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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$21,836$23,824$23,917
    Invoice *$19,761$21,560$21,644
    Engine4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg16.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.0 mpg21.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm4.3L V-6 190 HP 250 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/ODStandard:4-spd auto w/ODAvailable:5-spd man w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    BatteryStandard:525 amp with run down protectionAvailable:690 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:525 amp with run down protectionAvailable:690 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:525 amp with run down protectionAvailable:690 amp heavy duty with run down protection
    Axle RatioAvailable:3.42Available:3.733.42Available:3.42
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.0 gal.19.0 gal.18.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AelectronicN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AautomaticN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front SuspensionN/AtorsionN/A
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringsStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coilStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coilStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coil
    Front Torsion BarN/Afront torsion barN/A
    Front ShocksAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand name
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear SpringsStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leafStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leafStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leaf
    Rear ShocksAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand nameAvailable:brand name
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " painted steel15.0 " painted steel15.0 " painted steel
    Front TiresStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0BSW ASP235/70SR15.0OWL ASP205/75SR15.0OWL ASStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0BSW ASP205/75SR15.0OWL ASP235/70SR15.0OWL ASP205/75SR15.0OWL ATP235/75SR15.0OWL ATStandard:P205/75SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR15.0BSW ASP235/70SR15.0OWL ASP205/75SR15.0OWL AS
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizefull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion
    Front HeadrestsadjustableadjustableStandard:adjustableAvailable:adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storageN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:8-way (4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:(6-way power)8-way (4-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothStandard:clothAvailable:premium clothleather
    Door TrimAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:cloth w/carpet lowerAvailable:leatherette w/carpet lowercloth w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rack
    Vanity MirrorsStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsAvailable:dualAvailable:dualAvailable:dual
    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
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsAvailable:rearfrontAvailable:rearfrontAvailable:rearfront & rearfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleAvailable:full with storagemini with storageAvailable:full with storagemini with storageAvailable:full with storagemini
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A2
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Cargo CoverN/AAvailable:roll-upAvailable:roll-up
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Climate ControlN/AN/AAvailable:automatic air conditioning
    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
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:8 performance6 performanceStandard:4Available:8 performance6 performanceStandard:4Available:6 performance
    Radio Theft DeterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrentAvailable:radio theft deterrent
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpowerAvailable:keyfobpower
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/Arear child safety door locks
    Power OutletsStandard:1Available:3Standard:1Available:3Standard:1Available:3
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Exterior TemperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperatureAvailable:exterior temperature
    Trip ComputerAvailable:trip computerAvailable:trip computerAvailable:trip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelAvailable:tiltAvailable:tilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialAvailable:leatherAvailable:leatherAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Windowsmanual ventedmanual ventedStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsmanual ventedmanual ventedStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowsdeepdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperAvailable:rear windshield wiperAvailable:rear windshield wiperAvailable:rear windshield wiper
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-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 Volume66.9 cu.ft.66.9 cu.ft.74.1 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length175.0 "175.0 "181.1 "
    Exterior Width67.8 "67.8 "67.8 "
    Exterior Height66.0 "66.9 "64.8 "
    Wheelbase101 "101 "107 "
    Front Tread55 "57 "55 "
    Rear Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Turning Radius17.4 '17.4 '18.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,450 lbs.4,850 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,536 lbs.3,814 lbs.3,692 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,200 lbs.2,200 lbs.2,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,600 lbs.2,600 lbs.2,700 lbs.
    Payload948 lbs.1,025 lbs.1,196 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight4,500 lbs.4,000 lbs.4,500 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom36.3 "36.3 "36.3 "
    Front Headroom39.5 "39.5 "39.5 "
    Rear Headroom38.1 "38.1 "38.1 "
    Front Hiproom52.0 "52.0 "52.0 "
    Rear Hiproom39.7 "39.7 "51.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room57.2 "57.7 "57.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room57.2 "57.2 "57.2 "
    Interior Cargo Volume34.5 cu.ft.34.5 cu.ft.34.6 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded66.9 cu.ft.66.9 cu.ft.74.1 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid PlatesN/AAvailable:1N/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored with 2 front tow hook(s)body-colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/AAvailable:body-colored
    Grille MoldingsStandard:blackAvailable:body-coloredStandard:blackAvailable:body-coloredStandard:blackAvailable:chromebody-colored
    PaintStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with stripeStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with stripeStandard:monotoneAvailable:clearcoat lower accent two-tonemonotone with stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual manual heatedStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual manual heatedStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remotedual manual heated
    TraileringAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable: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 GMC Jimmy 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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