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VY-Commodre-02-04
Holden VY Commodore
Holden
aka Type aka here, not up there
Production 2002 - 2004
Class Large car
Body Style 4 door Sedan
5 door Wagon
Length 4891 mm
Width 2040 mm
Height 1450 mm
Wheelbase 2788 mm
Weight 1558 kg (Acclaim Sedan)
Transmission 4 speed Automatic
5 speed Manual
6 speed Manual

RWD
Engine 3.6 litre V6 Ecotec
5.7 litre Gen III V8
Power V6
198 hp (152 kW) @ 5200 rpm
225.09 lb-ft (305 Nm) of torque @ 3600 rpm

V8
286 hp (220 kW) @ 5000 rpm
329.15 lb-ft (446 Nm) of torque @ 4400 rpm
Similar Ford BA Falcon
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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Executive

Acclaim

  • Air conditioning
  • Remote central locking
  • Electric windows
  • Cruise control
  • Dual front/side airbags
  • ABS
  • Immobiliser/alarm

Berlina

Calais

S

SS

SV8

PricingEdit

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MODEL Trims
Trim1 Trim2 Trim3 Acclaim Auto
MSRP
$Price1 $Price2 $Price3 $37,510 AUD
Invoice
$Price1 $Price2 $Price3 $Price4

Gas MileageEdit

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As seen on the FuelEconomy.gov website, the City/Highway MPG averages are as follows:

Trim
Trim1 V6 Auto Trim3 Trim4
l/100 km
c/h 12.3 c/h c/h

Engine and TransmissionEdit

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Automatic trnamission

GM 4L60-E (4 speed)

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ReliabilityEdit

Warranty

3 year 100,000 km

Service interval

10,000 km

So far, the VY Commodore has been reliable with it's refined drivetrain giving no trouble. It's worth checking for problems with automatic transmissions as they might clunk or shudder on take off if any of them are neglected. Shifting from Park to Drive quickly and quietly will mean the transmission is in good working order. There's also a degree of vibration when the accelerator is pushed hard and owners shouldn't be put off. The problem lies with 2 propshafts that can vibrate but not damaging to the engine.

According to Car Survey.org, the average reliability rating is 8.04 points out of 10.

SafetyEdit

The VY Commodore scored 26.74 points out of 37 (4 stars) in the 2003 crash test conducted by ANCAP. The passenger compartment held its shape reasonably well and there is a marginal risk of serious chest injuries for both driver and front passenger and protection from chest injury in a side-impact crash is weak for the driver.

Safety features

  • Dual Front Airbags
  • ABS Brakes
  • Rear Centre Seatbelt (3 point)
  • Seatbelt Pretensioners (Driver and Front Passenger)
  • Adjustable Steering Column
  • Driver and Front Passenger Side Airbags (Optional)

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ColorsEdit

  • Sting Red
  • Quicksilver
  • Black
  • Phantom Purple
  • Heron White
  • Blue
  • Hot House Green

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Design quirks and odditiesEdit

The VY Commodore topped the large car category as the most secure car according to the 2003 RACV Vehicle Security Rating with the score of 70 points out of 120.

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