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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Overview
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Based on 162 reviews
The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt saw few changes to the fun little car first introduced in 2005. As the replacement for the late, great Chevy Cavalier, the '06 Cobalt is an entry-level compact that makes a great first car.
Offered in a range of trims (LS, LT, LTZ, and SS) the 2006 Cobalt is available in both sedan and coupe bodystyles. The Cobalt was designed to compete with relatively low-priced imports like the Hyundai Elantra and the Kia Spectra, leaving the Chevrolet Aveo to compete with the very low-priced, very bare-bones offerings.
One aspect of the '06 Chevy Cobalt that may disappoint Cavalier loyalists is its relatively sparse assortment of standard features. If you're buying the base LS trim and want ABS, front-side and side-curtain airbags, or OnStar service, you're going to have to pay for the options. Standard features are more plentiful on the LT, LTZ, and SS trims, but there are some surprising omissions.
The baseline engine for the '06 Chevrolet Cobalt is a 2.2-liter inline-4 that puts out 145 horsepower; the SS models have a 171-horsepower, 2.4-liter dual-overhead-cam inline-four, and the SS Supercharged boasts a 2.0-liter, 205-horsepower supercharged four-cylinder that delivers 200 lb.-ft. of torque. All of these mills offer plenty of power to get the lightweight (under 2,800 pounds curb weight) Cobalt around with ease.
And when it comes to fuel efficiency, the 2006 Chevy Cobalt delivers, with EPA estimates ranging from 25 mpg city, 34 mpg highway to 23 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, depending on engine.
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Chevrolet Cobalt Questions
06 Cobalt Rough Idle/stall When Stopping Or Quick Deceleration
Hello All, Here is the problem I have. 06 Cobalt LT 2.2l 103065 Miles When decelerating on the freeway to come to a virtual stop for traffic, when stopping at a stop light, when pulling out of the ...
Lately i have been haveing several issues with my car. I had the Fuel pump changed. and the the emissions cleaned now my car will randomly die. After 2 fuel pumps and the ignition swiched changed it...
What Is Wrong With My Cobalt?
I recently bought a 2006 Cobalt SS SC stage 2 w/ 126K and a rebuilt top end. It started hard due to a weak battery with corroded terminals so I replaced it. After that, it hasn't run the same. It's go...
2006 Cobalt Ls 2.2 P0300
2006 Cobalt LS 2.2 P0300 rough idle and no acceleration power. So here's the rundown. My car had a P0171 running lean code. I replaced the Evap Purge Solenoid and the MAF sensor. After doing th...
When My Xon Turns Off His 2006 Chevy Colbalt It Sounds Like The Fans Stays ...
2006 chevy colbat when turn off it sounds like the fan stays on for about couple mins before it goes off.coolant reaches 225