2019 Chicago Auto Show
- 2019 Chicago Auto Show Debuts: 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI, 2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition, Harley-Davidson Ford F-150 pickup and new vehicles from Ford, Toyota and Ram. Acura will be celebrating 30 years of NSX. Chicago is also a first opportunity to see Detroit debuts including 2020 Toyota Supra, Cadillac XT6, Ford Explorer and Kia Telluride
- Show Dates: Saturday, February 9 through Monday, February 18
- Show Venue: McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois
- Ticket Prices: $13 adults, $7 seniors 62+, $7 children (7-12 years, under 6 free) Buy Tickets
- Show Hours: Open every day, from 10 AM -- 10 PM (except on February 18, when the show closes at 8 PM)
- See and Do: First Look For Charity, Friday, Feb. 8 (7 p.m - 11 p.m. black tie), Tickets, $275 more info. Women's Day, Tuesday, Feb. 12. Women admitted for $7. Manufacturers present special women-oriented programs on the purchase and lease of cars and maintenance. Chicago Auto Show Food Drive, Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 13-15. Show patrons who bring three cans of food will receive a coupon for a $7 adult admission. All food will be donated to A Safe Haven Foundation. Telemundo Hispanic Heritage Day, Friday, Feb. 15.
Previous Chicago Auto Shows
According to show organizers, the Chicago Auto Show was the first North American auto show to tally 100 shows, and this year marks the 110th edition of the show. Officials also describe the Chicago Auto Show as the nation's largest, utilizing more than one million square feet of Chicago's McCormick Place complex, or enough floor space to accommodate 26 Boeing 747s. The Chicago Auto Show doesn't garner as much worldwide attention as the Hollywood or Motor City shows, but the Second City nevertheless plays host to a number of important new car introductions every year.
Toyota unveiled a trio of off-road rigs, Volkswagen's Arteon made its North American debut, and Hyundai introduced the hybrid and plug-in Sonata.
Ford took the wraps off of its brand new Expedition and Dodge introduced an SRT version of its Durango.
This year's SUV-centric show brought out the new Nissan Armada, updated versions of the Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport, plus Kia's first dedicated gas and electric hybrid called Niro.
Honda revealed a stylish new Pilot while Toyota unveiled a refreshed Avalon.
Subaru unveiled a new Legacy and Kia unleashed an Optima hybrid and Soul EV.
Where the 2014 Toyota Tundra and that Superman-themed Kia Optima were born.
Hyundai brought a pair of Elantras, while Acura offered up the first-ever ILX and a redesigned RDX.