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2006 Chevrolet SSR
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,823
13 listings nationwide

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2017 Chevrolet SS
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,703
58 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
16 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Chevrolet SSR
RWD

The 2006 Chevrolet SSR is a nice car: it has retro-styling and pays homage to its roots (the 70s classic El Camino). However, Chevy for some reason thought customers would want to pay ...

2017 Chevrolet SS
RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Chevrolet SS is the kind of 4-door super-sleeper sedan there are just too few of in the world today—and unfortunately, it will be gone after this year. The SS is a reworked version...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Chevrolet SSR
RWD
2,065
Jesse 2006 Chevrolet SSR RWDReview:

Need Space — Basically this would have to be one of the newest designs for a car / truck. Its a great vehicle to ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

35
Kyle 2006 Chevrolet SSR RWDReview:

Best Of All Worlds — Love it because its 400hp hardtop convertible, and a pick up

135
Joe 2006 Chevrolet SSR RWDReview:

Sweet Ride — My uncle let me take it out to scare my aunt. VERY easy to do with this machine.

2017 Chevrolet SS
RWD
10
Derrick writes:
Never owned or driven a Chevy SS but always wanted to own one I like the look I like the power I like the styl...
Power Ranked 2018 Dodge Charger worse.
"2017 Chevy SS is more powerful than the 5.7 Hemi Charger"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Dodge Charger better.
"The charger it has an exciting look the Chevy has a boring plain look it looks like a regular car"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Dodge Charger better.
"Well to be honest I really dont know what the seats are like in the Chevy but I own a Dodge Charger thats the only thing I have to go by"
Value Ranked 2018 Dodge Charger better.
"Well comparing the prices between the two I think i would have gotten a better deal with the Chevy it would have been a little more affordable for me maybe."
B writes:
This is not a mid sized car and should be at the top of the list
Power Ranked 2017 Chrysler 300 C RWD worse.
"415 horsepower is far more than the highest trim 300s 370."
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Chrysler 300 C RWD worse.
"More lateral support."
gta350 writes:
All around great sedan
Power Ranked 2017 BMW 3 Series worse.
"HP"
Front Seats Ranked 2017 BMW 3 Series worse.
"Comfort"

Specs

2006 Chevrolet SSR
RWD
2017 Chevrolet SS
RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
12 MPG
14 MPG
14 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
18 MPG
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 25 gal 18.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
395 hp @ 5,700 RPM
395 hp @ 5,700 RPM
415 hp @ 5,900 RPM
415 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
415 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
415 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
10.7:1
10.7:1
Displacement
6,000 cc
6,000 cc
6,200 cc
6,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
4.06 in x 3.62 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 39.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16.4 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,349 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,349 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 2,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 191.5 in 195.5 in
Width 78.6 in 74.7 in
Height 63.8 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 116 in 114.8 in
Bed Length 48.7 in --

Available Options

2006 Chevrolet SSR
RWD
2017 Chevrolet SS
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Heron White
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Orange Blast Metallic
  • Phantom Black Metallic
  • Red Hot 2
  • Regal Peacock Green Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Slipstream Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Tire, Spare, 245/40R19
  • Sunroof, Power With Express Open

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