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New or Significantly Altered Models

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
An all-new 3rd generation Malibu is offered for 2008. The new model is significantly longer in wheelbase and some 3 inches longer in overall length. The mid-sized, FWD sedan offers two powertrains: a 2.4L I4 coupled to a 4-speed automatic and a 3.6L V6 mated to a 6-speed automatic.

Mostly Unchanged

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche
2008 Chevrolet Aveo
2008 Chevrolet Aveo Aveo5
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe
Trim designations have been simplified to LS, LT, Sport, and SS. Cobalt SS models switch to a 260 hp turbocharged four-cylinder. The SS package also includes aggressive wheels, tires and bodywork. In April, 2008 Chevrolet added a 2.2L XFE designated model with increased fuel economy. The Cobalt XFE is only offered on LS and 1LT models. The SS Supercharged model has been discontinued.
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan
Trim designations have been simplified to LS, LT, Sport, and SS. Cobalt SS models switch to a 260 hp turbocharged four-cylinder. The SS package also includes aggressive wheels, tires and bodywork. In April, 2008 Chevrolet added a 2.2L XFE designated model with increased fuel economy. The Cobalt XFE is only offered on LS and 1LT models.
2008 Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab
2008 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab
2008 Chevrolet Colorado Regular Cab
2008 Chevrolet Corvette
The Corvette receives an all-new LS3 6.2L V-8 engine rated at 430 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque. An optional dual mode exhaust upgrade improves the output by 6 hp and 4 lb-ft of torque. The manual transmission has been reworked to improve shift effort. The automatic has improved shift times with the paddle shifter. The appearance is virtually unchanged with the exception of some new exterior and interior color choices.
2008 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
The Corvette receives an all-new LS3 6.2L V-8 engine rated at 430 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque. An optional dual mode exhaust upgrade improves the output by 6 hp and 4 lb-ft of torque. The manual transmission has been reworked to improve shift effort. The automatic has improved shift times with the paddle shifter. The appearance is virtually unchanged with the exception of some new exterior and interior color choices.
2008 Chevrolet Equinox
The Equinox Sport model is added to the lineup. Equinox Sport features a 263hp, 3.6L V6 engine, unique body trim pieces and aggressive 235/50R18 tires.
2008 Chevrolet Express Passenger Van
2008 Chevrolet HHR
A new HHR SS model features a 260 hp turbocharged four-cylinder. The SS package also includes aggressive wheels, tires and bodywork.
2008 Chevrolet HHR Panel
2008 Chevrolet Impala
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab
2008 Chevrolet Suburban
A six speed is now standard on 3/4 ton models.
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe
A two-mode hybrid model will join the lineup for the 2008 model year. The 6.2L V8 with six-speed manual was added as an option to the LTZ RWD model mid-year.
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2008 Chevrolet Uplander

Discontinued

2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo