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Barina hatch gets a makeover


New look inside and out for 3-door and 5-door

Holden New Zealand continues its competitive push into the value end of the light car market with a fresh new look and feel for the Barina 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks, plus the addition of side impact airbags across the range.

Starting from $16,990*, the upgraded Holden Barina hatchbacks represent value for money, boasting a 1.6 litre powertrain and refreshed exterior and interior styling.

Most notably, the Barina 3-door and 5-door hatchbacks have been given a more dynamic body design, highlighted by a strong Euro-styled front fascia and rear end treatments.

Inside, the interior is significantly upgraded and features an updated instrument panel, console and new fabric trim.

From a safety perspective, all Barina models receive ABS and driver, front passenger and side impact airbags as standard.

Holden New Zealand Marketing Manager, Matthew Woodley said the latest Barina hatchback balanced stylish good looks, safety, function and value. "The striking exterior and interior design treatments ensure that this vehicle will appeal to a broad audience of people who enjoy purposeful design and a long list of standard features including side airbags, ABS and alloy wheels.

"Barina also represents great value for money in a growing proportion of the market that appreciate good fuel economy and the convenience of a small vehicle.

Barina is powered by a 1.6 litre DOHC multi-point fuel injected engine that produces 76kW of peak power at 5800rpm and develops peak torque of 145Nm at 3600rpm#.

The 16-valve 1.6 litre powerplant returns 7.0 litres per 100 kilometres (manual transmission) and 7.6 litres/100 kilometres (automatic).

Ventilated front disc brakes are standard with alloy wheels and four-channel ABS braking system.

Holden Barina recommended retail pricing*

3-Door Hatch $16,990 (manual transmission)
3-Door Hatch $18,690 (automatic transmission)

5-Door Hatch $18,990 (manual transmission)
5-Door Hatch $20,690 (automatic transmission)

*Recommended Retail Price - excludes on road costs.
#Power and torque figures as per ECE regulations

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