1998 Nissan Altima Overview

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1998 Nissan Altima Overview

The Nissan Altima was all new for the 1998 model year. It was drastically restyled, featuring a longer, leaner look compared to the previous rounded appearance. The suspension and drive train were revised, and passengers got more legroom in the back. By this point, the Altima was Nissan's number one vehicle.

The 1998 Altima came in four trim levels: the base XE, the midrange GXE, the sporty SE, and the luxurious GLE. The GXE was the most popular model, and the GLE came standard with leather seating and a power driver's seat. All Altimas in the lineup shared a 2.4 liter, 150 horsepower four cylinder engine. Fuel economy is 21/29 mpg.

Drivers like the 1998 Nissan Altima because it is a good value. They say it gets good gas mileage, has plenty of available amenities, and have a surprising amount of power for a four cylinder. Some drivers find the seats to be uncomfortable, and the Altima's new look is often criticized.

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jtakesh
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Intake Manifold Gasket Leak

I recently took my 1998 Nissan Altima to get a diagnostic on why it idles rough or pulses, it came out that I have an intake manifold gasket leak and some vaccume line leaks going to the intake manifo...

1,055 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
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Replace Motor Mounts On 1998 Altima Gxe

How do I rplace motor mounts on Nissan Altima GXE 4 cylinder

1,550 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
dreamerloco13
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Why Does My Air Does Not Circulate In Engine

why does it turn off and we smell gas from vents but turns on good goes good until it a cirtine point!!

23 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)
lillie88
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My Nissan Altima 1998 Wont Go In Reverse Or Pust Back In Nuetral Help Me Pl...

5 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)
dianajones05
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I Have A 1998 Nissan Altima, I Think The Head Is Cracked. The Oil Is .milky...

20 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)