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Average User Score
4.8 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 16 reviews
1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 16 reviews
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/27 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 and comfortable everyday driving, 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?
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...