1999 Holden Statesman Review

1999 Holden Statesman WH 3.8 V6 from Australia and New Zealand

Model year1999
Year of manufacture1999
First year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 3.8 V6 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired100000 kilometres
Most recent distance110000 kilometres
Previous carHolden Statesman


Not as good as the earlier models


Speed sensitive power steering

Annoying vibration when transmission shifts into 3rd gear at about 55Km/Hr.

General Comments:

Performance of the 6 cyl is adequate. Panel fit and overall quality is poor. I've owned 4 Holden Statemans and this would be the worst for the money. I will not be buying another.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 6th November, 2004

20th Aug 2006, 18:39

To the person who put in the last post. I too had a bad Statesman and I'll dare to criticise as much as I want when I'm paying that much money. That is the problem with Australians, they are willing to accept substandard service and quality, but then again better not upset poor old Holden with our problems with their products.

Average review marks: 7.2 / 10, based on 1 review