What Cobalt Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 39 6 679 13.55
2009 43 6 666 17.23
2008 103 5 627 28.48
2007 152 6 592 35.82
2006 300 6 546 41.77
2005 396 6 432 50.22

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