This car deserves your consideration. I liked the Mazda3 better, but the Cobalt got a good crash test rating. It handles well, rides well, and was quieter than all of the other small cars I tested. I haven't had a Chevrolet before. They are known for making good trucks, not cars, so I got the extended warranty, but I don't think I will need it. This Cobalt seems as well built as many more expensive cars.. I was impressed.
I think the electric power steering is a neat idea, it saves gas. I managed to find one with side air bags, which are nice.
The back seat is a little cramped, even for a small car.
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