Holden Colorado 2012
Carsguide Contributing Journalist Neil Dowling had this to say at the time: There's a lot of similarity in the dual-cab 4WD market. This one is as good its rivals and will win predominantly on the Holden name and the deal done by its dealers.You can read the full review here.
The 2012 Holden Colorado carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Holden Colorado 2012 Price and Specs
|Holden Colorado Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|DX (4X2)||Ute||2.4L Diesel 5 SP MAN||$9,700||$14,630|
|DX (4X4)||Ute||2.8L Diesel 5 SP MAN||$11,100||$16,280|
|DX (4X4)||Ute||3.0L Diesel 5 SP MAN||$9,500||$14,300|
|LT (4X2)||Ute||2.8L Diesel 6 SP AUTO||$12,900||$18,700|
Holden Colorado 2012 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Holden Colorado 2012 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
How do I disable the seat-belt sensor for the passenger seat in my 2012 Holden Colorado?
A better idea would be to fix the sensor that’s creating the false alarms. That will probably be simpler and quicker than finding the right wire to cut or fuse to pull out, as well as maintaining the car’s legality. A car that doesn’t have all its safety equipment functioning properly is, technically, unroadworthy and if that fault can be blamed for any injury in a crash, then you could be in real trouble in a legal and insurance sense.
Don’t forget, too, that a car such as yours will usually have a sensor to determine whether the seat-belt is secured and another to determine if the passenger’s seat is occupied. Either of those could conceivably be causing your false alarm.Show more
Holden Colorado 2009 - 2012: What are the servicing intervals?
The recommended service interval for this vehicle is every 10,000km. Roughly speaking, every second service is a bit more involved, so that suggests it’s more of a `major’ service. Either way, skipped services on a vehicle like this will be false economy in the longer term.
On the timing belt front, there’s good news and bad. The good news is that both the turbo-diesel and petrol V6 versions of the Colorado both use timing chains, so there’s no need to change a timing belt. The bad news is that the petrol version uses the Alloytech V6 which is renowned for its ability to stretch its own timing chain to the point where it needs costly replacement. This is a known fault with this engine.Show more
Holden Colorado 2012: Turbocharger whistle
No there appears to be something amiss with it, so get the dealer to check it again. If that doesn't resolve the issue take it to an independent diesel engine mechanic and have them check it for you.Show more
Holden Colorado 2012: Faulty seat belt pre-tensioner
We have asked Holden to check your complaints and give us a date that the part will become available. The warning lights and alarm must be annoying, but the airbags should still operate normally despite the faulty seat belt pre-tensioner. When working, the pre-tensioner comes into play before the airbag and provides protection in less severe crashes where the airbag wouldn't be deployed. The airbag operates in severe crashes, independently of the pre-tensioners. If you are in any doubt get your dealer to explain the operation of the car's safety systems.Show more