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GE 1998 Chevrolet K3500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Chevrolet K3500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Chevrolet K3500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Base 4x4 Regular Cab 8 ft. box SRW1998 Chevrolet K3500 Base 4x4 Extended Cab 8 ft. box DRW1998 Chevrolet K3500 Base 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box SRW
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$22,119$25,353$25,423
    Invoice *$19,350$22,183$22,241
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 195 HP 430 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm7.4L V-8 290 HP 410 ft.lbs. @ 3,200 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    BatteryStandard:600 amp heavy dutyAvailable:600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary batteryStandard:600 amp heavy dutyAvailable:600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary batteryStandard:600 amp heavy dutyAvailable:600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary battery
    Axle RatioStandard:4.10Available:4.56Standard:4.10Available:4.56Standard:4.10Available:4.56
    Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:diesel
    Fuel Tank34.0 gal.34.0 gal.34.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typepart-time four-wheelpart-time four-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD Shiftmanualmanualmanual
    Locking Hub Controlautomaticautomaticautomatic
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensiontorsiontorsiontorsion
    Front Anti-Roll Barheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Front SpringsStandard:torsion barAvailable:heavy duty torsion barStandard:torsion barAvailable:heavy duty torsion barStandard:torsion barAvailable:heavy duty torsion bar
    Front Torsion Barfront torsion barfront torsion barfront torsion bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    WheelsStandard:16.0 " painted steelAvailable:16.0 "16.0 " painted steelStandard:16.0 " painted steelAvailable:16.0 "
    Front TiresStandard:LT245/75SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT225/75SR16.0BSW ASLT245/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW ATStandard:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW ATStandard:LT245/75SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT225/75SR16.0BSW ASLT245/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW AT
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)Available:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT225/75SR16.0BSW ASLT245/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW ATAvailable:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW ATAvailable:LT225/75SR16.0BSW ATLT225/75SR16.0BSW ASLT245/75SR16.0BSW ATLT215/85SR16.0BSW highwayLT215/85SR16.0BSW AT
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityStandard:3Available:12Standard:6Available:345Standard:6Available:5
    Front Seat TypeStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchbucketStandard:60-40 split-benchAvailable:bucketStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:center w/storagedriver and passengerAvailable:center w/storagedriver and passengerAvailable:center w/storagedriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:2-wayAvailable:4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:2-wayAvailable:4-way8-way (4-way power)
    Easy EntryN/Arear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsStandard:2-wayAvailable:4-way4-wayStandard:2-wayAvailable:4-way
    Rear SeatsN/Afull benchbench
    Rear HeadrestsN/Aadjustableadjustable
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothleatherclothStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothleatherclothStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothleather
    Door TrimAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:cloth w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:rubber front & rearAvailable:rubber front & rearAvailable:rubber front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorspassengerpassengerStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/AAvailable:driver side
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback Insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulator
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:partialAvailable:partialAvailable:partial
    Overhead ConsoleN/AAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storage
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback StorageAvailable:2Available:2Available:2
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/Arear door bins
    Cargo Concealed StorageAvailable:cargo concealed storageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor TrimN/AAvailable:carpetedN/A
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    Rear Heat DuctsN/AN/Aunderseat ducts
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanclockStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanclockStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanclock
    CDAvailable:singleAvailable:singleAvailable:single
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performance
    Radio Theft DeterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrent
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise control
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets333
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    CompassAvailable:compassAvailable:compassAvailable:compass
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelStandard:sportAvailable:tilt sportStandard:sportAvailable:tilt sportStandard:sportAvailable:tilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear WindowsN/Amanual ventedStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverAvailable:driver
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear DefrosterN/AAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingAvailable:slidingAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo VolumeN/A40.5 cu.ft.N/A
    Exterior Cargo Length97.6 "97.6 "97.6 "
    Exterior Length213.4 "237.4 "250.9 "
    Exterior Width76.8 "94.3 "76.8 "
    Exterior Height74.0 "73.4 "74.5 "
    Wheelbase132 "156 "169 "
    Front Tread69 "69 "69 "
    Rear Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Turning Radius22.5 '26.0 '27.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:9,220 lbs.Available:10,000 lbs.10,020 lbs.Standard:9,019 lbs.Available:10,000 lbs.
    Curb Weight5,229 lbs.5,836 lbs.5,893 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating4,259 lbs.3,607 lbs.4,109 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingStandard:6,096 lbs.Available:7,500 lbs.7,516 lbs.Standard:6,096 lbs.Available:7,500 lbs.
    Payload3,988 lbs.4,184 lbs.3,327 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight7,013 lbs.7,013 lbs.6,512 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "41.7 "
    Rear LegroomN/A34.8 "37.9 "
    Front Headroom39.9 "39.9 "39.9 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A37.5 "40.8 "
    Front Hiproom60.0 "60.0 "60.0 "
    Rear HiproomN/A64.2 "59.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room65.4 "65.4 "65.4 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A67.6 "64.9 "
    Exterior Cargo Width49.1 "49.1 "49.1 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume69.1 cu.ft.69.1 cu.ft.69.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A40.5 cu.ft.N/A
  • Exterior Features
    Skid PlatesAvailable:1Available:1Available:1
    PickupStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed linerStandard:regularAvailable:regular with bed liner
    BumpersStandard:front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)Available:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear BumperStandard:body-coloredAvailable:chromeStandard:body-coloredAvailable:chromeStandard:blackAvailable:chrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:blackN/AN/A
    Bodyside InsertAvailable:chromeN/AN/A
    Fender Flarescoloredcoloredcolored
    Grille MoldingsStandard:coloredAvailable:chromeStandard:coloredAvailable:chromeStandard:coloredAvailable:chrome
    PaintStandard:monotoneAvailable:lower accent two-toneStandard:monotoneAvailable:lower accent two-tonemonotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote
    TraileringAvailable:class not available heavy dutyAvailable:class not available heavy dutyAvailable:class not available heavy duty
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Chevrolet K3500 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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