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null 1998 Suzuki Esteem
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$11,999$12,499$13,099
    Invoice *$11,398$11,873$12,443
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City30.0 mpg30.0 mpg30.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy37.0 mpg36.0 mpg37.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP1.6L I-4 95 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator70 amp70 amp70 amp
    Battery390 amp390 amp390 amp
    Axle Ratio3.853.853.85
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank13.5 gal.13.5 gal.13.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless 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 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 drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels13.0 " steel13.0 " steel14.0 " steel
    Front TiresP175/70SR13.0BSW ASP175/70SR13.0BSW ASP185/60SR14.0BSW 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 Seatsfull bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesN/Aroof rackN/A
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A2
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/Acargo concealed storageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AplasticN/A
    Cargo CoverN/ArigidN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/Acargo tie downsN/A
    Cargo LightN/Acargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Speakers444
    Antennamanual retractablemanual retractablemanual retractable
    Door Locksmanualmanualpower
    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
    TachometerN/AN/Atachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualpower
    Rear Windowsmanualmanualpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AmanualN/A
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/Adriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalvariable intermittentfixed interval
    Rear Windshield WiperN/Arear windshield wiperN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightN/Acenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume12.0 cu.ft.61.0 cu.ft.12.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length165.2 "171.1 "165.2 "
    Exterior Width65.7 "66.5 "65.7 "
    Exterior Height53.9 "55.9 "53.9 "
    Wheelbase98 "98 "98 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Rear Tread56 "56 "56 "
    Turning Radius16.1 '16.1 '16.1 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,219 lbs.3,351 lbs.3,219 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,227 lbs.2,359 lbs.2,249 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,687 lbs.N/A1,687 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating1,965 lbs.N/A1,965 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.3 "42.3 "42.3 "
    Rear Legroom34.1 "34.1 "34.1 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "38.8 "39.1 "
    Rear Headroom37.2 "38.0 "37.2 "
    Front Hiproom50.8 "N/A50.8 "
    Rear Hiproom48.2 "N/A48.2 "
    Front Shoulder Room51.8 "51.8 "51.8 "
    Rear Shoulder Room52.1 "52.1 "52.1 "
    Passenger Volume86 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume12.0 cu.ft.24.0 cu.ft.12.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A61.0 cu.ft.N/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/Afront and rearfront and rear
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside MoldingsN/Ablackblack
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredchromebody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual power 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/Miles36/unlimited36/unlimited36/unlimited
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,78096/80,78196/80,780
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Suzuki Esteem 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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  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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