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3.8 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 16 reviews
1998 Nissan Altima Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 16 reviews
The Nissan Altima was all new for the 1998 model year. It was drastically restyled, featuring a longer, leaner look compared to the previous rounded appearance. The suspension and drive train were revised, and passengers got more legroom in the back. By this point, the Altima was Nissan's number one vehicle.
The 1998 Altima came in four trim levels: the base XE, the midrange GXE, the sporty SE, and the luxurious GLE. The GXE was the most popular model, and the GLE came standard with leather seating and a power driver's seat. All Altimas in the lineup shared a 2.4 liter, 150 horsepower four cylinder engine. Fuel economy is 21/29 mpg.
Drivers like the 1998 Nissan Altima because it is a good value. They say it gets good gas mileage, has plenty of available amenities, and have a surprising amount of power for a four cylinder. Some drivers find the seats to be uncomfortable, and the Altima's new look is often criticized.
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Nissan Altima Questions
I Have A 1998 Nissan Altima, I Think The Head Is Cracked. The Oil Is .milky...
Code Po171, Mulitible Possiblities For Repair
1998 altima, When car heats up has rough idle, engine light comes on and off, code PO171 comes up, says it can be oxygen sensor, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, air mass meter, leaky air intake, f...
!998 Nissan Altima 2.4 L. 4 Cyl.
Does a 1998 Altima 2.4 L. 4 cyl. engine have a "PVC" valve, looked all over the engine and can't find it, book says it's located under the intake manifold screwed into the oil seperator. got underneat...
1998 Nissan Altima, Trouble Code P0171, Ongoing Problem
As before the P0171 code keeps popping up, I changed the front Oxygen Sensor, Air Mass Mater, fuel filter & finally found the PCV valve, when I changed the PCV Valve the car ran much better and the co...
Intake Manifold Gasket Leak
I recently took my 1998 Nissan Altima to get a diagnostic on why it idles rough or pulses, it came out that I have an intake manifold gasket leak and some vaccume line leaks going to the intake manifo...