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Chevrolet Cobalt repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 429 repairs.
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Chevrolet Cobalt repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (35%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 275 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Chevrolet Cobalt problems by year

2005 - 2011 (100%)

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Chart based on 436 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt Personal Experiences: Pros
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I owned a 2005 cobalt ss/sc and it was a great car, was happy to upgrade to the 2009 full 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2008 2dr Coupe 148-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
like the chevy cavalier, it is a dependable car,3 of my family members have them, and we have had no major problems whatsoever, just the usual maint, oil changes, tire rotations,etc full 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt review
2006 4dr Sedan 171-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Engine Reliability. Over 100K on the previous Cobalt. full 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt review

Chevrolet Cobalt Problems and Repair Histories

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