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HOLDEN Commodore Wagon Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 4
First production year: 1997
Engines: Gasoline, Natural gas
Body style: Wagon (station wagon, estate, combi, touring)
 

2015 - 2017

Holden introduced a final facelift for the Commodore Wagon in 2015, improving the car's look and adding some goodies to the interior. By 2015, the Commodore nameplate was already 37 years old. When the facelifted version for the VFII, the customers were already aware that GM intended to shut down the Holden's factory from Elizabeth, where it made the car, but that didn't matter anymore. The car was already there and had some strong points for the Australian market. Its revenge was the last lineup that made more locals feel sorry for not buying them in larger numbers. Dep...

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natural gas engines:

  HOLDEN Commodore Wagon 3.6L V6 6AT (245 HP)

 

2013 - 2015

At that time, the Holden Commodore was the Australia’s most advanced car. It was for the first time, the locally produced vehicle had been equipped with state-of-the-art technology, with an accent on the driver-oriented features and safety. The car included a semi-automatic parallel and perpendicular parking, with the driver controlling the speed and the car controlling the steering. If the drivers unintentionally went out of the lane, the car’s warning system would let them know. Even though General Motors did not have the best reputation for the cars’ interiors, with this model, they ...

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2003 - 2006

A large station wagon might come in handy when the family wants to go on a journey across the Australian continent. While the regular Commodore was built for middle management and as a company car, the station-wagon was commonly seen on the driveways of regular people with above-average household income. The refreshed Commodore was still based on the same platform as the Opel Omega B, but its design didn't look so much related to that anymore. The angled headlights and the revised grille and bumper gave a different look than its European sibling. The taillights were reshaped as we...

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1997 - 2002

Holden introduced the third generation of the Commodore in 1997 in two body shapes: sedan and station wagon. It was based on the European Opel Omega. Being part of a giant carmaker also includes the advantages of know-how for various components or platforms. The European arm of General Motors, Opel, built a car fit for the European roads. It meant that it was comfortable and it didn't lack in the handling department. While the Europeans didn't like big engines, the Australians didn't have a problem with that, so they put bigger engines in it to solve the performance issue. ...

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