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Seat hurts my back

Old  October 14th, 2011, 6:24 AM
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Seat hurts my back

I am shopping for a cobalt to be used as my work car. I have been searching all I can on them and I like what I see. So went for a test drive yesterday to see how they drive.

It was a 2010 4door LT (I think) everything did fine but after about 2 miles my back started to hurt. Pulled over played with the seat for a few mins but nothing felt right so drove it back to the lot. I adj the a few more times but it just won't go away.

My question is anyone else notice this issue, could it be bad seat, or just not the right car for me?

Old  October 14th, 2011, 1:43 PM
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I would recommend taking a different one for a test drive and see if it just that specific one, or if it is all of the Cobalt's. Let us know what you find.
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Old  October 14th, 2011, 2:56 PM
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I think it is a important fact of what are you replacing??.If you have a big car that you are downsizing from,there might not be a good fit for you.Other thing is is,well,how big are you??.If you can answer those questions,we might be able to better help you.Let us know.

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Old  October 14th, 2011, 3:04 PM
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I am hoping to drive another this weekend.

As for what I am replacing it 2002 escort. So it is the same size or maybe smaller. I'm not a small guy 235 pounds and 6 feet tall.

Old  October 14th, 2011, 7:21 PM
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Well, ergonomicts. If your not comfortable in that car, not anything else you can do with that model. I myself would prefer a Mark 4 Lincolin, but my Delta 88 is also great. Trying to find a newer model non sardine can is tough. Short of a van I don't know.

Old  October 18th, 2011, 7:29 PM
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Drove another 2010 today and at first it was nice but after a few mins I could feel the pressure in the small of my back again.

That is very sad I like the idea and price of the cobalt. Might try a 2008 or 2009 before I rule them out.

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