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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$23,585$26,185$29,385
    Invoice *$20,636$22,911$25,711
    Engine5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 180 HP 360 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City13.0 mpg13.0 mpg15.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy17.0 mpg17.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmStandard:5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:6.5L V-8 180 HP 360 ft.lbs. @ 1,800 rpm5.7L V-8 255 HP 330 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 ampStandard:100 ampAvailable:140 amp heavy duty
    Battery600 amp heavy dutyStandard:600 amp heavy dutyAvailable:600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary batteryStandard:600 amp heavy dutyAvailable:770 amp heavy duty
    Axle RatioStandard:3.08Available:3.42Standard:3.42Available:3.73Standard:3.42Available:3.733.08
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:dieselregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank30.0 gal.30.0 gal.30.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AStandard:manualAvailable:electronicN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AautomaticN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    RideN/AN/AAvailable:heavy duty
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringsStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coilStandard:torsion barAvailable:heavy duty torsion barcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/Afront torsion barN/A
    Front ShocksAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand name
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/AAvailable:heavy duty
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear ShocksAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand name
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Steering CoolerN/AN/AAvailable:steering cooler
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " silver styled steel16.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P235/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/75SR15.0RWL ASStandard:P245/75SR16.0BSW ATAvailable:LT245/75SR16.0BSW ATP265/75SR16.0BSW ATP265/75SR16.0OWL ATLT245/75SR16.0OWL ATStandard:P235/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/75SR15.0RWL AS
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizefull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityStandard:5Available:6Standard:5Available:6Standard:6Available:5
    Front Seat TypeStandard:bucketAvailable:60-40 split-benchStandard:bucketAvailable:60-40 split-benchStandard:60-40 split-benchAvailable:bucket
    Heated Front SeatsAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushionAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushionAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:center w/storagedriver and passengerAvailable:center w/storagedriver and passengerStandard:center w/storageAvailable:driver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-wayStandard:4-wayAvailable:2-way8-way (4-way power)
    Rear Seatsfull benchfull bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothleatherStandard:vinylAvailable:premium clothleatherStandard:premium clothAvailable:leathervinyl
    Door TrimAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerStandard:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:vinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubber
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearrubber front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rearrubber front & rearStandard:rubber front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackroof rack
    Vanity MirrorsStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsAvailable:dualAvailable:dualdual
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:auto-dimming day-nightAvailable:day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearStandard:front & rearAvailable:front
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:partialAvailable:partialAvailable:partial
    Overhead ConsoleAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storage
    Cup HolderStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearStandard:front and rearAvailable:front
    Interior Concealed Storageinterior concealed storageinterior concealed storageN/A
    Seatback StorageAvailable:2Available:22
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor TrimStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetedStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpetedStandard:carpetedAvailable:vinyl/rubber
    Cargo CoverN/AN/Aroll-up
    Cargo Netcargo netcargo netcargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualmanual
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/AAvailable:rear air with separate controlsrear HVAC
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat 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:6 performanceStandard:4Available:6 performanceStandard:8 performanceAvailable:1212 performance
    Radio Theft DeterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:keyfobAvailable:keyfobAvailable:keyfob
    Rear Window ReleaseAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets33Standard:3Available:2
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    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:compasscompass
    Exterior TemperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelStandard:sportAvailable:tilt sportStandard:sportAvailable:tilt sporttilt sport
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherleather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedpower
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverdriver
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:deepAvailable:light
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperAvailable:fixed intervalAvailable:fixed intervalAvailable:fixed interval
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:flip-upAvailable:flip-upAvailable:flip-up
  • 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
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume99.4 cu.ft.99.4 cu.ft.118.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length188.0 "188.0 "199.6 "
    Exterior Width77.1 "77.1 "76.8 "
    Exterior Height71.4 "73.0 "72.8 "
    Wheelbase112 "112 "118 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread64 "64 "65 "
    Turning Radius19.0 '19.5 '19.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,113 lbs.Standard:6,263 lbs.Available:6,450 lbs.6,314 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,524 lbs.4,868 lbs.Standard:4,874 lbs.Available:9,749 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,206 lbs.3,933 lbs.3,208 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,693 lbs.3,757 lbs.3,693 lbs.
    Payload1,590 lbs.1,396 lbs.1,437 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight5,000 lbs.6,512 lbs.7,013 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "41.7 "
    Rear Legroom36.4 "36.4 "36.4 "
    Front Headroom39.9 "39.9 "39.9 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "37.8 "38.9 "
    Front Hiproom60.0 "60.0 "59.9 "
    Rear Hiproom60.7 "60.7 "59.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room65.4 "65.4 "64.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room66.0 "66.0 "64.8 "
    Interior Cargo Volume51.6 cu.ft.51.6 cu.ft.66.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded99.4 cu.ft.99.4 cu.ft.123.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Running BoardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boards
    Skid PlatesN/AAvailable:1N/A
    BumpersStandard:front chrome with chrome insertAvailable:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)Available:black with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:front chrome with chrome insertAvailable:front chrome with chrome insert, 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Moldingsblackblackblack
    Bodyside Insertchromechromechrome
    Wheel Wellchromechromechrome
    Fender FlaresN/AAvailable:blackcoloredN/A
    Grille MoldingsStandard:coloredAvailable:chromeStandard:coloredAvailable:chromeblackStandard:chromeAvailable:black
    PaintStandard:monotoneAvailable:lower accent two-toneStandard:monotoneAvailable:lower accent two-tonemonotone with badgingStandard:monotoneAvailable:lower accent two-tone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual manual heatedStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual manual heatedStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heated
    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 Tahoe 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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