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1998 Chevrolet Metro Hatchback

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Chevrolet Metro Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.3 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 79 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 33/39 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Chevrolet Metro

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Easy to park in urban areas, fantastic fuel economy with manual transmission

  • Cons

    Slow, ugly, and cheap. Need we say more?

  • What's New for 1998

    The Geo badge is replaced with a Chevy bowtie. Styling is updated front and rear. The LSi's four-cylinder engine gets four valves per cylinder for more power and better acceleration. Second-generation airbags are standard equipment. Wheel covers are revised, new radios, new interior fabrics and the addition of California Gold Metallic to the paint palette round out the changes.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 33
  • cty
/
  • 39
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Awesome little car

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Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 2dr Hatchback

My brother drove this car to work every day in all kinds of weather until he retired this year. I luckily inherited it from him with 94,000 miles on it. It still gets great mpgs. It's a little cramped for me but I can deal with that. The only problem I have is with a fuel pressure sensor and I can't find parts at the junk yards!




Fantastic gas saver!

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Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 2dr Hatchback

Indeed, we have been 100% very pleased over the years with the automatic version, comfort and cargo space offered by this stylish Chevy Metro /Suzuki Swift, having Japanese quality & reliability so obvious, this car will not let you down, and you can really smile at the gas station with these new gas prices and still rising! We truly love this car who saved us thousands of dollars over the years!



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Metro tons of power for

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Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 2dr Hatchback

Metro's are excellent cars for the small amount of money needed to buy one. Always, make sure you get a 5 speed. Never, buy this car in a power and mileage robbing 3 speed automatic. This is the reason that it so hard to find a used low mileage stick and so easy to find a low mileage automatic. Expect, to get 40 mpg with a stick Metro with pretty good comfort and equipment levels. 1998 and newer models had Fuel Injection and are much quicker!




Homely hatchback

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Vehicle: 1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 2dr Hatchback

Metro is a fun,very economical little car,one of the most reliable GM ever maketed.Excellent quality for the money!



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Full 1998 Chevrolet Metro Review

What's New for 1998

The Geo badge is replaced with a Chevy bowtie. Styling is updated front and rear. The LSi's four-cylinder engine gets four valves per cylinder for more power and better acceleration. Second-generation airbags are standard equipment. Wheel covers are revised, new radios, new interior fabrics and the addition of California Gold Metallic to the paint palette round out the changes.

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Talk About The 1998 Metro

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rus6
rus6
05-09-2010
i have a chv metro 1998 1.3L that i am replacing the timing belt i have a repare book but it dos not show the timing marks on the cam shaft or the crank shaft when replacing the timing belt? HELP?...


dentown
dentown
03-01-2000
I've had a Tracker and Metro since 1998. Tracker has been ok, except for third gear going out in the standard transmission (replaced) and dealer refusal to fix the window defroster on the optional fi...


busiris
busiris
04-23-2005
I have recently purchased a black Aveo LT Hatchback with all the options except engine heater. This car replaced a 1998 4-door Metro LSI, which was getting a "little long in the tooth". The ...



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