• (4.1) 58 reviews
  • MSRP: $974$13,554
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15-19
  • Engine: 291-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Introduced in 2002, Chevrolet's TrailBlazer sport utility vehicle was intended to be a midsize replacement for the company's compact Blazer. Rather than a V-6 or V-8, the TrailBlazer draws power from a 4.2-liter all-aluminum inline-six-cylinder engine. An extended-length TrailBlazer EXT... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Fuel economy
  • Short rear-seat bottoms

Notable Features

  • Inline-six-cylinder or V-8
  • New 395-hp SS model
  • Available side-curtain airbags
  • Car-compatible bumpers
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • Tight turning circle

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

With gasoline prices hovering at $3 a gallon, this may not be the best time for Chevrolet to cram a big 6.0-liter V-8 engine into its midsize sport ute, but there's no denying that the TrailBlazer SS makes the trip from gas station to gas station pretty entertaining. We averaged 13.2 mpg. In a word: ouch.Introduced in 2002, the TrailBlazer first was offered with a 4.2-liter six-cylinder, t... Read full review for the 2006 Chevrolet Trail Blazer

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So far...so good

by WHJEK from Shawnee, Kansas on November 28, 2011

Purchased my 2006 Trailblazer about 3 months ago. The vehicle had about 65,000 and I have put about 8000 on the vehicle since purchase. I get about 16 mpg mixed city driving, and about 21 on the highw... Read Full Review

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2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Safety Ratings

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There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

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

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