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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    Can Ifill My Air Conditioner Myself Or Do I Have To Convert It Over

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

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    Car alarm goes off randomly if I lock my door, need to disable completely

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    My 98' Nissan Altima Not Accelerating Rpm Up To 5000

    I have a 98 Nissan Altima last week it started not wanting to accelerate but the RPM would go from 1 ao 3 then it would jerk into second and then it was fine check the fluid level it was empty add...

    10 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

    1998 Maxima Altima

    When I drive my vehicle every time I apply the accelerater the brake and battery light come on and its a little difficult to accelerate this just happens yesterday.

    1 view with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

    Nissan Altima Throws Code P 505

    98 Altima had total engine rebuilt. Head was warped, machined smoothed, runs great. Now engine light on, throws code P 505 and needs Ca. smog cert. Tech said it will be about $400.00. He let me kn...

    88 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)