1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview


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4.85 stars

Based on 18 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
I Love The C5 Corvette! by kwiggs12
 — In my opinion, the C5 is the best class of Corvettes and I love this car. Its the first Corvette I have ever owned and couldn't be more pleased. My wife and I love to put the top down and cruise aro... Read More

1998 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1998 Chevrolet 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/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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