Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,048 - $34,810
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
195-345
Seats
3-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,048 - $34,810
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
195-345
Seats
3-6

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Models & Trims

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Reviews

4.52

168 Reviews

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All in all it is a great truck, it works and gets the job done.

I have never had issues as far as reliability with my current truck. As with most older vehicles maintaining it is key to keeping it is condition up to standard, I have had suspension issues in the front end but with some basic hand tools and a little time you van can work on most of this truck by yourself if needed. If you are the kind of person who likes decent sound quality and you change out to an aftermarket stereo you will need to upgrade your speakers in order to handle the power pushed out by the new system in order to avoid distortion or blowing the old ones. For a 13 year old vehicle performance wise it still gets up and goes, it is consistent and will get you where you need to go, but again like I said, maintenance. Keep your engine happy, you'll stay happy. Ls trim is close to your base model, you are not really coming with a ton of extra features, you do get dual climate control though so if you run hot and your friends or partner cold, it works out extremely well. Power windows and locks are always a blessing. As far as comfort goes though, if you have lower back pain you will either want to replace the seats or swap out for power seats so you can adjust lumbar and the angle you sit at, the stock seats tend to sit at an angle and put a little more pressure on your lower back which can get irritating after a long day/drive but other than that they're still extremely comfortable seats.

- Christopher W

Reliable, uncomplicated and dependable transportation.

It is a regular cab, short wheelbase pickup truck. It has no more space in the cab than I need. It heats up quickly in the winter and cools quickly in the summer. It is a work truck or WT designation, which means no frills. The floor mats are rubber, no carpet, which makes cleaning the cab a breeze. The door locks and windows are manual, which is no longer offered in most pickups. With manual controls, there are less electronic components to malfunction. Since I do not drive this vehicle on the freeway often, a smaller more fuel efficient six cylinder engine is much more economical. I think that many people like me would purchase simple, inexpensive but dependable vehicles such as this one. I would applaud any manufacturer to produce more simple vehicles. These would be less expensive to operate, less expensive to insure and capable of lasting 150,000 miles or more.

- Lon H

2006 Chevy Silverado The features of this vehicle are amazing

I absolutely love my truck. My truck has all the controls for the radio on the steering wheel and it has AM/FM including Sirius, but you would have to call to be able to set it up. The doors to my truck open in a butterfly motion to where it will give you more room to load anything in the back seat. Everything in my truck is very comfortable including the seats that are of cloth and on the driver seat on the side you can control the driver seat and adjust it to your position and angle. The back seats fold up to give you access to the jack and it also gives you much more room if needed.

- Yvonne L

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Key Specs

Category Name: Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,048 - $7,747
$11,526 - $14,937

Horsepower

Horsepower
195 - 345 hp
295 - 345 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 4800 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.3 kW] @ 5200 rpm 295 lb.
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI Flexible Fuel (295 HP [219.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm 335 lb.
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI (295 HP [219.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm 335 lb.
VORTEC 4800 V8 SFI
VORTEC 4300 V6 MFI
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI FLEXIBLE FUEL
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI
VORTEC HIGH
SILVERADO PERFORMANCE EDITION
VORTECMAX PERFORMANCE PACK
LIGHT DUTY POWER PACKAGE
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI Flexible Fuel (295 HP [219.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm 335 lb.
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI (295 HP [219.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm 335 lb.
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI aluminum block
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI FLEXIBLE FUEL
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI
VORTEC HIGH
SILVERADO PERFORMANCE EDITION
VORTECMAX PERFORMANCE PACK
LIGHT DUTY POWER PACKAGE
Interior Features

Category Name: Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Category Name: Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.7 - 41 in.
40.7 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.7 - 39 in.
33.7 - 39 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.4 - 40.2 in.
38.4 - 40.2 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
49.6 - 73.9 cu. ft.
49.6 - 73.9 cu. ft.

Category Name: Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Category Name: Seats

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Category Name: Accessories

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119 - 157.5 in.
134 - 157.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.1 - 51.1 ft.
44 - 51.1 ft.

Width

Width
78.5 in.
78.5 in.
Mechanical Specs

Category Name: Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
195 - 345 hp
295 - 345 hp

Torque

Torque
260 - 380 ft. lbs.
335 - 380 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
750 .lbs
750 .lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 - 34 gal.
26 - 34 gal.

Combined

Combined
7 - 18 mpg
7 - 18 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
14 mpg

Highway

Highway
17 - 19 mpg
17 - 19 mpg

Category Name: Transmission

Overdrive

Overdrive
Optional
Optional
Safety Features

Category Name: Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*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