Mustang Mach-E is expected in the summer.

The new Ford Mustang Mach-E!
The new Ford Mustang Mach-E!

Fiat

An electric Fiat 500 (500e) will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March and is expected later in 2020.

Honda

The new Honda Jazz will arrive in Ireland in the spring of 2020. The new Jazz features new styling and will be hybrid only. Honda’s cool new electric city car, the Honda e, will follow.

Hyundai

The new Hyundai Kona Hybrid has just arrived in dealers ahead of the 201 plate. There’s also a new Ioniq Electric in dealers, which comes with an increased range of 312 km. The new generation of the Hyundai i10 city car will arrive in dealers in late December.

Jaguar

A revised Jaguar F-TYPE is expected in April 2020 with updated styling, equipment, engine and technical upgrades.

The new Jaguar F-TYPE
The new Jaguar F-TYPE

Jeep

There’s a plug-in hybrid Renegade on the way.

Kia

The new Kia XCeed has just arrived in dealers now with a 1.0-litre petrol engine and a 1.6-litre diesel engine. A plug-in hybrid is to follow in the spring using a 1.6-litre petrol engine and electric motor. A facelifted version of Ireland’s bestselling plug-in hybrid, the Kia Niro PHEV, has also just arrived. An updated Kia e-Niro is expected in the spring also. The Kia Sportage is now available with a 1.6 diesel with mild hybrid technology.

Land Rover

The new Defender will arrive in April and plug-in hybrids of the Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque are also on the way.

The new Land Rover Defender
The new Land Rover Defender

Lexus

And updated RX large SUV is expected in January.

Mazda

The new CX-30 SUV has just arrived in dealers with petrol and diesel engines available. A revised Mazda2 is expected in January.

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is promising the arrival of 22 models in 2020! Six will be conventionally powered vehicles with a further 16 new PHEV plug-in electric hybrid models. 2020 will see the arrival of a GLS SUV model; a mid-size GLB SUV that includes a 7-seater version; a GLE Coupé; a GLA Compact SUV and the new S-Class. We will also see the second EQ model in the form of a fully electric powered EQA SUV. First to arrive will be the GLB, followed quickly by the GLA, GLE Coupé and GLS. The EQA and S-Class will arrive later in the year, most probably towards Q4. Hybrids on the way include an A 250e, B 250e, GLA 250e and CLA 250e in Coupé and Shooting Brake versions. Also scheduled are C-Class petrol and diesel powered hybrids in saloon and estate – a C 300e and C300de. A similarly-configured GLC hybrid range in Coupé and SUV form – a GLC 300e and GLC 300de – will be available in petrol and diesel with 2WD and 4WD transmission. Coming also will be an E-Class diesel hybrid in E 300de Saloon and Estate versions, plus a GLE 350de with 4-MATIC transmission.

The new Mercedes-Benz GLB will arrive in Ireland in early 2020!
The new Mercedes-Benz GLB will arrive in Ireland in early 2020!

MINI

There’s a new version of the ultimate MINI on the way – the MINI John Cooper Works GP. A new MINI Electric based on the brand’s iconic three door hatchback, will arrive in Ireland in March 2020 with a range of 235 to 270 kilometres.

Mitsubishi

A revised Space Star will arrive in mid January. The 1.2-litre petrol model will be available in both manual and automatic transmission. In the second half of 2020, a Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV will arrive.

Nissan

The new Nissan Juke is arriving in showrooms now with a 1.0-litre petrol engine. For 2020, the Micra will be available with a new three cylinder 100 hp engine  – the same as the one currently in the CVT (automatic). The SV Premium grade has also been added to the Micra range and includes privacy glass, front fog lights, automatic air con and iKey, rear parking sensors and extra personalisation options. The Qashqai SE replaces the Qashqai SV with a price reduction of about €1,200. ProPilot has been added as an option to the Qashqai and X-Trail range for €1,000. Pricing has come down across the X-Trail range for example there’s €3,000 off the volume selling 7 seater SVE (top spec model).

The new Nissan Juke is arriving in Ireland in November!
The new Nissan Juke has just arrived in Ireland

Opel 

An all-new Opel Corsa is arriving in dealers now with petrol and diesel engines available. An electric ‘Corsa-e’ will follow in March. Elsewhere, expect a new Opel Grandland X plug in hybrid around the same time, a new Mokka X in the summer followed by a facelift for the Insignia range.

Peugeot

The new Peugeot 208 is expected in Ireland in January with petrol, diesel and electric variants available. This will be followed by the launch of a new 2008 compact SUV in March 2020. Plug-in hybrid versions of the 3008 and 508 also expected imminently.

Renault

A new Renault Clio has just arrived in dealers with petrol and diesel engines available. A new hybrid is expected in 2020. Early 2020 will also see the arrival of the new Renault Zoe with 52 kWh battery and a range of up to 395 km. There’s also a new Captur SUV on the way. Orders open in November 2019 with customer deliveries from February 2020. Later in 2020, we can expect a plug-in hybrid Captur and Mégane. Expect an updated Koleos at some point in 2020 with new, more efficient engines and more interior comfort.

The second generation of the popular Renault Captur heading this way in 2020
The second generation of the popular Renault Captur heading this way in 2020

SEAT

The new SEAT Leon will arrive in Q2 of 2020. Petrol and diesel engines will be available initially with a plug-in hybrid to follow in Q3 of 2020. SEAT Tarraco FR also expected in Q2 of 2020. The FR trim will complete the Tarraco range with sportier styling. The SEAT el-Born is the brand’s first fully electric car and is expected by the end of 2020 with a range of up to 420 km.

Skoda

The new Kamiq crossover and facelifted Superb range is in dealers now. 2020 will see the debut of a new plug-in hybrid Superb. A new Octavia is on the way in the summer also.

The 2020 ŠKODA Octavia!
The 2020 ŠKODA Octavia!

SsangYong

SsangYong has an all-new Korando mid-size SUV on sale in Ireland from this month. Expect to also see an updated Tivoli in dealers shortly.

Subaru

Subaru is introducing new e-BOXER hybrid technology in the Subaru XV Crossover and the all-new Forester, both arriving in Ireland this December.

Toyota

An updated Toyota C-HR is arriving in dealers and will be available with two hybrid powertrains. A new 2.0-litre petrol electric hybrid joins the current 1.8-litre model. A new generation of the Toyota Yaris supermini will arrive in Ireland in the spring and will be available as a 1.5-litre hybrid.

The 2020 Toyota Yaris
The 2020 Toyota Yaris

Volkswagen

A facelifted Passat is in dealers now along with a new plug-in hybrid ‘GTE’ model.  The new 8th generation Volkswagen Golf is expected in Ireland in March. The first examples of the new ID.3 electric hatchback will arrive in Ireland in the summer. A hot T-ROC R is also expected in early 2020.

Volvo 

The XC40 plug-in hybrid will be in dealerships in March 2020. It will be front wheel drive with 262 bhp. Also expect Polestar engineered V60 and S60 405 bhp, T8 plug in hybrids. The new V60 Cross Country is expected in March also.

The new Volkswagen Golf expected in Ireland in 2020
The new Volkswagen Golf expected in Ireland in 2020