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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$10,155$8,755$9,555
    Invoice *$9,464$8,247$8,905
    Engine1.3L I-4 79 HP 75 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm1.0L I-3 55 HP 58 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpm1.3L I-4 79 HP 75 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto5-spd man w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto
    Fuel Economy City39.0 mpg44.0 mpg39.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy43.0 mpg49.0 mpg43.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.3L I-4 79 HP 75 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm1.0L I-3 55 HP 58 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpm1.3L I-4 79 HP 75 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto5-spd man w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto
    Alternator55 amp55 amp55 amp
    Battery390 amp390 amp390 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.79Available:3.613.79Standard:3.79Available:3.61
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank10.3 gal.10.3 gal.10.3 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionindependent strutindependent strutindependent strut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels13.0 " steel13.0 " silver styled steel13.0 " steel
    Front TiresP155/80SR13.0BSW ASP155/80SR13.0BSW ASP155/80SR13.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/AAvailable:rear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear SeatsStandard:full benchAvailable:50-50 benchfull benchfull bench
    Seat Trimpremium clothclothpremium cloth
    Door Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorspassengerN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/Aplasticplastic
    Cargo CoverN/AN/AAvailable:rigid
    Cargo LightAvailable:cargo lightN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanclockAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    AntennaAvailable:manual retractableAvailable:manual retractableAvailable:manual retractable
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powermanualmanual
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:mechanicalN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksN/AN/A
    Power Outlets111
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometerAvailable:trip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsmanualfixedfixed
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalN/Afixed interval
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/AAvailable:rear windshield wiper
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available: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
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors2 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume10.3 cu.ft.22.5 cu.ft.22.5 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length164.0 "149.4 "149.4 "
    Exterior Width62.6 "62.6 "62.6 "
    Exterior Height55.4 "54.7 "54.7 "
    Wheelbase93 "93 "93 "
    Front Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Rear Tread54 "54 "54 "
    Turning Radius15.7 '15.7 '15.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating2,756 lbs.2,590 lbs.2,624 lbs.
    Curb Weight1,984 lbs.1,818 lbs.1,895 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,433 lbs.1,400 lbs.1,433 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating1,367 lbs.1,235 lbs.1,235 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.5 "42.5 "42.5 "
    Rear Legroom32.2 "32.8 "32.8 "
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.1 "39.1 "
    Rear Headroom37.3 "36.0 "36.0 "
    Front Hiproom47.4 "47.2 "47.2 "
    Rear Hiproom42.9 "43.9 "43.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room49.0 "48.9 "48.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room48.3 "48.9 "48.9 "
    Passenger Volume80 cu.ft.77 cu.ft.77 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume10.3 cu.ft.8.4 cu.ft.8.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A22.5 cu.ft.22.5 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bodyside MoldingsblackAvailable:blackblack
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual manual remotedual manualStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual manual remote
  • 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 Metro 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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