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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier - Consumer Reviews

1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Best car I ever owned
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By Kelli
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2dr Coupe


Review

I bought my cavalier in 2004. It now has over 200,000 miles on it and it still drives like I just bought it! It is by far the best car I have ever owned. I would never buy any other kind of car . Go Chevy!


Best Features

Performance!


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Can't beat it!
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By johnny-boy
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2dr Coupe


Review

I've put 100,580 miles on this jewel and never had to think about it quitting. I drive a car hard and this one just keeps on goin'. New brakes once, new rear struts once. The 2.2 liter engine is more than I exspected. I'll cruise at 70-75 all day and just relax and listen to the radio.


Best Features

Peppy engine runs smooth and will pass another car with not much effort.


Worst Features

More A/C vents for rear compartment, larger fuel tank.


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I love my Chevy
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By Jules
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2dr Coupe


Review

I bought my 98 Cavalier brand new, in September of 1998. I have driven this car 124,000+ miles. It has taken me all over the east coast, with no issues. This car is very reliable. I have replaced, tires, brakes, and battery, and just had to get new rear struts 6 months ago. No other repairs have ever been needed other then an occasional factory recall. Right now I have Toyo tires on it, and it drives better then ever. The only complaint that I have is that my family has outgrown it, and I am now looking to buy something bigger.


Best Features

Alloy wheels, power sun roof, 5-speed


Worst Features

The cup holders are not deep enough, and the drivers seat belt tightens up on occasion.


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Too much money spent to keep car running
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By Joerell
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2dr Coupe


Review

I have a 1998 Chevrolet cavalier rs,
which now have 90k. This car has been
the worst. My brakes went 3 times in a
year and a half, which didnt come
cheap. at 81,000 mile my gasket went,
at 89,000 my alternator went, now at
90k it in the shop because of its
transmission. After a while the trunk
wouldnt close so i had to get new lock
parts for it as well as the drivers
door. It seems like the car is in the
shop more than on the road. For a
student or a 1st time buyer this was
the worst car, in the future i would
stay away from american cars. My mom
have a Subaru Legacy Out., which have
well over 100k,the only expensive thing
she paid for was brakes.


Best Features

Traction control (ABS)


Worst Features

seats,and interior design. the cavaler is soon to be droped and replaced by a car called the Cabalt in 2005


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Great little car!
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By REVBOO
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2dr Coupe


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The best part about this car is the
maintenence costs. I've owned it since
new and have never had to spend
anything on repairs. I'm just now
starting to spend on normal items that
wear out (tires, brakes, etc.). The
only thing that has been replaced on it
is the stereo. The CD player quite
working while under warranty.


Best Features

I really like the exterior styling, especially after I added a rear spoiler. I like the fact that the passanger seat slides forward further than most cars. I, also, like the lay- out of the dash.


Worst Features

Needs a better stereo. Would like to see the drivers seat slide forward like the passanger seat. Nicer wheels would be good, too.


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