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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt - Expert Reviews


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We have scoured the web for expert reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 4 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
2008 chevrolet cobalt Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...(The manual yields 1 mpg better combined.) The SS is propelled by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four that pumps out 260 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. The SS can only be had with a five-speed manual. Fuel economy is 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. Safety: Full-length side curtain airbags are standard on all Cobalts. Antilock brakes are optional on the LS and LT, and standard on the Sport. Stability control is also optional on the LT and standard on the Sport. ABS-equipped models with automatic transmissions come equipped with standard traction control. In frontal government crash...

Review: 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt SS
Source: MSN Autos

...First is launch control, which allows the driver to floor the accelerator and then release the clutch in a normal fashion. The ECU holds engine revs at 5100 rpm, generating an aggressive launch despite the pedestrian pedal work.Once on the rampage, the car can be “no-lift shifted.” The driver works the clutch like a normal speed shift, but you can do this while keeping your right foot buried on the accelerator. The SS responds by electronically interrupting the throttle, the results being quick shifts accompanied by an authoritative exhaust pop and a slight tire chirp. Best of all, this...

CarGurus' Review for 2008 chevrolet cobalt
Source: CarGurus

...If you’re shopping for an economical daily driver and concerned only with the bottom line, the Cobalt might attract your attention.
The Cobalt SS, however, is capable of taking on “the fast and the furious” without selling the farm...

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Professional Review

...XM Satellite Radio is now standard on all models, and OnStar is standard on 2LT and Sport trims. It's offered as an option on the 1LT trim. Heated leather seats and MP3 playback capability are optional. On models with an automatic transmission, an optional remote start system allows drivers to start the engine with a key fob. Under the Hood LS and LT models use a 2.2-liter four-cylinder that makes 148 hp and 152 pounds-feet of torque. Sport models hold a 171-hp 2.4-liter engine. Both engines are available with a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission. Safety Antilock brakes...

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