1998 Nissan Frontier User Reviews

1998 Nissan Frontier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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Dave writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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reliable, handy for around the home

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wish it was better on gas

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I Love My Little Truck — 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 kinda heavy, 18-19 mpg hwy isn't that bad. it has 108k miles, and runs like a bear. haven't had it long, but did all the fluids, maint when i got it. had to r&r alternator recently. its fairly clean for the age and miles. it also goes like crazy in snow, which i love! nothing better than flyin by cars while in 4wd on the highway!

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Ross writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE Extended Cab SB Review
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Body looks nice.

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Its to little and its 2 wheel drive.

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I Would Try For A 4 Wheel Drive If You Want A Frontier. — Its to little and short. It has no power, you have to floor it to get it up a hill. But other than those i like the way the body looks and stuff like that. The inside is nice as well.

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Ryan writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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Great fuel economy, powerful 4 cylinder, spacious, reliable, and fun.

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I wish I had black interior.

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Amazing On Fuel And Generally Just A Fun Truck To Drive. — Powerful 4WD will get you through anything, large spacious interior, very reliable even at its age now.

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Alexsander writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB Review
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Ok on gas, looked pretty cool, fun to drive, very tough and reliable.

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Interior was kinda small and since it was a base model, it was all vinyl.

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Good Little Truck — My second car bought from a dealership. Bought used from Saturn of Greenville, NC, with low miles. Paid to have AC installed in it. It was a pretty good truck, survived hurricane floyd, driving through headlight deep water, hauling stuff, pretty much anything. Survived the snow in Boone pretty well. The only thing i didn't really like about it was the interior was kind of small for me. It was better than my Grand Am.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kainen writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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It is a great car. It handles well. Looks great with the chrome bumpers with an I4 you get good gas mileage.

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With the I4 motor not enough power for me but that's it

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Over All I Love My 1998 Nissan — The only thing is that it doesn't have a V6 and a tiny back seat but other than that it is an excellent truck. It is fun to drive with the 5 speed it handles well in the snow. I hope people like it as much as I do

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
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great fuel economy without sacrificing power

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back seats are beyond useless for any adult

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Best$1200 I've Ever Spent — cheap powerful enough for my needs, has no problem pulling anything i've tried hauling, 27mpg hwy, about 24-26 city , also its easily the smoothest manual I've ever driven, been great for teaching people to drive a manual in. for the price i paid i couldn't have asked for more... except a/c but i might add that here soon

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joey writes:
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everything

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It needs a new clutch and headliner

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What? — 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 comfortable passenger seat. It really needs a new clutch. Umm that's about it.

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Restoration writes:
1998 Nissan Frontier 2 Dr XE Standard Cab SB Review
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Good Cheap Truck

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For the long drive it can make your back ache.

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Cheap Transportation,with The Ability To Haul Firewood. — I traded in a 97-F150,on this truck and decreased my bank note,by over $7700.00...I wonder how many dealers out there today would be willing to do that in todays economic downturn that we are facing today! It still ran good and is still running today.Its the first 4cyl engine truck that I owned.

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1999 Nissan Frontier Reviews

This Truck Is Everthing I Could Ask For! By Meisenhand8

This truck has done me no wrong, i take care of it its simple easy and affordable. The one part i have struggled with on it is the damn 6 cylinder spark plug is a real pain to replace, hint remove hoo... Read More

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I love this truck, I use it as my daily driver and it always starts and in the 3 years I've had it I have never had an Issue with it. The only issue I have ever had is the fuel economy. For a small 3.... Read More

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2000 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Great Midsized Truck By Kyle

overall for a short bed and v6 its freakin unbelivable a 4 foot bed yes i cant sleep in the bed lol but i found out last night it took dodge an over drive 3.8 v6 to beat it lol either way i like it Read More

Good Car By Alex

good in every aspec for me it has nice engine it can las for a long time no need for so many repairs looks nice in the inside and in the outside..a nice car to drive any day any time Read More

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2001 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Love It. By Michael

I loved it overall. The seats are manual, and the back seat is kinda small, and the moonroof sucks. But the rest of the truck is amazing. I love it to death, and I can't wait to upgrade it some more Read More

I Love This Truck For Its Versatility. By theRicster

Great truck to handle small to med size jobs, like getting rocks or dirt for the yard, lumber etc. Also great for getting to the outdoors like biking, hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking etc. Its a 4x... Read More

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2002 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Unexciting By FCempa

This truck serves its purpose as reliable transportation that gets you from point A to point B. We are disappointed with the fuel performance, but seems to be durable with over 100k on odometer. Our... Read More

Love My 2002 Nissan Frontier By Laura

I love this truck. It's my first truck and it's the absolute best. I was surprised at what good gas mileage we got when we drove up north from the Twin Cities and back. It's awful on gas in the cities... Read More

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2003 Nissan Frontier Reviews

Awesome Pickup By MustSee

Its a really good pick up, that gave me good gas mileage.. and it was not expensive to fix. i would buy another one in the future if i needed a pick up truck. get the all wheel drive one Read More

I Love The Truck, My Family Just Got Too Big For It. By Ipa_doggy

Driving around town and making trips was great. Anyone who wanted to ride in the rear seat had a snug fit and the passanger didn't have as much room when someone was behind them. handeled great in the... Read More

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