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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
Rod writes:
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Think Before You Buy — Not an economical vehicle, the 202 engine lacked power however it did get us from A - B. Couldn't wait to get into a better car - we purchased a 92 Fairmont Ghia V8 and loved it for many years. Air conditioning was average and finish probably ok for the era.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: OK if you can't afford any better

Cons: Thirsty, lacking power, sticky gearbox

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
Dylan writes:
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Good If Ya After A Sleeper — Performance- good for an 86 build - squeks atm Appearance- apart from a few batterys and a cd player all factory cost- 3'500.00 feul's good enogh to get ya where ya want to go fun factor- if ppl don't know what's under the hood ya just drag them off skyline motor

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: gets from  place a to place b

Cons: apart from the motor it's dull

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
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Buy One — mate if i was gonna sell this car it'd be for at least $1,000,000 cos thats what its worth to me. it is the best car to drive in the world and you wont understand until you drive one. looks good done up. if ur looking for a project this is the one with a tuff chasis and a good motor to start with

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: everything

Cons: none

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
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Greay Reliable Car — I miss this car. So reliable and cheap to run. Never missed a beat. Until I sold it to my brother and the diff blew up at Calder.. hehehe. Had an awesome stereo system in it too. Everyone though I had a subby. But all I had was 6 by 9's done right!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Pulls the looks!!

Cons: Cop magnet

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
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Bloody Awsum — overall its a great first car, the motor could do with a recon, nd needs a paint job!! its defferently made a difference with having a rb30 nissan motor and gearbox! does a fairly good skid, jus gotta watch the gearbox, they have a tendensy of dying, like mine did!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the nissan motor nd gearbox!

Cons: the paint work

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
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Vl Commodore — for the car of its age it was a good car didnt give me much hassle and the motor kept going and going but i think you would have to thank nissan for that. my commodore was on gas and it didnt meet a beat on gas either but it wouldnt run on petrol due to the fuel pump

Pros: mine was on gas and run perfect on it

Cons: age things starting to go wrong

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1986 Holden CommodoreReview
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Patchs Vl — My car needs alot of work atm, it wobbles a bit when i break, however thats just a wheel alignment. great on petrol amazingly! appearance is alright needs a new paint job, and another steering wheel, other than that its looking smik! just need to add mags. when i got it, it was a heap of sh*t. had new enhast put in, half the engine redone, steering racks etc., all it needs now, is a new fan belt struts looked at and the coils evened out cause some num nut decided to cut them. acceleration could be a bit better, its got pretty good pick up but it can be impooved. cost i got it for 1300 which was alright, petrol is pretty good in it, costs a bit for a tank, but i do alot of driving and it lasts the whole week. its fun to drive!!! goes great around corners, :P lol i'd only recomend this car if, you like 6's with a bit of power but not much, depending on what engine you put in it.

Pros: stero sounds good, has good slip around corners (if u like that) and people apparently like it :)

Cons: needs a bit of work done

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Holden Commodore Reviews

Good Car By Michael

I have been very happy with the car. Only really problem has been fuel economy. Performs really well for its age. Has great acceleration and handles nicely for a wagon. Heaps of fun to drive and look... Read More

Good Car But Needs A Few Things Done To It Thankfuly Still Under Warrenty By Keith

car has 3.8L ecotec v6 motor, handles like a dream with 16's (225x50x16) car cost me $4990 drive away from redland city autos has some minor problems like a slight water leak and transmition leak. but... Read More

1994 Holden Commodore Reviews

Great Daily Driver By Chris

great performance..tourque down low as well as in top end.. very easy to jump on the brakes and light up the rear tyres.. great build quality for the age, a car with real nice lines aggressive stance ... Read More

Nice Car By Amy

best car I have ever seen the quality brilliant, the perfomance of a lowered commodore awesome, fun to drive, the cost of ownership was 1000, i will never find another car like this. interior and out ... Read More

1993 Holden Commodore Reviews

Wonderful Car To Drive By Tarni

when i first got the car it needed some repairs about the car runs beautiful. performance- braking, acceleration, handling all wonderful the cost of car- heaps the car is great to drive especially lo... Read More

Great First Car By Oliver

very reliable fun, plenty of parts, endless modification potential, crappy interiors if base model. good acceleration and can be improved easily. cheap to fix and run, can service it yourself. with go... Read More

1992 Holden Commodore Reviews

Amazing! By Tara

I LOVE MY CAR!!! There is nothing wrong with it!! Hes old but younger than me and goes like a rocket :) Im Never ever ever ever going to sell him :) Just Wish He wouldnt need to get fixed all the tim... Read More

Conny Babe By Luke

I love my commodore it has been there for me for the last 3 years and not much has gone wrong its a lil pricey on fuel i could probably run a new V8 on the same amount of fuel. Read More

1991 Holden Commodore Reviews

Wicked Car To Own By Brett

excellent performance handles well brilliant to drive, champagne gold paint outside grey material interior, 5 spd manual transmission was the best car i had loved driving it. cost a fair bit on petrol... Read More

Its The Best Value For 3k That I Know Of. By Eric

it was cheap to buy ,v8s good for towing ,cheaper to fix than a v6 .being a xchaser its an automatic aircon & fe2 suspension. this car is so reliable & easy to drive .its not overly thirsty as long as... Read More

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