Mine not only hates it, but does not understand at all. I told her that your ride is like your kitchen, sometimes you just gotta remodel. I think I actually saw the dawning of understanding. Then it faded.
The Cobalt is the wife's car, she likes almost all the mods, minus the exhaust and the subwoofer. Mods on my Camaro are in conjuntion with replacing bad parts, so I can get away with improving and modding.