The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt is a fun car that won't break the bank. Available as a coupe or a sedan, you have your choice of engines. The Cobalt has a 2.2L inline 4-cylinder which produces 155 hp or you can jump up to the 2.0L inline 4-cylinder turbocharged SS engine which produces a class-leading 260 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Both engines get at least 30 mpg on the highway, with the 2.2L engine reaching all the way up to 37 mpg highway! OnStar is now standard on all trims of the 2009 Cobalt, and the sedan is available in SS trim. The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt standard features include front disc brakes on all trims (the SS trim receives 4-wheel Brembo brakes), a premium ride suspension, driver and passenger front airbags and side-impact head-curtains and an audio system with AM/FM/CD and XM radio. Cobalt options include a leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth phone controls, a remote starter system, a sunroof and many more dealer installed performance extras. The 2009 Chevy Cobalt has the added convenience of a 60/40 rear split-bench with a pass-through to the trunk. A rainbow of colors and a multitude of options make the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt a great car.Read more Read less
For 2009, the Cobalt undergoes a few changes. Both the Sport coupe and Sport sedan have been dropped from the lineup, as has the available 6-disc in-dash CD stereo. An SS Turbocharged sedan joins the Cobalt family. Bluetooth hands-free access is available, and a tire sealant and inflator kit replaces the standard compact spare tire. GM's OnStar system now comes standard. LT sedans are now only available with an automatic transmission, and the Performance Appearance Package has been replaced by the Sport Appearance Package.
Good ride; attractive styling; SS model provides solid performance value.
The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt blends attractive styling with a host of engine choices, from fuel-sipping to fast and furious. The Cobalt adds standard amenities that make the vehicle a smoother, more comfortable, and even more convenient choice. As an alternative to cars like the Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra, the Cobalt's value is hard to beat. With both coupe and sedan versions available starting at a low entry price, the Cobalt offers something for everyone.