Holden Barina 2007 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Holden Barina 2007 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Holden Barina 2007: What's causing the doors to lock and suddenly unlock?
Barinas were noted for their electrical problems. It could be an earthing problem, or a wiring problem, the only way to find out is to trace it through the wiring loom, or enlist the help of an auto electrician.
Used Holden Barina review: 2005-2016
The Holden Barina is a small car that's generally tough in its build and put together to a good standard. It has a good reputation for being simple to drive and park and long lasting if driven and ...Read More
Holden Barina 2007: Rocker gasket leaks oil
Those early Barinas were prone to oil leaks. I guess that you have had it repaired before, but without success. If it's fixed properly it shouldn't leak, but it could be that it needs a better sealant, or the surface of the rocker cover might need machining flat.
Holden Barina 2007: Stalling and losing revs?
The relative complexity of today’s cars means that sometimes things happen that are difficult to explain, particularly if error codes aren’t showing up. It’s then a question of changing things until the cause is found, which it seems is what the dealer is doing.
Holden Barina 2007: Good first car for p-plater?
You're right to be concerned about the safety of the 2007 Barina, it only had front airbags and ANCAP rated it only two stars. Side front airbags weren't made standard until November 2008, after which it was given a four-star rating. You would be much better off going for the later, safer, model. I also agree with your thinking about having him drive a manual, that way he'll be a more capable driver. Based on your assessment of the condition of the car you're considering it would be worth around $4500.
Used Holden Barina review: 2006-2011
NEW The Korea-built TK Barina got off to a rather rocky start when the Euro NCAP people could only give it a miserable 2-star rating. At a time when carmakers were making great strides in the area of ...Read More
Used Holden Barina review: 1989-2012
Holden Barinas come from a variety of backgrounds. From 1989 until April 1994, Barina was a Japanese Suzuki Swift with a different name, though it sold in fewer variants than did the Swift. From ...Read More
Used Holden Barina review: 2005-2008
The old adage that you get what you pay for springs to mind when thinking of the Korean-built current generation Barina. Like all Korean cars of the era there was nothing flashy about the Daewoo- ...Read More