The year of 2018 has already brought a lot of automotive premieres. However, many iconic debuts are still ahead. In particular, some new products in the SUV segment are expected. We have selected the most interesting of them.
1. Volkswagen T-Cross
The smallest and most functional VW crossover is said to be on sale in December. It is based on the new generation Polo hatchback and will share small turbocharged petrol engines with it. Some T-Cross’s versions will have a full drive, a hot GTI modification is planned. The main rivals are the Renault Captur and Seat Arona.
2. Jeep Wrangler
The classic off-roader of the legendary brand changed the generation and was presented to the general public. The new car will go on sale in September. The new Wrangler has become slightly larger than its predecessor and got an upscale and functional interior with a large touchscreen. A 2.0-liter diesel motor will be the only one for buyers in Europe. From now the SUV has many electronic assistants, as well as a stabilizer when towing.
3. Jeep Renegade
The refreshed version of the Jeep’s smallest crossover has received an upgrade package and will enter the market in September. The design of the Volkswagen T-Roc’s rival is refreshed, and two new turbocharged petrol engines of 150 and 170 hp are added.
4. Audi Q3
The second generation of the most popular SUV of the German brand has become “more mature”, as the automaker claims. A new competitor for the Jaguar E-Pace will have a 150-horsepower 1.5-liter petrol engine, two 2.0-liter petrol units with 190 and 230 hp and two 2.0 liter diesels of 150 and 190 hp. The new Q3 is available with an adaptive suspension, a digital display and a large infotainment touchscreen in the standard. The model will go on sale this autumn.
5. Citroën C5 Aircross
The old Citroën C5 became a C5 Aircross crossover, and thus acquired impressive style of Citroën and Airbump security doors. Inside, it has one of the most spacious interiors in its class and a new information and entertainment screen. The hybrid powertrain is added. In 1-2 months the model will be available for order.