2006 GMC Envoy

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10 reviews
Available Price Range $4,153-$12,953 Trims6 Combined MPG 18-19 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2006 GMC Envoy

Our Take

GMC revived the Envoy name for 2002 on a brand-new midsize model related to the Chevrolet TrailBlazer. The five-passenger Envoy arrived first, and GMC soon added the extended-length seven-passenger... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Exterior size of XL
  • Fuel economy
  • Maneuverability of XL
  • Stability of XL

Notable Features

  • Displacement on Demand in V-8 models
  • Denali editions
  • Available Autotrac 4WD
  • StabiliTrak stability system


Consumer Reviews

4.9 out of 5

Based on 10 reviews

Perfect Mid-size SUV that tows

by Gunner from Unionville, Pa on May 3, 2011

We bought a ’06 SLE2 new and have ~77k miles on it. The only issue it has had was something in the fuel indicator/sensor/sending unit that failed under warranty. It rides like a car, has a tight turni... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on GMC Envoy Denali

Head Restraints and Seats

IIHS Ratings

Based on GMC Envoy Denali

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
Overall Rear
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on GMC Envoy Denali

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on GMC Envoy Denali

Overall Rollover Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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