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1998 Gmc Envoy - Consumer Reviews

1998 GMC Envoy

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7 Total Reviews

Base 4.3L V6 4x4 4-speed Automatic - (7 reviews )
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It's fair for the price
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By willie
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Vehicle

1998 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

I got it on the 23rd of Dec. So far so good. Handles great. A little transmission problem but changed to oil. Also in the summer mounths it shifts really hard, but not in the cold months


Favorite Features

All


Suggested Improvements

None


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Too expensive to fix
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By frank
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Vehicle

1998 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

My Envoy just burned up -- fuel leak. Previously had transmission problem (went dry), but it was covered out-of- warranty because the dealer had just serviced it, and they probably didn't fill it right or left the plug loose. Right headlight went out 3 years ago. Two part light, $375 per part but not sold seperately. Got a junk yard (only one of two in the country at the time) for $500 plus an hour of labor. GM did not help, dealer or corporate. When burned, the left headlight was out, not available in junkyards at the time. I also lost the third brakelight, costing ~$500 and not properly repaired.


Favorite Features

Trailer hitch


Suggested Improvements

Fire the engineer who designs expensive lighting system that are incompatable with GMC Jimmys and Chevy Blazers, which are changed for the subsequent year, without adequate supplies, no aftermarket solution, no corp help. Maybe he's now the CEO or in charge of employee benefits and pensions.


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Loaded SUV
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By marl8y
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Vehicle

1998 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

A great SUV for family trips. Night time visibility is superb with the high intesity headlamps. I love the interior and Bose sound system! It plows through the snow in 4 wheel drive with no problems. Gas mileage is around 15 in the city and 20-22 on the highway. No mechanical problems so far with 78,000 on the odometer.


Favorite Features

Bose sound system, adjustable rear air ride suspension, heated seats


Suggested Improvements

None


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don't buy this car
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By nperry
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Vehicle

1998 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

i will never buy a gmc again replaced 1 headlight 900.00 new starter 300 new flywheel 150 new altenator 300 driver side wheel beering 300.00 new brakes and rotors 300.00 i've owned for 2 years seems like it's in the shop atleast once a month for something.


Favorite Features

stereo is good comfort level great for the long drives


Suggested Improvements

trash the car and start over with something that doesn't break down and maybe come up with cheaper headlights


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1998 envoy
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Reliability
By TEX
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Vehicle

1998 GMC Envoy 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

Was very disappointed to find it takes $700.00 to replace a headlight, you MUST replace bulb, ballast, everything. Interior molding is very cheap for this vehicle, held on with velcro, and it doesn't do a good job at all. Several pieces off, and won't stay on before 30,000 miles. Passenger seat adjuster broke right off on letting the seat back, thank goodness it was in the upright position already. Everything I've replace on this vehicle has been high dollar. Nice, pretty, but not well designed. No wonder they didn't make this style very long.


Suggested Improvements

don't sell any more of this style.


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