2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Overview

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Trims

LS
Avg. Price: $5,728
LS Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,782
LT
Avg. Price: $5,993
LT Coupe
Avg. Price: $6,089
LTZ
Avg. Price: $7,104
SS
Avg. Price: $7,659
SS Coupe
Avg. Price: $8,379
SS Supercharged

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Great Car by boyblue84
 — i own a 06 cobalt it is one of my favorite cars it has lot's of power to just be a 1.6 but they make several models of cobalts. it gets great overall gas milage and is a very great comuting car, has p... Read More
Chevy Cobalt-ballin' On A Budget by Kirsten
 — This is my first brand new car. Overall I love it, for a 4 cylinder it has a lot of pep and is pretty responsive. It gets great gas mileage. It has probably the best turning radius I have ever seen in... Read More
Cobalt Ss...is That Thing Supercharged? by Curtis
 — This car...is AMAZING! For the price, you get a 2.0L supercharged I-4; making a stock 205 FWHP. This number is more like 215-230 on real world dynos. You also get a sport tuned suspension, pioneer sou... Read More

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Overview

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt

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

Lori Empson
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I Own A 2006 Cobalt. I Just Had A Cv Shaft And Wheel Bearing Replaced On Th...

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MysticTwilite
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Average Running Engine Temperature?

I would like to know what the average temperature my coupe should be running? Recently I developed a leak in the radiator and after getting it fixed, I find myself watching the coolant temperature mor...

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"hot" Smell After Driving

After I get to my destination, I smell a "hot" smell (Hope you understand what that means because I can't really explain it). I check the coolant temperature and it runs around 180-190. The air cond...

617 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
Amanda Dunning
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I Have A 2006 Chevy Cobalt Automatic And I'm Going To Buy A 2006 Chevy Coba...

My automatic engine blew up just putting a used engine in that's from a stick shift Chevy cobalt.

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destynie88
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My 2006 Chevy Cobalt 2.2 Liter Comp Is Going Haywire (speedometer And Odome...

It happened out of nowhere with no warning before today. I don't know if it's the computer, transmission, the fuel, the entire damn car. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Also if anyone knows if...

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