1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Review | Edmunds.com

1998 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.3 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 200 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 GMC Sierra 1500

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Roomy cab. Powerful V-8 engine options. Traditional truck styling.

  • Cons

    Aging design. Fisher-Price interior plastics.

  • What's New for 1998

    With an all-new Sierra just one year away, changes are minimal. Diesel engines make more power and torque, extended cab models get rear heater ducts, a PassLock theft-deterrent system is standard, 1500-Series trucks get reduced rolling resistance tires and three new colors debut. Second-generation airbags are standard.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


1 of 1 people found this review helpful

1998 gmc sierra

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab Stepside SB

My 98 Sierra SLT runs excellent. The truck has 227 thousand miles on it. Let me preferance what what im going to say next. I am talking about my truck and not all GMC Sierra's. So here are the words im using to describe it. It's been a dependable, excellent running,comfortable,stylish truck .The only negative i found was it's difficult to work on Things that the average joe should be able to do are hampered by covers or hidden and that can be annoying. That aside, properly maintained, they will go forever. joe caprio




Like a rock is true

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB

when i purchased this truck it had 142000 miles on it,it has 232000 now and its like a tank had to replace a few little things but for the most this truck is something to have i have had people try and buy it but its part of the family now son needs a truck now but i would buy him a new one before i would give up this one love my truck




Awesome truck

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 SL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB

Bought truck new with 18 miles. This 4.3 5speed has been the best auto I have ever purchased. I have only had 3 sets of tires on truck, still have original motor. Very reliable on both short trips and long hauls. No rust on body that I can find. Best thing I did to truck was to have a spray on bed liner. Would love to own another truck like it some day.




My favorite vehicle i ever

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 SL 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB

150,000 miles and no problems yet, strong motor and drivetrain, 4wd works perfectly, great and roomy interior , i have done nothing but normal maintenance on this truck and haven't had any problems with it




One great truck!

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SL 2dr Regular Cab SB

I bought my k1500 new in 98 with the 4.3 and 5 speed. It has never once stranded me. I consistently get over 22mpg on the highway after upgrading with a throttle body spacer and air intake.




Great truck

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Vehicle: 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 SL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB

I have owned this truck for almost ten years, I have replaced the battery and one front brake job, so obviously it has been a very reliable truck.



Full 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

What's New for 1998

With an all-new Sierra just one year away, changes are minimal. Diesel engines make more power and torque, extended cab models get rear heater ducts, a PassLock theft-deterrent system is standard, 1500-Series trucks get reduced rolling resistance tires and three new colors debut. Second-generation airbags are standard.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 13
  • cty
/
  • 18
  • highway
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