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What's Wrong with the Chevrolet Cobalt?

The Chevrolet Cobalt has a total of 1021 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the steering (24%) followed by the interior (23%) and the engine (14%).

The Cobalt only has one generation which runs from 2005 to 2010. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 31.17

How Cobalt Generations Rank

Generation Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Cobalt 2005–2010 1021 31.17

Recent Cobalt News

Trending Cobalt Complaints

Let's take a look at complaints on the rise from Cobalt owners over at

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Cobalt Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on