1977 Holden Statesman Review

1977 Holden Statesman HX 308ci V8 from Australia and New Zealand

Year of manufacture1977
First year of ownership1986
Engine and transmission 308ci V8 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired120000 kilometres
Most recent distance466000 kilometres

Summary:

Comfortable and quick motor car

Faults:

Starter motor x2.

Rebuilt motor at 420,000 kms.

Rebuilt T400 at 5,000 kms.

Rebuilt diff at 5,000 kms.

Power steering.

Everything else is in mint condition.

General Comments:

A very quick car for its weight. It has plenty of grunt at the lights, and gives most car's a run for their money.

Nice sized boot to hold my system and 2 loads of shopping.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 14th July, 2001

Average review marks: 7.8 / 10, based on 1 review