Chevrolet
K1500
1998
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Chevrolet K1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Chevrolet K1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$20,030
Invoice *
$17,526
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 255.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.0L V-8 230 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.7L V-8 255 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
15.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
20.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 255.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.0L V-8 230 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.7L V-8 255 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp / 105 amp / 140 amp
Battery
600 amp heavy duty / 600 amp heavy duty with auxiliary battery / 770 amp heavy duty / 770 amp with auxiliary battery
Axle Ratio
3.73 / 3.42
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
25.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
part-time four-wheel
4WD Shift
manual / electronic
Locking Hub Control
automatic
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Suspension
torsion
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
torsion bar / heavy duty torsion bar
Front Torsion Bar
front torsion bar
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " painted styled steel
Front Tires
P245/75SR16.0BSW AT / LT245/75SR16.0BSW AT / LT245/75SR16.0OWL AT / P245/75SR16.0OWL AT / P265/75SR16.0BSW AT / P265/75SR16.0OWL AT
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
LT245/75SR16.0BSW AT / LT245/75SR16.0OWL AT / P245/75SR16.0OWL AT / P265/75SR16.0BSW AT / P265/75SR16.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
3 / 2 / 1
Front Seat Type
bench / premium bucket / bucket / 60-40 split-bench
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
driver and passenger / center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way / 4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way / 4-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / premium cloth / cloth / leather
Door Trim
leatherette / cloth w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Floor Mats
rubber front & rear
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Cabback Insulator
cabback insulator
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / clock
CD
single
Speakers
4 / 4 performance
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual / power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Power Outlets
3 / 2
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Compass
compass
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
sport / tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
manual / power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
78.7 "
Exterior Length
194.5 "
Exterior Width
76.8 "
Exterior Height
72.7 "
Wheelbase
118 "
Front Tread
64 "
Rear Tread
64 "
Turning Radius
20.4 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,100 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,298 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,600 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,750 lbs.
Payload
1,802 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
5,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.7 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Front Hiproom
60.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
65.4 "
Exterior Cargo Width
49.1 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
42.1 cu.ft.
Skid Plates
1
Pickup
flare
Bumpers
front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s) / front black with 2 front tow hook(s) / front colored with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Bumper
black / chrome
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
colored / chrome
Paint
monotone / clearcoat lower accent two-tone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual manual convex spotter / dual power remote
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 Chevrolet K1500 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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