Holden Colorado Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Holden Colorado reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Holden Colorado 2009: Why is my car making a noise when started?
My 2009 Holden Colorado ute has a noise like a leaky exhaust when first moving off. I have been told that the exhaust is fine, but the problem may be the tappets out of adjustment or a burned valve. ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2014: Repair issues
I have a 2014 Holden Colorado, what are our rights if we have had work completed at one repairer only to find it has been done badly and needs to be repaired again with out being out of pocket myself. Read more
Holden Colorado 2011: What type of engine does my car have?
Is the 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine in the 2011 Holden Colorado LT-R a common rail engine? Read more
Holden Colorado 2014: Faulty rear vision camera
When I put my 2014 Holden Colorado into reverse, instead of the camera coming on it says service rear vision system. Not sure what to do. Read more
Holden Colorado 2015: Diff seal replacement
My 2015 Holden Colorado 4x4 had the rear diff seal replaced (78,000 km). The dealer said it was due to water in the diff; six weeks later the yoke and seal in the rear diff had to be replaced due to ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2013: Known issues
I have had my 2013 Holden Colorado LTZ since 6000 km. It’s done 133,000 km and she has never given me any trouble until now. I have done an idler pulley and belt. All three pulleys and the belt have ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2008: Blowback diesel
I was filling my 2008 Holden Colorado RC with diesel when I got drenched with diesel as a result of blowback. I've been filling this car for many years and never had this happen. Just wondering if ...Read more
Holden Colorado: Why are my wipers noisy?
My 2008 Holden Colorado has very noisy wipers and it's not the blades that are the issue – they were just fitted new. The mechanic said it is the linkages. It sounds like rubber against rubber. Can ...Read more
What utes do you recommend?
I'm looking to buy a 4x4 ute; I want something reliable and cheap on servicing. I will be doing roughly 20,000-25,000 km a year. Ideally I want 3500 kg towing capacity and a decent payload. I have ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2009: The passenger door has locked itself
The passenger door on my 2009 Holden Colorado has locked itself. We have tried unlocking with central locking and with key in door and neither work. Just wondering if there is a way to unlock the ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2015: Oil needs constant topping up
My father-in-law has a 2015 Holden Colorado that needs to have the engine oil topped every 1000 km. It’s usually halfway on the dipstick at that time. Holden has put in a thicker oil and that has ...Read more
Nissan Navara: Suitable for towing?
I am looking to buy my first dual-cab ute and tossing up between a Holden Colorado and a Nissan Navara. I will be towing a caravan with it. Any advice would be helpful. Read more
Holden Colorado 2017: Any known issues?
I am looking at buying a 2017 Holden Colorado Z71. Are there any real issues to be concerned about? Has Holden sorted the oil consumption issue as well as all the other issues now? They are not cheap ...Read more
Holden Colorado 2015: Why is the paint coming off?
Is there a problem with the paint on the 2015 Holden Colorado, as mine has flecked on the roof and bonnet? Holden has said external forces have caused this and rejected it. Read more
Holden Colorado 2014: What does 'Service ESP' mean?
I bought a 2014 Holden Colorado in December 2017. It had done 53,000 km and was going okay, but I have not been able to drive it for about six weeks. When I turned it on the dashboard computer came ...Read more
What's a reliable car that isn't a Toyota HiLux?
I am looking to buy a new Toyota Hilux, but there is growing negative feedback regarding DPF issues etc. Given the poor new car 3-year warranty offered by Toyota could you recommend another more ...Read more
Is a Holden Colorado reliable?
We are looking at purchasing a Holden Colorado dual-cab 2018 4x4 LTZ. Are there any issues of concern with this make and model? Read more
When is the new Holden Colorado coming out?
When is the new Holden Colorado coming out? Read more