No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the HSV reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
HSV Maloo: Engine fault code
I have a VZ HSV Maloo that has an intermittent issue with the "service vehicle soon" light coming up on the dash. It will come on briefly under heavy acceleration or when travelling up hill, on ...Read more
HSV Clubsport 2001: Price range
What would you expect to pay for 2001 VX2 HSV R8 Clubby 180,000 km, auto, and original with books? Read more
HSV Clubsport 2004: Price guide
I'm looking to buy a 2004 HSV Clubsport SE 5.7. The seller wants $14,400 ONO, it’s got 180,000 km on the clock, and the service books are up to date. What issues should I be looking out for? The car ...Read more
Holden Commodore 1990: How much is it worth?
I’ve got a 1990 VN Group A Holden Commodore. I’ve had it for five-plus years. How much is it worth? Read more
Holden Commodore 1991: SS Group A, is it worth it?
I found a 1991 VP Holden SS factory 5-speed, now here’s the question. It’s a numbered car, number 273 of 500 Bathurst models (on a dedicated plate on firewall), but I can’t find any info on any ...Read more
HSV Clubsport 2013: How can I get HSV to replace an LED headline?
One of the LED lights on my 2013 Gen-F HSV Clubsport has gone out. It's a known problem with the HSV. I tried talking to HSV, but they don't want to hear about it. I know my car is out of warranty, ...Read more
Subaru, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, HSV lead latest recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions (ACCC) has issued its latest round of safety recalls, with a number of models called back from Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, HSV... Read more
Is the 1998 HSV Clubsport collectable?
Is the 1998 HSV Clubsport collectable? I have been told 164 were made with the last of the 5.0-litre V8, 61 of which were manuals. I’ve been offered $15,000 for mine, and seen $25,000 put up for one ...Read more
Long term value of HSV GTO?
I have a HSV GTO that I have owned since new, but space is a problem at home and I have been considering selling it. I really enjoy the driving the car, but I have a more recent HSV Maloo, which is ...Read more
Pros and cons of buying a 2005 Grange?
I am looking to purchase a 2005 HSV Grange with 100,000 km on the clock.The seller is the second owner of the car and is asking $18,500.What are some of the downsides I should be asking the owner ...Read more
How can I tell if my car is a replica?
I have a Holden VN Group A SS. I don't have a lot of knowledge on cars and I've been told some can be replicas and am wondering how do I tell if mine is genuine? How do I determine a fair sale price? Read more
Screen crack on HSV GTS
I have a 2012 E3 HSV GTS that I bought as a showroom demonstrator with only 50 km on the clock. The very first time I attempted to use the sat-nav the screen cracked and I've been trying to get it ...Read more
HSV GTS Software fault
I had trouble with they satellite navigation in my HSV GTS Series 1, which was not picking up the Satellites. Recently, when I was in Gundagai it was showing Katoomba. When I booked it in I was told ...Read more
Hot hatch or sports sedan?
I'm having a mid-life crisis and I'd like to trade up to something a little more exciting than my 2015 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport. Many years ago I had an LX Holden Torana V8 and I'd like something ...Read more
VE GTS value increase?
Would a 2008 VE GTS 40th anniversary model, of which only 100 were made, be likely to increase in value in years to come, or would it decline? The car is in great condition, has full service history ...Read more
Maloo airbags deployed unexpectedly
The passenger side curtain and seat airbags, and belt pre-tensioner on my 2014 HSV Maloo went off while driving on a straight stretch of the Hume Highway on cruise control. The result was frightening ...Read more
Calipers repainted on Clubsport R8
During the 45,000 km service on my E3 Clubsport R8 brake fluid leaked over the calipers, as well the reservoir cap was left off allowing fluid to splash into the engine bay. It is back at dealer to ...Read more
Future value of last-model HSVs?
I'm looking to buy the last model HSV, either Clubsport or Senator, next year. Which one you think will have a better resale value down the track? Read more
Long term value of HSV GTO?
I am wondering what I should do with my 2002 HSV GTO, badged 84 and with 70,300 original kilometres. I have no idea if I should hang on to it or sell it. I drive it once a week a few kilometres to ...Read more
Used HSV Clubsport review: 1997-2000
Graham Smith road tests and reviews the used 1997-2000 HSV Clubsport VT/VT II. Read more