The Cobalt is a compact car that was first unveiled by Chevrolet in the year 2004 as a 2005 model. The Chevrolet Cobalt serves as a replacement vehicle for the Chevrolet Cavalier.
It is meant to compete with other compact vehicles such as the Mazda 3, Honda Civic, and Toyota Corolla. The Chevrolet Cobalt is available both in sedan and coupe form. It is based on the GM delta platform, which it shares with the Pontiac G5, Opel Zafira, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn ION, and Saturn Astra.
The Chevrolet Cobalt is manufactured in Lordstown, Ohio at the General Motors Lordstown Assembly factory. While the Chevrolet Cobalt is listed as a subcompact, it is actually a compact automobile.
The front suspension of the Chevrolet Cobalt is independent with MacPherson struts. In the rear of the automobile, a semi independent torsion bar is employed. The car employs an electric power steering system that was initially developed by Koyo Seiko. It was also built at the General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio in the United States of America. The car’s wheelbase is a lot longer than its competitors, at 103.3 inches. The width of the wheelbase is 68.4 inches. The coupe weighs 2681 pounds, while the sedan version weighs 2747, making it an average car weight wise for its class.