“I wanted a little car so I didn’t have to give people rides!”
- The Ride
- The Driver: Daria
- Vehicle in Question: 2009 Chevy Cobalt
- Spotted at: Dinkytown, Minneapolis, MN 55414
- Odometer: 33,000
- Car’s Nickname: Snow White
Q: Great Chevy! Where did you get it?
A: Suburban Chevrolet in Eden Prairie. I bought it because it was my favorite car, I could afford it and I wanted so I got it.
Q: What is your favorite thing to do in your car?
A: My favorite thing to do is sing real loud with the windows up!
Q: What is your favorite place that you’ve gone in your car?
A: The farthest I’ve gone in my car was to Indiana and back. I stopped at an outlet mall and got some good deals.
Q: What is your favorite thing to rock out to when you’re driving?
A: I usually like to listen to local artists, like ACG. That one is a favorite!
Q: Do you have a favorite memory with your car?
A: I pulled up to a stoplight in the summer listening and singing loudly to Danity Kane’s song Showstopper. It was right next to a Dairy Queen and there were a lot of people in line at Dairy Queen staring at me. It took me a moment to realize it. It was pretty embarrassing.
Q: Do you have any rules for your car?
A: First rule: No kids in my car. I have a two door and I hate lifting the seats up. Second: You have to wear your seatbelt if you’re riding in my car because if you don’t, it makes that terrible dinging noise.
Q: How often do you use your car?
A: Every single day.
Q: Is this your dream car?
A: This is not my dream car! My dream car is the Infiniti FX35.
Q: What kind of personality does your car have?
A: Probably be a mean girl because she’s not a fast car, but the way I drive you’d think she was. I make her everything she is. Without me she’d be nothing.
Q: Why did you choose this car?
A: I chose my car because I used to have a G6 and I wanted a little car so I didn’t have to give people rides. I wanted a two-door. Plus it is really good on gas and easy to park.
Photos and interview by Kelly Miller
Are you ready to Defend Your Ride? If so, email email@example.com with “Defend Your Ride Minnesota” in the subject line for submission details.
View previous Defend Your Ride features as well as other great stories for people who love cars at Minnesota.CbsLocal.com/Autos.