1998 Nissan Frontier Overview

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SE
Avg. Price: $5,553
STD
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Avg. Price: $4,936
XE
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4.25 stars

Based on 8 reviews

I Love My Little Truck by Dave
 — my 98 has the 2.4 4 cyl with a 5 sp manual 4wd tranny. i wish i had the 6 cyl 6 sp that the newer ones have, but its a good combo. gas milage isn't what i hoped a 4 cyl would be, but considering its k... Read More
What? by Joey
 — I like that it's a manual. It makes it fun to drive. It's got a strong second gear in it. I can run it up to about 60 mph. It gets pretty good gas mileage, i guess. I've been told it has a very comfor... Read More
Amazing On Fuel And Generally Just A Fun Truck To Drive. by Ryan
 — Powerful 4WD will get you through anything, large spacious interior, very reliable even at its age now. Read More

1998 Nissan Frontier Overview

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1998 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier was introduced in 1998, but it was actually a continuation of the auto maker's previous compact truck, which was simply referred to as the Nissan Hardbody Truck. This generation marked the first redesign for the truck in more than ten years. The Frontier was bigger and more powerful than its predecessor, and includes more amenities. It still retains its workhorse abilities, however, with 4WD and competitive towing capacity.
The 1998 Frontier comes in three trims: the base model, the midrange XE, and the fully loaded SE. The three trims came in a variety of body styles, including an extended cab, a short bed, 4WH, and a regular cab. All Frontiers shared a 2.4-liter, 143-horsepower four-cylinder engine that gets about 20/24 mpg in the standard cab and 18/21 for the extended cab.
While the 1998 Nissan Frontier didn't earn a lot of rabid fans, most drivers found it to be reliable, easy to drive, and nice-enough looking. Some complain that the ride can be very bumpy.

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Nissan Frontier Questions

bendon
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Do Ecm On 98 Frontier Need To Be Flashed When Replaceing? Build Date 1-98

157 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
CountryGRL
0

My 98 Frontier Has One Spark Plug Boot That Pops Up After You Start It. Wha...

Truck had to sit in upstate NY winter for a month while finding a replacement alternator. Now when I start the truck one of the spark plug boots pops up slightly with a small bead of condinsation on t...

141 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
papasax
60

Intrument Gauges Not Working

speed reads nothing or 30 mph, temp reads high, fuel reads full all the time. I know it is most likely the instrument cluster does anyone have the correct part number?

316 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)
BeancounterBrad
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Why Does My Frontier W 2.4l Engine Hesitate And Miss?

Happen's esp when wet or foggy out, then it will sort of fix itsself. Or another time it happens is if you start it up when cold, and dont let it warm up, and shut it off in less than a minute or two ...

820 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
Gramps9
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Can I Put A Small V8 Or V6 In My 1998 Frontier

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