2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,405 - $7,816
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
145-205
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,405 - $7,816
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
145-205
Seats
5

Chevrolet Cobalt Models & Trims

LS $3,405 - $5,206*
Horsepower: 145 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LT $3,527 - $5,344*
Horsepower: 145 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 x 6.0, 16 x 6.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SS $3,640 - $5,577*
Horsepower: 171 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SS Supercharged $5,105 - $7,816*
Horsepower: 205 hp
Engine Type: Supercharged Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 18 x 7.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
LTZ $4,012 - $6,077*
Horsepower: 145 hp
Engine Type: Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.0 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

3.77

220 Reviews

29% 33% 29% 4% 5%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Great on gas and small family car.

The 2006 Chevy cobalt is a nice small family car. It is nice for one to two children. It is a little small for a trip or if your children bring friends. It is great on gas if you have a long commute to and from work. You have to keep up with oil changes because they start to sputter and act up once you make it past the mileage that is recommended to have one. They are definitely long lasting cars. They are great for reliability. I recommend one to anyone who needs a small car that is good on gas and has a small family. If you have a big family I would recommend something a little bigger.

- Jessica C

My car is reliable and has never had any problems in cold or rainy weather.

I like the way my car is compact and it is easy to park, and have plenty of room on the lines. The trunk is roomy even though it is a smaller car and I love the blue color. However, my biggest complaint is that it's a two door, which is so inconvenient for taking people in the back, and the doors are easily blown by wind. Overall, the doors are such a pain but the car is reliable and has a great MPG.

- Leah V

Great first car for anyone looking for a good car.

It was used so many small problems nothing major. We had to fix the gas tank from leaking. The blinkers do not automatically turn off when you turn. No AUX cord area either. Overall it's a good car, I have not had it for too long, but its very comfortable. I would recommend it to others. Many people I know have different years of Cobalt and love them still. A good first car for someone.

- Cheyenne P

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,405 - $5,206
$3,527 - $5,344

Horsepower

Horsepower
145 hp
145 hp

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC 2.2L DOHC 16
ECOTEC 2.2L DOHC 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 - 42 in.
41.8 - 42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.5 - 38.7 in.
38.5 - 38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
32.2 - 33.7 in.
32.2 - 33.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.7 - 37.7 in.
35.7 - 37.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.9 cu. ft.
13.9 cu. ft.

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/60R15
P205/55R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.3 in.
103.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
33.5 ft.
33.5 ft.

Length

Length
180.3 - 180.5 in.
180.3 - 180.5 in.

Width

Width
67.9 in.
67.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2991 - 3216 .lbs
2991 - 3216 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
145 hp
145 hp

Torque

Torque
155 ft. lbs.
155 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Optional
Optional
Not Available

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13 gal.
13 gal.

Combined

Combined
29 mpg
29 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
33 mpg
33 mpg

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Optional
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings