Body Style Changes

Auto makers continually update, refresh or rework the design of their cars, which can be an important factor in deciding when to buy a particular model, or when to consider a trade in. Below is a list of upcoming body style changes, as published by Automotive News, the leading news source about the global automotive industry.

A style change listed as a “refresh” is often a minor body change or the availability of additional equipment. A style “redesign,” is an entirely new vehicle.

Please note this is not a complete list, but rather includes the makes and models most often requested by our clients. If you would like additional information, or are interested in potential body style changes to a model not listed, please contact us. Due to constant changes in the industry, we cannot guarantee this list to be accurate.



A3/S3 - Redesign in 2020 Audi’s smallest sedan will be redesigned in 2020.

A4/S4 - A freshening of the A4 is planned for 2020 based on typical planning cycles

A5/S5 - Refresh in 2020.

A7/S7 - Redesign in 2020.

A8/S8 - Redesign due the second half of 2018.

Q3 - Redesign in 2019. The next-generation Q3 will move to the MQB platform.

Q5 - Refresh in 2021.

Q7 – Refresh in 2020.

Q8 – New larger, sportback SUV (5 seater) arrives late 2018.



3 Series – Redesign in 2018. The 3-series sedan will switch to the CLAR cluster scalable architecture when it is redesigned in 2018.

4 Series – Redesign in 2020. The coupe and convertible will be redesigned the coupe in 2020 and the open-air car a year later.

5 Series – Refreshed in 2020 and redesigned in late 2023.

6 Series – Redesign in 2019. The 6-series coupe, convertible and four-door Gran Coupe with coupe-like styling may be redesigned in 2019.

7 Series – Freshen in 2019. The 7-series sedan will be freshened in 2019 and redesigned in 2022.

X3 – Freshen in 2021.

X4 - Redesign in 2018.

X5 - Redesign in 2018.

X7 – New in 2019. The full-size, 7 passenger crossover goes on sale in late in the 1st quarter of 2019. It will be produced at BMW’s factory in Spartanburg, S.C.



Escalade/ESV – Redesign expected in 2020.



Silverado/Sierra 1500 – Redesign for 2019

Silverado/Sierra 2500/3500 – Redesign in 2019. Chevrolet’s heavy-duty pickups are on tap for a redesign about a year after their light-duty brethren.

Suburban/Yukon/Tahoe – Redesign in 2020.



Bronco - New in 2020

Expedition – Redesign in 2017. Ford redesigned its largest but aged SUV in hopes of boosting sales in one of the industry’s hottest segments.

Explorer – Redesign in 2019. The Explorer is due for a redesign in 2019. It will move to Ford’s flexible CD6 platform at that time.

F-150 – Redesign in 2020. Diesel option added in 2019.

F250/F350 – Freshen in 2019. Ford last year put the Super Duty on the same aluminum diet as the F-150, slashing 350 pounds compared with the previous version.


Land Rover

Discovery Sport – Refresh in 2019.

Range Rover - Redesign in 2021. Sales have fallen so continued production is in question.

Range Rover Sport – Redesign in 2021.


ES - Redesign in 2018. The midsize sedan received a light refresh for 2016 along with its Toyota sibling, the Avalon.

GS - Redesign in 2020. Sales have fallen so continued production is in question.

GX - Redesign in 2020. Based on the 4Runner, Lexus’ midsize body-on-frame SUV is getting long in the tooth, with its last refresh in 2014.

IS - Redesign in 2020.

LS - Redesign in 2018.

LX - Redesign in 2022. Lexus actually outsells the Toyota version of this body-on-frame Goliath, the Land Cruiser, in the large premium SUV category.

RX – Freshen in 2019.



Navigator – The Navigator has been redesigned for the 2018 model year. Freshen in 2021


Mercedes Benz

C Class – Freshen in 2018.

CLS - Redesign in 2018. The redesigned CLS, a four-door styled like a coupe, is expected to go on sale in the U.S. in the second half of 2018.

E Class – Freshen in 2019.

G Class - Redesign in 2018. After years of only modest changes, Mercedes is finally redesigning the iconic G-Wagen.

GLC – Freshen in 2019. Redesigned in late 2022.

GLE - Redesign in 2019.

GLS - Redesign in 2019. It is expected to be redesigned in 2019 and move to the Modular High Architecture for crossovers.

S Class - Refresh in 2019.

SL - Redesign in 2020. The large roadster is in line for a redesign in 2020. It also will move to the lighter, more flexible MSA platform.



911 - Redesign in 2019. 

Cayman – Redesign in 2020. The 718 Cayman gets a redesign in the U.S. in mid-2020.

Cayenne - Redesign in 2018.

Macan - Freshen in 2019. A freshened Macan will arrive in 2019, with a new lower facia and improved headlights and taillights.

Panamera – Refresh in 2020.



Ram 1500 - Redesign in 2018. They redesigned the half-ton pickup to reduce weight, improve fuel economy and boost safety, with a much nicer interior to boot. Refresh in 2022.

Ram 2500/3500 - Refresh in 2019.



4Runner - Redesign in 2021. Despite its aging body-on-frame platform, Toyota’s midsize SUV is on a hot streak, with double-digit sales gains in the first half of the year on the strength of its chunky good looks and off-road capability.

Highlander - Redesign in 2019.

Landcruiser – Redesign in 2022.The large premium SUV Land Cruiser gets minor exterior and interior updates for 2018.

Sequoia - Redesign in 2022.

Tacoma – Freshen in 2019.

Tundra - Redesign in 2022.



XC60 - Redesign in 2018. The redesigned V60 wagon will come in the first half of 2018. Freshen in 2022.

XC90 - Freshen in 2019. The popular large crossover likely will be freshened with a mild-hybrid powertrain for the 2020 model year.

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