Amazing value. Fun to drive. Best car ever driven.
Bought the car in July 2019. Had test driven the Mazda 6 , skoda superb, Toyota Camry v6, Commodore car, Calais V lift back.
Mazda was cramped and gutless. Skoda was bland and tinny and too light weight, Camry Head room was a problem and torque steer with a v6 very noticeable, the VXR I loved but bug 20 inch wheels made the car thud and shudder over patches in the road. The Calais V lift back also has 20 inch wheels and the ride was jarring.
My car has a smooth ride. Amazing v6 engine. Amazing cruise control and auto braking. L asbe keep assi...st. The head lights switch to low beam when a car approaches then auto switches back to to beam. They also swivel when going around a corner. I love the power boot lift and close and how it's hands free using your foot under the rear. The back seats are self folding you just touch the button. . The seats are all leather. The panoramic sunroof is incredible. From my remote I can start the car, open all the windows and the sun roof When I leave the car it self locks closes all the windows and sunroof. The Bose sound system is magic. The steering is light. This can be adjusted electronically to suit the driver. There is an auto start stop which saves fuel but can be turned off if you want. The car is all wheel drive so no torque steer. The engine it's very quiet. There is a system in the car which was developed by Bose that dampens the sound uncaring the audio system. It offers everything that a BMW or Mercedes does. Some weaknesses would be, air conditioner is not quiet. Delivered tyres are SUV tyres so quite hard and firm. Mats included are low pile and cheap. No speed limit indicator on the GPS.
I bought this new car in April 2019 and it is the best Holden I have driven. I have owned lots & lots of Holdens starting from the HR to the HX Sandman & VF & now the ZB.
Like every one I was a little sceptical about buying the new German Import & I actully didnt even test drive this car I bought it over the phone my first drive of the car is when I signed for it.
But what a surprise the new V6 has a lot more power than any other Holden V6 that I have driven'
On the first service the car Required nothing to be fixed.
Good job Holden but you need to market this car better people are not aware how good this car is.
I will buy Holden again.
The car isn't really that bad, Holden's warranty and after sales service is 1 star
So I (foolishly) bought a ZB RS wagon, and had a Holden genuine towbar fitted by the dealer. Now the park assist doesn't work and my local dealer who is 40 minutes closer than the dealer I bought it from won't fix it. Sure they tried a few simple things but now they are saying they need to remove the rear bumper and it won't be covered by warranty!!! Freaking unbelievable!! I am the first private owner of this car (it is a dealer demo) and it has 4 years warranty left. The original dealer is happy to have a look but they are over an hours drive...away and I will need to get a hire car whilst they try to fix it. Do not buy a holden, worst most useless warranty ever. I even had 2 different people from Holden give me 2 different stories, one even suggested had I had the towbar fitted interstate that I would have to return to that dealer, absolutely ludicrous. Now I have to return to the dealer that sold me the car and fitted the towbar, as this is not a quick fix I will probably have to hire a car, so don't be fooled into thinking a warranty means no out of pocketr expenses, it doesn't.
Purchased in June 2019 for $26,500.00.
I smile when I drive
I bought the RS-V Wagon and drive it mainly to work. Having driven V6 cars only this car is a dream to drive. I know what people say about the name and being imported but the car itself is great. The feeling of the AWD and sports handing mixed with the sound of the engine make it fun to drive. The interior is very stylish and has all the features you could want and more. The Holden MyLink is improved on the VF and simple to use and electronic dash makes accessing features easy and safer to do when driving. Opted for premium mechanical plan so a...ll up bought with 7 years of warranty and roadside assist. Must be serviced by Holden but the price online seems reasonable. Overall there are always things to improve, and I guess that may come in cases of things more mechanical over time. I’d love some more storage compartments for one, and more room in the compartments you do get.
Purchased in August 2019 at Brighton Holden.
Great Car Except For Water Trails Behind It..
Every time we drive the car and after doing approx 5 to 10 kms it leaves trails of water from both exhaust pipes...Holden dealer and customer service say this is normal for all zb 4 cylinder commodores....I expect some water at start up for a few moments but not after driving for over 10 or so mins in low humidity.....Any one else have this trouble...The photo attached is after the car was driven 9 kms on a fine sunny day ...
Purchased in April 2019 for $35,000.00.
We picked up our ZB RS 2.0L turbo last week. It has 5500km on it first registered in Oct 18. I am really impressed, i have owned a number of Holden in the past (VH Commodore, WH Statesman Gen3, VE SS, VF SS LS3) and they have all been great but this one is light years ahead. I think the people who slam this car have never driven one and can't move on from Aussie manufacturing being closed. Sure it is a bit smaller than the VF but is bigger than the VT. I test drove a Subaru, and a Camry (Camry looked good but very disappointing to drive, it was...like a gutless whale compared to ZB) and the Commodore is far superior. I drove both the 2.0L T and the V6 AWD. Look i nearly grabbed the V6 but went with the 4 cylinder. This thing is quick, certainly quicker than the VF SV6 and i think it would be quicker than the WH with the LS1 5.7L. People just need to remember the first commodore came from Germany and now it has gone back to its' roots. Shame that holden don't have a V8 in it, it would be lethal or perhaps a twin turbo 6 to replace the V8 but i just read they are bringing out the new mid engine Corvette as RHD so that will tick that box for the price of a HSV GTS. I say go and drive one you may get a suprise.
Purchased in June 2019 for $29,000.00.
ZB commodore tourer Calais V AWD V6
New car had 1 day tailgate, back at dealer 1 week , still not fixed completely. Other problems with car still not fixed, Holdens attitude very bad. Don't buy this car!!!!!!
Purchased in February 2019 for $56,500.00.
The interior look is also best described as elegant, with fresh shapes that flow cohesively into the door trims and centre console. There’s a general air of quality about it, but it’s let down by some cheap-feeling controls and switches, particularly the climate control knobs. The unmatchable mileage is what really excited me for the purchase.
Superb Sports Car.
I love the design and acceleration of holden commodore sv6 2018. Interior is awesome and very comfortable for long daily driving and options like apple carplay and wireless mobile charging and 360 camera provide you all quality feature and 5 year warranty will cover your all cost of damage. I recommend buying roadside assistance for it.
Questions & Answers
The ZB Commodore GPS does not have Traffic Sign Recognition not does it have current speed limit displayed for the road. This was available on the VF. Are there plans too have this feature made available? As the opel insignia and Buick regal both have it as does ds the Vauxhall insignia.
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