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Volvo XC40

An all-electric variant — XC40 Recharge P8 — will arrive in the U.S. this fall. It will debut an Android-powered infotainment system.

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Dodge Journey

The compact crossover, after a 12-year run without a single redesign, will go out of production by the end of the year.

STAGE:Dodge Journey

VW Atlas/Atlas Cross Sport

Fresh off the introduction this year of the two-row Atlas Cross Sport and the midcycle freshening of the three-row Atlas, Volkswagen’s larger-crossover family is due to receive a freshening, including an all new interior, in 2023.

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Kia Stinger

Kia’s entry into the compact luxury segment was a revelation when it arrived for the 2018 model year, further marking its Genesis-like intentions.

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The two-seat sport coupe and its derivatives are living on borrowed time, given the costs of electrification in Ingolstadt, Germany.


Tesla compact vehicle

Elon Musk has discussed adding a compact vehicle that could handle tight roads in European cities, even suggesting it be engineered in Germany.

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Ferrari Portofino M

Ferrari is replacing the Portofino with the Portofino M, which has more power, thanks to a 612-hp V-8 turbo engine, up from 592 hp in the Portofino. 

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Chevrolet Camaro

The Camaro’s future is uncertain, with some expecting it to be discontinued and others expecting it to become part of Chevy’s EV portfolio in 2024.

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Honda Fit

The small car will be discontinued after 2020.

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Infiniti QX30

A replacement for the discontinued compact crossover is possible in early 2025. Unlike the previous QX30, which shared a platform with the Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover, the reincarnation will ride on the Renault-Nissan developed CMF platform. An e-Power variant could be offered. The QX30 was discontinued after the 2019 model year.

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Subaru Forester

Subaru's U.S. sales leader through August is likely a couple of years from a freshening.

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Ford EcoSport

The subcompact crossover is Ford’s lone entry-level vehicle in the U.S., and sales were down 12 percent in the first half of a pandemic-ravaged 2020.

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Cadillac large electric SUV

In 2023, Cadillac is expected to launch an electric SUV similar in size to the Escalade.

STAGE:Cadillac large electric SUV

Fisker Ocean

Henrik Fisker showed off the Ocean, a 300-mile electric SUV with a solar roof, in January.

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Mercedes-Benz CLS

The redesigned 2019 CLS is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six engine and represents the first U.S. application of the automaker's 48-volt electrical system paired with an integrated starter generator, known as EQ Boost. The nameplate might not continue beyond its current generation.

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Hyundai Palisade

The large crossover, a major hit since it was released as a new model last year, mostly carries over for 2021.

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Tesla Cybertruck

It looks like nothing else on the market, and that’s just what Elon Musk wants.

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BMW 6 series

The 6 Series GT and Gran Coupe ended production in 2019 and have been discontinued in the U.S.

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Genesis EV

Spy shots suggest the Genesis version could be a tall hatchback, echoing the body of EV crossovers such as the Tesla Model Y that are relatively low to the ground to reduce wind resistance and increase efficiency. 

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Dodge Charger

The speedy sedan finally gets the Redeye treatment with a 797-hp model.

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Porsche 718 Boxster

Porsche is introducing its flat-six engine to the 718 Boxster GTS family, replacing the current four-cylinder models.

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Infiniti QX50

A freshen comes in 2022, and a redesign is still some years off — possibly in the second half of 2024.

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McLaren Speedtail

Deliveries of the new Speedtail, McLaren's three-seat hypercar with a production run of 106 vehicles, began this summer.

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Bentley Continental GT

With V-8 and W-12 variants on sale in either coupe or convertible form, additional Continental GT variants appear to be the next step. It's unclear when the electrified Continental GT will arrive, but given Bentley's 2023 goal, it won't be too far off. A Speed variant also seems likely, given the rollout cadence of the Continental GT's previous generations.

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Land Rover Range Rover Velar

It could be one and done for the most road-friendly Range Rover yet, which debuted in 2017.

STAGE:Land Rover Range Rover Velar

Subaru Legacy

Fresh off a redesign for the 2020 model year, the midsize sedan is a few years away from a refresh.

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Rivian R1S/R1T

Due to shelter-at-home orders and other government restrictions because of the COVID-19 outbreak, electric truckmaker Rivian is pushing back plans to launch sales of a pickup and SUV assembled at a resurrected Mitsubishi plant in Normal, Ill.

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Mercedes-Benz EQA

The baby electric crossover, which goes on sale in Europe this spring, will start at €47,541($57,562) in Germany, before incentives.

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Lexus IS

With luxury sedan sales dipping, Lexus chose to reengineer the Lexus IS compact sport sedan in 2020 instead of a full redesign.


Ram ProMaster City

Fog lamps are now available on ProMaster City Tradesman and Wagon models, while aluminum wheels have been added to Tradesman models.

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Chevrolet Traverse

The refreshed 2022 Traverse, due in the third quarter of 2021, comes standard with six safety features on all trim levels: automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, lane-keep assist, forward-collision alert, auto high beams and following-distance indicator.

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Toyota Avalon

The large sedan got a mild freshening this year and is likely to see continual small improvements as necessary instead of a costly major redesign, given the collapse of sedan sales in general.

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Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban

Both large SUVs from Chevy are set to arrive this year, redesigned to become more spacious for passengers and cargo and to gain a suite of advanced technology.

STAGE:Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban

Buick Midsize electric crossover

In 2023, forecasters say, Buick plans to launch a midsize electric crossover that will be about the size of the redesigned Envision.

STAGE:Buick Midsize electric crossover

Mercedes-Benz A class

Mercedes' entry-level vehicle is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine that produces 188 hp and 221 pound-feet of torque. But a more powerful AMG variant — the A 35 — went on sale this spring. The engine is AMG-enhanced, producing 302 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce's flagship is still early in its life cycle, considering it was redesigned for the 2018 model year, and will carry on for the long haul.

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Mini Clubman

The Clubman was freshened for the 2020 model year and those updates will carry over for the 2021 model year.

STAGE:Mini Clubman

Land Rover Range Rover

The current Range Rover large SUV, introduced in 2013, is coasting toward retirement.

STAGE:Land Rover Range Rover

Ford Ranger

The return of the Ranger midsize pickup in 2019 was big news, but the vehicle soon will take a back seat to the upcoming Bronco, which will be built alongside it on the same platform at Michigan Assembly Plant.

STAGE:Ford Ranger

GMC Hummer electric pickup

The off-road pickup, which General Motors will build at Michigan’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant renamed Factory Zero, will be the first electric vehicle in GMC's portfolio.

STAGE:GMC Hummer electric pickup

Ford compact pickup

Ford will introduce a small pickup in the second half of 2021 that likely will be called the Maverick.

STAGE:Ford compact pickup

BMW 8 series

BMW broadened its flagship model range with the 8 Series Gran Coupe last year. The rwd 840i Gran Coupe and awd 840i xDrive variants are powered by BMW's turbo 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine. A new M8 Gran Coupe arrived in January. The Gran Coupe rides on a chassis and body that is 9.1 inches longer, 1.4 inches wider, 2.3 inches taller and with a 7.9-inch larger wheelbase over the M8 Coupe. The performance sedan is powered by a 4.4-liter turbo V-8 that delivers 600 hp.

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Mercedes-Benz Metris

The minivan is due for a freshening in 2021 and a redesign in 2024.

STAGE:Mercedes-Benz Metris

Nissan Leaf

Nissan launched a longer-range version of the Leaf early last year, powered by a 62-kilowatt-hour battery pack that delivers 226 miles on a full charge.

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Ram 2500/3500

The heavy-duty line was given a luxurious touch last year with upgraded interiors.

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Mazda CX-5

The automaker's bestselling model receives a new standard 10.25-inch infotainment screen and a limited Carbon Edition trim for the 2021 model year.

STAGE:Mazda CX-5

Lamborghini Aventador

The elder statesman in Lamborghini’s lineup hit a production milestone this month when the Italian exotic carmaker built its 10,000th Aventador, in its ninth year of production. The Aventador’s successor will be a plug-in hybrid model, but it’s unclear when it will arrive.

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Honda CR-V

Freshened for the 2020 model year, the CR-V and the new hybrid version carry over in 2021.


Kia Sportage

The closely related Hyundai Tuscon is undergoing a full redesign for next year, and the Sportage is expected to follow suit.

STAGE:Kia Sportage

Aston Martin Rapide E

As with the Lagonda models, the status of Aston Martin's Rapide E, also an EV, is up in the air.

STAGE:Aston Martin Rapide E

Audi Q3

A freshening of the compact crossover is due to arrive in the U.S. in 2023, and it is likely to include the addition of a mild-hybrid system, given the brand's ambitions to electrify most of the models across its lineup.


Mazda CX-30

The subcompact crossover, which shares a platform with the Mazda3 sedan and hatchback, was new for 2020 and has turned out to be a major hit.

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Bentley Bacalar

Bentley, with its in-house coachbuilder, Mulliner, introduced the Bacalar roadster in March.

STAGE:Bentley Bacalar

Ford Expedition

The 2018 redesign of the large SUV helped Ford recapture sales and share in a profitable segment, but the automaker faces renewed competition from a redesigned Chevrolet Tahoe.

STAGE:Ford Expedition

Kia K900

The low-volume K900, which notched only 150 unit sales in the first eight months of the year, could get a freshening in 2021.

STAGE:Kia K900

Ford Explorer

After a botched launch of the redesigned vehicle in 2019 that seemingly cost longtime executive Joe Hinrichs his job, Ford’s popular large crossover has rebounded in sales, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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VW ID Buzz

The retro-styled homage to the venerated Volkswagen Microbus of yore is finally due to arrive in the U.S. in 2023, some five years after the concept was shown.


Lincoln electric midsize crossover

Lincoln’s upcoming crossover is expected to be built in Cuautitlan, Mexico, alongside a similar model for the Ford brand.

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Maserati Ghibli

A hybrid version of the sedan, the brand’s first electrified model, launched in July but won’t be sold in North America.

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Ford Bronco

Now might not be the best time to wake up from a five-year coma, but if you have, you’re in for at least one treat: Ford has revived the Bronco, and the off-roader will hit dealerships early next year.

STAGE:Ford Bronco

Ferrari Roma

The Roma, new to the lineup, is a 2+2 coupe named after Italy's capital.

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VW Tiguan

A freshened Tiguan, the Volkswagen’s top-selling model in the U.S., will arrive in the U.S. in 2021 with styling updates and an improved infotainment system.


VW Jetta

A freshened Jetta compact sedan is set to arrive in U.S. dealerships in the second half of 2021.


Alfa Romeo Giulia

The sport sedan is due for a freshen in the second half of 2021.

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale

The coronavirus pandemic delayed the start of production of Ferrari's first plug-in hybrid, the 986-hp SF90 Stradale.

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An all-new two-row crossover is expected in late 2022. It has been described as a sporty version of the X7 and will carry over the turbocharged V-8 and inline-six engines.


Chevrolet Spark

Little is known about the Spark’s future.

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Toyota C-HR

Toyota has already done some mild interventions with its C-HR subcompact crossover since it was introduced in 2017.


Mini Countryman

The four-door compact crossover gets a freshening this year that includes a redesigned grille, front fascia and bumper trim and updated headlights and taillights.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Following the addition of the GT four-door coupe last year, Mercedes-AMG will add the GT 43 entry variant in the fourth quarter of this year.

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Lamborghini Huracan Evo

Lamborghini followed up last year’s Huracan freshening with rwd variants of the coupe and convertible this year.

STAGE:Lamborghini Huracan Evo

Buick Large electric SUV

Buick is likely to build a large electric SUV in late 2023.

STAGE:Buick Large electric SUV

Audi Q5/ SQ5

A freshened 2021 Q5 midsize crossover and its derivatives will arrive this fall in the U.S., adding extra power to the base engine, improved infotainment and driver-assist systems and exterior styling changes.

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Infiniti QX55

The coupe-style crossover is scheduled for a U.S. sales launch in spring 2021.

STAGE:Infiniti QX55

Aston Martin DB11

The DB11 lineup carries on unchanged.

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Audi Q8/ SQ8 / RSQ8

The two-row sportback crossover went on sale in 2018 and is scheduled to be freshened in 2022, under Audi's current product cycle.

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VW Taos

VW's new 2022 Taos crossover will give the brand a second offering in the popular segment - a model that will be shorter and less expensive than the Tiguan.


Buick small electric SUV

Buick may build a small electric SUV in 2024 in China, but whether it will ship the SUV to the U.S. remains unclear.

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Honda EVs

Honda has a small EV in Europe known as the e but has said that it’s not right for U.S. consumers.


Lincoln Navigator

Sales have cooled after a hot start following its 2018 redesign, but the Navigator remains vitally important to Lincoln’s lineup, especially with a redesigned Cadillac Escalade looming.

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Acura RLX

Acura is dropping the aging RLX flagship sedan in North America after the 2020 model year as the luxury brand regroups around nimble sports sedans and athletic crossovers because of changing consumer tastes.
American Honda told dealers in May that the low-selling RLX will no longer be imported from Japan, where it's sold as the Honda Legend. The Legend will continue to be offered in Japan and other markets, American Honda said in an email to Automotive News.


Hyundai Venue

The smallest of Hyundai's crossovers was new last year and is considered an eventual replacement for the Accent sedan.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The plug-in hybrid version of the Outlander will remain on the old platform for now but receive a more powerful gasoline engine and a bigger battery in the fourth quarter of this year as a 2021 model.

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Porsche Macan

Porsche's bestselling U.S. model will get an electric version. Production of the battery-powered compact crossover will start in Leipzig, Germany, in the second quarter of 2022, with U.S. arrival later that year.

STAGE:Porsche Macan

Subaru Crosstrek

The freshened 2021 Crosstrek is the biggest update to Subaru's portfolio this year thanks to a larger, more powerful engine option.

STAGE:Subaru Crosstrek

Aston Martin Lagonda models

Last year, Aston Martin revealed plans to launch the Lagonda full-electric brand with an SUV in 2022, followed by a sedan in 2023. Those plans have since been stalled by at least three years, the automaker said in January, in a cost-saving move.

STAGE:Aston Martin Lagonda models

Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes' first electric compact crossover is scheduled to arrive early next year.

STAGE:Mercedes-Benz EQC

Ford Bronco pickup

Ford has said the Bronco subbrand is a “family” of vehicles, and Hackett told reporters that “family means you can have more children.”

STAGE:Ford Bronco pickup

Toyota Tacoma

The Tacoma’s domination of the midsize pickup segment and its continued sales success give testament to the adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

STAGE:Toyota Tacoma

BMW i8

BMW ended the plug-in hybrid sports car's production run in June after seven years.


Cadillac extra-large electric SUV

An even bigger electric SUV is likely to launch in 2024.

STAGE:Cadillac extra-large electric SUV

Toyota subcompact crossover

Likely to be known as the Toyota Corolla Cross, this subcompact crossover will split the burgeoning segment with the older, Japan-built C-HR when it goes into production alongside a twin from Mazda at the new joint plant in Alabama.

STAGE:Toyota subcompact crossover

Audi Q4 E-tron

The full-electric compact crossover is a new vehicle joining the lineup in late 2021 as Audi's third EV, following the E-tron and E-tron GT.

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Fiat 500X

The next generation of the subcompact crossover, Fiat's only all-wheel-drive vehicle, could arrive in 2025. But will it reach U.S. shores?

STAGE:Fiat 500X

Rolls-Royce Ghost

The second-generation Ghost broke cover this month and is set to go on sale in the first quarter of 2021.

STAGE:Rolls-Royce Ghost

GMC subcompact crossover

A subcompact crossover is possible for 2022, finally letting GMC compete in the fast-growing segment.

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Nissan has confirmed that a crossover EV will join the Leaf in the near future, possibly as early as 2020, as one of the eight new battery-powered models that are planned.STAGE:IMx

Honda Accord

The midsize Honda Accord sedan undergoes a mild freshening for the 2021 model year, mostly focused on front exterior styling across all trims and power-delivery improvements to the hybrid model.

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Subaru global strategic SUV

In 2018 when then newly minted Subaru Corp. CEO Tomomi Nakamura announced his five-year business plan, it included the launch of a "global strategic SUV" in the early 2020s. Subaru has said little about such a model since. Earlier this year, Nakamura told Automotive News that the global strategic SUV "is still under discussion where we have an opening in our portfolio. But, of course, we are thinking of the U.S. as the main market because the volume is there."

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Nissan NV commercial vans

Nissan plans to discontinue production of its NV cargo and passenger vans in the U.S., sources told Automotive News.

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