2017 HOLDEN BARINA: More grown-up styling, Apple CarPlay and rear camera now standard across the range with prices starting from under $15k before on-roads.
2017 HOLDEN BARINA: More grown-up styling, Apple CarPlay and rear camera now standard across the range with prices starting from under $15k before on-roads.

Facelifted Holden Barina arrives from $14,990

HOLDEN'S churning out the new and improved product this year, and its latest update is for the little Barina.  

The 2017 models score a facelift with LED daytime running lights, new grille and new front and rear fascias; there's desirable Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone projection, while rear camera and rear park assist come as standard across the range.  

2017 Holden Barina.
2017 Holden Barina.

With an RRP from $14,990 the 5 star ANCAP safety rating Barina sits just above Holden's impressive Spark city car (from $13,990).  

For 2017 there are just two Barina variants - LS hatch and LT hatch - both with five doors and with the same 1.6-litre petrol engine as before.  

2017 Holden Barina.
2017 Holden Barina.

Entry LS cars score 16-inch alloys, 7-inch touchscreen and auto headlamps to add to the aforementioned spec. LS cars bring 17-inch alloys, passive entry, push button start, leather steering wheel, Sportec seat trim and heated front seats.   

Before on-roads, the LS manual is $14,990, LS auto is $17,190 and LT auto is $20,390.  

The facelifted model also means Holden dealers are doing plate clearance deals on 2016 cars until the end of the year, with outgoing Barina manuals for $15,990 drive away and autos for $16,990 drive away, each with $1000 cash back.  

2017 Holden Barina.
2017 Holden Barina.

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