24 reviews
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Available Price Range $3,279-$9,639 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 26-30 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

Our Take

Launched for 2005, the front-wheel-drive subcompact Cobalt comes in sedan and coupe body styles and is available in several trim levels. The Cobalt's competitors include the Honda Civic, Ford Focus Mazda 3 and Toyota Corolla. There are no significant changes for 2010.All Cobalt body styles f... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat space and entry/exit
  • Seat comfort
  • Noisy engine exhaust
  • Some cheap-looking controls

Notable Features

  • Coupe and sedan body styles
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Standard OnStar communication system
  • XM Satellite Radio

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Editor's note: This review was written in November 2008 about the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt SS. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2010, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.In many of its forms, power intoxicates. In a car, a preponderance of power can intoxicate to the point that you don't realize ... Read full review for the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

Consumer Reviews

4.0

Average based on 24 reviews

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I own one and like it.

by nobodyspecial from southeast on April 7, 2010

This is a solid vehicle at a reasonable price. The base model has more horsepower and gets more MPG than other cars in its class and cost less to buy. It also has a 100,000 warranty. The imports are o... Read Full Review

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$14,990 - $24,535
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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 6 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/100,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/100,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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