New cars 2023: What's coming and when?
Before you step into a showroom, read our expansive guide to all the new cars coming in the next 12 months and beyond – some are well worth the wait.
If you’re in the market for one of the best family cars, best SUVs or best electric cars in 2022 then hold your horses and read our expert guide to the best new cars coming in 2022, 2023 and even further in the future.
Audi A6 e-tron
Type: electric car | On sale: mid 2023 | Starting price: from £55,000 (est)
The Audi A6 e-tron electric saloon will sell in parallel with conventional petrol and diesel models of the current A6. However, it will have a sleeker design and a roomier interior packed with infotainment screens. An 800V electrical system means fast charging – up to 185 miles in 10 minutes – while front and rear motors produce a combined 476PS.
BMW 5 Series
Type: saloon | On sale: October 2023 | Starting price: from £49,850
The new 8th-generation BMW 5 Series has been revealed. The new 2023 BMW 5 Series is set to be bigger and more sophisticated than ever before, and will now also be offered as a pure electric version that will be known as the BMW i5. Range is expected to be up to 361 miles, while there will be a choice of petrol and hybrid engines available with the standard car. However, there won't be a diesel option. Prices start at £49,850, with the BMW i5 starting at £73,200.
Type: small SUV | On sale: early 2024 | Starting price: from £37,000 (est)
The Fiat 600 is a replacement to the now discontinued Fiat 500X and 500L, while it also revives a classic name for the brand last used in the 1960s. It's expected to use the same underpinnings as the Jeep Avenger, making it an electric-only small SUV when it arrives in the UK early next year.
Type: Sports car | On sale: late 2023 | Starting price: from £50,000 (est)
Ford is launching the all-new Mustang in 2023. And pony purists will be pleased to hear it's retaining its famous 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine. Expect the new Mustang to be loud, powerful and expensive. Prices are expected to start north of £50,000 when the new Mustang arrives in late-2023.
Ford Tourneo Courier
Type: MPV | On sale: l late 2023 | Starting price: TBC
The new Ford Tourneo Courier is a crossover-look people carrier MPV which will eventually become Ford’s new entry-level model. As well as coming with a 125PS petrol engine, there will also be a pure electric version, called the new Ford E-Tourneo Courier.
Type: family SUV | On sale: autumn 2023 | Starting price: from £35,000 (est)
The new Honda ZR-V is an all-new crossover SUV addition to the Honda range that aims to fill the gap between the Honda HR-V and new, larger Honda CR-V. The fuss-free styling of the exterior is complemented by an interior design that enjoys a dashboard derived from the latest Honda Civic. The ZR-V uses Honda's e:HEV 2.0-litre four-cylinder hybrid engine that features two electric motors. The Honda ZR-V will be available later this year.
Type: electric SUV | On sale: late 2022 | Starting price: from £30,000 (est)
Jeep has unveiled its answer to the Peugeot e-2008, with the launch of the all-new Avenger SUV. Available as a pure electric vehicle only, it will be capable of travelling up to 250 miles on a full charge, according to Jeep, while prices are expected to start in the region of £30,000.
Type: electric saloon | On sale: late 2022 | Starting price: from £60,000 (est)
Mercedes-Benz has been pumping out EVs like there’s not tomorrow – it started with the EQC SUV, which was soon joined by the smaller EQA and mid-sized EQB before things got really serious with the rang-topping EQS saloon. Saloons are the bedrock of the range so expect Mercedes to throw everything at the new EQE which will have a lavish interior, plus performance and range to rival the best EVs.
Type: SUV | On sale: late 2022 | Starting price: from £50,000 (est)
The current GLC has been the firm's best-selling vehicle globally now for the last couple of years, so the new Mercedes-Benz GLC has a lot to live up to. The new premium family SUV still has prices to be confirmed, but the new car gets a sleeker design and an all-new interior with cutting-edge displays. Along with petrol and diesel engines, the new Mercedes GLC will be available as a plug-in hybrid with pure electric ranges up to 80 miles.
Type: SUV | On sale: late 2022 | Starting price: from £32,030
With the new Nissan Qashqai launched earlier in 2021, it stands to reason that a new Nissan X-Trail is just around the corner. It shares many of its parts with the Qashqai – including its hybrid powertrain, which essentially uses its petrol engine as a generator for the electric motors. Expect it to be much the same as the Qashqai inside, but with room for seven people. Prices start at £32,030 with deliveries expected to begin later this month. We'll have a full review of the new car coming very soon.
Type: electric SUV | On sale: late 2023 | Starting price: from £79,900
Tesla rival Polestar is expanding its line-up in 2023 with an all-new electric SUV. The new Polestar 3 promises to match sports car performance with luxury SUV comfort, which probably explains why its starting price is just £100 shy of £80,000. Exterior styling is aggressive yet sleek, while the 111kWh battery promises a range of up to 379 miles on a single charge.
Type: SUV | On sale: late 2022 | Starting price: from £27,000 (est)
The Renault Austral will replace the Kadjar in the company’s SUV lineup. Expect this new Renault to be a much more striking machine with concept car looks and an interior that features a huge L-shaped infotainment screen that runs from behind the steering wheel and down onto the centre console. It’ll be visually appealing, but also very practical with stadium rear seats that mean back seats passengers look over those in front. Mild-hybrid petrol engines will form the core of the range, punching out up to 200PS. The car is likely to cost from £27,000.
Type: electric SUV | On sale: early 2024 | Starting price: from £35,000 (est)
Toyota's popular C-HR gets a bold new approach. The all-new 2024 Toyota C-HR is yet to be fully revealed, with only a single teaser image released before the full announcement coming later this year. It will come initially with a choice hybrid engines with an electric version expected to come shortly later. Prices are expected to start at around £35,000.
Type: electric city car | On sale: mid 2025 | Starting price: from £20,000 (est)
Okay, so the Volkswagen ID.2 is so far in the future you'll need binoculars to see it, but it does give you an idea of exactly what the next five years has in store for us. The VW's a small electric SUV with space for a young family and a target price of less than £20,000. Why so affordable? Tiny batteries. The ID.2's 30kWh battery is good for no more than 120 miles.
Type: family SUV | On sale: early 2024 | Starting price: from £32,000 (est)
The new 2024 Volkswagen Tiguan is a big car for VW. The current Tiguan is the company's best-selling car globally, so the new car better deliver the goods. We've only seen disguised images so far as the new 2024 Tiguan will be fully revealed later in the year. We've had a glimpse inside though and the new Tiguan will benefit fro ma sophisticated new interior and infotainment system. There's no EV version expected, but there will be a wide range of petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid engines.
Type: elecrtic SUV | On sale: early 2024 | Starting price: from £37,795
The Volvo EX30 is positioned below the existing Volvo XC40 Recharge, and sees the brand targeting a younger audience than it has in the past. Sporting a clean, minimalist design, the EX30 will have a range of up to 298 miles and a 0-62mph time of just 3.6 seconds. New Volvo EX30 prices start from £33,795, while it will also be offered via Volvo's monthly subscription package, with prices starting from £579 a month.