2007 Holden VE Utemain
Holden Ute
aka HSV Maloo
Production 1948-2017
Class Utility
Body Style 2 dr Ute
Length 5055 mm
Width 1899 mm
Height 1497 mm
Wheelbase 3009 mm
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission transmission + drive
Engine engine
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Holden Ute is a coupe utility vehicle built by Holden under General Motors.

Recent Changes[]

  • To celebrate its 20th Anniversary in 2011, Holden created the limited edition "20 Years of Maloo" performance ute. [1]
  • On August 2007, Holden unveiled the 2008 VE Ute.

Styles and Major Options[]

The holden Ute comes in 4 trim levels: omega, sv6, SS, and SSV. the first two feature V6 engines, the sv6 being the more luxurious V6 model and the omega being the base. the SS and SSV models feature a 6.0 liter V8 with the latter again having more luxurious features.


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Engine and Transmission[]

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Main Competitors[]

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Hybrid Models[]

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Unique Attributes[]

The most unique attribute to the Ute is the pickup bed in the back, calling back to the Chevrolet El Camino. after the popularity of the similar Chevrolet Lumina Ute in Africa. Holden released it's new model in 2007 as a 2008 model.


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Resale Values[]

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There is only one generation for this model, the current 2008-present model line. As it is almost required that a vehicle be redesigned every 4 to 6 years now, a new shape can be expected sometime in and around 2013.

Current Generation: (2008-2017)[]





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WB (1980-1984)[]

HQ/HJ/HX/HZ (1972-1984)[]

Main Article: Holden Kingswood

HK/HT/HG (1968-1971)[]

HJ/HR (1965-1968)[]

EJ/EH (1962-1965)[]

Main Article: Holden EH

FB/EK (1960-1962)[]

FE/FC (1956-1960)[]

FJ (1953-1956)[]

Main Article: Holden FJ

First generation/origins: (FX)(1948-1952)[]

Main Article: Holden FX


There is speculation that the Holden Ute will be sold in the US as the new Chevrolet El Camino.

Design quirks and oddities[]

The Holden V8 SS Ute topped the commercial vehicle category as the most secure according to the 2003 RACV Vehicle Security Rating with the score of 67 points out of 120.


2010 Drive Best Utility (SS)

See also[]


General Motors Company

Buick | Cadillac | Chevrolet | GMC | Holden | Hummer | Opel | Vauxhall | Daewoo

Current: Barina · Caprice · Captiva · Combo · Commodore · Colorado · Statesman · Ute · Epica · Cruze · Barina Spark · Volt

Commodore Variants: VS · VB · VC · VH · VK · VL · VN · VP · VR · VT · VX · VY · VZ · VE

Historic: Adventra . Apollo · Astra · Belmont · Brougham · Calibra · Camira · Crewman . Holden Cruze AWD · Drover · EH · FB · Frontera · FJ · FX · Gemini · Jackaroo · Kingswood · Monaro · Nova · One Tonner . Piazza · Premier · Rodeo · Sandman · Scurry · Shuttle · Special · Standard · Suburban · Sunbird · Tigra · Torana · Vectra · Zafira · Viva · Barina · Omega

Concept: ECOmmodore · EFIJY · Torana GTR-X Concept · Nations Cup Monaro Concept · Sandman Concept · SST Concept · SSX Concept · Torana TT36 Concept · UTEster Concept · Coupe 60 Concept · Hurricane Concept

Holden Special Vehicles · Statesman

James Alexander Holden Corporate website A division of General Motors


Model nameplates

Avalanche XUV · Clubsport · Grange · GTS · Maloo · Senator · SV88 · VXR · W427 ·

Model series

VL · VN/VG/VQ · VP · VR/VS · VT · VT II · VX · VX II · Y Series · Y II Series · Z Series · E Series

Tom Walkinshaw Racing

Tom Walkinshaw Corporate website A brand of the Holden and TWR

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