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Old 07-12-2019, 12:29 AM   #991
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Please have mercy on the Commodore badge and kill it. It is already a disgrace they have gone this long with it, at least the Falcon went down with dignity.

They are saying it is the highest selling large car but is it much difference in size between it and a Camry?
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Old 07-12-2019, 02:47 AM   #992
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Latest commodore is better than the latest falcon. If you want to buy a large 4 door sedan for Aussie manufacturers the commodore is the only choice.
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Old 07-12-2019, 04:09 AM   #993
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Umm, no - that's my point... This is the class of car the Commodore now competes in. VF was in a completely different class that it had pretty much all to itself after Falcon died.




Each to their own. New Passat wagons look great IMO. I'd probably put the Commodore second last just ahead of the Liberty. Keeping my VF is preferable to any of them though.
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Old 07-12-2019, 07:07 AM   #994
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Please have mercy on the Commodore badge and kill it. It is already a disgrace they have gone this long with it, at least the Falcon went down with dignity.

They are saying it is the highest selling large car but is it much difference in size between it and a Camry?
The nameplate is going to continue to live on,for the foreseeable future. The “sleeping lion” will awaken.
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If you want to buy a large 4 door sedan for Aussie manufacturers the commodore is the only choice.
Please explain. I had to check the date to see if I was in a time warp.
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Latest commodore is better than the latest falcon. If you want to buy a large 4 door sedan for Aussie manufacturers the commodore is the only choice.
??? Australian manufacturer dreaming again Aaron.
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Latest commodore is better than the latest falcon. If you want to buy a large 4 door sedan for Aussie manufacturers the commodore is the only choice.
Which ever you prefer grab one now before the bogans get to them,
it's heartbreaking to see dilapidated late model Falcons and Commodores


ooooh, you mean the ZB?

OK.....the bogan can have at them.

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Not really, there's plenty of brands with entrants selling less than 400/month, the bigger issue for Holden is its existing dealer network, too many to remain viable on the reduced numbers.


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Well that's True, Has Mondeo ever sold over 400/month yet Ford have kept it on.
But the Mondeo has never been the flagship model of the dealership
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Well that's True, Has Mondeo ever sold over 400/month yet Ford have kept it on.
But the Mondeo has never been the flagship model of the dealership
Agreed, Falcon was and its sales are 0 as Fords new flagship is the Ranger, in line with current consumer trends.
Holden's new flagship and no1 seller is Colorado, another ute, go figure.
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Well that's True, Has Mondeo ever sold over 400/month yet Ford have kept it on.
But the Mondeo has never been the flagship model of the dealership
It used to sell over 400 a month easily. It's just completely died off in the past 1-2 years with it getting old, and buyers moving away from sedans.

The ZB is going through this now. Down to just 309 buyers last month.
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