Our Top 5 SUV releases for 2024

By Sandra Zablotna - Thursday 16 May 2024

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Take a look at our carefully selected list of the top 5 SUVs set to be released later this year! These models are sure to impress.

Toyota LandCruiser Prado

Coming 2024

Landcruiser prado2024

The new 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has received several upgrades compared to it's predecessor. Including an increased towing capacity to 3,500kg, thanks to it's new eight-speed automatic transmission paired with a 2.8-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine.

Its off-road abilities are boosted by the Stabiliser Disconnect Mechanism (SDM), enabling more wheel articulation, and a more robust TNGA-F frame for added durability. Safety features have been upgraded with Toyota Safety Sense, offering Lane Departure Assist and Pre-Collision Safety with Pedestrian Detection.

The new Prado also provides enhanced connectivity with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Toyota Connected Services. Its retro-inspired design blends nostalgia with modern touches, making the 2024 Prado more capable, efficient, and safer for off-road adventures and everyday driving.

Nissan Juke city SUV

Coming at the end of 2024

Nissan Juke

The new 2024 Nissan Juke is an upgraded small SUV with significant interior enhancements. It features two large 12.3-inch screens for instruments and infotainment, along with wireless support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The redesigned dashboard and console improve comfort and convenience.

Safety gets a boost with lane-keeping assist and a clearer rear-view camera. Externally, there's a new yellow paint option and updated wheel designs. The refreshed 2024 Juke is expected to hit Australian showrooms by the end of the year, likely with a price increase.

Suzuki Fronx

Coming late 2024

Suzuki Fronx

Suzuki is introducing the all-new Fronx, a compact SUV with a sporty, coupe-style design and a bold front grille that makes it stand out. The interior features modern amenities like a 360-degree camera, a head-up display, wireless charging, and rear air conditioning vents for passenger comfort. The Fronx is designed to be easy to drive thanks to its compact size.

Prices are expected to start in the mid to low $30,000 range, with top-tier models exceeding $40,000. If Suzuki brings the one-litre version, it could be the brand's first hybrid in Australia, potentially arriving in 2024. This totally new model offers a fresh take on compact SUVs with a mix of style, convenience, and innovative technology.

Hyundai IONIQ 7

Coming 2024


The Hyundai Ioniq 7 is an upcoming electric SUV designed for sustainability, safety, and comfort. With a driving range of up to 480 kilometres and ultra-fast charging, it's built for convenience and efficiency.

Its spacious seven-seater interior features an advanced air system for a clean, fresh cabin. Safety is enhanced with automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assistance, ensuring a secure ride. The Ioniq 7's sleek design, with a signature light bar across the front, underscores its modernity and aerodynamic efficiency. As part of Hyundai's Ioniq line, it's a testament to the brand's push for electrification and sustainability.

Kia EV5

Coming second half of 2024

Kia EV5

The Kia EV5 is a completely new all-electric SUV set to launch in Australia in the second half of 2024, with a starting price of around $60,000. It features a choice of battery options, from a 64kWh pack with a range of about 530 km to an 88kWh pack offering up to 720 km, with fast-charging on the long-range AWD version. Safety is a priority with multiple airbags, advanced driver-assistance systems, and remote parking.

Inside, the EV5 boasts a spacious, eco-friendly cabin with recycled seat materials, reclining seats with massage functions, and innovative storage solutions. The infotainment system features two large 12.3-inch screens, relying on a mix of touchscreens and voice commands to minimize physical buttons. This refreshed approach combines comfort, technology, and sustainability in a brand-new model.