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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base 25 37 $14,390 $14,990
2-Door Coupe LS 25 37 $15,043 $15,670
2-Door Coupe LT w/1LT 25 37 $15,811 $16,470
2-Door Coupe LT w/2LT 25 35 $15,811 $16,470
2-Door Coupe SS 22 30 $23,553 $24,535
4-Door Sedan Base 25 37 $14,390 $14,990
4-Door Sedan LS 25 37 $15,043 $15,670
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 25 37 $15,811 $16,470
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 25 35 $15,811 $16,470
4-Door Sedan Manual Blue
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Blue 26 35 $13,758 $14,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 26 34 $16,385 $16,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 26 34 $16,385 $16,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 26 34 $17,113 $17,845
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE PZEV 26 34 $17,113 $17,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,390
$13,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,990
$14,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$236 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line There's not much to recommend on the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, though it does have good fuel economy and a reasonably comfortable interior. The 2010 Hyundai Elantra remains a perfectly competent and spacious—if slightly boring—sedan, while the Touring wagon gets a more exciting personality.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 35.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 46.4 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 97.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.4 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 43.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 49.6 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 177.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9 14.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 12 x 0.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 33.9
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code RPJ NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size NA T125/80D15
Front Tire Order Code RPJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2783 2723
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Fuel System MFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4900 136 @ 4600
Engine Order Code LAP NA
Displacement 2.2L/134.3 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 6100 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.19
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.96
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.63 4.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cobalt Hyundai Elantra
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Premium Ride Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Premium Ride Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 8
 
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