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Chevrolet Cobalt MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
15 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 14 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 12 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 8 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2010 2010 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 31
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With the 155-horsepower 2.2L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt has been averaging 31 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 city (1 percent), in the suburbs (0 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.
2010 2010 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 21.63
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2010 2010 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 28.1
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 25.88
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2009 2009 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 32.87
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2009 2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 30.2
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 32.43
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2008 2008 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 32.68
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 5-sp manual FWD 25.72
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 28
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28.7
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28.84
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2008 2008 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 29.7
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2008.5 2008.5 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 25.7
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 171-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 28.5
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2007 2007 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 26.31
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2007 2007 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 5-sp manual FWD 24.53
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2007 2007 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 26.92
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2007 2007 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 26.34
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2007 2007 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 34.95
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2007 2007 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 29.48
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 171-hp 2.4L I4 5-sp manual FWD 35.64
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 171-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 26.3
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 35.4
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 28.42
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2006 2006 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28.2
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2006 2006 2dr Coupe 171-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 24.25
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2006 2006 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 25.3
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2006 2006 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 36.55
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2006 2006 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 30.2
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 155-hp 2.2L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 29.93
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2005 2005 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 27.9
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2005 2005 2dr Coupe 155-hp 2.2L I4 5-sp manual FWD 37.63
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 2dr Coupe 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Around town it's not great, but out on the open road mileage almost doubles. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2009 2dr Coupe turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
The fuel economy is very good considering the performance available. I typically get better than 25MPG with a fair bit of city driving and fairly heavy throttle. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
In mixed driving I get 25 - 26 MPG, even with 75 mph stints and popping in and out of traffic. In pure highway, gets 28+ at 70+ see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2008 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Better than most North American cars. Lower carbon footprint. Cheaper to run. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
34 MPG observed - and this from a roomy stylish car that cost me less that 15,000 see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
While not as impressive as some of its competitors, the Cobalt is still good for low to mid 30s if driven properly. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I like that the 2.4L engine is able to put out significantly more power than the 2.2L and keep the same economy. The SS 2.4L is pretty quick and fun to drive and I still get 28 mpg on average just gunning around town with a lead foot and about 20% high see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Most neighbors report 35 mpg on hyway. here we do mostly high spped highway. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 173-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Under good highway driving conditions the Cobalt can go 700km on a single tank, but even in harsh conditions fuel economy is reasonable. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
While the Cobalt may only get 23mpg in real city driving with a heavy foot, it is still relatively easy to achieve 28mpg in the city and 35+mpg on freeway. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
Chevrolet Cobalt Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The best documented rating I could find when looking indicated it still did not rival Fiesta. see full Chevrolet Cobalt review
 

Chevrolet Cobalt Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Cobalt's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.