Holden VF Commodore Is An Australia’s Best Cars Winner…Again

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The acclaimed VF Commodore has another trophy to add to its cabinet.  For the second year running, VF Commodore SV6 has won the well-respected, Australia’s Best Cars award for ‘Best Large Car Under $70,000’.

Australia’s Best Cars judges praised its exceptional value for money, award winning in-car infotainment system* and its engaging performance.  Particular credit was also directed at the Commodore’s responsive ride and handling which was developed and tuned at Holden’s Lang Lang Proving Ground in Australia.

  • VF Commodore SV6 announced as a winner at Australia’s Best Cars Awards
  • Second year in a row that VF Commodore SV6 has received the award for Best Large Car under $70,000
  • In-car technology, value for money and performance integral to the win

The Commodore SV6 also distinguished itself from its rivals through its superior fuel economy and cost of ownership.  The SV6’s frugal, yet powerful V6 engine can deliver fuel economy of just 9.0 litres per 100 kilometres, and Holden’s attractive Capped Price Servicing and Warranty offers remain some of the best in the industry.

Holden’s Executive Director - Corporate Affairs, George Svigos said that for VF Commodore to win the award for a second year running reflected its exciting performance and excellent value for money.

“The VF Commodore is the most advanced car ever built in Australia,” Mr. Svigos said.

“The SV6 is a great looking car and it offers exhilarating power in the form of our 3.6 litre V6 engine and well-connected in-car technology with MyLink#.  It is also one of the safest cars around, boasting a maximum 5-star ANCAP rating and ISOFIX child seat anchorage system.”

Australia’s Best Cars awards bring together experienced vehicle test judges from state motoring clubs across Australia to decide the final award winners.  After extensive testing, judges award points based on 18 criteria including vehicle handling, cost and environmental performance.

This is the second year the VF Commodore SV6 has won the award after being described last year as the “best car ever made in Australia”, when it defeated the Peugeot 508 and the Toyota Aurion. This year it defeated the Hyundai Genesis and Skoda Superb.

* Holden MyLink system has previously won awards from EFTM, CNET, SMARTBEST and CTIA amongst others*

*Holden MyLink functionality will depend on the level of compatibility of your device. Visit holden.com.au for a list of compatible devices*

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