Holden reviews

Holden sales already plummeting, placed 15th in February

Mar 04, 2020

Just a couple of weeks after our exclusive report and then GM announcing it is going to close down Holden completely, we see sales are already being impacted. According to VFACTS new vehicle registration figures...

GM officially confirms it is closing down the Holden brand

Feb 17, 2020

Following our news story yesterday, GM has now officially confirmed it will be closing down the Holden brand. This means all Holden and New Zealand operations, including engineering, design and financial services, will be closed...

2019 Holden Astra RS-V review (video)

Jul 12, 2019

The Holden Astra nameplate is well-established in Australia. But over the last few generations muddled sourcing from head company, General Motors, has made the lineup confusing. There have been periods where we had an over-priced...

Holden, Mazda top Australian JD Power Sales Satisfaction survey, BMW leads premium

Jun 17, 2019

The results of the Australian 2018 JD Power Sales Satisfaction survey have been released, with Mazda and Holden tying for top position, and BMW taking the top ranking for luxury brands. Results were actually published...

2019 Holden Colorado LTZ 4×4 review (video)

Apr 12, 2019

It’s one of Australia’s favourite dual-cab utes, and it is arguably one of the strongest-looking propositions in terms of design. But is the 2019 Holden Colorado starting to fall behind with age, having been around...

2019 Holden Acadia review – LT & LTZ-V (video)

Feb 07, 2019

Holden’s SUV lineup has been a lucky dip over the past few years; you never knew where the next model would come from, or what it’d be called. You’d be forgiven if you haven’t heard...

2018 Holden Equinox LT 2.0T review (video)

Jul 17, 2018

Holden is describing it as the world’s most user-friendly SUV. The nameplate might not be familiar in Australia, but the Equinox badge can trace its roots back to 2004, launching in the US under GM’s...

Holden announces permanent 5-year warranty for new vehicles

Jul 02, 2018

Following a stint of offering a 7-year warranty on the new Commodore and Equinox, and coming soon after rival brand Ford announced a permanent 5-year plan for its cars, Holden has today confirmed all of...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR vs Kia Stinger 330Si: Sports sedan comparison (video)

Jun 21, 2018

The affordable large sports sedan market has changed dramatically. For starters, you can forget Australian made. And, technically, most sedans aren’t even sedans these days; in the case of these two, both feature a sporty...

2018 Holden Calais Tourer vs Subaru Outback 3.6R: Adventure wagon comparison (video)

May 22, 2018

So, here we have two very unlikely rivals. From Japan it’s arguably the pioneer of the jumped-up wagon vehicle style, the Subaru Outback, and from Germany we have the all-new Holden Calais V Tourer. Both...

Holden dealerships getting makeover, upgrades for Lang Lang track

Nov 27, 2017

Holden’s historic Lang Lang proving ground facility in Victoria is undergoing a major upgrade as part of a $7 million investment program, while dealerships around the country are also getting a major makeover to a...

Holden confirms OnStar 4G LTE technology coming in 2019

Oct 06, 2017

Holden has confirmed it will be introducing GM’s OnStar connectivity technology to the local showroom in 2019, setting new levels in security and safety with 4G LTE connectivity. OnStar was originally launched in North America...