1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview


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Average User Score

4.85 stars

Based on 15 reviews

1998 Chevrolet Corvette by Shawn
 — Great car, great fun. Acceleration is amazing and no matter where you are in the powerband, you put down the pedal and you better hold on. The brakes are strong and the car handles like it is on rai... Read More
Great Other Then She Is Not A Convertable by CorvetteOwner
 — with the LS1 engine the crank shaft pulley had to be changed at 50,000 miles, I think the dealership I took it to screwed her up just to have me come back for service & repairs or to trade her for so... Read More
Love It by cruzin98
 — I have owned a vette since 1969 and each and every one was very special to me. The Vette I own now is a 1998 Torch Red, black interior,this Vette was a Museum delivery car, I had the opportunity to wa... Read More

1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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Based on 15 reviews

1998 Chevrolet Corvette

*History of the 1998 Corvette*

The second year of the C5 platform (1997-2004), the 1998 Corvette shares the C5 tradition of being a wonderful value in terms of its performance to price ratio.

Consumers applaud the car's handling and acceleration as well as its everyday drivability. Many are surprised to find out that despite its performance heritage the car achieves relatively good gas mileage: 18 mpg City and 27 mpg Highway. With comfortable seats and a trunk that can handle two golf bags and luggage for two, the 1998 Corvette can be comfortably taken on long trips.

As for drawbacks, consumers find that the car does attract quite a bit of notice. If you strive to avoid attention this might not be the right car for you. In terms of repair history, the 1998 Corvette has a known problem with its steering lock column. However, this is not an expensive part to get repaired.

Overall, the 1998 Corvette offers great performance, comfortable everyday driving and all at a reasonable price.


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Chevrolet Corvette Questions


1998 Corvette Passenger Side Ac Is Blowing Hot Air

The passenger side ac ducts blow hot air when the ac is on. What can be done to correct this problem?

82 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

A Friend Of Mine Has A C5 And Has Been Having A Problem. When He Turns The...

When you turn on the A/C on a friend's C5, the drivers side vent blows hot air and the passenger side blows cold. Are the vents vacuum operated or gear/motor driven?? Has anyone out there experience...

115 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

Abs/traction Control Light On

When I put my 1998 c5 coupe in storage in October 2013 there where no codes or lights on. During the winter the battery went bead. I tried to put a trickle charger on it but ther was a clicking sound ...

167 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

Alternator Not Charging Without Revving Engine

I changed my alternator after replacing the fusable link . the red wire on the back of the alt is hot and at voltage . the red wire at connector is also hot . when starting the alternator It doesn't ...

315 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Battery Is Good, Get A Single Click Sound When Turn Key - Suggestions? Just...

New to me, 47,000 mi, I am 4th owner, prior owner drove avg. 77 mi/yr We are wondering if starter may be stuck on flat spot from sitting? Have read other suggestions could be anti-theft system - How s...

166 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)