1998 Chevrolet Lumina User Reviews

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    1998 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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    The Car With The Ex Bf — small interior but good size trunk, not comfortable for long trips. Hood crumples easy in an accident.

    Pros: comfortable ride, nice stereo, easy to replace parts

    Cons: easy to get front end damage, rock chips, etc.  hard seats

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    1998 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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    Good Car For The Money. — It's a good first car.. it's been very forgiving of my heavy foot. Of course I'm getting better, but I'm not sure how many cars can take that kind of abuse. It's a hand-me-down from my grandma & she put 40,000 miles & I've already put 2000 (42000 in all) on it. I intend to trade it in because it's more car than I need. But it's definitely a good family car. Seats are lacking in support, but comfy nonetheless. It's big enough to fit 3 large western saddles (maybe more if I had more to squeeze into it) & be a good farm car. MPG isn't all that great, but if you drive a certain way, you can achieve about 25 average, I average 20. Overall, I don't mind being with this car until I can get one that's better fit for me (smaller, better MPG). I'm lucky to have such a reliable car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good first car. Reliable. Good family car/working car.

    Cons: MPG, seats aren't very supportive. if you're short you can have issues reaching the pedals (I'm 5'6-5'7).

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    1998 Chevrolet Lumina 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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    When Gm Built This Car They Did It Proper! — The Lumina 2nd generation sedan has a good balance of comfort, fun and practicality . This car is excellent on long trips, in terms of ride quality and fuel economy, There is little road noise inside the cabin and the Ls suspension remains firm yet still forgiving on your hind end even in the back seat, thanks in part to the Lumina's the 16" wheels. The 3100 engine is very reliable, and with over 310,000 km still offers plenty of power and no doubt about its reliability. I must cay when Gm Built this car in Oshawa they did it properly !

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: excellent overall fuel economy, outstanding ride comfort, And a surprisingly stiff and sporty suspension for a 4 door saloon.

    Cons: There are a few features or lack there of that come to mind when I think of when i consider the Improvements that could have been made to this car. The lack cup holders in the back seats which means your passengers feel inclined to store their open beverages in the back of seat pockets, and that the rear seats do not fold down, allowing larger objects to be placed into the boot.  

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2001 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

    Lumina Say Now More By Doctor-pip

    good car, the base model is underpowered as only has a 4 speed auto, but it moves when needed to, 0-60 is ok but with the 6 speed its 1 second quicker, the acceleration when already moving is great, s... Read More

    Rate 6.5 Out Of 10. If Taken Care Of Maybe A 7 By rhzoflv

    Like its a chevy. Dislike the fact it was designed to have parts be purchased quite frequently. Dislike how the simple things are hard to maintenance. Dislike the electrical system layout. Like the wa... Read More

    2000 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

    A Good, Afordable, Reliable, Daily Driver. By James

    Has been a good car, always gets 30mpgs and has decent power and handles well for a sedan. Is pretty comfortable on long trips, has been a reliable car only problem was the fuel pump went out, but oth... Read More

    1999 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

    Great Overall Ride By David

    I love my car and trunk is huge leg room is fantastic interior needs padding on the but area but other besides that nothing is a bad point my tires need to be replaces and the alignment hasn't gone ou... Read More

    Great! By Jessica

    LOVE MY CAR, it has a lot of nice features, Love that it gets up to speeds up really quick, only costed me $800, really fun car to drive!!! only thing that i do not like about the car is the leathe... Read More

    1997 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

    I Like It. By alexllugo

    I like the low cost of repairs for this model. Even though the engine is infamous for little problems here and there, it's an overall good car. This . Is the second on of the same year I've owned and ... Read More

    Should Have Sold It Sooner By Jose

    Requires a lot of keep up. I've found other reviews that share these common problems: 1) factory head gaskets give out at low mileage - this is even a service bulletin, but not a recall; 2) combinati... Read More

    1996 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

    Overall An Acceptible Car By Seth

    The chevy Lumina is a decent car for work or school driving. Bought this car with 37,400 miles now has 49,700. The car handles good, but has slow acceleration. Gas mileage is between 20-25mpg. Problem... Read More

    1996 Chevy Lumina By Robert

    Its a car. Plain and simple. It has a V6 but gets decent mileage and isnt slow...or fast. Drive train feels solid but interior is built to a much lower standard. Suspension is above average and brakes... Read More

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