2006 Chevrolet HHR User Reviews

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    2006 Chevrolet HHR Review
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    This is probably the best car Ive owned thus far. Im a large man and have ample room inside and am comfortable. At a 116.000 miles Ive had no major repairs and have only had to keep up with regular oil changes. Have driven the car both in town and on the interstate and find that it handles well, gets great gas mileage and has plenty of get up and go. I absolutely love the cargo space and little extra storage compartments throughout the car. There are a few quirky things about the cars design that take some getting use to. The window controls are on center floor console. The cup holders are set low and awkwardly placed between the two front seats. The seat material, if not leather, is the same industrial material used on the ceiling of the car. Stains easily. The windshield is small and causes a tall person to have to bend to see a stop light. Over all Im happy with my 2006 Chevy HHR would certainly purchase another if need be and could find one in as good of condition.
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    2006 Chevrolet HHR LT Review
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    65

    Stylish And Economical — A few little design things I would have done differently but mechanically this is a great car - my wife drove it for seven years and we did ZERO repairs other than routine maintenance and a fuse that blew out whenever we jumped somebody else that had a dead battery - power steering fuse blew every time cables got hooked up...weirdest thing!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good gas mileage, handles really well, reliable and low-maintenance, curvy appearance

    Cons: I am 6'5 so it was small for me - back seat is small for any adult over 5'10

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    2006 Chevrolet HHR LT Review
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    Great Non-suv — This car has been a real trooper over the years. We've consistently gotten 29-32 mpg on road trips, even with 4 adults and luggage in the car. It has lots of room, particularly for adults in the back seat. It has hauled an amazing amount of stuff helping folks move and such. Just love it. Wish Chevy was going to make a new version of it.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Lots of room, good economy, reliable

    Cons: Not a performer, just solid sedan. Some folks don't like the low upper edge of the windshield but I feel like I'm in a hot rod so it doesn't bother me.

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    The Most Reliable Car On His Class — Compact, economic, reliable, good on space, cold a/c, very good on the road, is so comfortable and all controls are on the tips of your hands, stereo sound good for being a factory equipment, the cargo area is big enough to carry all you need from long trips. Overall an excellent car!!!

    Pros: A good gas saver!!
    Low cost maintenance!!

    Cons: No too much room for rear seat passengers

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    Great Single Child Family Car — Had this car for 3 years, reliable, enough power, great gas mileage, comfort! Looks of this car are great. Storage is great Wish you could shut off the traction control in the winter time when needed, eats breaks and tires.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Awesome gas mileage, quiet road noise

    Cons: getting around in the snow and ice, traction control needs to be able to be shut off

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    2006 Chevrolet HHR LT Review
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    I Really Love This Car And All It's Features. — I love what this car offers me.. it's comfortable, roomy it has nearly as much cargo space as my trailblazer , it handles great,, gets great gas mileage, it's easy to maintain.. and has had minimal issues. I would recommend the HHR to anyone looking for dependability and economy... with comfort and some style. No downside to owning this car.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: roomy interior, comfortable ride.. it's quiet.. and handles great ,,  has all kinds of power when you want/need it. The gas mileage is great...

    Cons: sorry.. but there's not much that I don't like about this car...

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    Nice Family Car And Ride — I like that it is roomier than expected, it will fit 4 adults comfortably which was surprising. It also has a lot of room in the back. 5 women took it on a long weekend and had it filled to the brim with room left over.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great gas mileage, drives really great on freeway, has get up and go for such a small engine - have to watch your speed it wants to go so fast.

    Cons: When you pull your foot off the gas it does not slow down fast enough - made with a lot of plastic parts that break easy.  Lots of blind spots on the windshield.  Taller people would have to lower their heads to see traffic lights change.

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    Great Economical Car For Someone Who Needs The Room Of A Suv. — Great car for short rides or long trips. I could go grocery shopping and with the mesh netting, not have to worry about my stuff sliding all over the place. Roomy, comfortable, and sporty make this a perfect car for commuting or for just plain fun!

    Pros: Tons of room for those trips to Home Depot as the back seats can go down. Great fuel economy. Easy to handle.

    Cons: You need to be aware of your blind spots.

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    2006 Chevrolet HHR LT Review
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    Minimal Complaints... So Far It Is One Of The Best Cars I Have Owned — I have had my 2006 Chevy HHR for a year & a half now & so far it has been one of the best cars I have owned. It gets good gas mileage & it is a great family car. I have not had many mechanical problems I have had to change headlights twice but the second time could have been avoided if I had changed them both when I changed the first one which the same goes for the rear blinkers/brake lights. The only other problems I have had with the car was a rubber piece covering an opening under the hood coming unglued but that was easily fixed by using the rubber as a template to make a metal covering which has yet to come off & the front power outlet hasn't worked since I bought it... Which could easily be fixed by buying a new outlet & replacing it but I have just been using the rear one instead.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great family car with great gas mileage which makes it a good daily driver as well

    Cons: There are only 2 "cons" that I can think of #1 there is a rubber piece under the hood that almost always comes loose on these cars which then funnels rain water straight into the passenger front floorboard... #2 When a headlight goes out you have to take the whole tire off & pop the wheel well covering off... Well you don't HAVE to you can just sharply turn the wheel in the opposite direction; however, It's much easier & there is more room if you removed the wheel

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    Don't Confuse This With That Pt Cruzer — After having a Navigator prior to owning the HHR I have come to two conclusions. I could have parked the HHR into the back seat of the Navigator. I thought I would get better fuel economy but was wrong. Guess it may be time to get something a bit larger again. Maybe I can see ahead in traffic more frequently.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Seats fold flat for lots of cargo!

    Cons: Terrible turn radius.

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    Affordable, Fast, And Functional. One Of The Best Cars I've Owned By videojay

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    Great First Car By Mar

    great first car got it when i was in high school . good on gas and cheap on gas lol. ride smooth good car all around never had any problem just out grew it for the most part i love this car when i wa... Read More

    2009 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

    Good Car By enigmaxs

    Nothing too positive or too negative. Throw back design. Family Friendly. Averages 28 mpg. easy to maintain. Reliable. Peppy. Don't have to worry too much about being carjacked. With the back seats fo... Read More

    Love This Little Car. By cruisinthemidwest

    This car is amazing for people who need cargo space and great gas mileage. The back seats go down and create so much room for everything. It's also really comfortable for being a smaller vehicle. I've... Read More

    2008 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

    Fun Car To Have! By DrRon17

    Combines fun and practicality. It has storage space, power, and good highway fuel economy. The SS models look fierce, or as my uncle who sold me the car would say, "ornery" haha. I bought mine with... Read More

    Very Dependable, Good Performing Car. By RLRHHR

    This HHR SS has been great for me and the family. Good performance, good fuel economy, and very versatile for carrying large items, luggage, and groceries. I did not like the ESC system. On windy d... Read More

    2007 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

    Overall Not Bad, Never Liked The Color By migration_chrisjames66

    having to rate it, its what I could afford...... good mileage and hauling capacity, unique styling brake rotors, ball joints and sway bar links, COLOR Overall not bad, never liked the color Hoping... Read More

    Very Good Car That Runs Good By Cheyenne

    I Like the Style and The Rims Of Mine. They Drive Smoothly and Handle very well. The Black Leather Seats and All Black Interior except the ceiling and floor. Also like Back Seats easily can be put dow... Read More

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