1998 Ford F-150 User Reviews

1998 Ford F-150 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 48 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 18 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"wheel" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"small power" 4 reviews

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Matt writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4WD Extended Cab LB Review
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4

Pros

Like full size trucks you will like this one. Plenty of towing power.

Cons

Gas hog.

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F150 — Fairly dependable truck. A big gas hog! I get only about 12 miles to the gallon. It has a lot of power. It should since it uses so much gas. Pulled a uhaul trailer through the mountains of Colorado and it had no problems. Feel lucky that the previous owner took care of it. The only thing is some rust underneath due to the winters in Colorado. Definitely a truck I would recommend for heavy work.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Liam writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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Power, pretty, good options, power everything, can tow, milage is good for a truck

Cons

lug pattern, mass airflow sensor, restrictive slow for air induction

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Fords 1998 F-150 Xlt 5.4 Liter V-8 — All around great truck, however it was in a sort of leap year for lug patterns, and it is hard to find any rims with the 5 on 135 pattern. However the 5.4 well makes up for this in power and torque. The overhead cam and bullet proof block make it a power house for this little body. However the Mass air flow sensor is crap. Pure crap.

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79strat writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB Review
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5

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nice ride

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breaks are spongy

79strat
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98 F 150 — I have 318,000 miles what else can be said ? I just now need to put a transmission in it. Paint is still very good I think this is the only year that they put 3 doors in them I wish it had 4

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Spencer writes:
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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its nice and quiet for when your sneakin onto a farmers land at 6 AM to hunt. Also great for towing and hauling stuff

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mpg is kinda low

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Be Nice To Your Truck — Its got great handling and braking. The acceleration is great for a 4.6l v8. i wish it was a 5.4 but what can you do. I did have to do a few repairs on it over the past few years. The sway bar endlinks did rust through and have to be replaced for like $20. The rear diff got water in it and need to have the fluid changed (dont forget friction modifier!), which was due to pilot error ( don't submerge the back half of your truck in water to pull out a boat...) and brake torque burnouts do put enough to stress on your car to eventually break your u-joints. I have had a problem with a squeak in the suspension in the front passanger side. Inside of the car looks great with the 50th aniversary leather seats. Outside is a bit scratched up from hunting, but looks good after a wax, especially the 4x4 emblems on the sides. Although it costs a pretty penny to drive, with 10 - 12 mpg but if you need a truck, its a good one. Its tons of fun to drive, on and off-road. handles great in the mud if you got 4x4.

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mr_dan_mule writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT SB Review
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Lots of room.  Seating for 3.

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Paint job is dull.

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Great Truck With Lousy Paint! — I enjoyed driving the Ford F-150. It was roomy and spacious with plenty of storage compartments. I like not having a center console and being able to move freely in the cabin. I also like being able to seat 3 people comfortably. This is a nice truck with the exception of the paint. The paint on the F-150 is very dull.

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Justin writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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It is an overall great truck and no matter what happens to it, it will always be with me even when the wheels fall off.

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The only draw backs to my truck is the gas milage and some body damage.

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My Truck. — my truck is 13 years old and the only problem i have had out of it is a slight coolant leak fixed it 45 minutes. It drives great and sounds great with the straights on it. Performance is pretty good for a small V8 it has great torque and handles pretty good too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Benjamin writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4WD LB Review
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4

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Starts like a champ.. never had a problem

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Tie Rods.. I just thinks its the make but I seem to be bustin those things all the time

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The Beast — I love the truck but its about to turn 100 soon and will definitely become the work truck instead of the normal ride soon enough. You gotta love that 4x4 and also the 32 inches of rubber. With some after market step rails the body still looks pretty clean besides some rust here and there and a few dings. Besides that there is nothing I rather be in then a big ole truck!

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jdough writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT SB Review
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Everybody needs a truck.

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Boy it cost to own a truck

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1998 F150 — Well this is the simplest vehicle i own. no blind spots comfortable for two and so versatile that it can be used for anything at all ( except Dinner with the wife ). Needs to be upgraded though to a more creature comfort version like the SVT.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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BillM138 writes:
1998 Ford F-150 STD Extended Cab SB Review
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Like the look and fairly comfortable for (four) adults.

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Don't like where muffler comes out the side of truck by door (Stinks like exhaust) when you get in while truck is running.

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Good! — The apperance is good and comfortable ride. Nice having back seat and the bed for storage. The V8 motor runs great and gets fairly good gas mileage. The braking system is fairly good, though in the rain it tends to want to hydroplane at times? Its a good truck for what our family uses it for, back and fourth to shop and traveling(fishing) etc...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyson writes:
1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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Solid truck

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No bad qualities

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1998 F150 — Outstanding truck. Lasts forever tons of fun to drive. A little slow at the top end but a tune up is all that's necessary. Fair price for plates. Awesome 4x4 for tons of fun when the road is too boring

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