1998 Chevrolet Astro Overview


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3 Dr LS AWD Passenger Van Extended
Avg. Price: $3,140
3 Dr LS Passenger Van Extended
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $2,902
3 Dr LT AWD Passenger Van Extended
1 national listing
3 Dr LT Passenger Van Extended
1 national listing
3 Dr STD AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended

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4.25 stars

Based on 8 reviews

Just Purchased, 117k, Perfect Condition, Luxurious Interior, Seats 7, Great For Trip S. by Stephena
 — I just purchased this Van and drove it from Colorado to NYC & back it was a dream. 117k on it now, probably time for plugs amd spark plug cables, yes? Runs pretty smooth, but seems to miss a tiny bit ... Read More
I Love My Van by Teresa
 — I have owned 3 of these van's and I love them I am sad that Chevy no longer makes them. they are good on gas, lots of room. it seats up to 8 and still have cargo room. the whole family can load up and... Read More
First One I've Owned, So Far So Good by gert
 — First time owning this van. A joy to drive; I have come from a 20 yr old full size GM van with no creature comforts, so this is the lap of luxury. I hope it's mechanicly sound, being 9 yr old... Read More

1998 Chevrolet Astro Overview

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Based on 8 reviews

1998 Chevrolet Astro

Chevrolet introduced a new transmission, new paint colors, an improved security system, and composite headlights on its 1998 Astro models. The theft deterrent system prevented the van from starting if the correct key was not used. The optional "Dutch" rear doors were popular among owners; split-panel doors sat below a liftgate window. Bucket seats and a lighted entry system were standard on the 1998 Chevy Astro vans.

1998 Chevy Astro owners tend to keep the vehicles for many years and rely on it for hauling and family trips. However, many owners say the 1998 Astros have too little legroom, and numerous mechanical and maintenance problems: rear axle after 130K miles, window controls, fuel pump. Some say the 1998 Astro has poor visibility out the back and cite poor safety ratings in crash tests. One owner said it "eats brakes."


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Nutreal.i stopped after coasting and would not engage in any gear. What can it be?

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My Astro Van Is Shaking When I Turn It On

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Been trying to figure out how big my gas tank is. Guessing might be 23 gallons.

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