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Chevrolet Cobalt:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Cobalt side view
Chevrolet Cobalt angular front perspective
Chevrolet Cobalt angular rear perspective

Overview of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Learn about the Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt Summary

The Chevrolet Cobalt isn’t just an efficient, compact car—it’s known as one of the top cars with good fuel economy. This combined with its low price point makes it a solid choice for first-time car buyers or those on a budget. Know that the car’s no-frills finish isn’t going to be drawing much attention, and there’s sometimes an issue with the ignition switch. While the Cobalt is no longer being manufactured by GM, it’s still a reliable ride overall. You’ll find it as a sedan (four doors) or coupe (two doors), so you can choose the model that suits you.

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Cobalt

  • Available as sedan or coupe
  • Comfortable, spacious front seating area
  • Good fuel economy
  • No longer in production
  • Faulty ignition switch can be an issue
  • Limited space in rear seats
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors2
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual
  • City consumption8 - 10.2 L/100km
  • Highway consumption5.4 - 7.4 L/100km
  • Width1725 mm
  • Length4580 - 4584 mm
  • Trunk space394 L
  • Cargo space394 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Cobalt

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 - 2010 is available in 8 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Chevrolet Cobalt

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20101415 mm1725 mm4580 mm
20091415 mm1725 mm4580 mm
20081415 mm1725 mm4580 mm
20071415 mm1725 mm4580 mm
20061415 mm1725 mm4584 mm
20051415 mm1725 mm4584 mm