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1986 Holden Commodore Review
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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 Commodore Review
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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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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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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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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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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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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

2007 Holden Commodore Reviews

100% Worth The Money By Brody

overall a very good car, very thirsty but with over 500hp at the wheels that is to be expected. very fun to drive accelerates well past 200 km/h in what seems like no time at all and handles like ... Read More

Great Ride By Daniel

Performance - Acceleration, Braking and Handling are all great. Build Quality - Nothing bad yet. Appearance - Interior plastics look and feel a bit cheap but the seats and the ride over rule that and ... Read More

2006 Holden Commodore Reviews

V6 Commy By Ivan

Performance - Engine V6 3.6L engine Build Quality - So far so good Appearance - Interior and exterior are great, interior simple styling. Cost of Ownership - Expensive to run, thirsty engine Fun Fact... Read More

2006 Holden Commodore Sv6 By Tara

Appearance? SEXY! Drove to Mildura from geelong on just over half a tank which was amazing! Hes bloody quick off the line too ;) HUGE boot space which sexy leather interior. Its amazing to drive, firs... Read More

2005 Holden Commodore Reviews

Outstanding By Dylan

This is an amazing car as it is great quality, the performance is excellent, and it runs well. It is very easy to run as well. It is extremely fun to drive as it reaches speeds exceeding 200km/h. Exce... Read More

Commodore Review By Julie

performance is great on acceleration and braking, might need now brakes tho... build quality needs a bit of work as it squeaks every now and then it is fairly cheap on petrol unless you buy the expens... Read More

2004 Holden Commodore Reviews

Bit Of A Sleeper Being The Sv8 Debadged And Stock Look By Jonno_87

love the ride and power and handling. rwd 6 speed also helps like it. could use better suspension but it handles if u no how to drive it fuel consumtion is relatively good if u baby it or on good high... Read More

Just Got To Have One By Scott

Can't get much better than this ute. OTR air intake, twin 3inch stainless steel exhaust system, tuned putting out 234rwkw, took it down to the creek and pulled of 12.9 down the 1/4 with slicks. you p... Read More

2003 Holden Commodore Reviews

My First V8. By Luke

sucks abit of petrol around town,but highway driving its great on fuel.performance is excellent alot of power,acceleration is quick,braking great,handles very well,build quaulity good,no repairs,becau... Read More

Good Workhorse By Alun

Great wagon for lots of reasons! Good for camping, lots of storage space, enough grunt, a few handy bells and whistles, looks good, reasonably reliable (so far!) cheap to buy, great stereo and you ca... Read More

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