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Old 09-08-2006, 08:27 AM   #1
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so what do u guys think? i know is a cobalt but i like pontaic looks better then chevys. i like it its faster then a focus stock but its a fatty. a friend at work has one, theres nice rides


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Old 09-08-2006, 08:58 AM   #2
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Old 09-08-2006, 08:58 AM   #3
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I was going to test drive a Cobalt when I was looking at cars last (ended up with the SVTf), decided not to for a few reasons. I didnt feel good about the LRA, I didnt like the wheels and tire package (in hindsight, I would've just replaced them anyway), and the reviews suggested the seats were not comfortable. Having looked at them closely, the SS interior looks pretty nice, but otherwise I'm not super-impressed. It goes in the pile of Cars I Like Less Than My SVT, but my requirements went slightly beyond basic transportation. For a commuter car it might do well, the Ecotec is ancient at this point and, I think, pretty solid, and the gearing is super deep, so gas mileage is good.
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:28 AM   #4
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i used to own an automatic cobalt. i'm hopefully getting a 5 speed cobalt soon. the are pretty quick, just a little bit quicker than a 5speed zetec. they are like in between the ST and the zetec...like a 2.3 auto. i could get a g5..cuz i'm getting the cobalt from a pontiac dealer(they are half and half) but since i'm getting base level, i'd be getting the steelies and i dont know if you have seen the hubcaps that come with the g5s...but they look like they got them from wal mart. the interior is pretty much the same but i think it might only come in black. and i couldnt live without the cobalt coupe taillights. the only thing about the cobalts that really sucks.. is that no one has cracked the computer on them yet...so theres NO tuning available except for the SS.
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:51 AM   #5
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:06 PM   #6
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your windows look a bit foggy there, smoke a little something in it did ya?
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Old 09-08-2006, 10:08 PM   #7
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haha thats not my car, lol. just some pic i found that shows the ugly hubcaps of the g5 lol
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The G5 and the cobalt are ugly. yuck! i would pick a ZX3/4/5 over any of those 2 GM's. thats just my opinion. those headlights are f'ing big and look retarted. (RETARDED) haha wHATEVER!
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Old 09-09-2006, 11:03 AM   #9
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why do so many people say things are "retarted" when then can't even spell retarDed properly, lol.

sorry leo.

actually, while the cobalt is not all that great of a car, the SS Supercharged coupe is pretty nice. The aero kit and wheels set off the exterior, and the 200hp dont hurt either.
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Old 09-09-2006, 11:07 AM   #10
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the supercharged cobalts are way underrated by chevy, they dyno stock at around 220 or so if i remember
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