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


Comfortable and quick motor car


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