Who doesn’t love shiny, new things? When it comes to car buying, if you’re looking for the latest makes and models, it’s never too early to begin your search. This year has delivered some great vehicles. So, what does 2020 have in store for those who are putting off the purchase of a new vehicle, until next year? Let’s delve into some of the top model trucks, SUVs, and sedans to look for, as manufacturers work to develop the next big thing to drivers.
A third-row of seating is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the 2020 Cadillac model. This crossover features captain’s chair seating in the second row, and two additional seats in the third row, offering plenty of room for the entire family. Other highlights include real wood trim, carbon fiber detail work, genuine leather seats, and metallic finishes. Driver assist and optional safety enhancements keep drivers safe on the road, and passengers protected in the backseat. With a 3.6L V6 engine, 310 hp, and sport and premium models, there’s something for every driver and budget.
BMW 2 Gran Coupe
The front-wheel-drive BMW is likely to be unveiled later in 2019, as a new model to be released in 2020. It will feature x-Drive and AWD, 300 hp, and an automatic 8-speed gearbox. The car is intended to compete with the Mercedes CLA series and will feature a turbocharged 2.0 L engine. The sedan can reach speeds of 60 mph in just 4.9 seconds.
With an anticipated release date of late 2019, this carryover model isn’t going to feature extensive visual changes but will include upgrades from previous versions. The Genesis G70 is set to feature 18-inch wheels, brushed-aluminum surfaces, premium upholstery, stainless-steel speaker grills, and quilted seating. It will feature 252 hp and LED daytime running lights. It’s compatible with Android Auto and Apple Play, features climate controls and an 8-inch touchscreen. Rear wheel drive is standard, and there’s an optional AWD model as well.
Hyundai Santa Fe Cruz Pickup
The 2020 Santa Fe pickup truck has been confirmed by Hyundai and is set to drop sometime in mid to late-2020. It will feature an extended cab body style, and interior styling to match the Santa Fe SUV. As of now, in its production stage, Hyundai has chosen to utilize a 2.0 L turbodiesel engine. Not many details regarding the interior body and design details have been released. For those who love the Santa Fe SUV, the confirmed pickup truck model is a vehicle to look out for in the upcoming year.
Land Rover Defender
With the confirmation by Land Rover of the Defender SUV, several details have been provided regarding its design. The company has confirmed the body won’t change much from its original design over 70 years ago. A majority of the confirmed changes are evolutionary in the sense that they’re expected by most buyers in the industry today. Rugged durability and versatility, adaptable technologies, and its boxy shape with a modern cabin round out the features drivers can expect to see. At least these are the details for now. Land Rover plans to launch the vehicle for sale in the U.S. sometime in 2020.
This Volvo is the second series following the Polestar 1, as the company’s electric vehicle. The Polestar 2 plug-in EV features a raised ride height, underfloor battery pack, and combined 402 hp drive. It’s set to hit speeds from 0-6 in just under five seconds. It has a targeted driving range of 275 miles on a single charge, an 11-inch touchscreen, and the vehicle will allow owners to use their smartphones as the key, meaning it’s completely remote. With a starting price of over $60,000, the fully electric vehicle is set to drop in the U.S. early 2020.
Cadillac Escalade ESV
A complete overhaul of Escalade models is expected in the 2020 model of the ESV. It’s set to feature a GM T1 Platform, lighter body (up to 300 lbs. lighter than the current model), improved third row configurability, and improved interior and exterior material design. The SUV will feature five doors, and the ESV model is an extended version of the 2020 Cadillac Escalade that’s also dropping in the coming year. The new lineup will also feature a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Regardless of the type of vehicle you’re looking for, 2020 has several unique cars, trucks, and SUV models ready to drop.