...In side impacts, the Cobalt sedan got only three stars for front seat passengers but five stars for the rear. The Cobalt coupe yielded four stars for the front and rear seats. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's frontal-offset crash test, the Cobalt sedan received the highest score of "Good," while in side crash tests, the Cobalt sedan received the second-highest score of "Acceptable." It's worth noting that the XFE-badged Cobalts, while fuel-efficient, suffer in terms of braking. Stopping from 60 mph required a very long 146 feet -- no doubt a side effect of the XFE's...
...The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt is what it is, and that’s a good value for a compact car.
...The ride is firmer, but I believe performance car enthusiasts would find it perfectly livable for daily driving. The car is fitted with Continental ContiSportContact 2 summer tires on 18-inch aluminum wheels for maximum grip. Chevy offers no winter or all-season tire option, but winter tires of the same size, P225/40ZR18 , start below $150 apiece, and all-seasons come in well below $100 a pop, according to TireRack.com. It might be wise to opt for higher sidewalls for winter use — 17-inchers on cheap wheels. The standard antilock brakes comprise larger discs and decorative Brembo brand...
...OnStar and 16-inch aluminum wheels CD stereo with MP3 jack standard Available air conditioning XM Satellite Radio (subscription sold separately) Driver information center Under the Hood LS and LT models use a 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine with variable valve timing. The SS model uses a turbocharged and intercooled 2.0-liter four-cylinder, which uses direct injection. The LS and LT are available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission, whereas the SS is only available with the manual. 155-horsepower, 2.2-liter four-cylinder with 150 pounds-feet of torque 260-hp...
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