1998 Dodge Stratus Overview


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4 Dr ES Sedan
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3.95 stars

Based on 12 reviews

Amazing by Julian
 — Welcome to the Stratus!! Designed by Chrysler, this car features the cab forward design based in the 1987 Lamborghini Portofino, a 4-door sedan. This car, along with its bigger cousins like the dodge ... Read More
A Pleasure To Own And Drive by Emad
 — So far, this car has been a pleasure to own and drive. The engine is quite possibly the tightest engine I've ever owned First year of ownership 1998 Most recent year of ... Read More
Perfect by Fabrizio
 — dodge stratus is a good car, i love the engine... DOHC 2.4L 24 valves :D the interiors are perfect for this car. Perfect handling! I really really love it :D Specially the old line: 96, 97,98,99. Grea... Read More

1998 Dodge Stratus Overview

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Based on 12 reviews

1998 Dodge Stratus

The 1998 Dodge Stratus keeps the tradition of being Dodge's mid-line family sedan.  With two available trims, the base and the ES, the 1998 Dodge Stratus gives both affordability and comfort, depending on what you're looking for.  With a 2.0 I4, a 2.4 I4 or a 2.5-liter V6 available depending on the trim level, the 1998 Dodge Stratus can get you around town within the speed limit with reasonable efficiency.  Gas mileage is rather good, anywhere from 19/28 if you have the 4-speed automatic to 27/37 from the manual.  Optional ABS, child-door locks, power locks, and driver and passenger airbags keep the occupants of the car safe.

In addition to being safe, there are a number of standard features and options available to make sure that everyone in the car remains comfortable.  First and foremost among these is the large amount of passenger room that the 1998 Dodge Stratus boasts.  Other features are air conditioning, power windows, leather seats, a power sunroof, and a CD player, just to name a few.  The 1998 Dodge Stratus is a car that lets you drive around happy while you're going to work or getting your groceries (which can fit easily in the 15.7 cubic feet of storage space).

Owners of the 1998 Dodge Stratus almost unanimously had something to complain about, and also almost always appreciated the roominess of the car.  Head gaskets, transmissions, and other random parts of the 1998 Stratus fail.  This is a practical car for daily driving if you don't mind having to put some money into repairs now and then.


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Hi I Bought A 1998 Dodge Stratus 4 Cylinder 4door Car A Year Ago Had 2 Repl...

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i have a 1998 dodge stratus and im wondering how i would adjust the cam timing and the spark timing, it has a 2.4 litre twin cam

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My steering wheel wobbles back and forth a little along with my front end. More noticeably when I'm going slow.

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I am trying to drain my coolant system and I can't locate the drain plug.

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My 98 dodge stratus es will run idle for up 30 mins without overheating there is no smoke coming from my tail pipe either. But when I drive it for about 20 or so mins it overheats I have been tim...

156 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)