21Holden Commodore

Holden Commodore

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21Holden Commodore
4.1

446 reviews

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Build Quality
4.3
Value for Money
4.5
Cleaning & Maintenance
4.5
Noise Level
4.0
Braking
4.6
Acceleration / Power
4.6
Gear Shifting
4.3
Suspension
4.4
Fuel Efficiency
3.8
Handling
4.5
Interior Design
4.2
Boot Size
4.7
Comfort
4.5
Features
4.3

Reviews

446 reviews
Noo
Noo6 posts
  Fair Incentive VY

Utter beast

Lordy be let me tell you if you get yourself One of these bad boys you'll be the envy of any P plater on the street and police simply lower the back end and add the loudest subwoofer and exhaust on this bad boy you will definitely be turning heads where ever you go it's handy auto gear box and 3.8 ecotech will have you begging for more power as you try to slide are the corners of you're local estate I use my vy commodore as a track car only taking it down to the local race track on the weekends to rip nasty skids and drift it around the bends now personally bud I've never serviced it it's got a ecotech under the hood that bad boy won't quit on me Show details
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David Malpas
David Malpas8 posts
  ZB

Love this car

This Commodore was one of the Opal Germany build vehicles. Quality build, super nice to drive, great road holding and very zippy when you put your foot down. It has a Turbo charged 2 litre engine that has all the power you would need. The engine is quiet although is done whine a little when idling. I am told this is the Turbo charger. But I got used to it and don't hear it anymore. I have owned BMW's and Benz's in the past, and while this vehicle is not a match to those it is still impressive for a standard vehicle. It is super fun to drive, and well built in every respect. Running costs are way lower than the luxury cars. In my opinion this is a wonderful family car that does not disappoint.
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KellyMurray Mallee, SA39 posts
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Pos! Worse car I've ever purchased!

Repair after repair! Last repair needed was a full new gearbox. Then I gave it away for free after that! Would never buy a ve ever again!! Show details
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Nick S.
Nick S.
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Ricky
RickySydney, NSW3 posts
  Fair Incentive VE

love this car

it's a hsv commodore looks good take it to work every day i've waited years for a car like this i get all my cars serviced every six months and easy autos had my dream car Show details ·  1
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J SAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA9 posts
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rprodrive
rprodriveAU12 posts
  ZB

Simply excellent, exceeded expectations

Picked the RS V6 up second had with 68,000kms and now at 100,000kms after 3 years. It is an excellent car, and have had no issues. The AWD grip is sensational and the V6 motor is faster than you might think (5.7 seconds 0-100 timed on the dragy specialist timing equipment).

It's important to change the oil in the rear diff regularly as Holden service centres will not do this as well as the transmission oil more frequently than Holden recommends. I've driven a lot of cars and the V6 AWD is really impressive and a bargain for what these sell for now in the used market. It's quiet, safe and comfortable. The RS V6 is the pick of the bunch as you get 90% of the VXR for just over half the money. Show details

Graham Berryman
Graham BerrymanIllawarra, NSW17 posts
  ZB

Great car, makes the previous VF Calais seem agricultural

First thing, is is used primarily in the country and the city stop/ start consumption figures are high, around 11 l/100. I bought it because of the long carry space with the back seats down, even longer than the VF [I buy/sell antique longcase/grandfather clocks]. For country running it is perfect, it hasn't missed a beat and no plastic bits have broken off. Up to 115K , bought with 45K on clock, regularly serviced, not thrashed. Looking to exchange for a low K example of exactly the same car as I do high mileage. Overall a really good comfortable car that I can't fault. Show details
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Dennis b
Dennis bGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC48 posts
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Commodore ZB CALAIS

At 115000 this car is travelling fantastic it’s a big family car with great power and excellent fuel economy at this stage only once after getting petrol the engine light came on and it was not happy till it was refuelled and MAF sensor cleaned other than that it’s been perfect and hopefully it will see 200000ks the same way
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David A.
David A.2 posts
  VF

Bad assembly by GMH

Just replaced the radiator on my 2017 Calais V8 sedan after 60K .
It was damaged during assembly on the production line with a dent bottom right of the radiator.
Outside warranty , but very disappointing for the last Aussie car I will ever purchase Show details
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Mike
MikeSouth East Queensland, QLD
  ZB

More than expected

Daily transport. Bought second hand still had warranty and capped servicing. No issues so far and very happy with the purchase. Heaps of room and all the stuff expensive euro cars have. Heaps of power but does like a drink. Don’t know why they didn’t sell as you would be hard pushed to find all this car has in any mid level vehicle. Show details
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Rob
Rob
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Love it - ZB rules

Use her for carting stuff , driving trips , towing track car . Bought with low klm and history and warranty . Perfect ! Comfortable, Torquey and tows well . Couldn’t be happier and I’m very fussy - at the price of an equivalent Audi wagon that’s ten years old and 160,000 klm ! Much better than my prior VF Calais wagon Show details
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Chris B.
Chris B.Sydney, NSW
  VF

Unreliable

Warning do not touch this car.I bought this car with 53000 on the clock.Ive done 20000 kms in this car and already had to replace alternator and now transmission is slipping. No confidence towing my boat or going on a trip.Waste of $ In my opinion.

Questions & Answers

Billy W.
Billy W. · Commodore VX (2000-2002)

It take two to three to start it doesn't miss a beat soon as u put your foot down it missus two four second it take off.

Noo
Noo  

Check you're coilpacks sounds like a miss fire bud

Billy W.
Billy W.  

Thankyou i put a hole new coil pack on hasnt made a difference new leads sparks plugs to no difference

Lane H.
Lane H. · Commodore ZB (2017-2024)

I need to replace the drivers side headlight (not the bulb the actual headlight), I've heard you need to remove the bumper, is this right?

John M.
John M. · Commodore VS (1995-1997)

Idle pulley when I went to take off screw snaped?? Hard to Fix??

Noo
Noo  
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CategoryCars and WagonsCars and WagonsCars and SedansCars and Sedans
Starting Price $51,990$55,990
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Wheels20" Alloy20" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption9.1 L/100km9.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L61 L
Engine6 Cylinder 3.6L6 Cylinder 3.6L
Max Power235kW @ 6800rpm235kW @ 6800rpm
Max Torque381Nm @ 5200rpm381Nm @ 5200rpm
Country of ManufactureGermanyGermany
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)
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