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The light car segment is more competitive than it's ever been in Australia, and buyers get more value for money than they ever have. The Barina has its work cut out.
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LIST PRICE Fr $20,390
CARADVICE RATING 6.5
FUEL ECONOMY 6.6/100km
SEAT 5

Holden Barina Reviews

2017 Holden Barina LT review

The light car segment is more competitive than it's ever been in Australia, and buyers get more value for money than they ever have. The Barina has its work cut out.

2016 Holden Barina CDX Review

Mildly updated for the 2016 model year, the mid-spec Holden Barina CDX hatch still faces some stiff competition...

2014 Holden Barina RS Speed Date

Feeling that a date with the Holden Barina RS would somehow reinvigorate my youth, we scooted across town to hip Prahran eatery, Oscar Cooper.

Ford Fiesta Sport v Holden Barina RS : Comparison review

The Ford Fiesta Sport offers enough mumbo to match its ambitious badge.

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Holden Barina Videos

Holden Barina RS v Ford Fiesta Sport video review.

Ford v Holden takes on a new meaning in this sporty hatchback battle.

Holden Barina Comparisons

Ford Fiesta Sport v Holden Barina RS : Comparison review

The Ford Fiesta Sport offers enough mumbo to match its ambitious badge.

2009 Light Hatch Comparison

These light cars are no lightweights. Generally speaking, the word ‘light’ implies there’s something missing: less than the others; a lack thereof; insubstantial; skimping. It rarely invokes a sense of excitement - light beer, for example. As far as the ‘light car’ segment goes, my expectations are immediately managed (down), and I’m ready to be underwhelmed...

Holden Barina News

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Today's download includes: 2020 Hyundai Kona gets safety updates 2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased Electric and hybrid cars to no longer get the silent treatment Exclusive: 2020 Ford Fiesta ST five-door confirmed for Australia, priced from $31,990 2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied Exclusive: 2020 Ford Focus ST priced from $44,690 and in showrooms early 2020 2020 Smart ForTwo facelift sketched out Former Uber engineer charged for stealing autonomous driving secrets Pagani V12 to survive until 2026, electric car in the works Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems BMW M boss rules out wagons 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo lands in Oz, priced from $484,888 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now 2020 Volkswagen ID...

Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded

GM Holden has issued an extended recall for the Barina, Cruze and Trax model lines as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Additionally, Holden has classified the notice for MY10 Cruze models manufactured between February 2009 and September 2009 as a 'critical recall' as the vehicle is more than six years old...

Holden Barina axed in Australia

The Holden Barina will soon be dropped from the Australian line-up, the company has confirmed this week. Speaking with CarAdvice, a Holden spokesperson said the Barina "will not continue as part of Holden line-up". "Our Barina customers will continue to have the highest quality service from our Holden dealers," she added...

Holden Trax, Barina, Cruze recalled in QLD and NT

Holden has added 2013 Trax, 2012-13 Barina and 2010-13 Cruze models registered in the Northern Territory and Queensland to the Takata recall list. As is the case with all cars included in the Takata campaign, affected vehicles are fitted with airbags where high temperatures and humidity can make the propellant degrade...

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Holden Barina Owner Reviews

2016 Holden Barina RS review

The RS Barina is definitely a cool little car. The 1.4-litre turbo engine has a lot of balls to it, especially with the six-speed manual gearbox. I personally believe this little combo certainly helps, as I have been able to overtake a car in sixth gear effortlessly. The handling and suspension are very good as well – it's not your average Barina...

2014 Holden Barina Rs Review

Im from rural Australia, where I come from the standard prequisites for a first car buyer are large, diesel (if you arent going for a sedan) and displacement (the more the better) so when I brought my barina RS home for the first time I was met buy a generalised 'why?'. To put things in perspective I come from a family of Pajero's, Triton's, Navara's and recently a Holden Colorado...

2012 Holden Barina CDX Review

I purchased my NEW Holden Barina CDX Sedan off the boat, Lovely car to look at, has all the bling, sun roof, fog lights, leather seats and seat warmers. Great little car for two people, there is very little room in the back, Fuel economy, well lets just say it drinks the fuel, I travel 90km's a day, on a full tank you get 566km's so I always need to fuel up at least twice a week, I have a VE Commodore, and I would say this is just as thirsty !!

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