• (4.4) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,177$11,729
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-18
  • Engine: 300-hp, 5.3-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7
2006 GMC Envoy XL

Our Take on the 2006 GMC Envoy XL

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 Envoy XL that featured three rows of seats.All 2006 models come standard with General Motors' ... 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


Average based on 14 reviews

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by fenn45 from Grovetown,GA on April 23, 2010

I traded from a Cadillac SRX which I LOVED, just needed more space. The Envoy is just as comfortable and actually gets better MPG with MUCH more room!! Despite being a long vehicle it is easy to park ... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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