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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
No Data Available
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
MSRP
$53,200
Invoice
$50,753
Average Price Paid
$50,893
261 listings nationwide

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
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2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,840
26 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,931
89 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD

Similar in almost every way to the 2005 edition of the Trailblazer SUV, the 2006 TrailBlazer EXT returns with its 4.2-liter inline 6-cylinder engine, rated at 291 horsepower (at 6,000 ...

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Christian Wardlaw Preview:

The Chevrolet Traverse is one of the largest crossover SUVs you can buy, making it perfect for carrying both people and cargo. For 2020, the family hauler gets next-generation Chevrole...

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

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
50
keldavey 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4WDReview:

Fantastic Value Without Sacrificing Comfort Or Reliability — I've mainly used this as commuter/family car for the past 6 years. No regrets buying it. Have occa...

Primary Use: Family transportation

55
ACarOwnerLikeYou 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4WDReview:

Great Suv For Hauling Around 7 People — Purchased this as a Certified Used Car about 2.5 years ago and have enjoyed the vehicle very much....

Primary Use: Family transportation

35
Robert 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4WDReview:

My First Whip — fully loaded ext with rims

2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
180
GuruH1G5K writes:
Seemed to be the same ol Chevy styling from many years ago. Drove heavy, like a truck. Was awkward to get in &...
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Luxury compared to the utilitarian feel of the Traverse."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"The Palisade has all of the creature comforts that you would want in a vehicle that costs twice as much, The Traverse,& Explorer still feel like the cab of a pickup."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Safety features, no options left when buying the Hyundai Limited. Pricing is a value."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited AWD better.
"Overall styling and safety features."
10
GuruMHFSD writes:
Very spacious, solid and great third row space
Power Ranked 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD worse.
"Get up and go"
Value Ranked 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD worse.
"No surcharge because of new model vehicle"
GuruHYXQ6 writes:
Family Car Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"Same car. Both very roomy. Same interior design "
Value Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT Cloth FWD better.
"Incentives off 2019"

Specs

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
14 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
19 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 25 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
291 hp @ 6,000 RPM
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
--
277 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
11.5:1
Displacement
5,300 cc
4,200 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.74 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 46.9 in 41 in
Back Legroom 37 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 23.4 cu ft 23 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,442 lbs 1,798 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 207.8 in 204.3 in
Width 74.7 in 78.6 in
Height 75.5 in 70.7 in
Wheelbase 129 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT
LS 4WD
2020 Chevrolet Traverse
High Country AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry Metallic
  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Graphite Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Midnight Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, 'Hit The Road' Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player

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