Coming soon cars: new models for 2016

Tesla Model X

City cars and small cars

Ford Ka (summer 2016)

New Ford Ka is five-door only and pricing is expected to start at around £8000.

Hyundai i20 Active (early 2016)

Jacked-up version of the Hyundai i20.

Suzuki Baleno (spring 2016)

Larger than the Suzuki Swift and will be sold alongside it instead of replacing it.

Family cars

BMW PHEV models (2016)

BMW will introduce new hybrid variants of the 2 Series, 3 Series and 7 Series

Fiat Tipo (early 2016)

Fiat is bringing back the Tipo name for its Focus-rival.

Honda FCV Clarity (2017)

Hydrogen-powered production car gets 400+ mile range and arrives in 2017.

Hyundai Ioniq (late 2016)

New model will be available an electric car, a plug-in hybrid and a conventional hybrid.

Infiniti Q30 (early 2016)

Brand’s first family car to compete against Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series.

Renault Megane (summer 2016)

Next-gen Megane moves upmarket to compete with VW Golf and Ford Focus.

Subaru Impreza (mid 2016)

New engines, new chassis and new styling for the next-generation family car.

Toyota Prius (early 2016)

Fourth-generation Prius promises efficiency gains of 18% compared with outgoing car.

Executive cars

Alfa Romeo Giulia (September 2016)

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is the company’s long-awaited replacement for the 159 saloon and heralds the brand’s return to the family saloon segment.

BMW 5 Series (2017)

Next-generation E-Class competitor will get plug-in hybrid powertrains for the first time.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class (summer 2016)

Latest E-Class will use S-Class technology and C-Class engines.

Tesla Model 3 (2017)

All-electric exec is expected to come with a £30,000 starting price.

Volvo S90 (spring 2016)

Volvo’s flagship saloon will be based on the same chassis as the XC90

Luxury cars

Rolls-Royce Dawn (early 2016)

The Ghost-based Wraith coupé will spawn a new convertible version


Audi Q1 (early 2016)

Baby SUV to rival Nissan Juke.

Bentley Bentayga (early 2016)

The luxurious Bentley SUV has changed completely from the original concept.

Ford Edge (spring 2016)

The Edge will be Ford’s flagship SUV. The company is chasing the premium end of the market, so has given it a 10.0-inch touch-screen and a roomy cabin, with up to 1788 litres of boot space.

Infiniti QX30 (summer 2016)

All-wheel-drive small SUV based on Infiniti Q30.

Jaguar F-Pace (2016)

The F-Pace is aiming to take on the likes of the Porsche Macan and BMW X4.

Kia Sportage (February 2016)

New model gets a significantly upgraded cabin over the old model.

Kia Niro (autumn 2016)

Hybrid SUV is a rival to the Nissan Qashqai and Toyota Prius.

Mercedes-Benz GLS (March 2016)

Facelifted GL is the last model in the range to join the new naming structure.

MG GS (autumn 2016)

MG is going after the Nissan Qashqai with its GS SUV.

Mitsubishi ASX (2016)

The rival to the Nissan Qashqai will get plug-in hybrid technology.

Mitsubishi Shogun (2017)

Large SUV will stick close to its off-roader roots.

Range Rover Evoque cabrio (spring 2016)

Drop-top Evoque is in a class of its own. 

Seat Juke-rival (2017)

Seat’s second SUV will go after the Nissan Juke and will be two-wheel-drive only.

Seat Qashqai-rival (2016)

The first of three SUVs from Seat. This one will go up against the Nissan Qashqai.

Seat seven-seat SUV (2017)

Could launch in 2017.

Tesla Model X (2016)

Seven-seat all-electric SUV.

Toyota C-HR (summer 2016)

Toyota’s Juke-rival will appear next year.

Volkswagen Tiguan (spring 2016)

Second-generation SUV is longer, wider and lower than the car it replaces.


Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet (summer 2016)

Four-seater luxury convertible based on the stylish S-Class Coupe.

Mercedes-Benz SL facelift (summer 2016)

Facelift brings tweaks to car’s looks and suspension.

Mercedes-Benz SLC (spring 2016)

Facelifted SLK gets new name as well as styling updates.

Mini Convertible (March 2016)

Bigger and better equipped than the outgoing car.

Hot hatches

Ford Focus RS (2016)

The third-generation RS gets all-wheel drive.

Sports cars

Fiat 124 (autumn 2016)

Will be based on the same underpinnings as the new Mazda MX-5.

BMW M2 (April 2016)

365bhp rear-wheel-drive coupe is the new entry-level M car.

Honda NSX (spring 2016)

It’s already sold out in the UK, but Honda’s new hybrid sports car gets 550bhp in total

Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman (2016)

Facelift brings new names and a new 2.0-litre turbo engine.

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