2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Overview

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Trims

LS
Avg. Price: $5,590
LS Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,665
LT
Avg. Price: $5,934
LT Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,999
LTZ
Avg. Price: $6,675
SS
Avg. Price: $7,452
SS Coupe
Avg. Price: $7,955
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

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I Have No Pressure When Braking! What Is Wrong With My Car? This Mama Need...

I have an 06 Chevy Cobalt, I started having issues with my brakes sticking. when they got hot, they reacted as if the brakes were engaged at times. I was told to replace the Brake pads, calipers and r...

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vhart
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Key Gets Stuck In The Ignition

I have a 2006 chevy cobalt ss 2.4l. I am having intermittent key getting stuck in the accessory position in the ignition. If I drive it an then park it again or jiggle the shifter it will eventual...

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2006 Chevy Colbolt Wont Crank

BATTERY WAS VERY LOW HAD IT CHARGE AND STILL NOTHING RADIO,LIGHTS LOCKS ALL WORK BUT STILL WONT CRANK PLUGGED IN OBD2 IT CAME UP WITH 78 ENGINE ?????CONFUSED

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
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Why Is My 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Stalling So Much When I Drive It?

Here's the problem I am having: When I stop for a red light, when I stop at a stop sign, when I pull out into the highway or road, when I pull into a parking space it stalls.The RPM goes way,way down ...

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How Do You On Board Program A Key For The 2006 Chev Cobalt?

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