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    Specs, Warranty & Reliability

    The table below shows all 1998 Bentley Continental specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Bentley Continental warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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    • Overview
      MSRP *$319,400$343,900
      Invoice *$281,072$302,632
      Engine6.8L V-8 383 HP 552 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm6.8L V-8 398 HP 589 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm
      Transmission4-spd auto4-spd auto
      Fuel Economy CityN/AN/A
      Fuel Economy HwyN/AN/A
      Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles3636
    • Powertrain
      Engine6.8L V-8 383 HP 552 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm6.8L V-8 398 HP 589 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm
      Transmission4-spd auto4-spd auto
      AlternatorN/AN/A
      Battery69 amp69 amp
      Axle RatioN/AN/A
      Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
      Fuel TankN/AN/A
      Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
      ExhaustN/AN/A
      Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheel
      4WD ShiftN/AN/A
      Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
      Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
      Traction ControlN/AN/A
    • Steering and Suspension
      Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
      Ridesportsport
      Ride ControlN/AN/A
      Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
      Auto-Levelling Suspensionrearrear
      Front SuspensionN/AN/A
      Front Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
      Front SpringsN/AN/A
      Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
      Front ShocksN/AN/A
      Rear SuspensionN/AN/A
      Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
      Rear SpringsN/AN/A
      Rear ShocksN/AN/A
      SteeringN/AN/A
      Steering CoolerN/AN/A
      Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
      Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
      Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum
      Front TiresP255/55WR17.0WSW ASP285/45WR18.0WSW AS
      Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
      Spare Tire and Wheelfull-sizefull-size
    • Seating and Interior
      Seating Capacity44
      Front Seat TypeN/AN/A
      Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushiondriver and front passenger heated-cushion
      Front Headrestspowerpower
      Front Armrestscentercenter
      Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
      Easy EntryN/AN/A
      Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
      Rear SeatsN/AN/A
      Rear HeadrestsN/AN/A
      Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
      Rear Armrestscentercenter
      Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
      Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
      Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
      Seat Trimleatherleather
      Door TrimN/AN/A
      HeadlinerN/AN/A
      Floor TrimN/AN/A
      Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
      Dashboard Insertsimulated woodsimulated wood
      Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/A
    • Comfort and Conveniences
      SunroofN/AN/A
      Convertible RoofN/AN/A
      Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
      Vanity Mirrorspassenger illuminatedpassenger illuminated
      Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
      Rearview MirrorN/AN/A
      Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
      Glove Boxglove boxglove box
      Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
      Dome LightN/AN/A
      Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
      Floor Consolefullfull
      Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
      Cup Holderfrontfront
      Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
      Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
      Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
      Seatback Storage22
      Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
      Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
      Door Binsdualdual
      Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
      Underseat TrayN/AN/A
      Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
      Cargo Floor TrimN/AN/A
      Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/A
      Cargo CoverN/AN/A
      Cargo NetN/AN/A
      Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
      Cargo LightN/AN/A
      Air CompressorN/AN/A
      Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
      Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
      Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
      Air Filterair filterair filter
      Rear Heat DuctsN/AN/A
      Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
      Rear HeaterN/AN/A
      Radiobrandbrand
      Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
      CD6-disc6-disc
      MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
      MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
      Speakers88
      Amplifieramplifieramplifier
      Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
      Antennafixedfixed
      Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise control
      Door Lockspowerpower
      Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
      Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
      Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
      Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpower
      Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
      Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
      Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
      Cell Phonecell phonecell phone
      Power Outlets22
      AC power outletN/AN/A
      Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
      Driver Foot RestN/AN/A
      Retained Accessory PowerN/AN/A
      Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
      Smokers PackageN/AN/A
      Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
      First Aid KitN/AN/A
      Emergency SOSN/AN/A
      Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
      Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
      Voice RecorderN/AN/A
      Picnic TableN/AN/A
      Internet AccessN/AN/A
      Instrument Displayanaloganalog
      Tachometertachometertachometer
      Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
      Water Temp GaugeN/AN/A
      Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
      InclinometerN/AN/A
      AltimeterN/AN/A
      Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
      Clockanaloganalog
      CompassN/AN/A
      Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
      Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
      Check ControlN/AN/A
      Trip ComputerN/AN/A
      Trip OdometerN/AN/A
      Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
      Navigation SystemN/AN/A
      Steering WheelN/AN/A
      Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
      Tow BarN/AN/A
      Front Windowspowerpower
      Rear WindowsN/AN/A
      Quarter Vent Rear Windowsnonenone
      1-Touch OpenN/AN/A
      Tinted Windowslightlight
      Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
      Sun BlindsN/AN/A
      Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
      Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
      Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
      Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
      Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
      Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
      Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
      Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
      Rear DefrosterN/AN/A
      Rear BlindsN/AN/A
      Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
    • Safety
      Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
      Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
      Center High Mounted Stop LightN/AN/A
      Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
      Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/AN/A
      Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AN/A
      Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
      Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
      Childseat SensorN/AN/A
      Head ProtectionN/AN/A
      Knee AirbagN/AN/A
      Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
      Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
      Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rear
      Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
      Panic AlarmN/AN/A
      Tracker SystemN/AN/A
      Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
    • Dimensions and Capacities
      Door Count2 doors2 doors
      Maximum Cargo Volume12.3 cu.ft.12.3 cu.ft.
      Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
      Exterior Length210.3 "206.3 "
      Exterior Width81.0 "81.0 "
      Exterior Height57.6 "57.0 "
      Wheelbase121 "116 "
      Front Tread61 "61 "
      Rear Tread61 "61 "
      Turning Radius20.0 '20.0 '
      Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,283 lbs.6,283 lbs.
      Curb Weight5,401 lbs.5,401 lbs.
      Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
      Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
      Payload882 lbs.882 lbs.
      Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
      Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
      Drag CoefficientN/AN/A
      Front LegroomN/AN/A
      Rear LegroomN/AN/A
      Front Headroom40.1 "40.1 "
      Rear Headroom35.7 "35.7 "
      Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
      Front Hiproom53.5 "53.5 "
      Rear Hiproom50.2 "50.2 "
      Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
      Front Shoulder Room57.0 "57.0 "
      Rear Shoulder Room56.0 "56.0 "
      Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
      Passenger VolumeN/AN/A
      Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
      Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
      Interior Cargo Volume12.3 cu.ft.12.3 cu.ft.
      Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
    • Exterior Features
      Mud FlapsN/AN/A
      Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
      Running BoardsN/AN/A
      Skid PlatesN/AN/A
      Trunk RackN/AN/A
      PickupN/AN/A
      Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
      Rear BumperN/AN/A
      Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
      Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/A
      Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
      Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
      Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
      Wheel WellN/AN/A
      Fender FlaresN/AN/A
      Grille MoldingsN/AN/A
      PaintN/AN/A
      Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
      TraileringN/AN/A
      Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
      Trailering HitchN/AN/A
    • Warranty
      Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles3636
      Major Components Months/MilesN/AN/A
      Corrosion Perforation Months/MilesN/AN/A
      Roadside Assistance Months/MilesN/AN/A
      Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
      Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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    Safety Rating

    Below is the 1998 Bentley Continental safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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