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5 out of 5 stars

Great reliability, fun to drive

John Delmonte, 02/08/2017
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
20 of 20 people found this review helpful

The Cobalt is a winner if you are looking for reliability and low maintenance cost. It runs very quiet and his extremely dependable. The interior back seat is a little small but the room up front good. Large trunk and easy access to the engine compartment make it easy to work on. Very impressed with the overall reliability, low cost of maintenance, low cost for repairs, 20-25 mpg. A basic car with five star value.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Comfort
3 out of 5 stars
Reliability
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4.75 out of 5 stars

Love it

sgemrald5, 05/16/2010
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
31 of 32 people found this review helpful

I have never owned an american made car before this one. I love this thing! it rides great, so quiet, has given me up to the 50's in mpg on highway. displays everything on a screen that i would ever want to know. I got it with 32,000 miles on it and haven't had any problems. It's a breeze. Fun to drive, reliable, great on gas. highly suggest it for the commuting college student or worker, its great.

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5 out of 5 stars

277,000 miles strong

Zeke, 08/07/2020
updated 08/09/2021
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
11 of 11 people found this review helpful

Yes, the critics were wrong! Bought it new. 277,000 miles now. DIY oil changes every 10,000 miles with full synthetic from the start. Constantly average 32 mpg. Brake pads 145,000. Minor issues that can be expected. 75 years old and cheapest, most efficient & reliable car owned. Hats off to a great American built auto.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3.75 out of 5 stars

awesome when it starts

goin2bluoval, 08/10/2011
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
35 of 40 people found this review helpful

My 2008 cobalt sport sedan looks great...I get 37 to 52 mpg inst...this car has a ignition problem that GM ignores. Summer days are worse for this car, you can turn the key constantly, over an over or leave it until the steering column cools off, then it will start...thus, this is not a family car. Its only for going staight to work and back. Do not buy a cobalt. Auto trans.

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4 out of 5 stars

She’s still going strong

Karen, 05/09/2019
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
14 of 16 people found this review helpful

I purchased my 2008 CobLg in 2010 it had 55k miles on it. I drive all day for my job doing home visits throughout a Northern Michigan county. Harsh winters. The only money I spent on this car was on regular oil changes a tune up, brakes & new set of tires every 4 years. Normal maintenance.had to have some work done under the car after hitting a pot hole in 2914 and replaced a seat bar in 2018. The harsh winters did create quite of exterior rust under driver’s side doors. This car ran great every day. Still does after putting 161,400 miles on it since I purchased it, Affordable & reliable car for the all of her 11 years she’s been a daily driver.

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