$19,725 - $28,460
Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range

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Kelly Blue Book® Fair Market Range
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LS Key Features & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$19,725 - $28,460
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14-16 City / 17-22 HWY
Horsepower
195-310
Seats
3-6

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Mechanical Features

  • Engine, Vortec 4300 V6 MFI (195 HP [145.4 kW] @ 4600 rpm, 260 lb.-ft 351.0 N-m] @ 2800 rpm) (Required and standard on C*15703, C*15903, and CC15753 Models only. - Not available with (VYU) Snow Plow Prep Package or (Z82) Trailering equipment, heavy-duty.)
  • Engine, Vortec 4800 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.3 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 295 lb.-ft. [398.2 N-m] @ 4000 rpm)
  • Engine, Vortec 4800 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.3 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 295 lb.-ft. [398.2 N-m] @ 4000 rpm) (Standard on CK15753 Models only.)
  • Engine, Vortec 5300 V8 SFI, Flexible Fuel (295 HP [219.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 335 lb.-ft. [452.3 N-m] @ 4000 rpm) (Requires C*15*03, C*15543, C*15753 or C*15953 Models. - Standard on C*15953 and C*15543 Models)
  • Transmission, 5-speed manual with overdrive (Requires Regular Cab Models and (LU3) Engine, Vortec 4300 V6 MFI or (LR4) Engine, Vortec 4800 V8 SFI.)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode (Standard on Extended Cab Models only)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode
  • Transfer case, floor-mounted shifter (Standard with 4WD Regular and Extended Cab Models only)
  • Transfer case, floor-mounted shifter (Requires 4WD Models)
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Four wheel drive
  • Battery, heavy-duty, 600 cold-cranking amps, includes rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Alternator, 145 amps
  • Recovery hooks, front, frame-mounted
  • Frame, ladder-type, hydroformed
  • Pickup bed, Fleetside box
  • GVWR, 6100 lbs. (2767 kg) (Requires CC15703 Models)
  • GVWR, 6400 lbs. (2903 kg) (Requires C*15903, CK15703, CK15753, C*15953, or or CK15553 Models)
  • GVWR, 6200 lbs. (2812 kg) (Requires CC15553 Models or CC15753 Models. - Not available with CC15753 Models and (LM7) Engine, Vortec 5300 V8 SFI)
  • GVWR, 6900 lbs. (3130 kg) (Requires CC15543 Models)
  • GVWR, 7000 lbs. (3175 kg) (Requires CK15543 Models)
  • Suspension Package, Solid Smooth Ride, includes 35mm piston twin tube shocks (Not available with (PDU) Light Duty Power Package)
  • Suspension Package, Handling/Trailering, includes 36mm piston monotube shocks
  • Suspension, front, independent (2WD Models include coil springs. - 4WD Models include torsion bars.)
  • Suspension, rear, semi-elliptic 2-stage multi-leaf springs
  • Suspension, rear, 3-stage springs
  • Tires, P245/70R17 all-season, blackwall (Requires 2WD Models)
  • Tires, P265/70R17, on-/off-road, blackwall (Requires 4WD Models)
  • Tires, P265/70R17, all-season, blackwall (Requires 4WD Regular or Extended Cab Models. - Not available with (Z71) Suspension Package, Off-Road)
  • Tire, spare, full-size, 17" (43.2 cm) with steel wheel, located at rear underbody of vehicle
  • Wheels, 4 - 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug chrome-styled steel, includes chrome center caps and steel spare
  • Tire carrier, outside spare, winch-type mounted under frame at rear
  • Steering, power
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front hydraulic disc and rear drum
  • Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe
  • Tools, mechanical jack and wheel wrench, spare tire assist hook, floor-mounted in back of cab

Exterior Features

  • Paint, solid
  • Bumper, front, chrome, with Gray lower
  • Bumper, rear, chrome step, includes pad
  • Air dam, Gray
  • Moldings, bodyside (Moldings are body-colored with chrome insert, see Color and Trim chart for compatibility.)
  • Grille, Gray surround, with chrome accent bar
  • Grille, chrome surround with black insert
  • Headlamps, dual halogen composite, includes flash-to-pass feature and automatic lamp control
  • Daytime running lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control
  • Lamps, dual cargo area lamps
  • Mirrors, outside rearview, foldaway, manual, Black, adjustable
  • Mirrors, outside rearview, manual folding, power, heated, Black
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light tinted, all windows
  • Wipers, intermittent, front, wet-arm with pulse washers

Interior Features

  • Seat trim, Custom Cloth
  • Seats, front 40/20/40 split-bench, 3-passenger, driver and passenger manual reclining, center fold-down armrest with storage, adjustable outboard head restraints and storage pockets on Extended and Crew Cab Models (Requires (**D) Seat trim, Custom Cloth)
  • Seats, front 40/20/40 split-bench, 3-passenger, driver and passenger manual reclining, center fold-down armrest with storage, adjustable outboard head restraints and storage pockets on Extended and Crew Cab Models
  • Seats, rear bench, full width, folding, 3-passenger (includes child seat top tether anchor) (Requires Extended or Crew Cab Models.)
  • Seats, rear bench, full width, folding, 3-passenger (includes child seat top tether anchor)
  • Floor covering, rubberized vinyl, Black
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting and rubberized vinyl floormats
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel, adjustable, includes brake/transmission shift interlock
  • Steering wheel, includes theft-deterrent locking feature
  • Theft-deterrent system, PASSlock II
  • Instrumentation, analog, includes speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, voltmeter, engine temperature, oil pressure and tachometer
  • Driver Information Center, monitors numerous systems depending on vehicle equipment
  • Warning tones, headlamp on, key-in-ignition, driver and passenger buckle up reminder, turn signal on
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed, includes telltale in instrument panel cluster
  • Door locks, power
  • Windows, power, includes driver and passenger express-down
  • Keyless entry, remote, includes 2 transmitters, panic button and content theft alarm
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone, manual, individual climate settings for driver and right front passenger
  • Defogger, rear-window, electric (Not available with (A28) Window, rear sliding)
  • Sound system, ETR AM/FM stereo with CD player, includes seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, speed-compensated volume and Radio Data System (RDS)
  • Sound system feature, 4-speakers
  • Sound system feature, audio speakers
  • Cupholders, front (Also includes rear cupholders on Extended and Crew Cab Models)
  • Cigarette lighter, on instrument panel
  • Power outlets, auxiliary, covered, 2 dash-mounted, 12-volt
  • Mirror, inside rearview, manual day/night
  • Console, overhead mini, includes map lights
  • Visors, padded, Shale-colored, driver and passenger side with cloth trim, extenders, pocket on driver side and vanity mirror on passenger side
  • Assist handle, front passenger (Also includes outboard rear assist handle on Extended or Crew Cab Models.)
  • Coat hook, driver side (Also includes passenger side coat hook on Extended and Crew Cab Models.)
  • Lighting, dome lamp, reading, backlit instrument panel switches and door handle-activated illuminated entry

Safety Features

  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front hydraulic disc and rear drum
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger, includes Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and proper child restraints, even with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the Owners Manual for more safety information)
  • Daytime running lamps, includes automatic exterior lamp control

Options & Packages

Suspension Pkg

Suspension package, handling/trailering, ($95)

  • Includes 36mm piston monotube shocks

Additional Options

Texas/oklahoma/louisiana ls package, ($237)

  • Includes (AJ1) Glass
  • Solar-Ray deep tinted
  • (K47) Air cleaner
  • High capacity
  • (AU3) Door locks
  • Power programmable and (LU3) Engine
  • Vortec 4300 V6 MFI.

Light duty power package, ($2,420)

  • Includes (LM7) Engine
  • Vortec 5300 V8 SFI
  • (L33) Engine
  • Vortec 5300 V8 SFI or (L59) Engine
  • Vortec 5300 V8 SFI
  • Flexible Fuel
  • (G80) Differential
  • Automatic locking
  • Heavy-duty and (Z82) Trailering equipment
  • Heavy duty

Chrome exterior package, ($95)

  • Includes chrome door handles and chrome capped OSRV mirrors
  • Door handle housing/surround is Black

Air cleaner, high-capacity ($25)

  • (Included with (Z82) Trailering equipment
  • Heavy-duty or (VYU) Snow Plow Prep Package)

Skid plate package ($95)

    Snow plow prep package ($405)

    • Includes 10-amp power for backup and roof emergency light
    • (KW1) Alternator
    • 160-amp
    • High-flow front bumper
    • Forward lamp wiring harness
    • 1.65" (42 mm) access hole with grommet in front of dash panel
    • Instrument panel jumper wiring harness for electric trailer brake controller
    • Includes (K47) Air cleaner
    • High capacity and (NZZ) Skid Plate Package

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Owner Reviews

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

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    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

    2006 Chevy Silverado The features of this vehicle are amazing

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    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

    2006 Chevy ls single cab truck black on 18' tires

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    I have been lucky with my truck. It's been running good since I got it used in 2010. The only trouble was the Cadillac converter had to be changed out. But like I said I have been lucky. For the most part the maintenance has been kept up on it for the years that I had it. The performance is okay for a V6 I can't complain. It's been really reliable for me over the years. It's not to comfortable but the a/c works really good.

    - Michael L

    Great truck for work heavy duty fast

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    High mileage at 200,000 miles right side has a crash below the headlights Bluetooth doesn't work a/c needs antifreeze left side wiper needs to be changed. Truck runs great with constant oil change can pull trailers and great for moving. Truck has a lot of space fits 5 adults great and has a great set of 20 inch rims

    - Luis J

    Chevy makes some of the most reliable vehicles out there!

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    The truck is an old work truck, but I have never had a problem with it, except for the headliner coming loose and falling down. I have owned it now for almost 12 years and all I have had to do to it is get a new battery about 3 years ago. It still runs great and I never have to worry about it breaking down on me.

    - Nikki C

    Dependable, reliable, smooth, with a little work.

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    Smooth ride, back end can be light and cause skidding in rain. Other than that runs great and comes in handy for moving large objects. It is reliable, and comfortable. Gas mileage can be an issue. Tires can be expensive if your used to a car. Also need to keep tires checked and rotated.

    - Matt F

    The comfort of the vehicle and reliability

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    The truck is great has had a lot of repairs so it should last us a while. It is very comfortable and we miss it when we have to have repairs done. Is a very reliable truck, the truck is very sturdy and withstand a lot. It gets okay gas mileage the cost $40 to $50 to fill it up sometimes

    - Angela F

    Love my Truck. Excellent on gas mileage, Durable and fun to drive.

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    It's have a lot of room. It's dependable and has the best get up in power. I love the durability to be able to hull things like furniture, wood, groceries and other items. Plus two Lab in the back seat. Love the large block engine it's great speed. It's very good on gas mileage.

    - Carol R

    Awesome Chevrolet truck..

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    This has been the most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. It has one of the coldest A/C's out of all the vehicles I've ever owned, not to mention its the one you just put gas and go. The 2006 Chevy 1500 LS pickup is a true winner!! Get you one if you don't have one.

    - Michelle C

    They are great on the mountains

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS

    I have never had any problems with any of my trucks they have been very good trucks, they are the best trucks I have ever had. Will never buy anything else. I have never got stranded, they both have many miles on them and have never had problems, I love my trucks

    - Diana L

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