Specifications and pricing for the all-new imported 2018 Holden Commodore have been announced, with pricing for the range opening at $33,690 before on-road costs.
 
A range of grades will be available including LT, Calais, Calais-V, RS, RS-V and VXR.
 
Kicking off the line-up is the LT 2.0-litre turbo which is $1,800 less than the outgoing Commodore VFII Evoke base model. There is a driveaway offer at launch available for a select number of models with the LT available for $35,990, again coming in much cheaper than the predecessor by $3,935.
 
Holden’s Executive Director – Marketing, Mark Harland said, of the new Commodore “It looks sleek and sporty on the outside, while inside it’s refined and sophisticated with intelligent use of premium materials and a long list of user-friendly high-tech features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and wireless phone charging.”
 
“As well as being able to access the range from just $35,990 on-the-road, customers are given peace of mind to test the car in their own time and see how well it fits in their daily lives with our Take Your Time test Drive.”
 
Whilst the SS badge has not been carried over to the new-generation Commodore, Holden enthusiasts will still find the Calais available as the Calais and Calais V nameplates have been retained. More features have been added to this variant such as heated and cooled massage seats, leather steering wheel and wireless phone charging.
 
For the sportier drive, the 3.6-litre V6 AWD Commodore VXR now offers Continuous Damping Control suspension, front Brembo brakes and Adaptive AWD for a performance-focused drive.
 
Final engine outputs are yet to be confirmed by Holden.
 
2018 Holden Commodore feature highlights
 
LT: Liftback and Sportwagon
  • 2.0-litre turbo engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Auto headlamps with LED Daytime Runnings Lights
  • LED tail lights
  • Keyless Entry and Push-button Start
  • Remote Start
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Forward Collision Alert with Head-Up Warning
  • Advanced Park Assist (semi-automatic parking)
  • Rear View Camera. Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Holden MyLink Infotainment System with 7-inch high-resolution colour touch-screen display
  • Apple CarPlayand Android Auto phone projection
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • 8-way Power Driver Seat
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats
  • Spacesaver spare wheel
  • Diesel engine option           
RS features over LT: Liftback and Sportwagon
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Sports body kit
  • Sports front seats
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Leather sport steering wheel
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Handsfree power tailgate (Sportwagon only)
RS-V features over RS: Liftback and Sportwagon
  • 3.6-litre V6 AWD engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Adaptive AWD with electric LSD
  • Hi Per Strut Suspension
  • Rear Sports Fascia
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Holden MyLink Infotainment System with 8-inch high-resolution colour touch-screen display
  • Embedded Satellite Navigation
  • DAB+
  • 8-inch colour cluster screen
  • Colour Head-up display
  • Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Sports steering wheel with paddles
  • Alloy pedals
VXR features over RS-V: Liftback only
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Selectable mode Continuous Damping Control (CDC) suspension
  • Brembo brakes (front)
  • Electric Sunroof
  • VXR floor mats & sill plates
  • Adaptive LED Matrix Headlights
  • 360-degree camera
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Performance leather sports seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Driver & Passenger seat power side bolsters
  • BOSE premium audio
Calais features over LT: Liftback and Tourer
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Holden MyLink Infotainment System with 8-inch high-resolution colour touch-screen display
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone projection
  • Satellite Navigation
  • DAB+
  • 4.2-inch colour cluster screen
  • 3.6-litre V6 AWD engine (Tourer only)
  • Adaptive AWD with electric LSD (Tourer only)
  • High-ride suspension (Tourer only)
  • Handsfree power tailgate (Tourer only)
Calais-V features over Calais: Liftback and Tourer
  • 3.6-litre V6 AWD engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Adaptive AWD with electric LSD
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear lip spoiler
  • Adaptive LED Matrix head lights
  • Electric sunroof (Liftback only)
  • Panoramic sunroof (Tourer only)
  • 8-inch colour cluster screen
  • Colour Head-up display
  • 360-degree camera
  • BOSE premium audio
  • Driver seat power side bolsters
  • Massage driver seat
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Sports steering wheel with paddles
2018 Holden Commodore pricing (excluding on-road costs unless otherwise stated):
 
Liftback (sedan)

LT 2.0-litre turbo *- $33,690 (Driveaway $35,990)
Calais 2.0-litre turbo * - $40,990
Calais-V V6 AWD - $51,990
RS 2.0-litre turbo - $37,290 (Driveaway $38,990)
RS V6 AWD - $40,790 (Driveaway $42,490)
RS-V V6 AWD - $46,990
VXR V6 AWD - $55,990
 
Sportwagon

LT 2.0-litre turbo * - $35,890
RS 2.0-litre turbo - $39,490
RS-V V6 AWD - $49,190
 
Tourer (high-ride)

Calais Tourer V6 AWD - $45,990 (Driveaway $47,990)
Calais-V Tourer V6 AWD - $53,990
 
* diesel available - $3,000 premium
 
All new-generation Holden Commodores will be available in Holden dealerships around the country from late February 2018.
 
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