2016 Holden Commodore Review

Sedan with a difference – this is what the 2016 Holden Commodore promises to be! Speaking of performance, Commodore 2016 promises more muscles in terms of power and acceleration. Not much modification is done in the overall designing segment. Alteration has been carried out mostly at the interior part to improve on the comfort level. Although the previous models have seen a significant drop in sales of late, but expectations are higher this time, thanks to extreme publicity and great looks being displayed. Once the Holden VFII makes its debut, scenarios are going to improve definitely. And yes, this time, manufacturing is done entirely in Germany.

2016 Holden Commodore front view

2016 Holden Commodore – Exterior Design

Looking at the exterior, one can easily figure out certain difference between this latest 2016 Holden Commodore model and VF version predecessors. This latest version has gone through slight modification when it comes to trimming of SSV Redline.  Redesigned vents can be seen just next to fog lights. New styled front bumpers along with vents are also included with the hood. Unique feature in this model is his presence of LED tail lights.


Enter the cabin and you will be greeted with best in class comfort. Just look at the seat; they are heated and ventilated seats with leather cushioning and upholstery to provide maximum comfort for travelers during the ride. Dual-zone climate control air conditioning device makes the interior cosy. Not to worry about the leg space since there’s plenty to avail in 2016 Holden Commodore.


Talk about any version of Commodore and they are esteemed to be the safest vehicles available. They even have ANCAP 5 star rating. 2016 Holden Commodore car is well equipped with some of excellent safety equipment like part assist, hill hold control, and reverse traffic alert. It has performed exceedingly well in quite a few crash tests. Driving becomes relatively easier with rack & pinion power assisted steering along with presence of trip computer, traction control facility, and voice recognition system.


Both Front and Back Suspensions are fitted with hydraulic double-acting shock absorb-er, coil spring and anti-roll bar. Front Suspension come with MacPherson strut while Rear Suspension features nicely balanced Multi-link system.

2016 Holden Commodore interior

2016 Holden Commodore – Engine Specs

The new Holden Commodore sedan comes with a 304 Kw/570 Nm Gen-iv LS3 6.2 L engine with switchable bi-modal set-up and 6-SP automatic transmission. It can generate maximum torque of 320 Nm at 2000 rpm. The highest power to reach is 180 kW at 6000 rpm. With variable double overhead cam valve gear, the engine promises compression ratio of around 11:3.

2016 Holden Commodore air view

2016 Holden Commodore – Pricing and Release Date

The new Holden Commodore is available for a price of $ 25,695 USD. Better equipped versions are available for a price range starting at $ 31, 000. However, if you are looking at GTS, then the cost will increase to something around $ 67, 000! Yet to be confirmed, but sources reveal that somewhere between July to September it will be premiering in the market.

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