This is your definitive list of all new cars launching in Australia in 2022.
After the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, many experts expected 2021 to see a sense of recovery in the car world.
Instead, a year-long semiconductor chip shortage wreaked havoc on the automotive industry, as well as extended COVID-19 lockdowns in New South Wales and Victoria.
Despite these issues, 2021 saw a number of significant model launches in Australia, from the controversial new BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe at the start of the year to the long-awaited Toyota Land Cruiser 300 series finale – 14 At the end of the year. Drive for the previous Land Cruiser 200.
With 2021 vehicle launches delayed due to semiconductor issues, 2022 turned out to be a big year for the local automotive industry – led by the arrival of the largest number of electrified vehicles to date.
With that in mind, if you’re struggling to keep on top of all the new cars coming to Australia this year, and when, our 2022 new car calendar has you covered.
To see every car launching in Australia in 2023 and beyond, check out our new car calendar below!
Note: A quarter refers to a period of three months in a year (ie January to March).
New Car Calendar 2022
New cars first quarter 2022
Australia’s new car market kicked off 2022 with the launch of key models such as the new-generation Audi A3 and Audi S3, the all-electric BMW i4 and, finally, the highly anticipated Chevrolet Corvette.
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New cars second quarter 2022
April to June 2022 saw a number of significant new vehicle launches in Australia, including the next-generation Audi RS 3 hot hatch, the updated Ford Mustang, the two-dimensional Subaru WRX range, and our first look at a major expansion for Volkswagen. R line up.
New cars 3rd quarter 2022
The arrival of the performance-oriented Cupra brand begins in the third quarter of 2022.
New cars 4th quarter 2022
The fourth quarter of 2022 was headlined by a new product onslaught for Japanese rivals Toyota and Nissan, with Australia’s most popular vehicles – the Toyota HiLux, RAV4, Corolla and Camry – and the all-new Nissan Qashqai, X There were updates to Trail and Pathfinder. SUVs