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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?
Leak In Return Rail From Heater Core
pin hole leak spraying on shock absorber
Mice Under Dash Of 98 Frontier How Do I Get Them Out Of There. Heat Fan No...
How do I fix this dash fan? Turned it on after not driving it for a year and a bunch of mice carcus blew out. I vacummed with shop vac and it ran for a while now it won't work at all. no heat, no d...