The Cobalt replaced the Chevrolet Cavalier and the Chevrolet Prizm in 2005 and was replaced by the Chevrolet Cruze in 2010. The Cobalt was powered by a 2.2L four-cylinder engine that produced 148 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. It was available with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. The Cobalt got an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
The Cobalt had a spacious interior and a comfortable ride. It also had a long list of standard features, including a rearview camera, a six-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth connectivity. The Cobalt was praised for its fuel efficiency, its interior space, and its long list of standard features. It was also criticized for its lack of power and its dull driving experience. Overall, the Chevrolet Cobalt was a good compact car that was fuel-efficient and had a spacious interior.