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Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe
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$14,990
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Mazda RX-8
2011 Mazda RX-8
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$26,795
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Overview

Engine
2.2L 4 Cylinder Gas
Engine
1.3L Rotary Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.2L 4 Cylinder Gas
1.3L Rotary Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 6100 rpm
232 hp @ 8500 rpm
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,721 lbs
3,065 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
18 MPG
City
25 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
37 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
10.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
16.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
325 miles
270.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
481 miles
371.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.5 in
175.6 in
Height
55.5 in
52.8 in
Max Width
67.9 in
69.7 in
Front Width
58.7 in
59.1 in
Rear Width
58.1 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
103.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
4.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
49.5 in
53.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.2 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.7 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
46.1 in
48.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³
7.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
34.8 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
37.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Premium Ride
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Premium Ride
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65R15
P225/45R18
Rear Tire
P195/65R15
P225/45R18

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Cloth seat trim
  • Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Gas Engine
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
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