null 1998 GMC Sierra 1500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1998 GMC Sierra 1500 X81 Special 4x2 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB1998 GMC Sierra 1500 X81 Special 4x2 Regular Cab 131.5 in. WB1998 GMC Sierra 1500 SL Wideside 4x2 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,100$15,420$16,525
    Invoice *$13,665$13,955$14,459
    Engine4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP4.3L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    Battery600 amp600 amp600 amp
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank30.0 gal.40.8 gal.30.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " painted styled steel15.0 " painted styled steel15.0 " painted styled steel
    Front TiresP235/75SR15.0BSW ASP235/75SR15.0BSW ASP235/75SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat Typebenchbenchbench
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Seat Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfull vinylfull vinylfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorspassengerpassengerpassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback Insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulator
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    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
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheelsportsportsport
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
  • 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 passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Cargo Length78.7 "97.6 "78.7 "
    Exterior Length194.4 "213.4 "194.4 "
    Exterior Width76.8 "76.8 "76.8 "
    Exterior Height70.4 "70.4 "70.4 "
    Wheelbase118 "132 "118 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread65 "65 "65 "
    Turning Radius19.9 '21.9 '19.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,100 lbs.6,100 lbs.6,100 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,870 lbs.4,019 lbs.3,870 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,200 lbs.3,200 lbs.3,200 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,686 lbs.3,686 lbs.3,686 lbs.
    Payload2,230 lbs.2,081 lbs.2,230 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "41.7 "
    Front Headroom39.9 "39.9 "39.9 "
    Front Hiproom60.0 "60.0 "60.0 "
    Front Shoulder Room65.4 "65.4 "65.4 "
    Exterior Cargo Width49.1 "49.1 "49.1 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume55.6 cu.ft.69.1 cu.ft.55.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Pickupregularregularregular
    Bumpersfront chromefront chromefront chrome
    Rear Bumperblackblackblack
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingscoloredcoloredcolored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
  • 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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SL Wideside 4x2 Extended Cab 141.5 in. WB
SLE Sportside 4x2 Extended Cab 141.5 in. WB
X81 Special 4x2 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
X81 Special 4x2 Regular Cab 131.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x2 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x4 Extended Cab 141.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x2 Regular Cab 131.5 in. WB
SLE Sportside 4x4 Extended Cab 141.5 in. WB
SL Sportside 4x2 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x2 Extended Cab 155.5 in. WB
X81 Special 4x4 Regular Cab 131.5 in. WB
SL Sportside 4x4 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x4 Regular Cab 131.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x4 Extended Cab 155.5 in. WB
X81 Special 4x4 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
SL Wideside 4x4 Regular Cab 117.5 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 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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