What's Wrong with the Chevrolet Cobalt?

Cobalt owners have made 1025 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the steering (24%), followed by the interior (23%) and the engine (14%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Cobalt.

Comparing Cobalt Generations

The Cobalt only has one generation which runs from 2005 to 2010. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 31.18 which ranks 74th. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Cobalt 2005–2010
1025 31.18

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The Worst Cobalt Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.