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Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan
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$14,990
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Volkswagen GLI
2009 Volkswagen GLI
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Overview

Engine
2.2-liter 4 Cylinder Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
16 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.2-liter 4 Cylinder Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
155 hp @ 6100 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
35.1 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Premium Ride
Independent
Rear Suspension
Premium Ride
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P195/60R15
P225/45WR17
Rear Tire
P195/60R15
P225/45WR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
N/A
City
25 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
37 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

EPA rating
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
325 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
481 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.3 in
179.3 in
Height
57.1 in
57.4 in
Max Width
67.9 in
70.1 in
Front Width
58.7 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
58.1 in
59.8 in
Wheelbase
103.3 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
49.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.7 in
35.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
51.4 in
53.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
46.4 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,783 lbs
3,290 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.9 ft³
16 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Cloth seat trim
  • Anthracite, Interlagos cloth seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Anthracite, Leather seating surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Optional
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
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
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
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
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

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
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
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