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Old 12-17-2007, 12:25 PM   #1
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Default Daily Driver: G5 GT or Cobalt SS???

Ok so I'm thinking about getting a daily driver that will be good on gas but yet a fun little car. Right now my choices are between a G5 GT or a Cobalt SS.

Which one would you guys driver?? Or any other suggestions?
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Old 12-17-2007, 12:36 PM   #2
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If I had to choose between those two, the Cobalt SS.
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I would choose the Pontiac
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Reasons???? I'm leaning towards the Pontiac just because I like the interior better and frankly, if I get the SS then I know I would want to mod it!
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the ss comes turbo with i believe 260 hp/tq
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Cobalt SS ***!
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Reasons????
I don't like either vehicle, I was just choosing the Cobalt because I hate the rear of the G5.
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Old 12-17-2007, 04:23 PM   #8
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You should have mad this a poll... and you should post up some pictures to help us choose.
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G5 looks like nicer car

And doesnt come with the POS colbalt image, as much
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If you're talking the SS S/C or the GT, i'd definitely get the SS.

However if you're talking about one 2.4 over another, just go with whichever is cheaper, they're the same exact car.
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Turbo Cobalt SS would be my choice. I like the G6, but the new Cobalt looks like it could be a screamer.
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wait for the g8
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I like the looks of the G5 GT over the regular Cobalt SS. If you're considering a S/C SS, then it's a no-brainer.
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I would look at a 2 door G6 if it was me. I am not a fan at all of the 05 GT's and I have never cared once for any style of the cava.......I mean the Cobalt.

what kind of price range are you looking at?
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Probably around 20K. I can get 8K trade in on my truck. If I get the Pontiac I can get brand new because I work at a Pontiac dealer and I can get it for 500 over cost. If I get a Cobalt, it will have to be used since we are not a Chevy dealer and I would have to find a used one.
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Probably around 20K. I can get 8K trade in on my truck. If I get the Pontiac I can get brand new because I work at a Pontiac dealer and I can get it for 500 over cost. If I get a Cobalt, it will have to be used since we are not a Chevy dealer and I would have to find a used one.
If you can get employee pricing as well and can afford $20k after a $8k trade in. I see no reason not to get a G6 with the GXP package. 3.6L v6, 6-speed auto, 252 hp, and some clean lines and a nice interior.

Thats just me though. I think it would make the perfect cruising car thats meant for just driving in the city or to and from work.
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I think the g5 looks better the the cobalt, that was my reason.

As a DD I wouldn't care if it was fast.. I drive my GF Corolla as much as I can and that thing is slow as hell
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G5 just so people don't think your a ricer lol

I drove a standard G5 and it was pretty quick and had a nice sporty feel to it.
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If you can get employee pricing as well and can afford $20k after a $8k trade in. I see no reason not to get a G6 with the GXP package. 3.6L v6, 6-speed auto, 252 hp, and some clean lines and a nice interior.

Thats just me though. I think it would make the perfect cruising car thats meant for just driving in the city or to and from work.
Sorry I should have been clearer, I can afford 20K without trading my truck, so afterwards, I would only be paying 12K. I just had them work me up a deal on a White GT G5 couple. MSRP is 20K I can get it for 17,198 and then 8K for a trade on my truck. Payments would be 218 a month. I'm trying to decide if that is what I want to do or not. The only payment I have right now is my Harley which is 206 a month. I'm on the border of getting the G5 or just putting that extra 218 a month towards the Harley and paying it off by summer time. Then maybe getting a brand new truck.

Decisions, decisions........

FYI, I would get the G5 if anything because it is CHEAP, a nice, economical car, and if I would mod it I would feel like a ricer. So I probably wouldn't do anything to it besides tinted windows and some wheels.
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wait for the g8
They aren't even the same price range.

People keep saying the turbo SS but thats not out yet. Going to be a little while still before you see them. When they do I have a feeling they wont release a ton and they'll be like an ***** was when it came out. Dealers mark them up WAY too much and they are still selling llike hot cakes. In todays modern world a cheaper sport compact car with a turbo is going to sell like crazy. GM should have done that in the first place. They were suppose to make a cavalier S/C back in 02. GM said no one wanted a cheap economy car with FI. What happen? Dodge made the ***** and hit off HUGE. Another **** up on GM's part.
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