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Nissan Navara 1998

The 1998 Nissan Navara range of configurations is currently priced from $2,400.

The 1998 Nissan Navara carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

The Nissan Navara is also known as the Nissan Frontier (North America), the Nissan NP300 (Mexico and the Europe) in markets outside Australia.

Nissan Navara 1998 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Nissan Navara here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • What is the best reliable ute?

    Given the kilometres showing on the car in question, that price-tag is about right, rather than any kind of exceptional bargain. Beyond that, the D40 Navara is not generally regarded as a magnificent long-term prospect and many in the trade reckon about 160,000km is the limit for reliable service going forward. At least the one you’re looking at has a full service record, so that’s a start, but frankly, there are better options out there that represent greater value for money as well as longer shelf-life.

    The D40 in turbo-diesel form was susceptible to timing chain problems at about the 80,000km mark. Check the service record to see if a new chain was fitted around this mileage. Even if it has, mechanics reckon the chain needs to be inspected every 40,000km thereafter to prevent catastrophic failure when you least expect it. The D40 also suffered from injector problems, EGR coolers that could fail and ruin the engine, automatic transmission coolers that could destroy the gearbox and lots of other problems right through to cracks developing in the vehicle’s body. The fact that this is an ex-work truck won’t help those problems one little bit as it’s probably already had a pretty hard life, servicing notwithstanding. The broad advice for somebody looking for reliability first and foremost would be to cast your net wider.

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  • Does a 2011 Nissan Navara Turbo have a timing belt or chain warning light?

    No. While the D40 Navara did have warning lights for things like contaminated diesel fuel and a warning light for the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) the Navara didn’t stretch to a light to warn that maintenance to the camshaft timing system was due. That’s mainly because the Navara’s four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine used a timing chain rather than a rubber timing belt, and the chain should have been good for the life of the engine.

    Experience has shown, however, that the YD25 engines that used a single-row primary timing chain did, indeed, experience premature chain wear and failure in some cases. And this is probably at the root of your question. The trade now recommends that these chains be changed before the 80,000km mark, with inspections every 40,000km to make sure nothing is wearing out too fast. The aftermarket has developed a double-row replacement timing chain for these engines, so any replacement of the chain should take this into account.

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  • How do I take my Nissan Navara out of limp mode?

    Modern turbo-diesel engines absolutely hate having water enter the fuel system. It can cause lots and lots of damage and isn’t always fixed by simply changing the fuel filter and the contents of the tank. Sometimes injectors and even the high-pressure fuel pump itself will be damaged by the ingress of water. If that’s the case, then more work will be needed before the vehicle is safe to drive again, as you may wind up doing more harm to other components until the full scope of the water-damage has been diagnosed.

    For that reason, you really should have the vehicle looked at by a specialist. A specialist workshop will be able to tall you what else needs fixing or replacing. A specialist will also be able to electronically cancel the limp-home mode and any check-engine lights once all is well.

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  • How much will it cost to replace the clutch in my 2008 Nissan Navara?

    This cost of this will depend on a few things, Anthony, including which workshop you choose to carry out the work and what that workshop’s hourly labour rate is. That said, budget for around $2000 for the clutch kit and the time to fit it and you should be okay.

    The other thing to consider is whether this is a good time to replace the sometimes troublesome dual-mass flywheel with a simpler, more robust singe-mass unit. The cost should be about the same, but the single-mass replacement will be a stronger, more reliable unit over time. It’s the first modification a switched-on Navara owner will make if they intend to tow heavy loads with the vehicle.

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Nissan Navara 1998 Towing capacity

The Nissan Navara has maximum towing capacity of 1500kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Nissan Navara Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
STD Ute 2.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1500kg
DX Ute 2.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1500kg
DX Ute 2.7L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 1500kg
ST Ute 2.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1500kg
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Nissan Navara 1998 Price and Specs

The Nissan Navara 1998 is currently available from $2,400 for the Navara DX up to $4,400 for the Navara DX (4X4).

Pricing guides

$3,400
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$2,400
Highest Price
$4,400
Nissan Navara Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
DX Ute 2.7L Diesel 5 SP MAN $2,400 $4,070
DX Ute 2.4L ULP 5 SP MAN $2,500 $4,290
DX (4X4) Ute 3.2L Diesel 5 SP MAN 4X4 $2,600 $4,400
DX (4X4) Ute 2.4L ULP 5 SP MAN 4X4 $2,400 $4,180
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Nissan Navara 1998 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1998 Nissan Navara will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Nissan Navara vary from 14x5 inches to 16x6 inches.

Nissan Navara Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
STD Ute 195R14 14x5 inches 195R14 14x5 inches
DX Ute 195R14-8PR 14x5 inches 195R14-8PR 14x5 inches
DX Ute 195R14 14x5 inches 195R14 14x5 inches
ST Ute 195R14 14x5 inches 195R14 14x5 inches
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Nissan Navara 1998 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1998 Nissan Navara are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1820mm x 1715mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Nissan Navara 1998 Dimensions  include 1615mm height, 1690mm width, 4975mm length.
Nissan Navara Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
STD Ute 1615x1690x4975 mm 150 mm
DX Ute 1615x1690x4975 mm 150 mm
DX Ute 1625x1690x4885 mm 150 mm
ST Ute 1625x1690x5040 mm 150 mm
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Nissan Navara 1998 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1998 Nissan Navara is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Nissan Navara is available with the following fuel types: ULP and Diesel.

Nissan Navara Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
DX Ute 2.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN
DX Ute 2.7L,Diesel,5 SP MAN
DX Ute 2.4L,ULP,5 SP MAN 11.5L/100km
DX (4X4) Ute 3.2L,Diesel,5 SP MAN 4X4
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