• (4.3) 48 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,227$8,163
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 26
  • Engine: 143-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2006 Chevrolet HHR

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Lack of grab handles
  • Impaired rear visibility
  • Thick windshield pillars
  • Low-mounted central controls
  • Seat comfort in center rear seat
  • ABS not standard

Notable Features

  • New for 2006
  • High roof enhances headroom
  • Choice of two engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Available side-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

Old is new again, particularly in the world of auto design, where Chevrolet's HHR looks like a 1949 Suburban, albeit one sent into the next century via time machine.HHR stands for Heritage High Roof, and this retro-styled trucklet is Chevy's equivalent of the PT Cruiser. The HHR shares its basic chassis platform and engine with the Chevy Cobalt.The HHR, with a base price of $16,325, i... Read full review for the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

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Consumer Reviews


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Would buy another if they still made them

by tennvol from Jackson,Ga on August 16, 2011

Bought vehicle new in 06 and have 145000 miles on it with no problems, still have the original battery in it. Get an average of 30 mpg. Only issues were the rotors which I went and bought some after m... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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NHTSA Ratings

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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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