our source tells us traditionally about the most interesting automotive news, which will appear in Ukraine in 2018. And it’s not just the names of the models and their release dates on the market, but also some technical data, as well as the main competitors.What new products debuted in the fall of the Ukrainian car market. A list of Prime
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Completely new Toyota Camry. New, more premium design of the exterior and interior, a complex of systems of active safety Toyota Safety Sense, a new multimedia system for Toyota, and is specifically designed for this model, JBL sound system, LED lights (head light and fog lights as standard). And also – new platform, chassis, seats, steering column (TNGA). Main competitors are the Mazda 6, VW Passat.
Officially the start of sales in Ukraine and brand new BMW X3.
We will have a updated Infiniti Q50, and the new SEAT Ibiza. Externally, the 5th generation of this iconic model even more similar to Leon. The new Ibiza is built on the platform MQB. Competitors: Ford Fiesta, Peugeot 208, Hyuindai i20, Skoda Fabia, Citroen C3, Nissan Micra.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe (C217) – new model (facelift model). The new improved design, innovative rear lights. As with the sedan available lights in the salon with 64 different colors. To improve health and performance during the trip will help massage and flavoring.
Powerful twin-turbo V6 engine is able to “plan” in motion mode ECO DYNAMIC SELECT, and thereby to save fuel. With a new nomenclature — the S 450 4MATIC is also the combination with automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC. The new twin-turbo V8 engine, which uses the technology of racing engines of the AMG also can work in partial load mode and driving mode ECO. Four cylinders are automatically deactivated, thereby reducing fuel consumption.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet (A217) – new model (facelift model). The model for the design and technical characteristics is fully consistent with the parameters of the S-Class Coupe. The convertible S 560 worthy of attention bicurrency new V8 engine that uses know-how of the sport AMG motors high power.
In 2018, “Peugeot Citroen Ukraine” again will please the customers with many important and long-awaited for the Ukrainian market new products. In February 2018 Ukrainian fans of the Brand will receive a presentation Нового7-seater SUV PEUGEOT 5008, which is a unique offer in the segment of seven-seat SUV With class. The novelty is built on a modular platform EMP2 and with a total length of 4.64 m remains compact and one of the most ergonomic in the segment. The PEUGEOT 5008 is equipped with an innovative system of organizing space of the driver of the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® second generation, which make the driving sensation even more acute.
For CITROËN, the year will begin with the launch of ultra-compact New CITROEN C1 in February 2018. Original and harizmatichnym hatchback is offered in two different body styles – three – and five-door. And fuel-efficient engines make the New CITROEN C1 is more attractive: the fuel consumption in the mixed cycle gasoline engine 1.0 VTi 68 HP with manual transmission is only 4.1 l/100 km car is available with the robotized gearbox.
By mid-month will be a new Volkswagen Polo. It is built on a new (Polo) innovative platform MQB, which allowed to obtain more from the car (and physical dimensions, and interior space and wheelbase) for the same money; there is a new multimedia systems (the first in the class of virtual instrument panel is Active Info Display), and for the first time in Ukraine the special. picking Beats (joint with audioprofile). Among the major competitors – the Ford Fiesta, Skoda Fabia
In February we will see the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. Key features – long wheelbase and the possibility of ordering the 3rd row seats. In addition, part of the standard equipment it comes with is much better than the normal Tiguan. Competitors Kodiaq Skoda, Toyota Highlander.
New model SEAT Arona – a compact crossover, the first vehicle of the group on the platform MQB A0. Rivals: Peugeot 2008, Renault Captur, Nissan Juke, Citroen C4.
NEW Fiat 500 L. Its main differences: a more modern design, improved interior and a set of options. Among the main competitors – the Citroën C4 Cactus and the Kia Soul.
New Chery Tiggo 7 family SUV, based on the prototype concept car “TX”, won the prize for best design by Auto® Design Conference in Europe. In Tiggo 7 uses the latest body structure, the model is equipped with high-performance sports system management DDS, chassis, providing excellent handling and economical turbocharged 1.5 l engine, 6-speed manual transmission or CVT automatic transmission. In Ukraine, Chery Tiggo 7 will be available in three models. Tiggo 7 will be the fourth in a family crossover Chery Tiggo in Ukraine. Among the competitors Chery Tiggo 7: Nissan Qashqai, Renault Kadjar, Suzuki Vitara, Hyundai Creta.
Finally will come the newest crossover Skoda called Karoq.
Expect a lot in the last year, we finally will come electric car Renault ZOE.
Immediately three novelties will delight the motorcycle brand Ducati. It Is 1260 Multistrada, Panigale V4 Scrambler 1100.
In March, will arrive in Ukraine recently presented in Europe, the New compact SUV, the CITROEN C3 Aircross. Original design with the characteristic features of the SUV segment allocates the car from the stream. In Ukraine, the New SUV comes with a cost-effective and efficient petrol engine the new generation of 1.2 PureTech 110 HP, which has three times received the title of engine of the year in its category and paired with a automatic transmission EAT6. Also available petrol engine is the 1.2 PureTech 82 HP and 1.6 HDi 92 HP with manual transmission.
In the first quarter is expected to premiere Ford ECOSPORT. Will be available: AWD (from may production) version of the ST-Line, B&O Play, SYNC3, 8” touch screen,… Country of origin – Romania (not India as it was before).
In the first quarter is expected Ford TRANSIT CUSTOM. Will be available: automatic transmission (A6), engine 2.0 TDCi EcoBlue, SYNC3, 8” touch screen, LED daytime running lights.
In the first quarter can be expected to be the flagship of the range Audi A8. Main competitors – Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7.
In the first quarter we will see the updated Kia Sorento. The car has an updated design front and rear led optics, a refreshed interior and an expanded set of options. The main technical innovation – 8-speed classic “automatic”, advanced modern security systems. Main competitors: Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Highlander, Ford Edge, Volkswagen Touareg.
During the first quarter will come to us Kia Rio Sedan new generation. In Ukraine will be available in 2 engine (1.4 and 1.6 liters, both diesel) with a capacity of 100 and 123 HP transmission – 6-article manual or 6-gear automatic (depending on engine and configuration). Main rivals: Peugeot 301, VW Polo Sedan, Citroen C-Elysee, Skoda Rapid, Hyundai Accent.
In the first quarter will appear in Ukraine and Kia Rio X-Line. This brand new model, which is a hatchback with increased ground clearance and minimal off-road kit. On the power plant, transmission equipment and has a significant unification with the Rio Sedan. Main competitors: Renault Sandero, Renault Captur, Peugeot 2008, Suzuki SX4, a Citroen C4 Cactus.
After testing in different commercial organizations, will officially sell electric Renault Kangoo ZE.
Will start selling hybrid Mercedes-Benz S-Class 560 e and Mercedes-Benz E-Class e 300.
Kona Hyundai – new platform, bright, youth design, AWD, 7-DCT transmission, petrol turbo engines (1.0, 1.6). Main competitor – the Toyota C-HR.
Hyundai i30 Fastback is a unique body design, new technologies, safety, powerful, efficient engines. Main competitor is the Mazda 3.
The Hyundai i30 Wagon has one of the largest trunks in the class (602 l), new security technologies, powerful, efficient engines. Main competitor – Volkswagen Golf Sport Wagen.
In April 2018 it is planned the official start of sales of the compact hatchback PEUGEOT 108. Bright, stylish and modern, the PEUGEOT 108 will not go unnoticed on the streets with it in addition to a variety of exterior colors, the new product offers a choice of 8 designer the personalization. In Ukraine, the PEUGEOT 108 will be available in 5-door version with petrol engine of 1.0 VTi 68л.with. and robotized transmission, which are characterized by the fuel consumption in the combined cycle of 4.2 l/100 km.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback (W177) – new model.
Hyundai Grandeur new design, 4 upgraded engine (from 2.4 to 3.5 litres), 8-speed automatic transmission, 9 airbags. Main competitor is the Toyota Camry.
Ukrainian customers will be available to new compact hatchback CITROEN C4 Cactus. Versions and engines available for the new products in Ukraine will be announced in the spring.
Will start selling the world’s fastest crossover in the world – Stelvio Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio. The main advantages of this crossover is the engine, suspension and dynamics. Main competitors – Porsche Macan Performance, the Jaguar F-Pace S, Mercedes-AMG GLS, BMW X3, X4 M-series. But in fact, the potential of this version of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio much more, because he was able to overtake at the Nurburgring the top version of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S.
During the crisis, the Ukrainian market has left nearly 20% of car models
For individual innovations is not yet completely clear delivery dates, so let’s call them approximately. In the spring, there will be an absolute novelty in the model number Mitsubishi – kupeobrazny crossover, which will expand the off-road brand’s line – Mitsubishi – Eclipse Cross. Among its major competitors major players – Nissan Qashqai, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5.
Infiniti fans will have to wait for acquaintance with a sports coupe Infiniti Q60 with two-liter petrol engine.
Hyundai Veloster – new design, upgraded engines and transmissions (2.0 – aspirated, 1.6 – turbo). Main competitor is the Mini Cooper.
In the second quarter we can expect the New Kia Picanto. Its main competitors: Hyundai i10, Peugeot 108, Citroen C1, Fiat 500.
Also during the second quarter promises New Kia CEE’d. Its main competitors: Ford Focus, Citroen C4, Chevrolet Cruze, Mazda 3, Peugeot 308, Renault Megane, Hyundai i30.
We are talking about new generations of the Kia Picanto and CEE’d (5-door hatchback), which radically renewed both externally and from the point of view the technical part of the equipment.
Detailed information about the engines and trim levels for Ukraine came closer to the debut of the cars. At the moment it is known that the Kia Picanto will be presented, as in the standard version, and a micro SUV X-Line.
The first half of the year
New Renault Duster.
Updated Jeep Wrangler
Brand new Jeep Compass
New Audi A7. Main competitors – Mercedes-Benz CLS, BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan (W205) – new model (facelift model). In the renovation of the exterior, trim and equipment of the sedan C-Class has seen little change. Also available will be new alloy wheels in various colors. There will be changes in nomenclature: the names of auxiliary systems of the vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe (C205) – new model (facelift model). It is expected the launch Night Edition. Optional will be offered multi-function heated steering wheel, retractable sun visor and a range of alloy wheels.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet (A205) – new model (facelift model). Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet is expected to launch Night Edition. Completed the production models Edition 1. Alloy wheels with 10 spokes will be offered optionally, as before.
Brand new Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV.
First new Honda, which will appear this year – a hatchback Honda Jazz. Key features – compact exterior dimensions while maintaining a large internal space, modern options and of course the high (advanced) level of security of passengers and pedestrians in its class.
To Ukraine there will arrive the updated Skoda Fabia.
Hyundai Santa Fe – new platform, exterior and interior, new driver assistance systems, the upgraded all-wheel drive system, new engines and gearbox. The main competitor is the Toyota Highlander.
Hyundai Tucson – redesigned exterior and interior. The main competitor – the Kia Sportage.
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door (Х290). Mercedes-Benz AMG to its 50th anniversary, has prepared this designed in unique style, four-door 600 HP sedan. It is the brainchild of the boss of AMG Tobias Moers. In the line AMG GT 4 will be the third model after the SLS and the GT, which is prepared for serial production. 4 AMG GT will become a strong rival of the Bentley Continental GT and Porsche Panamera.
Fall will be the long-awaited crossover Honda HR-V. It’s the return of the compact crossover from Honda which combines the versatility and adaptability inherent in the brand “Honda”.
In the third quarter will come to us the updated Kia Sportage (facelift). At the moment it is known that the crossover will get the updated turbo diesel engine volume 1.6 liters, some changes in appearance and interior design, as well as new options. Its main competitors: Toyota Rav-4, VW Tiguan, Nissan QASHQAI, Ford Kuga, Skoda Kodiaq, Renault Koleos, Hyundai Tucson.
The second half
The Updated Volkswagen Touareg. It is expected that the car will be more in all physical manifestations, will have at its disposal the MLB platform and it will allow you to use new petrol and diesel engines with higher efficiency and reduced fuel consumption. In addition, as a true flagship cars Volkswagen, the new Touareg will be the embodiment of all the advanced technology comfort and safety in its segment, which were developed by the engineers from Wolfsburg. Competitors – BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV, the Toyota Prado, Volvo XC90.
Will begin selling the “Best Pick-up in Europe” – the Nissan Navara and the updated Nissan Juke.
In the third quarter coming upgraded Ford MUSTANG. Will be available: the new automatic transmission (a10), new optics (LED), MagneRide suspension, 12” LCD digital panel instruments… + changed the engine power.
New model Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan (V177)
At the end of the year
SEAT A-plus SUV is the first in the history of the brand’s large SUV, the third in the line of crossovers. Is expected in late 2018.
Ford promises this year, but without exact dates of arrival in Ukraine, NEW FOCUS, new COURIER, new CONNECT and updated EDGE.
Also without an exact date (yet) are planned this year and new Chevrolet. This is a new sedan Chevrolet Cruze with a turbocharged gasoline engine ECOTEC® 1.4 l and automatic transmission.
In 2018 we’ll have a new generation of Chevrolet Malibu. Competitors the Malibu is the Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry, Skoda Superb.
This is not a complete list of Premier 2018. Stay tuned for our Calendar of firsts.
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