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Chevrolet Cobalt Fuel Economy Data

4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD

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
flat med none 0 90 0 10 68 19.600
flat med light 5 65 15 15 75 24.000
hills med light 10 5 15 70 70 25.300
mtns med none 10 5 15 70 70 30.300
mtns med none 5 5 16 74 75 30.200

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt

2009 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 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
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
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
2009 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
 

2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Gas Mileage (MPG)

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