1989 Holden Rodeo Review from Australia and New Zealand

1989 Holden Rodeo Spacecab 2.6L

Model year1989
Year of manufacture1989
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission 2.6L Manual
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10
Distance when acquired245000 kilometres
Most recent distance330000 kilometres
Previous carHolden Utility


Tough and reliable, yet simple


Not much at all. Very very reliable motor and drive train. Not the smoothest motor, but definitely reliable.

No major repairs needed at all.

Minor repairs from wear and tear.

Replacing belts and spark plugs.

General Comments:

This car is very reliable.

Good visuals all around with large windows.

Good driving position.

Clear dash instruments.

Very good power steering.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd September, 2009

11th Apr 2010, 20:05

What's the fuel economy like?

Average review marks: 7.6 / 10, based on 1 review