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1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab

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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.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

i have had my 1997 GMC sierra 1500 (it a heavy half ton) for 10 years ever since my grampus ford got stolen. dam good truck loved it since the day we bought it its a 4wd has 203837 miles on it it blue has a regular cab its an sl it has a towing package.




Love my gmc truck

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

I have pulled stumps with this vehicle as well as a utility trailer with household articles, motorcycle, and ATV. It never had any trouble. I did have the water pump changed a while back. The previous owner had placed small wheels on it for some reason. I put the size tires it should have had. Therefore, I think the mileage is a good bit less than the 60000 that the odometer reads.




The best truck i ever

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

I have a lead foot and every month or so I'm replacing the bald rear tires. I have driven a lot of veichles and this one has stood up to the abuse allmost as good as the 94 Chevy Cavalier I had. This truck is awesome. It's a 5 speed and I have no trouble with it. As much as I rag on it it still passes emissions with no trouble.




Dependable truck

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

I bought this truck with 165,000kms on it. Very well maintained and in perfect shape. I have driven it a total of 10,000kms to date. It's the 4.3L V6 motor which gets anywhere from 15-21 mpg in the city, I have no idea why it fluctuates so much but the drop came with the cold weather. The truck is dependable but performance is weak (definitely suggest the v8 models). The A/C condenser has a leak now it does not work. The transmission sometimes makes hard shifts. The rear shocks are clunky now and will need to be replaced. Otherwise regular maintenance seems to keep this truck running well. Couldn't ask for more from a truck.




Time out!!

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

Third GM with intake manifold leaks. 1 4.3, and 2, 5.7 vortecs. GM knows this problem exists. ASK ANY DEALER. Sun Crashes dashes. Two water pumps, one on 4.3with 47000 miles, one on 5.7 with 50M Rattles in dash. Gas mileage on 5.7 is excessive. New tune up may get 15... Heater hoses are poor quality...corrosion.




Bad buy

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

transmission went out 50000 miles, wiper motor went out 52000 miles, alternator out 40000 miles, egr valve bad70000 miles, door handle broke 75000 miles, thermostat heater went out 66000 miles. many other little prob



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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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Talk About The 1998 Sierra 1500

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truckeegirl1
truckeegirl1
05-25-2014
Hi everyone, my friend has a 1998 gmc Sierra 1500 automatic 4x4. The problem is that he bought it used and it has an extra battery hooked up to it. Which I presume was for towing??? Anyway he has trou...


aserednyj
aserednyj
03-07-2009
How do you replace a center support bearing ? 1998 G.M.C Sierra 1500 2 wheel drive. 5.0 V-8....



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