Any of you guys purchased a Cobalt sedan? If so, how would rate the initial
build quality? Overall, are you pleased with your vehicle thus far?
The Cobalt sedan appears to compete with the Honda Civic sedan series. I'm
wondering how it will stack up against the already established Civic by the
year's end regarding quality, features, etc.
Thanks in advance for any feedback that you may have to offer regarding your
I'm also looking at one of these, Ron -
looks like a good deal to me - the Ecotec is a strong, fuel-efficient
engine. The only things I am not all that crazy about (and most
carmakers are building this way now) is the short decklids on these
cars - the trunk may well be of a good size - but can you actually get
anything of size through the opening?
I had also considered the Chevy Epica, but from what I'm reading, for
an inline 6 that's basically the same displacement as the Cobalt's 4,
it's only got 10 more horses, which is on the weak side for a 6
cylinder engine - and fuel economy is nothing to write home about. In
addition, I had looked at an Optra - but believe it or not, the cobalt,
which is bigger, gets better mileage. Also - at least in Canada - the
Optra and Epica are limited to $700 in GM card points, as opposed to
With the deals that are on now, all I'd suggest is that you arrange for
an ADEQUATE test drive, and if it fits well, go for it.
Ron M. wrote:
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