2006 GMC Envoy XL

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10 reviews
Available Price Range $4,288-$12,796 Trims6 Combined MPG 17-18 Seats 7

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... 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

4.5 out of 5

Based on 10 reviews

Denali overpowers Explorer

by Jim SUV enthusiast from Frankfort, Illinois on July 10, 2006

I feel this review should have some validity, because I have driven a Ford Explorer for the last 10 years now. I have seen the improvements along the way, but they do not compare to the GMC Envoy XL D... 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


There are currently 11 recalls for this car.

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

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