IT’S alteration year for abounding buyers with accretion numbers accepted to alpha the about-face appear purchasing an electric or electrified agent in 2021.
As you will see , there are cogent volumes of new cars and ranges with “electrified” models to the fore.
We should not forget, however, that agent and petrol ability abide the actual ability for the majority of motorists. The antithesis of ability is alive appear electric but there will be able appeal for cleaner diesels and petrols for a continued time yet.
The coronavirus has disrupted assembly all over the apple but distributors actuality assume to accept got a handle on things and are acquisitive to get 2021 started.
Here’s a abundant briefing of what they are planning to accept on the forecourts (physical and virtual) for 2021 registration.
Alfa Romeo: A run-out copy of the Giulietta Sprint is launched this month. Amount from €27,472 (1.4 TB 120hp). Both Giulia and Stelvio account from updates too. New Tonale constituent SUV accepted abutting year too.
Audi: Their new A3 Sportback TFSI e constituent is due abutting month. Combining an electric motor and 1.4 TFSI petrol engine, it has a claimed pure-electric ambit of 65km; from €42,200 excluding grants, banker charges.
The S3 Sportback and alehouse are due abutting spring. The 2-litre TFSI petrol pushes to 100kmh in aloof 4.8 seconds. Quattro four-wheel drive is standard.
A revised Q2 is due for aboriginal abutting year while the latest Q5 Sportback, revised and updated, arrives aboriginal in 2021 too with agent and constituent hybrids.
The new e-tron Sportback has aloof accustomed (claimed ambit of up to 409km). This beautiful SUV can allegation at up to 150kW – and get an 80pc accession in beneath 30 minutes.
Ready for acclimation are the e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback sports versions of the corresponding electric SUVs. Both accept three electric motors – two on the rear arbor – and backpack 500bhp (0-100km in 4.5 seconds).
The new Q8 TFSI e PHEV completes the Q8 range. It has a 3-litre petrol agent and electric motor to actualize a accumulated 462bhp achievement (47km on a distinct charge). Due in the spring.
The e-tron GT flagship arrives abutting summer and provides the base for Audi’s aboriginal electric high-performance model. A top-spec ‘R’ archetypal will be launched at the aforementioned time.
BMW: They accept a huge cardinal of constituent amalgam models in the range. They accommodate the 2-series Active Tourer, 3-series saloon, Touring; 5-series saloon, Touring; 7-series saloon, continued wheelbase saloon; X1, X2, X3 and X5.
There will be huge focus on the new electric iX3. Apprehend it by the summer. You will be able to accept amid the Premier Copy and Premier Copy Pro with both trims accepting cogent levels of accepted accessories over the accepted X3.
The iX3’s accession agency the X3 ambit will be the brand’s aboriginal ambit to authentic electric, constituent hybrid, petrol and agent ability sources.
Citroen: They accept three cartage planned for accession over the advancing months but exact appraisement and barrage dates are not yet accustomed due to advancing discussions with the new Citroen importer accepted to booty over on April 1.
The C3 gets a facelift. It now has 97 exoteric colour combinations. Engines includes a Puretech petrol 83hp manual, petrol 110hp auto and agent 100hp manual. The latest C5 Aircross PHEV covers a claimed 60km on a distinct authentic electric charge. The 80kw electric motor, 13.2 kwh array are commutual with a Puretech 180 petrol agent and auto transmission.
The New C4 bunched auto comes with petrol, agent and electric choices. The latter, e-C4, has a 100kW electric motor and 50kWh lithium-ion array backpack able of a 350km range.
CUPRA: The Formentor, a mix of crossover and SUV arrives abutting month. There will be bristles powertrains, including two high-performance constituent hybrids. Prices alpha from €36,535. The constituent amalgam arrives in Q1. The brand’s aboriginal electric vehicle, the Born, will access in Q4.
Dacia: The abutting Dacia Sandero/Sandero Stepway is due in Q2 of 2021. The duo get a new autogenous and Y-shaped LED lighting signature. The Duster will be adapted in Q3. Apprehend the active administration to booty cues from the Sandero. Added tech added too.
Fiat: The 500 Dolcevita is due in January. Apprehend prices from about the €20,000 mark. The 500 electric is due in March. And there is a Tipo advancement with new Cross versions (March). The F500, 500X, 500L and Panda are all ability archetypal year updates.
Ford: The Puma ST is accepted in the aboriginal division of 2021 while the Mustang Mach-E is a second-quarter arrival.
There will be a revised Mondeo hybrid. And apprehend new amalgam versions of the S-MAX and Galaxy.
Honda: They acceptable three added cars to their electrified line-up: the JAZZ hybrid, Crosstar and a new all-electric SUV. The JAZZ Amalgam and the Crossstar will accept the anew developed e:HEV system. Appraisement and timelines are yet to be announced.
Hyundai: They accept a lot of new and revised models either aloof arrived, anon approaching or due aural a few months. The new Tucson, a above arrival, is already in dealerships for your assay but you can acquisition out endless online too as so abounding buyers are doing.
There is a 2WD Abundance Additional adaptation with a 1.6-litre agent from €32,495. The 2WD Abundance Additional HEV auto with 1.6-litre petrol starts from €35,995
The new Santa Fe is due abutting Monday (December 7). The constituent amalgam adaptation costs from €48,995. The 2WD Executive Additional Auto 2.2-litre agent starts at €59,995 with the 4WD Executive Additional Auto from €61,995. Prices, area applicative for electrified models, accommodate VRT absolution and SEAI grant.
The new i20 accustomed afresh with its petrol barrage copy 1.2-litre costing from €19,195. They two-tone roof archetypal starts at €19,695.
Meantime, the new i30 petrol Deluxe 1-litre petrol starts at €23,995. The agent Deluxe 1.6 CRDI adaptation costs from €25,495 and the petrol Deluxe N Line 1-litre petrol bliss off from €25,495. Petrol and agent versions of the latest Kona access shortly. Prices alpha at €22,745 for the Abundance 2WD 1-litre petrol version. The agnate agent (2WD 1.6 CRDI) ambit starts from €25,595. Amalgam and electric versions are due in April. Busy times; lots of models.
Jaguar/Land Rover: Both Jaguar and Land Rover accept electrified their line-ups essentially and, in the process, accept revised exteriors and cabins as able-bodied as abacus a lot of new technology.
For Jaguar, PHEV variants of the E-PACE and F-PACE SUVs accompany the electric i-PACE. And they’ve added new mild-hybrid (MHEV) powertrains to the XE and XF ranges.
They accept additionally added new and revised engines, including a 3cyl petrol with plug-ins, next-gen 2-litre diesels and 2-litre petrols. The aggregate of change and range-addition is extraordinary. Hardly a ceremony has gone by these accomplished few months back either a ‘new’ Jaguar or Land Rover hasn’t been launched. A accepted interface accession beyond all has been the new Pivi Pro infotainment arrangement in its altered guises.
Arriving in February are the F-PACE PHEV and the XE alehouse with the XF due that ages as well.
Land Rover, meantime, will accept a Defender 110 constituent amalgam abutting month. The P400e is the best able Defender to date (404PS, 0-100kmh in 5.6 secs; emissions of 74g/km; electric ambit of 43km).
The Defender 110 Hard Top (commercial), with D250 or D300 in-line 6cyl diesels, additionally arrives in January.
The Discovery Sport now has a constituent amalgam (44g/km, 55km electric range). The Discovery gets beeline 6cyl petrols and diesels with 48v balmy amalgam technology. Like the Discovery commercial, it is due in February.
The Ambit Rover Velar is accession to accept a constituent amalgam arrangement on lath and arrives abutting month.
Jeep: The Renegade PHEV is to barrage in January and you can apprehend the amount to be about €39,700 (excl grants).
KIA: The Sorento PHEV arrives in February (the accomplished agent is already here). The constituent has a 1.6-litre petrol agent and a claimed ambit of up to 60kms.
They are attractive advanced to the end of abutting year back what KIA alarm a ‘hugely significant’ barrage for the cast – their aboriginal committed array electric agent – will be formed out. The new archetypal (codenamed CV) will be their aboriginal car absolutely advised to be an EV.
Lexus: The electric UX 300e will be in dealerships from abutting month. The brand’s aboriginal abounding EV will amount from €55,500 including grants. It has a claimed ambit of 305km acknowledgment to its 54.3kw battery. Significantly, there is a 10-year or one-million kilometre array continued cover.
Mazda: The MX-30 EV is the alone all-new archetypal they’ll barrage abutting year. It has a accumulated ambit of 200km (city 265km). It starts from €30,495 afterwards grants and taxes. Aboriginal cars are due in February, although best Mazda retailers will accept a audience archetypal from this month.
The 3 and CX-30 get upgrades for bigger agent achievement about as able-bodied as some accessory added spec. They are due aboriginal 2021. There will be a abundant Mazda CX-5 advancement abutting year. The 2 and MX-5 get some accessory upgrades.
The 6, as a appropriate edition, adds spec; abounding capacity to appear aboriginal in the new year. The activating 194PS automated 2.5 petrol is additionally due. Mazda is adulatory its 100th altogether so they accept special-edition models in the lineup. The 3, CX-30 and 6 can be ordered with 100th ceremony appropriate copy models (embossed bittersweet covering autogenous with a bean covering dashboard etc).
Mercedes: They accept no beneath than 23 new models appointed throughout the abutting year.
Six will be commonly powered, bristles absolutely electric and 12 will be constituent electric hybrids.
First actuality in January will be the new S-Class, followed afterwards in the ages by a Maybach GLS, a aboriginal for Mercedes in the affluence crossover segment.In June we’ll see revised versions of the 4dr CLS Coupé and AMG GT 4-dr Coupé, forth with a new S580 Maybach.Later in the year apprehend a new SL 2dr sports archetypal and a new C-Class in saloon, acreage and all-terrain guises.Five absolutely electric models – EQs – are expected. The aboriginal actuality will be the EQV in January. This is based on the V-Class.
The aboriginal electric adaptation of the GLA bunched SUV will be the EQA (April arrival). It will be followed in August by the S-Class-inspired EQS saloon. A new AMG EQS 53 and new E-Class aggressive EQE alehouse are accepted appear the end of 2021.Hybrids will be a above focus with 12 new models planned. Actuality goes: Arriving in Q1 are the A 250e, B 250e, GLA 250e and CLA 250e in Coupé and Shooting Brake guises.
A analogously configured GLC amalgam in Coupé and SUV appearance – a GLC 300e and GLC 300de – will additionally accept petrol and agent engines. Arriving too will be a GLE 350de and GLE Coupé 350de – all with 4Matic transmission.
Due afterwards in the year are C-Class and S-Class petrol powered hybrids – a C 300e and S 580e. Whew!
MG: Back to the Irish bazaar afterwards a diffuse absence, MG Motors acknowledgment with a ambit of constituent models. The Frank Keane accumulation is administration operations. The MG ZS EV bunched SUV with a 7yr assurance arrives anon to be followed by the new MG5 EV beyond ancestors wagon and MG HS constituent amalgam SUV.
MINI: The new MINI Countryman allowances from an adapted design, additions to the accessories ambit and new technology. The new Countryman constituent amalgam ALL4 sips 2.0l/100km-1.7 l/100km and has accumulated CO2 emissions of 45g/km-40 g/km depending on spec.
Mitsubishi: They are not introducing any new cartage in 2021 but sales of the accepted ambit abide apace. They accommodate the Outlander PHEV, Space Star and L200.
Nissan: The big focus will be on the accession of the new Qashqai and the electric Ariya auto crossover.
The Ariya can cover, we are told, 500km on one charge. There will be bristles amount models – with 63 kWh (estimated 360km range) and 87 kWh batteries (500km range). You can accept either array advantage with 2WD or with their all-wheel-drive e-4ORCE system. The new SUV can be pre-ordered in Q1. Aboriginal models access in September.
The new Qashqai is appointed for the added bisected of 2021. Pricing/spec will be appear nearer arrival.
Aside from that there is a new access brand LEAF XE 40kWh (from €27,595). In addition, a new SV access brand has been added to the 62kWh ambit (from €35,539). The Micra gets an added two new archetypal grades: N-Design and N-Sport. Both are “design enhanced” editions.
And there is a appropriate copy Juke alleged Enigma based on the accepted SV exceptional grade.
Opel: Apprehend the new Crossland bunched crossover in backward January. The aboriginal archetypal with the brand’s new Opel Vizor advanced face signature, they affirmation it has a bigger chassis, added abundance and technology. Powering it will be 1.2-litre petrols (83bhp-130bhp, chiral or auto) and a 1.5-litre agent (110bhp, 120bhp) manual.
The new Mokka arrives in backward March. There will be an electric alternative alongside petrol and diesels. The electric motor develops 136hp. A 100 kW DC fast-charger replenishes 80pc of the array in aloof 30 minutes. The Mokka-e has a claimed ambit of up to 322km.
The brand’s Vivaro-e is its electric ablaze bartering (due aboriginal abutting year) while backward in 2021 we’ll see the new Combo Cargo-e, an electric adaptation of the bunched console van. A new Movano-e is additionally expected.
The Zafira-e Life is acquired from the Vivaro-e but it can accept up to nine seats. There are two array ranges: 75kWh lithium ion – up to 330kms; 50kWh – up to 230km. Due aboriginal 2021.
Peugeot: The latest 3008 will be in the showrooms soon: you can aces a PHEV, petrol or agent version, while the revised 5008, a December arrival, has petrol and agent powerplants.
They say they accept fabricated a big cardinal of items accepted now afterwards a above up-spec of models.
Renault: A contempo accession of models includes E-TECH amalgam and constituent additions to key ranges. There is the Clio E-TECH Amalgam 140hp and the constituent 160hp variants of Captur and Megane Sport Tourer.
The Mégane Hatch is appointed to get this powertrain afterwards in 2021. Concurrently the Megane Hatch/Sport Tourer has been active central and out. The Megane Grand Coupé facelift archetypal arrives in Q1 with a new TCe120 variant, powered by a 3cyl engine, additionally abutting the range.
The new Arkana SUV, with its auto styling, launches backward abutting year. Powertrains will accommodate an E-TECH amalgam option. There is a cogent facelift for the Trafic van.
SEAT: The accomplished Leon gets a PHEV adaptation abutting month. It will accept a 1.4 TSI 205PS agent (more than 60km ambit in all-electric mode). Prices alpha from €29,025 for the 1.4TSI 205 XC DSG including accessible grants. The Tarraco FR goes on auction in January; starts from €45,605. There will be a Tarraco PHEV in July. Adapted Ateca launched yesterday.
SKODA: Their Octavia iV (plug-in-hybrid) is due in February. As is the Octavia RS 200bhp TDi. The Octavia RS iV 245bhp constituent is due in May. And the ENYAQ electric SUV (with up to 510km range) is a June arrival. Prices alpha from €46,570 with a 3-year account and tyre plan. Amount excludes grants and incentives of up to €7,800.
SSsangYong: The new Tivoli Additional arrives in January with a 1.5-lite turbo petrol and 1.6-litre turbodiesel – from €22,995. In March the 1.2-litre turbo-petrol adaptation arrives. The Korando 2-seat bartering (€21,995 additional VAT) arrives in January too. The new Rexton 2-seat bartering is due for March while the 5-seat Business Edition/Utility Agent gets actuality in July.
The Tivoli XLV (1.5-litre turbo petrol, 1.6-litre turbodiesel) is appointed for March with a agnate accession time for the facelifted Musso and Musso Grand. In Q3 we’ll see their aboriginal abounding EV based on the Korando
Suzuki: They accept no new arrivals planned.
Toyota: The Highlander 7-seater amalgam SUV arrives in January. Prices alpha from €63,995. The Yaris amalgam has aloof gone on auction (from €23,055). So has the Hilux analeptic (prices alpha from €24,258 excluding VAT). The new accession gets a new 2.8-litre powertrain and, they affirmation it has bigger achievement on, and off, the road. The 2,755cc agent develops 204hp and 500Nm of torque (auto); 420Nm manual).
The GR Yaris arrives in January with a 257bhp 1.6-litre turbo agent and 4-wheel drive. Prices from €49,650
The abundant accessible Yaris Cross baby SUV arrives in August alone as a amalgam (1.5-litre powertrain).
Meantime the Proace EV arrives H2 2021 with two array options.
Volkswagen: There will be an entry-level ID.3 EV with a 45kWh array and a ambit of 330km for beneath €30,000 afterwards grants from Q2 next. The Arteon gets a above afterlight and a new bodystyle with the accession of the Shooting Brake model. Prices from €42,730. There are two versions of constituent hybrid. The Shooting Brake adaptation starts from €44,235 with the PHEVs from €48,540 afterwards grants. There are range-topping R versions (330hp) in both anatomy styles.
The Touareg gets a constituent hybrid. Apprehend it to ‘significantly’ abate the amount of such a ample SUV but I haven’t a amount for it yet.
The Tiguan is Volkswagen’s top-seller but has suffered of backward from abundant VRT. However, there is new adaptation with cleaner engines – abnormally the constituent – to abate the appulse of contempo Budget measures. The PHEV comes afterwards in the year.
Meanwhile, approved agent versions get twin-dosing technology to advice abate emissions; appraisement starts from €33,345. The R archetypal will appear in aboriginal 2021.
Golf models from both ends of the emissions spectrum appear aboriginal abutting year: from the eHybrid PHEV to the able Golf R. The eHybrid costs from €36,915 afterwards grants, the GTI from €44,400, with the Clubsport alpha at €51,640. The R is acceptable to amount about €62,000.
Volkswagen apprehend the new ID.4 SUV to claiming for the approval of acceptable the country’s top-selling EV in 2021. The 1st Copy models will alpha at €41,248 afterwards grants (€54,580 if you go for the ID.4 1st Max). Both are powered by a 77kWh array (up to 500km range). Other versions are acceptable to chase in 2021.
Volvo: They are introducing the electric XC40 Recharge about mid-2021.