They’ve copped a bit of a hiding from all quarters for pulling the pin on local Commodore production but Holden has risen above all the angst and delivered a classy replacement for the legendary Aussie built car.
The new Commodore is a front wheel drive(even the AWD is predominantly front wheel drive) but that doesn’t matter in the greater scheme of things because it’s an excellent car to look at, travel in and drive.
Think something from Audi and you’re on the right track.
But, Aussies love their utes and that alone will make it tough on this worthy German import…
Facts and Figures: 2018 Holden Commodore
- Engines: 2.0 litre turbo-petrol producing 191kW/356Nm, 2.0 litre turbo-diesel producing 125kW/400Nm, or 3.5 litre V6 producing 235kW/381Nm
- Transmissions: Nine-speed auto (petrol engines), eight-speed auto (diesel)
- Safety: Five stars
- Warranty: 3yrs/100,000km
- Origin: Germany
- Price: from $33,690