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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
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2009 Cobalt 2-DR w/SAB*****************not tested
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2009 Cobalt 4-DR w/SAB*****************not tested
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2009 Chevrolet Cobalt 2-door coupe

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSide1Rear2Rollover
G Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. A Overall
M Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
A Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
A Overall
G Geometry
A Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — Applies only to models built after May 2009.

2 — Manual cloth seats.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2009 Chevrolet Cobalt 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSide1Rear2Rollover
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. A Overall
M Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
M Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — With optional side airbags. With optional side airbags

2 — All seats.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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