A carry-over from the 2007 redesign, the Cobalt is compact car available in two and four-door configuration with both featuring five-passenger hauling capacities. The coupe version is offered in LS, LT, SS and SS-Super Charged trim levels. The base models feature a 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 148 horsepower, a 2.4-liter that produces 173 horsepower or the 2.0-liter Super Charged engine that generates 205 horsepower. The sedan is available in LS, LT, SS and LTZ trim levels, with all cars featuring either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission (with front-wheel-drive configuration).Read more Read less
For 2008, the Chevy Cobalt has dropped the SS Supercharged coupe and LTZ sedan, and the SS models from 2007 are now called Sport models. In addition head curtain side air bags, XM satellite radio, and a tire pressure monitoring system are standard on all 2008 Chevy Cobalts, and the Sports models get StabiliTrak and OnStar standard. The LT offers a Bright Chrome Appearance Package that includes chrome door handles, chrome grille, body-color front and rear fascias, and fog lights. The Revolution Edition Package is also new on the LT, and adds four-wheel ABS, a rear spoiler, aluminum wheels, and a chrome exhaust tip. Imperial Blue Metallic, Blue Flash Metallic and Slate Metallic are 3 new exterior colors that join the 2008 palette.
Solid driving dynamics; good comfort for the money.
The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt is well equipped and aggressively priced at just below $14,000. It is one of the few cars in its segment to offer two engine sizes, and its two body styles, three trim levels, and bevy of packages and options offer maximum flexibility for consumers.