• (4.3) 30 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,747$14,983
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 19-23
  • Engine: 175-hp, 2.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 1,600 lbs.
2006 Chevrolet Colorado

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet launched the compact Colorado pickup truck in 2004. Offered with a four- or five-cylinder engine, the Colorado is closely related to the GMC Canyon.Colorados come with two- or four-wheel drive and in regular-cab, extended-cab and Crew-Cab configurations. Both a Z71 offroad performance s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Engine noise
  • Rear-seat passenger space
  • Interior construction details

Notable Features

  • 175- or 220-hp engine
  • Three cab configurations
  • Three suspension choices
  • Available Z71 and ZQ8 packages
  • Xtreme edition available
  • Optional roof-rail side-curtain airbags

2006 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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Highly Recommend!!

by Bert from Elizabeth, IN on July 14, 2012

We bought the truck new in 2006 and have not regretted it one minute. It has been great on gas with my over 50 mile commute each day. 24-26 mpg a little of highway and city driving mixed but great gas... Read Full Review

14 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Chevrolet Colorado Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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