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Holden, officially known as General Motors Holden, is an iconic Australian car brand which has been in business since 1856. Its headquarters are in Port Melbourne, Victoria. The company was founded as a saddlery manufacturer in South Australia. In 1908 it moved into the automotive field, becoming a subsidiary of the United States-based General Motors (GM) in 1931. Holden is one of the top selling brands in Australia offering a wide range of vehicles across all key segments including small cars, passenger vehicles, SUVs and utes.

Holden Reviews

2019 Holden Acadia LTZ 2WD review

The General's biggest and boldest SUV, the seven-seat Holden Acadia, makes a compelling case in the large-SUV segment, especially now with seven years of free servicing.

2019 Holden Equinox LTZ long-term review: Road trip

We see how the Equinox tackles a 400km road trip to the northern Victorian country to visit family.

2019 Holden Equinox LTZ AWD long-term review: Urban driving

We spend some time exploring the park roads and concrete playground of Melbourne in our long-term Holden Equinox.

2019 Holden Acadia LTZ-V AWD review

The Holden Acadia enters the seven-seat large-SUV fray with a bold statement. This top-of-the-range LTZ-V with its rugged looks and abundance of standard equipment brings a lot to the fight.

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Holden Videos

11 Utes, 1 winner: 2019 Dual-cab ute comparison: Best ute of 2019

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...

A road trip to Blacksmiths Beach in a 2020 Holden Colorado Z71

What if we were to tell you there's a place two hours' north of Sydney that you can play, fish, surf, jetski and camp? Come with Dom Wiseman on a trip to one of Australia's most pristine beaches: Blacksmiths Beach in a Holden Colorado Z71.

5 Things: 2019 Holden Colorado Z71

Despite it struggling to stand out of the crowd, the Holden Colorado Z71 presents a good argument for a ute purchase; priced from $54,990, it is packed full of safety tech, creature comforts and even rugged additions like Grey metallic wheels and Stage 1 Underbody protection. Here are five things you should know about the Holden Colorado Z71.

Top 10 SUVs off-road: Which medium SUV is the best?

So, you bought a mid-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. Can it go off-road? We take the top 10 medium SUVs off-road through three very basic tests to see if any of them can make it through unscathed...

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Holden Comparisons

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

Medium SUV off-road test: Toyota RAV4, Holden Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Renault Koleos, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail

We all know your rationale when it comes to buying a medium-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. You want a vehicle with more room for the kid(s) – or kid(s) that are coming – but you also have in the back of your mind that one day you might need to go off-road. Anybody that's done any proper off-roading knows that the type of off-roading you think you're going to do, compared to the type you'll actually do, is very different...

Best medium family SUV 2019: Holden Equinox v Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Renault Koleos v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan

Ten of the best and most popular mid-sized SUVs go head-to-head, but there can only be one winner.

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Holden News

2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 revealed in the US

The updated Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has been revealed alongside revisions for the North American version of the ute. Revisions to the off-road-focussed ZR2 model include a unique full-height black grille with Chevrolet lettering and a just a small offset “flow through” bow tie emblem, and red tow hooks...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Holden posts lowest monthly sales since 1948

Holden has posted its lowest monthly sales result since the first car rolled off the production line and then-Prime Minister Ben Chifley declared “she’s a beauty” in 1948. The latest sales figures show Holden reported just 2863 cars as sold in September 2019 – the lowest result in its 71 year history – a decline of 38 per cent compared to the same month the previous year...

Holden offering seven years free servicing on Acadia, Colorado 4x4, Trailblazer

Holden will offer seven years of free servicing to Colorado 4x4, Trailblazer and Acadia buyers, as it looks to boost sales coming into the end of 2019. The offer applies to cars delivered between October 1 and December 31, 2019, representing a saving of more than $3000 in the case of the Colorado ute and Trailblazer seven-seat SUV...

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Holden Owner Reviews

1996 Holden Berlina review

A blast from the past… The 1996 Holden Commodore VS Series 2, V8 Berlina Sedan. What could be interesting to read about a near standard Australian built bent eight sedan from the 90's? What makes this car special you might ask. For starters, this model car itself represented a turning point for Holden in the 1990's...

2000 Holden Rodeo 3.2L V6 Manual 4WD Dual Cab ute review

"One tonne rodeo… he drives a one-tonne-row-day-ooo…" is the song that played in my mind after purchasing my one owner, sea foam blue (yes, you read right) manual, three point two litre V6 petrol-powered 4WD dual-cab ute. This car was a pragmatic choice…not an affair of the heart. I desperately wanted a '4 by 4' to go bush and lug a dirt bike around...

2007 Holden SV6 Ute review

I was growing tired of riding my bike during the wet season (I live in the tropics) and having to sit in damp clothes for eight hours every day. After owning motorcycles for four years, it was time to get another car. My lifestyle meant I needed a ute to cart my bike around and for also going to the rubbish tip...

2018 Holden Calais V Tourer review

The greatest day of your life happens. You find out that fatherhood is just around the corner! Then comes the crashing reality check of owning a super-mini. No prams will fit in the boot, and the baby capsule requires the passenger seat to be set in the Tyrion Lannister seating position. Enter the all-new, European (gasp!) Holden Calais V Tourer...

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