Jeep
Grand Cherokee
1998
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$25,945
Invoice *
$23,507
Engine
4.0L I-6 190 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm / 5.2L V-8 230 HP 300.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.1 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
20.9 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.0L I-6 190 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm / 5.2L V-8 230 HP 300.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
117 amp heavy duty
Battery
600 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P215/75SR15.0BSW AS / P225/75SR15.0OWL AS / P225/75SR15.0OWL AT / P215/75SR15.0BSW AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel / full-size / aluminum
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / (6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way / (6-way power)
Rear Seats
removable 60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
vinyl w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Sunroof
power
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front / front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
full with storage / mini
Cup Holder
front and rear
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Cover
roll-up
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / premium AM stereo/FM stereo, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / clock
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
single / compatible
Speakers
4 / 8 brand
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
79.3 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
177.1 "
Exterior Width
69.3 "
Exterior Height
64.9 "
Wheelbase
106 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
18.7 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,950 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,582 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,500 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,950 lbs.
Payload
1,150 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
5,000 lbs. / 6,700 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.45
Front Legroom
40.9 "
Rear Legroom
35.7 "
Front Headroom
38.9 "
Rear Headroom
39.0 "
Front Hiproom
56.7 "
Rear Hiproom
49.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.6 "
Passenger Volume
100 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
40.9 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
79.3 cu.ft.
Bumpers
black / body-colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Cladding
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone with stripe / monotone with badging / monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote / dual power remote heated
Trailering
class III / class IV heavy duty
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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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