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Holden Commodore 1978

The 1978 Holden Commodore range of configurations is currently priced from $940.

The 1978 Holden Commodore carries a braked towing capacity of up to 900 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Holden Commodore 1978 Price and Specs

The Holden Commodore 1978 is currently available from $940 for the Commodore (base) up to $4,070 for the Commodore SL.

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$2,505
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$940
Highest Price
$4,070
Holden Commodore Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
(base) Sedan 2.8L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $940 $1,650
(base) Sedan 4.1L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,100 $3,630
(base) Sedan 3.3L Leaded 3 SP AUTO $2,100 $3,630
(base) Sedan 4.1L Leaded 4 SP MAN $2,100 $3,630
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Holden Commodore 1978 Q&As

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  • Metal makes a Memento

    IT'S hard to say how many are left, but one thing is certain, many have gone to that automotive graveyard in the sky. Given their numbers are thinning it's fair to say they will become collectable, and their value should go up. If you're thinking of buying one as a classic with the potential to increase in value, buy an SL/E.

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  • Tonne Of Trouble

    MANY things can cause vibration. It could be as simple as poor wheel and tyre balance, which tends to show up at about 100km/h, or it could be the tailshaft, which shows up at a lower speed. Before doing anything drastic you need to check everything is within specification: wheel and tyre balance, tailshaft balance and driveline angles. The latter can be critical. If they are out they will cause a significant vibration.

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Holden Commodore 1978 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1978 Holden Commodore will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Holden Commodore vary from 14x6 inches to 15x6 inches.

Holden Commodore Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
base Sedan 14x6 inches 14x6 inches
SL Sedan 14x6 inches 14x6 inches
SL/E Sedan 15x6 inches 15x6 inches
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Holden Commodore 1978 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1978 Holden Commodore are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1722mm x 1371mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Holden Commodore 1978 Dimensions  include 1371mm height, 1722mm width, 4705mm length.
Holden Commodore Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
base Sedan 1371x1722x4705 mm 121 mm
base Sedan 1371x1722x4705 mm 123 mm
base Sedan 1371x1722x4705 mm 122 mm
SL Sedan 1371x1722x4705 mm 123 mm
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Holden Commodore 1978 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1978 Holden Commodore is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Holden Commodore is available with the following fuel type: Leaded.

Holden Commodore Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
base Sedan 2.8L,Leaded,4 SP MAN
base Sedan 3.3L,Leaded,4 SP MAN
base Sedan 4.1L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO
base Sedan 4.1L,Leaded,4 SP MAN
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Holden Commodore 1978 Towing capacity

The Holden Commodore has maximum towing capacity of 900kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Holden Commodore Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
base Sedan 2.8L,Leaded,4 SP MAN 900kg
base Sedan 3.3L,Leaded,4 SP MAN 900kg
base Sedan 2.8L,Leaded,3 SP AUTO 900kg
base Sedan 4.1L,Leaded,4 SP MAN 900kg
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