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2019 Holden Calais Tourer review

The Holden Commodore might not be built in Australia anymore, but the AWD variant still makes sense as a family tourer – even if it isn't an SUV in the classical sense.

2019 Holden Commodore Calais V Tourer: Reader review

Anyone who frequents our comments will know readers don't always agree with the expert reviews published on CarAdvice. Our team of road testers and journalists are lucky to drive lots of cars, but that also means we approach things from a certain angle. Rather than hogging the keys, we're slinging them to frequent site visitors, commenters and members of owner groups...

2018 Holden Calais review

Strip away preconceptions and the Holden Calais hatch presents as a highly competent mid-sized car with notable dynamics, though does the value quite stack up?

2018 Holden Calais-V Tourer review

Holden spins its upmarket wagon into an all-road adventurer with the Calais-V Tourer. Following a formula familiar to Adventra owners thanks to all-paw grip and SUV styling, the Tourer serves the needs of Aussie families in a new way for the Lion brand.

2017 Holden Calais V V6 sedan review

It'll soon be gone, but the Australian-built 2017 Holden Calais V V6 won't be forgotten.

2016 Holden Calais V Sedan Review

The Holden Calais V sedan remains the best large luxury car in its price bracket, even as the end approaches.

2014 Holden Calais Review

A year following its introduction, is the VF generation Holden Calais still a worthy entry-level luxury car?

Holden Calais V v Mercedes-Benz E250: Comparison Review

For the fourth and final round of our new Holden Commodore comparison tests, we've lined up perhaps its toughest contender yet. In previous tests, the Commodore SV6 has ousted its classic Australian rival, the Commodore SS just beat a price-point French hot hatch, while the Commodore Evoke Sportwagon lost against a Japanese medium wagon competitor...

2013 Holden VF Calais Review

Calais finds its calling card with reduced prices and increased class.

2009 Large Car Comparison

Ford Falcon vs. Holden Commodore vs. Nissan Maxima vs. Honda Accord vs. Toyota Aurion vs. Skoda Superb Models Tested: 2009 Ford Falcon G6E Turbo; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $57,490 2009 Holden Commodore Calais V-Series; 3.6-litre, six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $56,790 2009 Nissan Maxima Ti; 3...

2009 Holden Calais V-Series Review

The VE range has grown better with age Model Tested: 2009 Holden VE Calais V-Series; 3.6-litre, SIDI six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $56,790* Options: Fitted: Metallic Paint $500 (Karma); Full-Size Alloy Spare Wheel $350 Not Fitted: Sports Suspension & LSD $690; Electric Sunroof $1990 CarAdvice Rating: Aging isn't always kind...

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