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Eagle Talon Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 140 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 20/30 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Eagle Talon

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Sporty and inexpensive, the Talon costs less than many compact coupes.

  • Cons

    The big emblem on the front fascia needs to be rethought.

  • What's New for 1998

    New silver exterior badging and a new black and gray interior mark the Eagle in its final year of production. A new four-speaker CD/cassette player is now optional on the ESi, and all Talons benefit from Chrysler's next-generation depowered airbags.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (9 total reviews)


Awesome car!

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

This is a fantastic car! Not only is it fun to drive, but it is a head turner. I have had more compliments on this car than I have had on any other car I have owned. I haven't had any major repairs on this car. It has been very dependable. I love driving it. It is red with the black roof & spoiler, which is very sharp. I haven't seen very many on the road, & when I take it in for oil changes, the mechanics tell me they have never seen one in such good condition. I will keep this car until it just won't go anymore. I now have 55,000 miles on it & expect to put a lot more miles on it before it dies. I was disappointed to hear that 1998 was the last year for this car.




Awesome car!

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

This car is the most fun car I have ever driven. I have never gotten stuck in the snow with this car. It handles the road wonderfully. It takes curves with ease. When I bought the car, it had 10,000 miles on it. Now it has 55,000 miles on it, & no problems. I will keep this car forever! I have never loved a car like I love my Eagle Talon Esi! This is truly an awesome car. I have had more compliments on this car than any other car I have had. It is definitely a head-turner. The black roof & spoiler & red body is a great color combination.




Not bad.

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

Most people don't like these cars, think they are not reliable. They are reliable, and a great platform for upgrades, they just require a little more maintenance then most other cars. All in all, these cars are great, i'm a big fan of DSM cars, and Talons have great stlying and performance. The 420a engine is a great platform for upgrades, including turbo.




Enjoyable

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

for a four cylander with no turbo it is an exceptional car




Fun, reliable car

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

This was my first brand spankin' new car and it's been the best car that I have owned. I have had no major problems with the car since the 6 years that I have owned it. It could use a paint job but other than that my car is still like new. The car is very fun to drive and handles the road well.




Esi

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Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon

Car is fun to drive, most DSM vehicles have a oil burn problem. Runs good and has great gas mileage, about 22 mpg city.



Full 1998 Eagle Talon Review

What's New for 1998

New silver exterior badging and a new black and gray interior mark the Eagle in its final year of production. A new four-speaker CD/cassette player is now optional on the ESi, and all Talons benefit from Chrysler's next-generation depowered airbags.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 20
  • cty
/
  • 30
  • highway
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