1998 Dodge Avenger Overview


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2 Dr ES Coupe
Avg. Price: $3,230
2 Dr STD 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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Dodge Avenger Questions

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How Do I Start My Car Wit No Key

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Key Won't Turn Off The Alarm

The drivers side door handle on my 1998 avenger es was replaced by previous owner. But for some reason if you unlock that door with the key it sets off the alarm. So to get in the car I have to unlo...

526 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)


in the cold and sometimes randomly i hear a light knocking noise coming from the engine? it worrys me cuz sometimes it has a nice clean sound and others the knocking noise? anyone else experience anyt...

645 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)


have a 98. it makes a little knocking noise when u first start it but goes away after about 5 to 10 seconds. what could cause this?

630 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

Can I Upgrade My 98 Avenger 2.5 With A Turbo Kit/super Charger What Can I D...

I have a 98 dodge avenger es 2.5 V6. I recently bout it at an auction w/ 160k miles on it. had to replace the distributor due to an oil leak going into it for an unknown reason. Im looking to repair t...

975 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)