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2006 GMC Envoy XL Ratings

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GMC Envoy XL 2006
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    10/1/2006 8:30:47 PM

    2006 GMC Envoy XL - SLE 4x4

    Pros: None

    Cons: Front console, rear seats do not fold flat

    Advice: Shop around, lost $3k in value immediatly!

    Dissapointing. V8 1/2 ton GMC pickup got better mileage. First 2 tanks average no more than 15mpg mixed hwy/city. No room in front console, only 1 useable cup holder and in an awkward place. No place to store sunglasses, ashtray or cell phone. Storage console and headliner flimsy. Could have been better thought out before production. Wish I'd waited and test drove others more.

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    8/31/2006 7:42:41 PM

    2006 GMC Envoy XL - SLT 4x4

    Pros: The space for SUV price and it is garagable.

    Cons: The handling. The rear end wanders too much during emer maneuvers.

    Advice: Get the rear SAB and 3.73 rear axle

    Bought a SLT 4WD EnvoyXL. After approx 2K miles I still have mostly good things to say. Seating is stellar, best in industry (entire industry). If you need 3rd row seating, this is the vehicle. They are history for '07 so get one now. There is even real room behind the 3rd row. The dash is nice too. Other pleasures are the lthr, Onstar, auto HVAC and reclining 2nd row. Drives very nice, very smooth for a truck and quiet too. The dark side is the handling, mileage and general performance. All are at best adequate and they are adequate. They were all also known at the time of purchase. The features that are a pain are the DIC, the rear door effort to shut and the 3rd row that does not fold flat into the floor. I think it needs another gear in the tranny. The 4spd works very well, but is very old technology.

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    1/12/2006 5:41:34 PM

    2006 GMC Envoy XL - Denali 4x4

    Pros: Ride quality and interior.

    Cons: Rear view is blocked by rear entertainment screen when down.

    Advice: Take advantage of deals now! Dealers can't move these off their lot. Make them cut you a great deal!

    Outstanding ride quality and power from V-8. Drives like a car, pulls 6000 lbs, and seat 6 full size people (7 if someone wants to squeeze in undersized 2nd row middle seat). This is a great value - about $10k less than similarly equipped foreign model.