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Choose your perfect fit with our small cars

The perfect inner-city companion that isn't afraid of a highway, Holden's small cars offer many luxuries that you'd only expect from big luxury sedans. Fuel-efficient, roomy designs and eager performance make these models the best value small cars for sale in New Zealand.

Choose from the Holden Small Car range including: Spark, Astra, Barina, and Cruze — there's just no comparison! Not only are these good small cars easy on the eye, but they're easy to park in those tight spaces, too! With a high level of standard safety features, including an abundance of airbags and a 5-star ANCAP rating, these economical cars are available at very affordable prices.

Discover which Holden small car fits perfectly with your lifestyle when you test drive one today.

Holden Spark

The Spark has real-world smarts. So forget the same old list of features; this little beauty gets you from A to B in a way that's personalised to you. In fact, it's packed with everything you need to discover the city in style and comfort - with the all the latest tech to stay connected on the road.

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Holden Astra Coupe

With turbocharged performance, exceptional handling and sleek European looks, the Astra is designed to awaken your senses and thrill you every time you get behind the wheel.

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"The new look Astra just oozes sports styling and appeal."

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"Muscular performance, a practical three-door layout with genuine 2+2 seating and decent load space are all VXR attributes. The price point has strong appeal and the seats are superb."

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"If you've got some curvy roads round your way and want to give them a jolly good spanking then this car could be your new best friend."

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Holden New Astra

With its sleek Euro styling and innovative technology the all-new Astra has everything you'd expect from the European Car of the Year.

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Holden Barina

The feisty Barina certainly packs a punch: it is perfectly complemented by a sporty design and the latest technology. The Barina is an impressive balance of style, power, and value for money.

Hatchback Barina

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Holden Cruze

Coming in either sedan, hatch or sport wagon this versatile car is setting standards across the range. Styled for your lifestyle, the Cruze offers advanced technologies and the highest levels of safety.

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Find your perfect fit with our FAQ

Fuel-efficient and stylish, what's not to love about small cars? Not sure if a compact car is the right one for your lifestyle? Read our FAQ below to find your perfect fit.

Small Cars FAQ

Yes there are many different types of small cars. There are 3 and 5 door hatches, 4 door sedans, and they come in a variety of engine sizes including 1.4, 1.6, and 1.8 litres.

Small cars are generally more fuel efficient than larger vehicles, and cost less to buy and maintain. They are also easier to manoeuvre and park. Small cars also can carry five people around in reasonable comfort.

Yes, small cars can be family-friendly. Many of Holden’s small cars are quite spacious inside. With a 5-passenger capacity and plenty of leg room in the rear, Holden compact hatches can accommodate for a whole family.

Yes, small cars are reliable and dependable, provided that you regularly service them and drive them like they are supposed to be driven.

As they generally have smaller engines than larger vehicles, small cars can be very economical indeed. Many of Holden’s small cars also feature turbocharged engines to give you the performance of a larger engine with the fuel economy of a smaller one.

Absolutely. All Holden small cars come with 6 airbags, ESC and ABS standard, and a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. You can’t get much safer than that!

Small cars are generally more affordable than larger vehicles.

The right small car for you depends on what lifestyle you live – do you have a family? What will your car primarily be used for? Where do you work? Take all these factors into consideration when choosing a small car from Holden. Our compact vehicles are ready to be test-driven, too.

Due to its compact nature, small cars are generally easier to control and drive. They’re suitable for both country and city driving, and as an added bonus, they are much easier to park as well.

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