Compare 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer vs 2006 Subaru Forester

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
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4-Door 2WD LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 22 $22,842 $24,430
4-Door 2WD EXT LS 15 20 $24,197 $25,880
4-Door 4WD LS 15 21 $24,945 $26,680
4-Door 2WD LT 16 22 $24,978 $26,715
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 15 20 $26,161 $27,980
4-Door 4WD EXT LS 15 20 $26,301 $28,130
4-Door 4WD LT 15 21 $27,082 $28,965
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 15 20 $28,265 $30,230
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4-Door Manual 2.5 X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5 X 22 29 $20,452 $21,795
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X 23 28 $21,180 $22,595
4-Door Manual 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,569 $24,145
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $23,297 $24,945
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition 23 28 $25,001 $26,895
4-Door Manual 2.5 XT Limited 20 26 $26,005 $27,895
4-Door Automatic 2.5 XT Limited 21 26 $26,733 $28,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,842
$20,452
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,430
$21,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$407 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
56.00 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.00 33.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.20 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
58.20 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.50 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.60 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.50 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
46.90 43.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 93.5
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 32.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
43.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.00 99.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.80 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.70 68.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
35.0 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 38.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
191.80 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
72.50 65.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.5
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
- 176.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
39.6 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
43.7 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.7 29.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
80.1 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 62.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 11.6 x 0.94
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 15.9
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.4 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- Variable
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QNF NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZNF NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P215/60HR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QNF NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P215/60HR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 Compact
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5300 2400
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2304 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5550 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2019 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2950 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3090
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.9 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 90
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LL8 NA
Displacement
4.2L/254 2.5L/150
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
291 @ 6000 173 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.45
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.45
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.06
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.11
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet TrailBlazer Subaru Forester
Body Code
TB4 -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2950 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.82 0.67
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.33 0.83
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Lower L-Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Parallel Links
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out -

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