1998 Dodge Avenger Overview


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2 Dr ES Coupe
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Based on 18 reviews

2.5l V6 by pendergraft0409
 — Performance wise it's great. Accelerates smooth, brakes smooth and handles perfect. Build quality, well mine has 230k miles on it and I had to replace the driver's lower ball joint and the driver's ... Read More
Clean by Kyle
 — I was given this car as a gift because my old Eclipse blew up. It was given to me with close to 84k on it. It has a stock engine but I'm working on that part. I love this car. It's quick and handles g... Read More
My Dodge Avenger by John
 — Japanese engine and American style. Best of both worlds. Cousin car to the Mitsubishi Eclipse and the Eagle Talon. Custom exhaust system by Magnaflow and 2.5" pipes from the manifold w/ hi-flow cat... Read More

1998 Dodge Avenger Overview

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1998 Dodge Avenger

The 1998 Dodge Avenger still comes in two models, the base and ES, both available with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, 140-horsepower engine or the V6, 2.5-liter, 163-horsepower engine.  Fuel economy remains around 20/28.  The biggest draw of this 2-door coupe is definitely its stylish look.  The design combines a sleek sporty exterior with a comfortable interior that fits four.

The major change in the 1998 Avenger is a Sport package available for base models, which basically gives you the V6 engine and creature comforts (air conditioning, power locks and windows) that were standard on the ES.  The ABS system is now optional for all models.  1998 also offers more colors for both the interior and exterior.  

While it provides an exciting driving experience, Avenger's owners are still hoping for a V6 offered with a 5-speed transmission.  Currently the 5-speed is only available with the 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine.  Minor gripes include a noisy ride and wide turn ratios.


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Cranks But Won't Start, Only Started A Few Days Ago.

It cranks and wants to start but sounds like it can't. I've been thinking either alternator or battery, but how do I figure out which one it is?

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How Do I Set Or Disable Security Alarm

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98 Dodge Avenger Battery Light Won't Turn Off

I just (like 2 days ago) replaced my alternator, battery, and cables/terminals. My battery light turned off and now it is back on and won't turn off. Like a week ago, my car shut off when I was at ...

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I Have A 98 Dodge Avenger 2.0 I Recently Bought It, It Seems To Be Idleing ...

And when the rpms go up the car Shakes slightly

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Justin Goddard

Can You Interchange Low Profile Tires With A 1998 Dodge Avenger Sport

The low profile tires are R-17. And the tires off car now are R-16. I'm almost certain same size rim, same size tires. My dumb question?? Do I need a special profile rim????

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