The Top 10 Most Anticipated Car Launches for 2021

We are well into 2021 yet there are still a handful of car launches to look forward to for the rest of the year. Here are the top 10 most anticipated car launches for the rest of 2021!

1. 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo

Launch Date: Launched
MSRP: $119,900

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The newly launched electric, all-wheel-drive from Porsche promises additional cargo space and expanded interiors with an optional off-road package. Performance is on top of mind for the Taycan Cross Turismo with an acceleration of 0-100km/h in just 5.1 seconds and a top speed of 220 km/h. This model is perfect for those who choose luxury during out-of-town adventures.

2. 2022 Honda Civic

Launch Date: May 2021

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The 11th-generation Civic displays a bold, sleek, and sporty look while promising an even more powerful engine. An obvious favorite for most car buyers, the new Civic still maintains its promise to deliver a reliable and affordable car to the masses.

3. 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback

Launch Date: May 2021
MSRP: $55,400

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The new Q5 Sportback from Audi has a reimagined coupé-inspired silhouette. Presenting itself as elegant and athletic at the same time, the overall vehicle aesthetic and engine performance speak volumes. With 261hp, the new Q5 Sportback can go from 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds.

4. 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

Launch Date: Spring 2021

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The first of Subaru’s “Wilderness” family is arriving soon. The Outback Wilderness will come out just in time for your off-road adventures. The heavy-duty exterior is combined with an elevated ground clearance of 9.5 inches and standard all-wheel drive. This will be the vehicle of choice for any terrain.

5. 2022 Genesis GV70

Launch Date: Summer 2021 (July potential)

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The GV70 promises to deliver above and beyond your needs. The newest mid-size SUV from Genesis will take its place in the compact luxury crossover SUV market. With a well-planned interior and exterior styling, great attention to detail, and an improved 2.5-liter engine, the GV70 is sure to turn some heads.

6. 2022 Audi e-tron GT

Launch Date: Summer 2021 (July potential)
MSRP: $129,900

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Dubbed “The Most Desirable Audi of Our Time,” this fully-electric flagship vehicle is equipped with a high-performance 92 kWh battery that charges to 80% in just 20 minutes. Packed with the latest technology and top-of-the-line driver-focused design from Audi, this vehicle is bound to be on most drivers’ wish lists.

7. 2021 VW ID.4

Launch Date: Summer 2021 (August potential)
MSRP: TBD ($45,000 estimated)

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The all-new ID.4 aims to disrupt the electric vehicle (EV) market by promising comfort and performance in one vehicle. The much-awaited EV SUV from Volkswagen comes available in all-wheel drive for exceptional handling, allowing you to go from 0-96 km/h in 5.8 seconds.

8. 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

Launch Date: Fall 2021 (October potential)
MSRP: TBD ($45,000 estimated)

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Adding to the list of EVs set to launch this year, the IONIQ 5 will be one of the top contenders in this category. The newest addition to Hyundai’s EV lineup will have a spacious and movable interior for comfort and a sleek, aerodynamic exterior for enhanced overall performance.

9. 2022 Corolla Cross

Launch Date: Fall 2021 (October potential)

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Although not much has been said about the all-new Corolla Cross from Toyota, what we do know is that it will fall into the highly-competitive but highly in-demand compact SUV market. We can expect the Corolla Cross to be somewhere in-between the likes of the C-HR and the RAV4.

10. 2022 Land Rover Range Rover

Launch Date: Winter 2021

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Land Rover is keeping their newest model under wraps and no official photos have been released. The latest-generation Range Rover is a full-size luxury SUV that will come in both regular gas and plug-in hybrid variants.

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*Launch dates and MSRP are subject to change. Images shown may vary from north American models. Pre-orders are dependent on the model and dealership. Please contact your local OpenRoad dealership for more information.

Posted by Lia Ortiz

Lia Ortiz has been in the automotive industry for 5 years. Starting out as a public relations and events coordinator for Honda Philippines, she then moved to Vancouver and has worked as a Digital Marketing Strategist for OpenRoad Auto Group. She specializes in SEO, SEM, and Social Media Advertising (with a little bit of writing on the side).