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1998 Mazda B-Series Pickup

   
 
Mazda B-Series Pickup Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 150 hp @ 5000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/20 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1998 Mazda B-Series Pickup

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Better looks and a better warranty than identical twin, the Ford Ranger. Dual airbags with passenger cut-off switch.

  • Cons

    No 4-wheel ABS option except for B4000 models. No third door. Most powerful V-6 engine is rated for 160 horsepower; far lower than the competition.

  • What's New for 1998

    Fresh styling, a revised front suspension, a larger regular cab, a more powerful 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a stiffer frame and a…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (1 total reviews)


Bad brakes

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Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B-Series Pickup B3000 SE 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB

I cant keep brakes in this truck.Three sets of rotors,and the passenger rear drum keeps disintegrating.Close to a fire the last time.There is driveline snatch,a delayed cluncking in the drivetrain,that is scary to people that borrow it.It allways starts,it is great on the highway,allmost unstoppable,in snow,useless in ice or sand.No mechanic,private or dealer, has been able to diagnose the drive train problem One even said the brake problem and rear axle "play" were related.I have a brutal commute,all gas and brakes 11 miles each way through downtown Boston.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
/
  • 20
  • highway
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Full 1998 Mazda B-Series Pickup Review

What's New for 1998

Fresh styling, a revised front suspension, a larger regular cab, a more powerful 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a stiffer frame and a new 4WD system ensure that Mazda's compact truck will remain competitive through the end of the century.

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