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null 1998 Nissan Altima

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$14,990$17,190$18,490
    Invoice *$14,265$15,646$16,638
    Engine2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City24.0 mpg24.0 mpg24.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy31.0 mpg31.0 mpg31.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP2.4L I-4 150 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator100 amp100 amp100 amp
    Axle Ratio3.653.653.62
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.9 gal.15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
    Exhaustnon stainless steelnon stainless steelnon stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/Aviscous
  • Steering and Suspension
    RideN/AN/Asport
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    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 drum4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront and rear
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP195/65SR15.0BSW ASP195/65SR15.0BSW ASP205/60HR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsbench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimclothpremium clothpremium cloth
    Door TrimN/Aclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Dashboard InsertN/Asimulated woodN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/Aleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorspassengerN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxlockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningN/Amanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioN/AAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    CDN/Asinglesingle
    SpeakersN/A46
    AmplifierN/AN/Aamplifier
    Antennafixedfixedpower retractable diversity
    Cruise ControlN/Awith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/Akeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/Aleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    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
    Panic AlarmN/AN/Apanic alarm
    Security SystemN/AN/Asecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume14.0 cu.ft.14.0 cu.ft.14.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length183.5 "183.5 "183.5 "
    Exterior Width69.1 "69.1 "69.1 "
    Exterior Height55.9 "55.9 "55.9 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius18.7 '18.7 '18.7 '
    Curb Weight2,859 lbs.2,919 lbs.2,921 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.32.32.32
    Front Legroom42.0 "42.0 "42.0 "
    Rear Legroom33.9 "33.9 "33.9 "
    Front Headroom39.4 "39.4 "39.4 "
    Rear Headroom37.7 "37.7 "37.7 "
    Front Hiproom52.5 "52.5 "52.5 "
    Rear Hiproom52.6 "52.6 "52.6 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.7 "55.7 "55.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.8 "54.8 "54.8 "
    Passenger Volume94 cu.ft.94 cu.ft.94 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume14.0 cu.ft.14.0 cu.ft.14.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/Awing
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredchromebody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Nissan Altima 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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