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1998 Nissan Frontier Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 8 reviews
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
Do Ecm On 98 Frontier Need To Be Flashed When Replaceing? Build Date 1-98
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...
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?
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 ...