2006 Chevrolet Colorado User Reviews

2006 Chevrolet Colorado Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 20 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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"ride" 9 reviews
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"fuel economy" 3 reviews
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"ride" 3 reviews
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david_t_36582 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Extended Cab SB Review
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5

Pros

power, mileage, dependable

Cons

small back seat

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Good, Dependable, Comfortable Ride. — I bought this truck new in the summer of '06 with every option available (the 3LT) including trailering setup. It has been a really dependable truck. Once I put the bed cover on it my mileage on long trips was as high as 25 mpg. Once they switched to ethanol blends, my mileage is still about 22 on the interstate and 19 around town. The 3.5 has plenty of power even when towing my 19' center console boat. The ride is comfortable and the leather full power seats w/ heat can't be beat. The back seat is a different story. it can comfortably fit 2 garden gnomes, anything larger is scrunched up. I have 106K miles and maintenance has been minimum. I did a full brake job recently, changed the thermostat and hoses, and solenoid on the charcoal canister. Other than that, zero problems. And the brakes really didn't need it, just thought after 100k they should. I just wish they still made them this year.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Plyscamp writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2dr Regular Cab SB Review
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5

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Great looking rock sloid truck, cofoertable and great milage

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none

Plyscamp
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We Have Used This Truck In A Small Business And Could Not Ask For More. — Truck looks good and is very comfortable on those long days in the cab. The milage has been great and other than normal service very little has been required in 105,000 miles. Original tires went 60,000 miles, rear brakes at 104,000 miles who could ask for more. The Z71 Offroad suspension has provided a great ride with enough toughness to handle trailers. The 3.5 litre 5 cylinder engine has plenty of get up and go without emptying your wallet at the Pump. Highly recomend these trucks, Just replaced this one with a new V8 Colorado.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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mnoremac writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Crew Cab SB Review
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5

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Great mid-sized truck for a family or off-roading.

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Bed could be a bit longer.

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Great Mid-sized Truck — I love the handling and towing of this mid-sized truck but the shorter bed makes hauling longer items a bit harder than a full-size bed. The fuel economy is one of the best, especially for a truck and the comfort is spot on.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Jc writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Crew Cab SB Review
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Good for work, good on gas,

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not a lot of storage room in the cab

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2006 Colorado Crew Cab — Performance is ok could be better if i put more money into it. it helps me work though. it has its fair amounts of dings on it. gas is better than you think it would be on my truck because its a inline 4. It is an overall fun car to drive. especially in the snow. only has rear wheel drive.

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Ryan3171 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS Extended Cab Review
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Manageable dimensions  
+ Performance with five-cylinder  
+ Front-seat passenger space  
+ Maneuverability  
+ Automatic-transmission operation  

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Ride comfort  
- Engine noise  
- Rear-seat passenger space  
- Interior construction details

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Nice Rental Truck — Aggressive Styling for the Xtreme Pkg., Excellent power and handling in comparison with its competitors, Spacious interior, no question about where to put your drink down with it having 6 cup holders, Sun and sound pkg. is a great addition with Six speakers stratigically placed throughout the cab and power sun roof, Lowered Suspension with the Xtreme pkg. including 18x8 inch wheels on on four corners to hold you to the ground. All in all the Colorado Xtreme is among the best. My opinion of course

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Scott writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Crew Cab SB Review
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It is a truck.

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Lack of power

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Good Midsize Truck. — This truck rides good but lacks in power. Will pull my boat but I would hate to pull anything bigger. 5 foot bed is a little small. Overall a great truck and I have not had no major problems. Hope to get a full size truck next.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jay writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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Great compact size truck, gets the job done, and isn't too big.

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BAD factory sound system.

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Love It. — Wish the wheels could hold larger rims without changing the tires. Better sound system is MUCH needed. The system isn't even close to what a factory set should be. Price wasn't bad, it's done its job thus far. Drive is smooth and not a bad ride, even on the highway!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nick writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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Pretty much everything except for turning radius

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Turning radius

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My Truck :) — I love my truck! It's got great acceleration and breaking, and it's very solid. I think it looks great all around, and it gets good gas mileage. It is very fun to drive. I love it! It's one of the best trucks out on the road.

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Ray writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB Review
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2.8L, 4WD, 1/4 Ton Capacity, Cruise Control, Fun to drive

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18/22mpg, Automatic

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2006 Chevy Colorado — The Chevy Colorado is an excellent truck to own. It's moderately powerful, but it's very hard working. The build of the design is phenomenal, it's durable and can haul a lot of weight. It's about as fun as a truck can be to drive. The only thing I regret is being stubborn and getting the Regular cab, I like the look of the reg over the ext cab, but it's cramped sometimes. I also wish it was a stick, but good luck finding one of those. Aside from those two things it's great, and the 4wd performs great in the weather. It's an all around good truck, mileage is 18/22.

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Matt writes:
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS Extended Cab Review
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the power it has for a small pickup

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could have better gas milage

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Good Truck — ive found that the inline 5 cylinder puts out a lot of power. i pull an old 70's 13 foot lionel tent trailer with no problem. the gas milage could be better but i think it is a very good smaller pick up truck. i would recomend it above the other small trucks out there at this time.

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Great Little 4x4 By FlagEagle

Great car for 1 to 4 people. Gets you where you want to go. Reliable. Easy access to back seats. Full size half ton bed. Tires decent. Handles excellently. Good fuel mileage. (23 miles per gallon). CD... Read More

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Performance: slow to accelerate... good breaks. Quality: Great, except for customibility. Appearance: Great but can have a lower stance. Cost: good, doesn't use a lot of gas especially on high way. Fu... Read More

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2007 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Excellent Mid-size Truck By falksey

The 2007 is my second Colorado, as I had an '04 before it which I will reference several times. My decision to continue with the Colorado was that these little trucks live up to the like a rock stand... Read More

It Does What It's Supposed To: It Trucks. By notsoaveragejoe

After having driven a few different pick ups, I settled on this one for one simple reason: it was a smooth ride. Even after a few years, the ride is surprisingly comfortable and doesn't get really bou... Read More

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Great Commute/work Truck. By danmilani

This is a great vehicle for work or commuting. Gas milage is what you'd expect for a 4 cylinder. Seats are comfortable. Handles great even with cargo in the bed. Great visibility all around. Never... Read More

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I bought this truck because I love cars but needed something the haul things. I picked up the ZQ8 sport model with the I5 and a 5 speed. Much quicker than the automatics, better fuel economy and more ... Read More

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