2009 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Review – Watch CNET’s Video Review

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The good: The in the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt SS advanced tech to achieve power and torque, while suspension tuning helps the car the turns. A USB port on the stereo with an iPod or a USB thumbdrive, and the audio system delivers bass.

The bad: This car doesn’t have an in-cabin system. Interior materials are for a car costing a few thousand dollars

The bottom line: The 2009 Cobalt SS delivers an excellent experience, but can work as an economy when driven more with the added pleasure of iPod connectivity.

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2009 Cobalt SS

All of the other automotive were talking up the 2009 Cobalt SS, but we remained skeptical. Car and calls it freaky fast and fun on a road. Road and Track it might be the most underrated car in the

According to Winding Road . the draw of the Cobalt SS is the driving But this was a Cobalt, a low-end car from Chevrolet. Could it be that good?

A fast start with furor convinced us it might be the case. Solid cornering, little drama or body showed us this car could GM in the small car segment.

Chevy to dial out the torque steer, but the right conditions, the steering will turn violently to the

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For our first test, we took the control off, revved up the then dropped the hammer. We the wheel as the front tires the car making little forward Backing off on the gas to give the tires a to grip, the Cobalt SS bolted

Throughout, we maintained a good on the wheel and didn’t feel torque steer. It seemed as if the car got the steer out of its system while the were spinning.

We tried the same heavy test with traction on. The Cobalt let the front tires but not nearly as much as with control off. This the intermittent grip afforded by the control sent the car careening off to the torque steering having its ugly head to such a that we had to back off quicker with the previous test.

Our two tests involved moderate this time with off the steering wheel. We turned off the control, revved up more than on the previous tests, and let off the pedal. There was minor spin and the wheel immediately around about 45 degrees to the indicating serious torque

The traction control button can put the car competition mode, which launch control.

Finally, we the same test with control on. This time, we got little wheel spin, and the wheel remained straight. test showed us that traction control wasn’t overtaxed, torque steer was eliminated, suggesting that engineers put good work refining the control characteristics of the SS.

We also ran a test with control on, a feature activated by the traction control button We revved up the engine and dropped the again. The tires squealed but gripped enough to get the car moving

We kept a tight hold on the wheel, and didn’t notice torque steer.

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