2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Overview

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Trims

LS
Avg. Price: $6,355
LS Coupe
Avg. Price: $6,275
LT
Avg. Price: $6,829
LT Coupe
Avg. Price: $6,663
LTZ
Avg. Price: $8,125
SS
Avg. Price: $8,389
SS Coupe
Avg. Price: $8,777
SS Supercharged
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4.25 stars

Based on 161 reviews

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

MikeyG11
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Losing Antifreeze

My car is losing coolant. I had to fill it twice in a week. I am also getting coolant vapors coming through the vents in the dash. Any ideas?

15 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 days ago)
DarkGothic
5

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...

8 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 days ago)
Ronica
0

Elctrical

my radiator fan has not power to it and the button inside to pop the trunk will not work this has been going on since they put in the new ignition key switch.

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 days ago)
Ronica
0

No Power To The Radiator Fan

I brought a new radior fan but it will not work. changed the snesor but the fan will not work it is like no electric juice is getting to it what can I do i am a 58 year old lady who has got a lemon...

9 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
TJ5950
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My 2006 Chevy Cobalt Key Is Locked In The Ignition And Is The Battery Is De...

17 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)