Standard safety equipment across the range includes dual-stage front airbags as well as head curtain side-impact airbags, daytime running lights and one year of OnStar Safe and Sound service. The SS adds traction control, StabiliTrak stability control, antilock brakes as well as a tire-pressure monitor.
Cobalts in LS trim come nicely equipped with amenities such as air conditioning, a 4-speaker CD stereo with MP3 playback and XM capability, dual power outlets, 4-way adjustable driver's seat, 60/40 rear split bench seat, tilt steering and a theft deterrent system. Versions equipped with a manual transmission can be ordered with the XFE package (Xtra Fuel Economy), which features special low-rolling-resistance tires and other drivetrain modifications designed with ultimate fuel economy in mind.
LT Cobalts add a center console with armrests, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power windows and sport cloth seating with driver manual lumbar control.
The SS Turbocharged Cobalt adds both performance and style. The SS gets a premium Pioneer 7-speaker stereo, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, titanium-faced sport gauges with an A-pillar-mounted boost gauge and a leather-wrapped shift lever and steering wheel, which features audio and cruise control. Outside, the SS can be identified by halogen fog lamps, chrome exhaust tip, performance suspension, a spoiler and aggressive body moldings.
Popular options for LS cars include antilock brakes and traction control, while LT models can be ordered with an upgraded stereo, chrome trim pieces, Bluetooth, cruise control and keyless entry. SS Turbocharged Cobalts have an available power sunroof and limited-slip differential.