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Chevrolet Cobalt vs. Ford Focus Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending June 30, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2012 - 2018 Ford Focus Reliability by Generation2012 - 2018 Ford Focus
50.5714285714% Best 126% Worst
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2008 - 2011 Ford Focus Reliability by Generation2008 - 2011 Ford Focus
46.5714285714% Best 119% Worst
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2005 - 2007 Ford Focus Reliability by Generation2005 - 2007 Ford Focus
27.7142857143% Best 86% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I believe that it is a solid well built car and I expect to put at least 250,000 miles on it. full 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
100,000 mile warranty full 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
non turbo, easy to maintain, parts availability. A/C outstanding, cheap service full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
After 50K plus miles I have had zero problems. Other then regular maintenance and one brake pad replacement this car has been solid. full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
would put up against Toyota Corolla full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
extremely reliable...would put up against Toyota Corolla full 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt review
Chevrolet Cobalt Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Bad reputation. Hundreds of car on the lot gives them a Mc Car feeling. full 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I believe that it is a solid well built car and I expect to put at least 250,000 miles on it. full 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2007 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
100,000 mile warranty full 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 2dr Coupe 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
non turbo, easy to maintain, parts availability. A/C outstanding, cheap service full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
After 50K plus miles I have had zero problems. Other then regular maintenance and one brake pad replacement this car has been solid. full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
would put up against Toyota Corolla full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2005 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
extremely reliable...would put up against Toyota Corolla full 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt review
Chevrolet Cobalt Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 155-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Bad reputation. Hundreds of car on the lot gives them a Mc Car feeling. full 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt review