2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD User Reviews

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 21 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • 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: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"power" 11 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"big car" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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rustyriley70 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT1 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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power/reliability/cargo space/towing capacity/style

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gas mileage/ cosmetics gets 13.5 mpg on avg./registration fees pay extra for the weight of the truck

rustyriley70
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Dependable — very dependable I've always gone where I needed to go with this truck. it pulls my 22 foot travel trailer with ease .and my boat like butter . with the heavy duty suspension package it rides like a cadillac when it has a load in it . it tends to ride a little rougher without at least 1 bale of hay in the back. just as tough as it can be like a rock is the chevy . I run this truck at 6000 rpms up the grades towing and I hardly even notice a temperature change in the gauges. Even though the fuel mileage isn't great the 6.0 Vortec engine is a powerhouse.

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

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Chad1381 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LS 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB Review
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Best work truck I have ever owned - and will take on most sports cars.

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Nope - not yet

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White Diesel Warrior — I love this truck. This diesel rocketship has all the power you need. It can pull good too. It has yet to fail me and Im quite impressed with its tolerance for work. Thats what they are meant for - take note Dodge. I WILL buy another one. The ride quality is excellent too - just enough stiffness - not like you know who.

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Douglas writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT3 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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Durmanx and Alli combo - need I say more?

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Crap stock steering. Passenger seat shakes like crazy.

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2006 Chevy Cc Sb Lt3 Lbz W/alli 4x4 - Graystone Mettalic — GM's lack of engineering/r&d on their steering systems - steering clunk and off-center steering wheel. You would assume alignment but its a weak idler and pitman arm along with a weak steering shaft. Passenger seat shakes like its going to fly out of the truck!! Other than that - Got to live the Duramax and Alli - Far from stock but GM gave me a good base to work with.

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Sledneck writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT2 4dr Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
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Power is there, Very reliable, Fun to drive.

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Gas Mileage

Sledneck
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Great Truck Highly Recomended — A+++++ This truck has been absolutely gret to me, I have owned it for about 2 years and it has been great the mileage kind of sucks about 12 but I didnt buy it for good mileage I bought it to use it and work it out and it gets the job done and then some.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Moranjj writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LS 4dr Extended Cab 4WD SB Review
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Great power

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Poor fuel mileage -   But it's a full size truck!

Moranjj
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Work Truck — 6.0 liter pulls our gooseneck horse trailer with no problem. Great transmission which does not change up and down while going up grades. Owned the truck for one year now and have had no maintenance issue. Good dependable truck and good to work with.

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

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Peytonlover18 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT2 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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Another great Chevy Heavy Duty truck that gets the job done but is also afforadable as an everyday driver

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Peytonlover18
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Great, Reliable And Solid Truck! — solid truck, runs perfect, interior and exterior has been well maintained. Doesn't get bad gas mileage either, just recently had the K&N Cold Air Intake installed on it which has improved the breathability and MPG of the engine. Along with the Tonneau cover which also helps on improving gas mileage.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Clinter04 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab LB Review
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Great power and visibility while driving.

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Only 3 seats

Clinter04
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2006 Silverado 2500 Hd — Really like the reliabilty and hauling capacity. Wish i had bought a quadcab so that I could keep this truck and fit my growing family in it. I put sandbags in the bed during the winter months and get fantastic traction. Suspension is somewhat stiff, but to be expected of a HD truck. Tows like a dream and transmission is running strong as ever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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phile800 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT1 4dr Crew Cab SB Review
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6.6 Duramax Diesel and Allison 6 speed trans

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small 22 gallon fuel tank

phile800
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Great Truck And Holds Its Resale Value — I loved it so much, that I am buying a new one. The price on this site doesn't include the price for the Diesel motor, which is a 8000 option. And a great motor that will pull anything that you can put behind it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MaxStax25 writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT1 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB Review
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Big, reliable, and comfortable truck for the family.  Good power with room for improvements on the diesel ones.  Gotta have the towing package with huge mirrors.  Great interior.

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Tiny gas tank.  Econ on fuel hurts a bit.  Stiff ride but better than most heavy duties I've rode in.   

MaxStax25
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Gonna Be Around A Long Time With Me Comfortable As Well. — Way more likes than complaints. It is a good family vehicle that works well on longer trips even though I would not say that was it's primary design purpose. Carry anything or pull it along and not suffer the loss of power, drivability, or much extra fuel like you would on a gas version. With a few smart upgrades you definitely have one bullet proof way of traveling.

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

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John writes:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT2 4dr Crew Cab SB Review
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Plenty of power and creature comforts

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needs better shocks

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The Hauler — Wanted the diesel to tow my car trailer to show, added a 4" MBRP stainless dual exhaust and programmable tuner. truck rides and runs awesome. Drove to NC and got 22-24 MPG unloaded and hauling the 24' enclosed trailer fully loaded with the car was a breeze. All the torque i needed.

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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Reviews

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Reviews

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Nice truck, but not great fuel economy. The truck looks nice it is comfortable. Maintenance costs are what is expected for a pick up truck. I have used it a few times for towing with no problems. This... Read More

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This truck is absolutely amazing. The power this truck has is unreal. I had a ton and a half of pellets in the bed and was also towing a 2004 grand prix at the same time. It handled all this will ease... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Reviews

Gm Needs To Improve Mpg's On Gas Model By dchambers1

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Reviews

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