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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

1998 Suzuki Sidekick JS 2dr 4x21998 Suzuki Sidekick JS 4dr 4x21998 Suzuki Sidekick JX 2dr 4x4
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$13,099$14,399$14,859
    Invoice *$12,443$13,390$13,828
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd autoStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.9 mpg25.9 mpg25.9 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 95 HP 98.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd autoStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:3-spd auto
    Axle RatioAvailable:4.30N/AAvailable:4.30
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank11.1 gal.14.5 gal.11.1 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/Amanual
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Amanual
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Wheels15.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver styled steel
    Front TiresP195/75SR15.0BSW ASP195/75SR15.0BSW ASP205/75SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity444
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedadjustablefixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/Arear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsfull bench60-40 benchfull bench
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Convertible Roofmanual with roll-over protectionN/Amanual with roll-over protection
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxlockingglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Rear Heat DuctsN/Aunderseat ductsN/A
    RadioN/AAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanN/A
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/Afuel filler door releaseN/A
    Power Outlets111
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelsportN/Asport
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear WindowsN/AmanualN/A
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AmanualN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear DefrosterN/Arear defrosterN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available: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 passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume32.9 cu.ft.45.0 cu.ft.32.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length143.7 "158.7 "143.7 "
    Exterior Width65.2 "64.4 "65.2 "
    Exterior Height64.3 "65.7 "65.1 "
    Wheelbase87 "98 "87 "
    Front Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Rear Tread55 "55 "55 "
    Turning Radius16.1 '17.7 '16.1 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating3,086 lbs.3,417 lbs.3,307 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,339 lbs.2,624 lbs.2,480 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating1,367 lbs.1,587 lbs.1,565 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating1,940 lbs.2,050 lbs.1,984 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,500 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.45N/A.45
    Front Legroom42.1 "42.1 "42.1 "
    Rear Legroom31.7 "32.7 "31.7 "
    Front Headroom39.5 "40.6 "39.5 "
    Rear Headroom39.0 "40.0 "39.0 "
    Front Hiproom51.8 "51.8 "51.8 "
    Rear Hiproom41.9 "44.9 "41.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room52.5 "51.6 "52.5 "
    Rear Shoulder Room50.2 "51.2 "50.2 "
    Passenger Volume83 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.83 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume8.1 cu.ft.21.0 cu.ft.8.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded32.9 cu.ft.45.0 cu.ft.32.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid Plates111
    Bumpersblack with 2 front tow hook(s)body-colored with 2 front tow hook(s)body-colored with 2 front tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AblackN/A
    Bodyside Claddingbody-coloredN/Abody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsN/Arocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Paintlower accent two-tonemonotonelower accent two-tone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
  • 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/Miles96/80,78096/80,78096/80,780
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Suzuki Sidekick 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  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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