• (4.0) 69 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,419$7,387
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 26-29
  • Engine: 145-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt

Built on General Motors' Delta architecture and launched for 2005, the front-wheel-drive subcompact Cobalt comes in sedan and coupe body styles. Most Cobalts initially used a 145-horsepower four-cylinder, but a 205-hp supercharged engine went into the SS Supercharged coupe.Eight versions are... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space and entry/exit
  • Seat comfort
  • Noisy engine exhaust
  • Some cheap-looking controls

Notable Features

  • Three engine choices
  • New 171-hp engine for SS
  • Coupe and sedan body styles
  • Optional side-curtain airbags
  • Optional OnStar and XM Satellite Radio

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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06 Cobalt LT, Rally yellow

by Pollopesca from Interlaken on February 24, 2010

Pros: Got a 06 Cobalt LT in Rally yellow with a high wing spoiler. And black interior. Very nice looking exterior. Handles well around curves. Very smooth ride but avoid the potholes with those small ... Read Full Review

8 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Safety Ratings

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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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