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Grunt Without The Thirst

Posted: November 10, 2010 in All, Holden, New Car Reviews

2010 Holden Commodore VE Berlina Series II 3.0 V6 SIDI


It was with some feeling of expectation that I approached the new three litre V6 Berlina with all the hype surrounding the new SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) engine I had high hopes of a powerful and economical drive over the next few days.

Thankfully I wasn’t disappointed. Even with my heavy footed style of driving and plenty of that stop start city driving I was pleased to see the trip computer reading around 12.3 litres per 100k’s, factory claim is 9.3 which should be easily achievable on the open road.

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