• (4.2) 9 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,817$9,665
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17
  • Engine: 291-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7
2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

Our Take on the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

Our Take

Chevrolet's midsize TrailBlazer sport utility vehicle debuted early in 2002 as a five-passenger vehicle. It was soon joined by an extended-length TrailBlazer EXT with a seven-passenger capacity. Both models offer an optional 5.3-liter V-8, an upgrade from the standard 4.2-liter inline-six-cy... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Third-row access
  • Short rear-seat bottoms
  • Cargo space behind third row
  • Visibility
  • Abundant, though tolerable, size

Notable Features

  • Inline-six-cylinder
  • Available Displacement on Demand V-8
  • Car-compatible bumpers
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • Tight turning circle


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 9 reviews

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Nice SUV for the money

by Big Dawg from Lansing, MI on March 18, 2010

I purchased a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT 2 months ago. Overall I have been pleased with the vehicle although I had to take it back to the dealership for a few repairs. I purchased the vehicle with... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

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

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