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Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2010 31.0 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 1 9 90 70 31.000
2010 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 1 9 90 70 31.0  
  Averages flat light light 0 1 9 90 70 31.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 31.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 90 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (9 percent), in the city (1 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2010 21.6 MPG Highway Percentage 12 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 50 25 10 15 62 22.400
  hills med light 70 15 10 5 62 22.200
  hills light light 50 25 10 15 62 20.300
2010 2dr Coupe 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 57 22 10 12 62 21.6  
  Averages hills light light 57 22 10 12 62 21.6
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 21.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (12 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2010 28.1 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 2dr Coupe 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med none 0 0 25 75 62 33.600
  flat med none 10 60 25 5 62 22.600
2010 2dr Coupe 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med none 5 30 25 40 62 28.1  
  Averages hills med none 5 30 25 40 62 28.1
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 28.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 21.8 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 0 90 0 10 68 19.600
  flat med light 5 65 15 15 75 24.000
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 3 78 8 13 72 21.8  
  Averages flat med none 3 78 8 13 72 21.8
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 21.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (13 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 33.2 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 90 10 60 33.200
2009 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 90 10 60 33.2  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 90 10 60 33.2
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 33.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 90 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (10 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 30.3 MPG Highway Percentage 72 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns med none 5 5 16 74 75 30.200
  mtns med none 10 5 15 70 70 30.300
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns med none 8 5 16 72 73 30.3  
  Averages mtns med none 8 5 16 72 73 30.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 30.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (16 percent), in heavy traffic (8 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 32.7 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 60 42.400
  flat light none 10 75 10 5 60 23.000
2009 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 5 38 5 53 60 32.7  
  Averages flat light light 5 38 5 53 60 32.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 32.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (38 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 25.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills med light 10 5 15 70 70 25.300
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills med light 10 5 15 70 70 25.3  
  Averages hills med light 10 5 15 70 70 25.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 25.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2009 30.2 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead none 10 33 0 57 56 26.100
  flat med none 20 13 0 67 56 28.300
  flat light light 0 0 5 95 74 36.200
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 15 2 73 62 30.2  
  Averages flat med none 10 15 2 73 62 30.2
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 30.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 73 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (2 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008.5 25.7 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008.5 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead light 10 40 40 10 65 26.400
  flat lead hvy 10 40 40 10 65 25.000
2008.5 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead hvy 10 40 40 10 65 25.7  
  Averages flat lead hvy 10 40 40 10 65 25.7
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008.5 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008.5 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008.5 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 28.7 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 25 60 5 62 28.700
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 10 25 60 5 62 28.7  
  Averages flat light none 10 25 60 5 62 28.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 28.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 32.1 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 10 10 80 70 32.087
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 0 10 10 80 70 32.1  
  Averages flat light none 0 10 10 80 70 32.1
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 32.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 30.7 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 15 15 70 55 30.709
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 15 15 70 55 30.7  
  Averages flat light light 0 15 15 70 55 30.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 30.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 55 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 29.8 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills lead hvy 10 40 10 40 75 29.273
  flat lead light 10 20 15 55 60 30.254
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills lead hvy 10 30 13 48 68 29.8  
  Averages hills lead hvy 10 30 13 48 68 29.8
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 29.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in the suburbs (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 33.5 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 10 20 60 60 33.500
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 10 20 60 60 33.5  
  Averages flat med light 10 10 20 60 60 33.5
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 33.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 32.6 MPG Highway Percentage 73 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 5 15 70 65 32.857
  flat med hvy 0 10 10 80 75 32.500
  flat light none 10 5 15 70 65 32.456
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 7 7 13 73 68 32.6  
  Averages flat med light 7 7 13 73 68 32.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 32.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 73 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), in heavy traffic (7 percent), and in the city (7 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 35.3 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 10 20 60 70 35.500
  flat med light 10 10 20 60 70 35.000
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 10 20 60 70 35.3  
  Averages flat med light 10 10 20 60 70 35.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 35.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 33.1 MPG Highway Percentage 74 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 10 5 15 70 65 33.981
  flat med none 10 5 15 70 65 31.818
  flat light none 0 10 10 80 70 32.752
  flat light none 10 5 15 70 65 34.624
  flat light none 10 5 15 70 65 33.727
  flat med none 10 5 15 70 65 31.786
  flat light none 0 5 15 80 65 32.478
  flat v.lt none 0 15 0 85 70 33.364
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 6 7 13 74 66 33.1  
  Averages flat light none 6 7 13 74 66 33.1
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 33.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 74 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), in the city (7 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 28.7 MPG Highway Percentage 99 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 1 0 99 60 28.700
2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 1 0 99 60 28.7  
  Averages flat med light 0 1 0 99 60 28.7
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 28.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 99 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (1 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 25.7 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 0 15 55 30 60 26.700
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 85 30.100
  flat v.lt none 20 0 20 60 60 31.800
  flat med light 5 25 50 20 75 22.000
  flat lead none 20 0 20 60 85 18.000
2008 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 9 8 29 54 73 25.7  
  Averages flat med none 9 8 29 54 73 25.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 25.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (29 percent), in heavy traffic (9 percent), and in the city (8 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 10 25 45 20 60 25.000
  flat med light 0 0 10 90 70 31.000
2008 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 5 13 28 55 65 28.0  
  Averages flat med light 5 13 28 55 65 28.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 28.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 28.8 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills v.lt none 0 25 25 50 60 30.308
  hills v.lt none 0 25 25 50 55 31.200
  flat med hvy 5 18 32 45 95 25.000
2008 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 2 23 27 48 70 28.8  
  Averages hills light light 2 23 27 48 70 28.8
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 28.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2008 29.7 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 0 40 60 0 N/A 24.600
  flat light hvy 0 10 10 80 60 34.800
2008 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light hvy 0 25 35 40 60 29.7  
  Averages hills light hvy 0 25 35 40 60 29.7
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 29.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 27.9 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 10 10 40 40 55 29.100
  hills light none 0 95 0 5 60 19.200
  flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 70 32.000
  flat med none 10 15 0 75 68 27.000
  hills light none 20 35 35 10 68 24.800
  hills light none 20 10 40 30 68 29.400
  flat med light 0 60 0 40 74 26.700
  flat light none 0 0 5 95 68 34.600
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills light none 9 31 20 41 66 27.9  
  Averages hills light none 9 31 20 41 66 27.9
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 27.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 30.0 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 10 30 60 70 30.000
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 10 30 60 70 30.0  
  Averages flat med none 0 10 30 60 70 30.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 30.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 28.7 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 15 0 75 68 28.700
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 15 0 75 68 28.7  
  Averages flat light hvy 10 15 0 75 68 28.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 28.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 27.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 10 40 50 70 27.000
2007 4dr Sedan 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 10 40 50 70 27.0  
  Averages flat med none 0 10 40 50 70 27.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 27.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (40 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 22.6 MPG Highway Percentage 29 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 10 15 0 75 68 28.300
  flat med none 20 50 10 20 60 19.000
  hills med none 30 50 10 10 68 21.400
  hills med none 30 50 10 10 68 21.800
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med none 23 41 8 29 66 22.6  
  Averages hills med none 23 41 8 29 66 22.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 22.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (29 percent), in heavy traffic (23 percent), and in the suburbs (8 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 26.3 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead hvy 20 20 30 30 60 26.719
  flat light none 10 10 40 40 60 27.000
  flat light none 10 75 10 5 62 25.300
2007 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 13 35 27 25 61 26.3  
  Averages flat med light 13 35 27 25 61 26.3
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 26.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 35 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 11 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 50 38 13 56 22.400
  flat lead none 0 100 0 0 N/A 23.800
  flat lead light 0 80 0 20 62 27.400
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead none 0 77 13 11 59 24.5  
  Averages flat lead none 0 77 13 11 59 24.5
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 24.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 77 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (13 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 59 miles per hour (11 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 26.9 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
mtns med light 0 0 0 100 75 33.500
  flat med light 90 10 0 0 N/A 27.300
  flat med none 20 20 40 20 65 20.400
  flat med none 90 10 0 0 N/A 24.500
  hills med hvy 20 20 30 30 85 28.000
  hills med light 15 15 35 35 85 27.800
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 39 13 18 31 78 26.9  
  Averages hills med light 39 13 18 31 78 26.9
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 26.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 39 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 78 miles per hour (31 percent), in the suburbs (18 percent), and in the city (13 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 35.0 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 70 0 20 60 27.800
  hills light light 10 5 5 80 60 39.000
  flat v.lt none 0 5 10 85 60 46.000
  flat med none 30 40 0 30 60 31.500
  flat v.lt none 20 60 10 10 62 27.400
  flat light none 15 40 15 30 60 28.500
  flat v.lt light 0 5 5 90 62 42.800
  flat v.lt light 0 5 5 90 62 40.600
  flat med light 0 0 1 99 65 35.400
  flat med light 0 0 50 50 60 29.200
  hills med light 0 15 10 75 70 36.300
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 8 22 10 60 62 35.0  
  Averages flat light none 8 22 10 60 62 35.0
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 35.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (22 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (8 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2007 29.5 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 20 20 60 0 N/A 29.000
  flat light none 0 19 10 71 60 28.000
  flat light none 0 19 10 71 60 29.000
  flat light light 0 0 100 0 N/A 26.700
  flat med none 0 10 0 90 70 32.200
  flat light light 0 6 0 94 60 32.000
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 3 12 30 54 63 29.5  
  Averages flat light none 3 12 30 54 63 29.5
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 29.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat lead none 0 45 30 25 65 28.000
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat lead none 0 45 30 25 65 28.0  
  Averages flat lead none 0 45 30 25 65 28.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 28.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 34.7 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns light light 5 40 0 55 65 33.900
  flat med none 0 20 0 80 60 35.500
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills med light 3 30 0 68 63 34.7  
  Averages hills med light 3 30 0 68 63 34.7
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 34.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 68 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in heavy traffic (3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 23.6 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat lead none 50 45 0 5 70 23.600
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat lead none 50 45 0 5 70 23.6  
  Averages flat lead none 50 45 0 5 70 23.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 23.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (45 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 42.2 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 42.200
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 42.2  
  Averages mtns v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 42.2
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 42.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 55 miles per hour (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 25.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills lead none 0 0 80 20 75 25.000
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills lead none 0 0 80 20 75 25.0  
  Averages hills lead none 0 0 80 20 75 25.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 25.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (20 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 35.4 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat v.lt none 0 10 85 5 60 35.400
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat v.lt none 0 10 85 5 60 35.4  
  Averages flat v.lt none 0 10 85 5 60 35.4
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 35.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 28.6 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 20 3 8 70 70 28.600
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 20 3 8 70 70 28.6  
  Averages flat med hvy 20 3 8 70 70 28.6
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 28.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (20 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in the city (3 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 33.3 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns light light 0 9 0 91 65 36.700
  mtns light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 29.900
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns light light 0 55 0 46 65 33.3  
  Averages mtns light light 0 55 0 46 65 33.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 33.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (46 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 28.4 MPG Highway Percentage 28 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 1 3 16 80 75 36.100
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 25.400
  flat light none 0 20 30 50 62 29.400
  flat light hvy 10 20 40 30 60 28.000
  flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 26.200
  flat light none 10 80 0 10 60 25.400
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 4 54 14 28 64 28.4  
  Averages flat light none 4 54 14 28 64 28.4
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 28.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (28 percent), in the suburbs (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 25.3 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 5 10 75 68 25.300
2006 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 10 5 10 75 68 25.3  
  Averages flat med none 10 5 10 75 68 25.3
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 25.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (10 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 28.2 MPG Highway Percentage 64 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light light 5 20 0 75 74 29.400
  flat med light 26 5 16 53 60 27.000
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 16 13 8 64 67 28.2  
  Averages flat med light 16 13 8 64 67 28.2
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 28.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (16 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in the suburbs (8 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 24.3 MPG Highway Percentage 31 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 30 60 10 65 25.000
  flat light light 14 14 19 52 74 23.500
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 7 22 40 31 70 24.3  
  Averages flat med hvy 7 22 40 31 70 24.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 24.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (31 percent), in the city (22 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 36.6 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
mtns v.lt none 1 1 0 99 60 43.300
  flat med hvy 20 50 20 10 60 29.800
2006 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 11 26 10 55 60 36.6  
  Averages hills light light 11 26 10 55 60 36.6
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 36.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (26 percent), in heavy traffic (11 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 30.2 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 5 24 10 62 65 33.100
  flat med light 13 51 4 32 85 22.500
  flat med none 10 30 10 50 80 35.000
2006 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 9 35 8 48 77 30.2  
  Averages flat med light 9 35 8 48 77 30.2
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 30.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 77 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (35 percent), in heavy traffic (9 percent), and in the suburbs (8 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 31.3 MPG Highway Percentage 54 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 1 3 20 76 75 35.800
  flat light none 0 5 0 95 60 37.600
  flat light none 0 20 20 60 65 31.600
  hills lead hvy 24 35 24 18 60 15.000
  flat light none 22 24 26 28 60 31.000
  flat light none 22 24 26 28 60 32.000
  hills med none 1 3 20 76 75 36.400
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 10 16 19 54 65 31.3  
  Averages flat med none 10 16 19 54 65 31.3
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 31.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead hvy 15 0 50 35 75 28.000
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat lead hvy 15 0 50 35 75 28.0  
  Averages flat lead hvy 15 0 50 35 75 28.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 28.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (35 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 20.0 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 22 22 22 33 65 20.000
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 22 22 22 33 65 20.0  
  Averages flat med light 22 22 22 33 65 20.0
With the 171-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 20.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 33 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (22 percent), in the suburbs (22 percent), and in the city (22 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 27.9 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 0 60 40 60 26.900
  flat lead none 5 15 60 20 80 26.200
  flat med none 5 15 60 20 70 28.400
  flat med none 5 15 60 20 70 29.900
  flat med none 5 15 60 20 70 29.000
  flat lead none 10 20 50 20 70 27.000
2005 2dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 5 13 58 23 70 27.9  
  Averages flat med none 5 13 58 23 70 27.9
With the turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt gas mileage has been averaging 27.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 58 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (23 percent), in the city (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Chevrolet Cobalt Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 37.6 MPG Highway Percentage 79 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills light light 0 6 15 79 75 40.800
  flat med none 0 6 15 80 75 34.500
  flat lead light 0 6 15 79 75 37.600
2005 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 0 6 15 79 75 37.6  
  Averages flat med light 0 6 15 79 75 37.6
With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt fuel economy has been averaging 37.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalts in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 79 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in the city (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

2005 Chevrolet Cobalt Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
31 MPG on the highway which is better then the EPA suggests you can get with the SS sedan. While I do hit a lot of traffic going to and from work I still can get about 27MPG.
2006 2dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
34mpg average.
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
over 36 MPG
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
very good on gas for the 171 hp
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
in excess of 36mpg
 

Chevrolet Cobalt Gas Mileage (MPG)

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