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#63 of 212 2007 chevrolet coablt 2dr lt coupe(red)
Jul 12, 2007 (8:45 am)
hey just wanted to let you guys know about my experience with my cobalt. i just bought it about a month ago, it has 11,000 miles on it and it came with the warranties a brand new card would. so far i love the car. i live in iowa and we have hot days in the summer and cold snowy days in the winter. so far this summer i have had ice cold air conditioning. when i first bought it it had 9,500 miles on it and i left the dealership paying around 15,000 for it. ive had no problems up to this point. i have heard a lot about the key problem on the 05's and 06's but nothing on the 07's. i am 6'2" and about 250 pds. and there is plenty of room in this car for me. we were even able to fit a couple of buddies in the back seat. yes they were have the size of me, but they still fit! i do a lot of driving because im in the sales business and so far all i can say is that i love this car! i recently put tint on the rear windows and let me say it really does make the car look attractive. ive had a lot of comments so far on the car. i originially wanted to buy the cobalt ss but im glad i didn't because i got into enough trouble driving my old firebird with the ole' cops lol. i get around 29mpg in the city and about 34 mpg highway. im sorry to hear about others and the problems they have been having with there cobalts. maybe gm decided to make a lot of changes for the 07 to avoid the problems from the 06 and 05. not sure. i just know that i haven't had this much fun and reliability in a car since my old 1986 nova! thanks for reading my post and i hope that this post may help another customer looking for a cobalt to purchase and love for a lifetime!
#64 of 212 Re: 2007 chevrolet coablt 2dr lt coupe(red) [cobalt4life]
Jul 13, 2007 (9:50 am)
What a nice post you wrote there cobalt4life. It's positive and interesting.
I'm looking forward to buying a Cobalt next year. Can't decide over the Coupe SS (not supercharged) or the Coupe LT. I've always driven Vans or S.U.V's. This would be my first car. I want (and have) to buy something more economic and the Cobalt looks just right. My only concern is winter driving. We get pretty big snowstorms here in Canada and I always wonder what's the Cobalt performance in snow, sleet and freezing rain?
Just a little question. How old are you? I'm 50 yrs old and people tell me that the Cobalt is for young people, especially the coupe model. They say at my age I should get a sedan. Where's the sport look in sedans?
By the way, with the back windows tinted and red. your Cobalt must be the nicest in town.
#65 of 212 Re: 2007 chevrolet coablt 2dr lt coupe(red) [cobalt4life]
Jul 13, 2007 (10:38 am)
The majority of people who come to the forums come here for advise or to voice their displeasure of something or another. Looking at any auto forum will always have someone complaining of one thing or another, but it is nice when people have something nice to say. Most people don't have problems with their Cobalts. That city mileage is pretty impressive. If you haven't already done so try checking the mileage manually after filling up the tank and zeroing the odometer and tell us if it made a difference. The onboard display is pretty nice when its accurate, and I am sure they are pretty close overall.
#66 of 212 Re: 2007 chevrolet coablt 2dr lt coupe(red) [grosloup]
Jul 14, 2007 (6:41 am)
Oh poop on those who say a 2-door is for young people, lol. I'm 35 and just bought my 2-door LT two weeks ago. The color of mine is called sport red tintcoat which basically looks kinda dark red/burgundy and I am getting my windows tinted next weekend. I think window tint really accessorizes a vehicle, makes it look good. There is no law saying you have to be in a certain age bracket to drive something sporty and nice. And as much as I hate to say, I find it rather humorous to be driving something that attracts the attention of a younger crowd and when they pull up next to you they get one hell of a surprise, haha. Heck with it I say! Go for the coupe and enjoy!!!
#67 of 212 Re: 2007 chevrolet coablt 2dr lt coupe(red) [justus3]
Jul 16, 2007 (12:08 pm)
hey thanks for replying to my post. im 23 yrs old, but, my uncle whom is 49 is going in tommorrow to sign papers for the cobalt lt thats yellow. he drove my car for a day and absolutely loved it. the tint is great for any car, especially if it is a red color. i had mine proffesionaly done and it really makes a difference. when i got to sit in my car, the car is actually cooler because their isnt so much sunlight coming in. in iowa we can have as dark as we want on the back 3 windows, so i did .02% visibility. makes it kinda harder driving at night but besides backing out of my driveway, im good to go! ive also filled the tank up 5 times and thats how i got that city number. im not sure, but i think since the car already had some miles on it, it must have gotten the bugs out or something. the most amazing thing about this car is the fact that when you want it to go, it goes! ive had a lot of vehicles pull up(mustangs, camaros, etc.) and when i put the pedal down, they definately pay attention! its an affordable car for all ages and when i went on a trip to minneapolis this weekend, i saw a cobalt coming up on my left. and if i were to guess how old he was i would say probably 56 yrs. old with a big ol'e smile on his face! thanks for your time reading this!
#68 of 212 cobalt a real car
Jul 16, 2007 (3:51 pm)
i am 52 years old and i am not going through a middle age faze. my cobalt has put the fun back in driving. i don't care if it's the fastest or the most luxurious. the reason i don't care is because thats not why i bought it. it looks slick and it's a blast to drive also not to be underestimated. it is not fast from the dig but from 35mph to 100mph it is as fast as i want and will go around a corner. and as for room there is plenty for me so thats enough.
#69 of 212 Cobalt for an old timer
Jul 27, 2007 (5:49 pm)
56 going on 18, had to take the plunge.
Getting an 07 LT on Mon. Hope it doesn't fall apart.
#70 of 212 Re: Cobalt for an old timer [cmhj2000]
Jul 28, 2007 (6:10 am)
Like anything else, it shouldn't unless you don't maintain it.
#71 of 212 Re: Cobalt for an old timer [poncho167]
Jul 31, 2007 (12:15 pm)
I'm 47 and just bought one for my daughter. I love driving a small car again and while it is a little noisy, it handles and rides very smooth. The motor has some real power too.
Best $11k I ever spent on a car.
#72 of 212 Re: Cobalt for an old timer [wr_guy]
Aug 01, 2007 (10:08 am)
Glad you like it. It should be a good dependable car for your daughter. Most four cylinder cars are noisy, but I think the Cobalt is one of the quieter ones especially with that the insulated steel body panels that they use.