2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sport, 2008 MY US

The Chevrolet Cobalt Sport is a front wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon bodyshell. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.4 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 171 bhp (173 PS/128 kW) at 5800 rpm and 226 Nm (167 lbft/23 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1302 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet Cobalt Sport
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Key facts

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sport, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4585 mm
How heavy?
1302 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2374 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
173 PS / 171 bhp / 128 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
226 Nm / 167 ft.lb / 23 kgm @ 4500 rpm

Chevrolet Cobalt models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2374 cm3 173 PS 171 bhp 128 kW 1277 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2374 cm3 173 PS 171 bhp 128 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2374 cm3 173 PS 171 bhp 128 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2198 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1239 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2198 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2374 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1277 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2374 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2198 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1261 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2198 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW
Chevrolet Cobalt SS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2374 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 1302 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2374 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW
Chevrolet Cobalt -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1301 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
Chevrolet Cobalt Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1274 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1281 kg
Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe SS Supercharged -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1998 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1273 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2198 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1313 kg

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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sport data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2624 mm 103.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1476 mm 58.1 inches
Length 4585 mm 180.5 inches
Width 1725 mm 67.9 inches
Height 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance 136 mm 5.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1302 kg 2870 lb
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LE5
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2374 cc
(144.87 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.9 × 97.8 mm
3.46 × 3.85 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 173 PS (171 bhp) (128 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 72 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 226 Nm (167 ft·lb) (23 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 95.2 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.4:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1196.3 kPa (173.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6800 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 593.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 133.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
97.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
131.34 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.21 kg/kW
17.06 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.600
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBAx.ARB.
Wheel size front 7 x 17
Wheel size rear 7 x 17
Tyres front P205/50 R 17
Tyres rear P205/50 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.84
general
Carfolio.com ID172381
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sport added 2008-04-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.