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2006 Truck & SUV Reviews

Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all 2006 model year trucks, SUVs, wagons, and more. Choose an option below to read expert reviews from our writers and staff.
Pre-Owned: 1992-2006 Hummer H1 Pre-Owned: 1992-2006 Hummer H1
Since Hummers have not been made since 2006, there will probably be issues with virtually every one that's up for sale. more
Pre-Owned: 2003-2006 Ford Expedition Pre-Owned: 2003-2006 Ford Expedition
A look at the second-generation Ford Expedition shows how far along the road of sophistication the sport/utility vehicle has traveled --... more
Pre-owned: 2001-2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Pre-owned: 2001-2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
Chevy's smallest Heavy-Duty came online for the 2001 model year and was called the 1500HD. Why stick a model in between the incredibly... more
Pre Owned: 1998-2010 Ford Ranger Pre Owned: 1998-2010 Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger has been with us, in one form or another, since 1983, and is largely unchanged since this generation's introduction for the... more
Pre Owned: 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider Pre Owned: 2006-2009 Mitsubishi Raider
Turnabout is fair play: For Mitsubishi fans, or perhaps just Dakota appreciators who want something a bit out of the ordinary, the Raider... more
Pre-owned: 2000-2006 Toyota Tundra Pre-owned: 2000-2006 Toyota Tundra
The Tundra replaced the T100 in the lineup, featured more aggressive styling, and brought with it a body 8.4 inches longer, riding on a... more
Pre-owned: 2006-2010 Jeep Commander Pre-owned: 2006-2010 Jeep Commander
The Jeep Commander is a blocky, tall, broad-shouldered SUV that looks like it was made from Legos, making it very different from the the... more
Pre-owned: 2005-2009 Dodge Dakota Pre-owned: 2005-2009 Dodge Dakota
For 2005, the third-gen Dakota gained creased sheetmetal, an oversize grille, and a spruced-up interior riding on a new chassis featuring... more
Pre-owned: 2003-2006 Dodge Sprinter Pre-owned: 2003-2006 Dodge Sprinter
The dodge sprinter, first arriving on our shores as a 2003 model, is anything but a traditional Mopar mover. more
Pre-owned: 2003-2008 Isuzu Ascender Pre-owned: 2003-2008 Isuzu Ascender
Isuzu increasingly went to the GM well for its truck and SUV products. Case in point: the 2003 Ascender. more
Travel Road Test: Chevrolet 3500 Van Travel Road Test: Chevrolet 3500 Van
Road-Trekking Motorhome: Luxury Meets Four-Wheel-Drive Utility. Home & Park Motorhomes of Kitchener, Ontario, has married the creature... more
Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX
After racking up 30,000 miles, we drove the Sedona to Glendale Kia for its final service stop. more
2006 Toyota Highlander Turbo-Hybrid Sport by Borg-Warner 2006 Toyota Highlander Turbo-Hybrid Sport by Borg-Warner
Meet the world's first turbo-hybrid. Yup, that's what I said -- turbo-hybrid. Borg-Warner Turbo & Emissions Systems takes Toyota's popular... more
Long-Term Wrap Up: 2006 Honda Ridgeline Long-Term Wrap Up: 2006 Honda Ridgeline
When the Honda Ridgeline won our 2006 Truck of the Year competition, we fully expected the hard-cores to be outraged. more
2006 Audi A3 2.0T Long-Term Verdict 2006 Audi A3 2.0T Long-Term Verdict
Even though it shares its powertrain and some of its underguts with certain Volkswagens, our 2006 Audi A3 still came off as an Audi with... more
Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX
Anyone who argues that minivans aren't as useful as SUVs should take a gander at the mileage on our Sedona. more
Pre-owned: 2003-2006 Chevrolet Silverado SS Pre-owned: 2003-2006 Chevrolet Silverado SS
The concept of a hot-rod truck isn't particularly new, but the previous generation of American sleds helped push the idea to new frontiers. more
Performance Road Test: Shelby GT-150 Performance Road Test: Shelby GT-150
Picture a pickup truck built by Shelby. What do you see? more
Long-Term Wrap-Up: 2006 Hyundai Tucson Long-Term Wrap-Up: 2006 Hyundai Tucson
In its 12 months in our long-term fleet, the Hyundai Tucson has seen road trips from the beaches to the desert to the mountains and... more
Performance: Cobb Tuning Subaru Tribeca Performance: Cobb Tuning Subaru Tribeca
Subaru went big with its new B9 Tribeca, which serves up more height, cargo area, and passenger capacity than anything before it from the... more
Long-Termwrap-Up: 2006 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4x4 Laramie Long-Termwrap-Up: 2006 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab 4x4 Laramie
Dodge had high hopes when it redesigned the Dakota in 2005. more
Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX Long-Term Update: 2006 Kia Sedona EX
Our 2006 Kia Sedona EX has been serving yeoman-like duty as a photo chase van on comparos, with lots of room for gear with the rear seat... more
BRABUS WIDESTAR Based on the Mercedes ML 63 BRABUS WIDESTAR Based on the Mercedes ML 63
Sporty and dynamic, exclusive and powerful: These three attributes best describe the BRABUS WIDESTAR. The special model based on the... more
Long-Term Wrap-Up: 2006 Nissan Xterra OR-V6 4x4 Long-Term Wrap-Up: 2006 Nissan Xterra OR-V6 4x4
Hard to believe our time with Nissan's 2006 Xterra has come to an end. This rig's been everywhere and done everything and never gave us any... more
Long-Term Update: 2006 Audi A3 Long-Term Update: 2006 Audi A3
One editor had our 2006 Audi A3 over a 10-day period that took him from Los Angeles to Carson City, Nevada, then over to Sacramento and... more
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