1984 Holden Statesman Review

1984 Holden Statesman WB 5.0 from Australia and New Zealand

Year of manufacture1984
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 5.0 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.0 / 10
Distance when acquired195000 kilometres
Most recent distance220000 kilometres
Previous carHyundai Excel


Budget well built luxury car


Radiator required replacement.

Air conditioner compressor leaked.

Auto transmission required a rebuild at 215,000K.

Differential noisy and required attention.

General Comments:

Performance of the car is effortless.

Very comfortable interior.

Dated, although classy styling.

Most people are impressed when they go for a ride, even those with late model cars.

Handles well for a large car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 28th October, 2001

17th Apr 2003, 06:40

The review of the Statesman was pretty much spot on. Although mine has only suffered a power steering box seal failure. Although there is a knock in the back (possibly diff) still to be identified. Thanks for your time.

Average review marks: 7.0 / 10, based on 1 review