Spacious boots, unmistakable silhouettes, heartwarming front fascias and practical sizes to squeeze in any parking spot. These qualities of hatchbacks cannot leave anyone indifferent, no matter how strong the crossover advertising is these days. In this episode of Automotive Territory we will cover the freshest hatchback cars of 2021 and 2022 model years that are ready to provide their efficient transportation services to the families across the globe!
Other #AutomotiveTerritory releases that you may find useful:
Newest compact pickup trucks on sale in 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuG8rpwzJ48
Large 7-seater cars for drivers with big families: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSBmnQRToKM
Detailed rundown of all models shown in this #AT_New_Cars video:
00:40 Peugeot 308
The new generation of 308 is the first model to be adorned with the new style Peugeot badge; shaped like a shield with a lion head it signifies the transition of the brand into the upper market segment.
01:51 Volkswagen Polo
The 2022 mid-cycle refresh gives the European-bound VW Polo a more Golf 8 styling, and also endows it with plenty of premium options, such as partially autonomous driving and Matrix headlights.
02:56 Mini Cooper 2021
An extravagant car the likes of a Mini Cooper cannot pass a single model year without a minor facelift, hence, for 2021 we welcome a new exterior design language with purist appearance.
04:01 Nissan Note e-POWER
Built on the new CMF-B platform. the 3rd generation Nissan Note debuts on the Japanese market with fresh exterior styling and a newly developed e-Power setup as the only drivetrain option.
05:06 Skoda Fabia
Underpinned by the MQB-A0 platform, the fourth-generation Fabia grows in size, gains the latest VW technologies, and shifts towards Skoda’s current design language. Increase in length and width gives the new Fabia’s a more imposing stance, that is further improved by the new grille, swept-back LED headlights, an integrated rear spoiler, and wider C-shaped taillamps.
06:26 Hyundai i30 N Line
The 3rd generation i30 is enjoying a minor refresh across the range, that includes introduction of the mild hybrid technology for the entire roster of i30 engines. The N Line model gains a larger grille, positioned slightly lower than before, a new rear bumper, and a black spoiler.
07:33 SEAT Ibiza
On sale since 1984, the Ibiza has earned a truly iconic status in the brand’s portfolio, with over 6million vehicles sold. For 2022, the 5th generation hatchback becomes closer connected to the modern technology era, acquiring new LED headlights, safety systems, and in-cabin tech as a part of its facelift refresh.
08:43 Fiat Tipo and Tipo Sport
Less well-known around the world than the 500 and Panda city cars, Fiat Tipo hatch first went on sale in 2016. The model borrowed its name from the early 1990s hatchback, but debuted completely fresh styling, extremely different from vehicles already offered by the brand.
09:45 Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Clubsport 45
volkswagen.co.uk/new/golf-r.html and volkswagen.co.uk/new/golf-gti-clubsport-45.html
Forget Civic Type R or Mercedes AMG A45, these two Golfs remain the most beloved hot hatchback duo on the market. The monobrow Mark 8 Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Clubsport 45 take the already proven formula and enhance it.
10:59 Dacia Sandero
Dacia Sandero, aka one of the most affordable hatchbacks on the European market, changes its generation for the 2021 model year, bringing the engine portfolio to the current WLTP regulations and the exterior design to modern standards.
12:01 Cupra Born
In 2021, Cupra is launching its first all-electric vehicle in the form of a hot hatchback that sits on the MEB platform. For now, we know that the Born feels at home on a frozen lake and in snow, when testing in -30 degrees Celsius conditions.