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Cobalt 232 (2006- )
(w/ 1 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1GXi gas sterndrive)

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232 (2006- )
Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Test Video

Cobalt hits the waves with another great choice in runabouts this year with its all-new 232. They have focused on creating exceptional space on this model. Cobalt brings outstanding storage, seating, and cockpit room on this model so you have plenty of room to relax, entertain, and enjoy the water.

Key Features

  • Flexible seating
  • Large cockpit
  • Portside stern access to storage for skis and more
  • Extended swim platform
  • Molded-in cockpit ice chest
  • Flat, uncurved outboard mounted windshield


Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Specifications
Length Overall 23' 11'' Dry Weight 4,600 lbs.
Beam 8' 6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 21'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 50 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity 10 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 20 deg. Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom N/A Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance 63'' Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine) N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Engine options
Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 1 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1GXi gas sterndrive
Opt. Power 1 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI
1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI
1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI Horizon
1 x 270-hp Volvo 5.0 GXi
1 x 420-hp Volvo 8.1 GXi

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Line Drawing


Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Photo Gallery

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Good Use of Space

The 232 maximizes the storage capability aboard, maximizes the seating and the cockpit space.

Plenty of Seating

The bow seating is awesome with double-stitched material, and well-padded cushions for greater comfort and longer life.

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Well-Arranged Helm

Some interesting options offered on the 232 are LED lights under the lip of the stern that light up the swim platform, a wakeboard tower, Perfect Pass, Trim Tabs, GPS and super sound system with XM Sa

Huge Sun Pad

If you enjoy laying out in the sun, this model has plenty of room for it. The stern seating converts from a huge sunpad to a comfortable seat with a simple flip of the headrest.

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Captain's Report is archived.

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Cobalt 232 (2006- ) is 56.5 mph (90.9 kph), burning 31.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 117.71 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Cobalt 232 (2006- ) is 32.8 mph (52.8 kph), and the boat gets 3.05 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.3 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 137 miles (220.48 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1GXi gas sterndrive.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
GPS/Chart Optional
CD Stereo Standard
Power Steering Standard
Trim Tabs Optional
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Tower: Watersports Optional
Transom Shower Optional
Bimini Top Optional
Cockpit Cover Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Warranty

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Hull Warranty
Years 10-Year
Transferable Yes
Extendable No
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
Deck Warranty
Years 10-Years
Transferable 10-Year transferable protection
Extendable No
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
Engine Warranty
Years 5-Year
Extendable No
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
Powertrain Warranty
Years 5-Year
Transferable 5-Year transferable protection
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
Gelcoat Warranty
Years 2-Year
Transferable 2-Year transferable protection
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
Accessories Warranty
Years 1-2 Year
Transferable Yes
Link http://www.cobaltboats.com/info/warranty.html
NMMA Certification Yes

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Price

Cobalt 232 (2006- ) Price
Pricing Range $59,244.00
Price as Tested $76,331.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Test numbers for this model are archived.