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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
No Data Available
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$36,125
Invoice
$35,143
Average Price Paid
$36,125
95 listings nationwide

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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
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GT AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,430
47 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,233
23 listings nationwide
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6 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Like the original, the modern 2006 Pontiac GTO puts a big engine in a midsize coupe. This time around, the GTO is based on the Holden Monaro, the only suitable rear-drive model in the ...

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When it comes to American muscle cars, few do it better than the Dodge Charger. It’s a unique breed—new four-door muscle cars just aren’t sold in the United States. anymore. There is a...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 2
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
10
GuruZCTL5 writes:
A real serious driving machine. Careful she can get out of hand. Thrilling!
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Coupe RWD worse.
"Mustang comes in so many options from 4 cyl, V6 to V8. The GTO is all power 6.0"
Back Seats Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Coupe RWD worse.
"The GTO has more seating room, bigger car! "
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GuruTQ8NZ writes:
Really nice car, just liked the room in the monte carlo better.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LTZ FWD better.
"Large trunk"
Family Car Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LTZ FWD better.
"Roomy back seat."
LeAndra writes:
bought my 6 speed 06 gto in2020 with 80k on the engine and so far ive put 40k on it and all i can say is i am ...
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
abpmap writes:
If purchased as a family car, great choice. Good ride and quiet. More than enough power for the family needs. ...
Handling Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD better.
"Tighter response. Better steering feel. "
Value Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD better.
"It depends on the features one is looking for and there needs. "

Specs

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
14 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
19 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.9:1
10.9:1
10.2:1
Displacement
6,000 cc
6,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.62 in
4 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.27 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
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 37.1 in 40.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,118 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 200.8 in
Width 72.5 in 82.7 in
Height 54.9 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 120 in

Available Options

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Smoke Show
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group

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