1998 Dodge Stratus Overview


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1998 Dodge Stratus Overview

The 1998 Dodge Stratus keeps the tradition of being Dodge's mid-line family sedan. With two available trims, the base and the ES, the 1998 Dodge Stratus gives both affordability and comfort, depending on what you're looking for. With a 2.0 I4, a 2.4 I4 or a 2.5-liter V6 available depending on the trim level, the 1998 Dodge Stratus can get you around town within the speed limit with reasonable efficiency. Gas mileage is rather good, anywhere from 19/28 if you have the 4-speed automatic to 27/37 from the manual. Optional ABS, child-door locks, power locks, and driver and passenger airbags keep the occupants of the car safe.

In addition to being safe, there are a number of standard features and options available to make sure that everyone in the car remains comfortable. First and foremost among these is the large amount of passenger room that the 1998 Dodge Stratus boasts. Other features are air conditioning, power windows, leather seats, a power sunroof, and a CD player, just to name a few. The 1998 Dodge Stratus is a car that lets you drive around happy while you're going to work or getting your groceries (which can fit easily in the 15.7 cubic feet of storage space).

Owners of the 1998 Dodge Stratus almost unanimously had something to complain about, and also almost always appreciated the roominess of the car. Head gaskets, transmissions, and other random parts of the 1998 Stratus fail. This is a practical car for daily driving if you don't mind having to put some money into repairs now and then.


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    Engine Changeability

    I have a 1998 Dodge Stratus that has a blew up motor. I also have a 1998 Chrysler Cirrus. Will the engine from the Chrysler work in the Dodge?

    1 view with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    Where Is The Radiator Drain Plug On A 98 Dodge Stratus Es? Are There Any Ho...

    I am trying to drain my coolant system and I can't locate the drain plug.

    1,039 views with 8 answers (last answer 2 days ago)

    Ac Switch Broken

    The ac button broke, wont stay in on first or second attempt at about 39000 miles. so I keep the switch in the on position all summer long in fear it wont hold the next time. (I live in Phoenix AZ H...

    471 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 days ago)


    Can I use 195/75r14 tires if my original ones are 195/70r14?

    14 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    98 Dodge Stratus Overheating

    My dodge stratus is overheating and bubbling in the reservoir, how can I fix it? I flushed the radiator and no fix.

    78 views with 3 answers (last answer 9 months ago)