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Average User Score
4.8 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 18 reviews
1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 17 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
Why Do Some 1998 Corvette Convertibles Have An Additional Accent Line On Th...
I see some 1998 vettes have an additional accent detail extending from the front fender louver to the door... why???
98 Failed Inspection Check Engine Light Does Not Work What Do You Think Is ...
Is There A Fuse For Check Engine Light
Reversed And Car Dies
Backed out of driveway into street & car will not go into gear & dies & will not restart. Automatic transmission readout in console shows squares, but no gears show up (no reverse, no drives, no park...
I Have A Column Lock Problem With My 1998 Corvette
The column lock warning is on. The engine dies when put into gear and I let off the brake. The recall repair was done in 2005 under a different owner. I can't find anyone to repair and what my op...