Best Bet
(4.9) 47 reviews
MSRP: $14,251$39,631
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 400-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Seats: 2
2006 Chevrolet Corvette

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet Corvette

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Wet-pavement traction and control
  • Idling noise and vibration on some cars
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Visibility in convertible

Notable Features

  • 400-hp, 6.0-liter V-8
  • Coupe and convertible body styles
  • Manual or new paddle-shift automatic
  • New Z06 coupe with 505-hp V-8
  • Available Z51 Performance Package


Our Expert Reviews

America's oldest sports car is still America's best sports car -- at least in the latest Z06 incarnation of the Chevrolet Corvette.The Vette has been around since we were babies, and after 50-plus years on the market, it's grown into a sophisticated performance car that still puts a premium on muscle.We tested a 2006 Corvette Z06 with just a few options and a bottom line of $71,5... Read full review for the 2006 Chevrolet Corvette

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Consumer Reviews


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Ultimate Machine

by Speedy from SAN RAMON CALIF on April 15, 2010

This car is not perfect. The interior plastics are a bit on the cheap side for a car of this price. The roof rattles a little sometimes. Its got a bad blind spot for lane changes. I don't care, and if... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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