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Daewoo Tosca
aka Chevrolet Epica
Holden Epica
Production 2008 - present
Class Medium
Body Style 4 dr Sedan
Length 4805 mm
Width 1810 mm
Height 1450 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm
Weight 1499 kg
Transmission 5 speed Manual
5 speed Automatic, FWD
Engine 2.5L 6 cylinder DOHC
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar Chrysler Sebring
Toyota Camry
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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Recent Changes

  • For the 2009 model year, the Holden Epica variant of the Tosca recieves a minor mid-cycle facelift which entails a new front grille, rear fascia and alloy wheels. Underneath the skin deep modifications, the Epica now also boasts upgraded safety equipment: ESP and six airbags are now available as standard throughout the range. Underhood, the Epica sports a new 148 hp 2.0 litre turbodiesel powerplant mated to GM's 6T40 six-speed automatic transmission with Active Select in place of the old 2.0 litre petrol V6 and returns a fuel economy rating of 7.6 litre/100km (31 mpg). The larger 2.5 litre Petrol V6 also now gets matched to a six-speed auto. [1]

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Holden Epica


  • 16 inch alloy wheels
  • Air conditioning
  • ABS
  • Dual front and side airbags
  • Cruise control
  • Electric windows and mirrors
  • Electronic stability control


  • 17 inch alloy wheels
  • Climate control air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Leather seats
  • Traction control
  • ABS
  • 6 airbags (dual front/side/head)
  • Electronic stability control

CDX Diesel

  • 6 airbags (dual front/side/head)
  • Electronic Stability Control


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Daewoo Tosca
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Holden Epica
2.5 litre Petrol CDX 2.0 litre Diesel CDX 2.5 litre Petrol CDXi 2.0 litre Diesel CDXi CDXi Leather Pack
AUS$ 27,990 AUS$ 29,990 AUS$ 30,990 AUS$ 32,990 AUS$ 2,000
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Boot space: 480 litres

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  • On Drive, in the owner reviews, the Daewoo Tosca (known as the Holden Epica in Australia) is rated only 2 stars. As described by one owner, ""Cheap and Nasty" is a polite way to describe this car" Drive (Owner review)[2]
  • "Would I pick an Epica over a Camry? No. Or a Mitsubishi 380? No." CarsGUIDE
  • "A drink-of-water car. It quenches your thirst, but there is no taste of bubble." CarsGUIDE
  • "I somehow managed to avoid driving anything totally nasty this year and so felt almost apologetic about branding the Epica with the Hawley Kiss of Death when I finally drove it as late as November. I actually like its wedgy mix of Saab 9-5 and BMW 5 Series (look at those headlights) atyling, and the CDXi has a serious amount of stuff in it of 30 grand. But the ride is woeful over sharp bumps, the steering wooden and the front seats are about as soft and supportive as kitchen chairs. Then I had to check the specks list three times to confirm it did have a 2.5-litre six under the bonnet. Smooth and silent it might be, but torque? It feels like there's a sick hamster on a treadmill turning the front wheels. It maybe one for bargain hunters, but not for me." Wheels Magazine


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