Opel Frontera 1998

This generation of Opel Frontera 3 door version has been produced from January, 1998 to December, 2004. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. 1998 Opel Frontera is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (6 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (1 version).

This Opel is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 2.2 to 3.2 litres and power of from 136 to 205 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.2 litres and power of from 115 to 120 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Opel Frontera 1998 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 11.1 to 13 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 8.3 to 9.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Opel Frontera 1998 petrol engine version is Opel Frontera Sport 2.2-16V, consuming 11.1 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Opel Frontera 1998 diesel - Opel Frontera 2.2 DTI for 100 kilometers consumes 8.3 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Opel Frontera real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average the same for petrol engines and the same for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Opel Frontera modification.

Opel Frontera 1998 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 251 to 312 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 232 to 254 grams per kilometer. From Opel Frontera with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Opel Frontera Sport 2.2-16V which produces an average of 251 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Opel Frontera diesels least CO2 distributes Opel Frontera Sport 2.2 DTi-16V - 232 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.3 seconds has Opel Frontera Sport MV6 3.2-24V version, conversely the tardiest one is Opel Frontera Sport 2.2 DTi-16V reaching this speed only in 15 seconds. The maximum top speed is 184 km/h for the 3.2 petrol 205 hp version (Opel Frontera Sport MV6 3.2-24V).

Lenght of Opel Frontera is 427 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Opel Frontera is about 4 cm longer than Toyota RAV4, but 23 cm shorter than Jeep Grand Cherokee. Opel Frontera gross weight is from 2200 to 2400 kg (depending on modification), which is about 7 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Opel is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 2400 $. According to user reviews, average Opel Frontera repair costs are 20 $ per year. Users calculated Opel Frontera 1998 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.27 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 58%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Opel Frontera for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Opel Frontera prices and costs.

Opel Frontera modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 16V Jan 1998 — Dec 2003 2.2 Petrol 136 HP 11.4 l/100km Manual (5) Rear wheel
Opel Frontera 1998 Sport 2.2-16V 4x4 Oct 1998 — Sep 2000

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.2 Petrol 136 HP 11.1 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Opel Frontera 2000 Sport 2.2-16V 4x4 Sep 2000 — Dec 2004

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.2 Petrol 136 HP 11.4 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Opel Frontera 1998 Sport 2.2 DTi-16V 4x4 Oct 1998 — Dec 2004

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.2 Diesel 115 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Opel Frontera 1998 Sport 2.2 DTi-16V 4x4 Oct 1998 — Sep 2002

Only version with automatic transmission

2.2 Diesel 115 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (4) All wheel
Opel Frontera 2001 2.2 DTI 4x4 Jan 2001 — Dec 2003

Most powerfull diesel version (120 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.2 Diesel 120 HP 8.3 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Opel Frontera 2000 Sport MV6 3.2-24V 4x4 Sep 2000 — Dec 2004

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.3 seconds

3.2 Petrol 205 HP 13.0 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel

Opel Frontera safety

During safety testing Opel Frontera has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Opel Frontera is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Opel Frontera got one star.

Opel Frontera prices

Opel Frontera 1998 - 2004 crossover price in Latvia is from 1100 $ to 3900 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Opel Frontera price is average - Opel Frontera is approximately for 17 percents cheaper then average crossovers of this age (compare crossovers 1998 - 2004 prices). The reason of Opel Frontera low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Opel Frontera 2004 price 1700 $ 2700 $ 3900 $
Opel Frontera 2003 price 2100 $ 2600 $ 3000 $
Opel Frontera 2002 price 1100 $ 2300 $ 3100 $
Opel Frontera 2001 price 2600 $ 2900 $ 3200 $
Opel Frontera 2000 price 2200 $ 2700 $ 3200 $
Opel Frontera 1999 price 1400 $ 1900 $ 2400 $
Opel Frontera 1998 price 1100 $ 1600 $ 2000 $

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Opel Frontera reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Opel Frontera reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2009 defects were detected in an average of 18.7 percent of Opel Frontera of this generation (on average 8 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 16.2%.

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Opel Frontera 1998 features (options)

Percentage of Opel Frontera with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
79%
Roof bars (railings)
63%
Metallic paint
57%
Adjustable steering wheel
54%
Leather upholstery
31%
Heated seats
16%

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Opel Frontera reviews

Total 5 Opel Frontera owner reviews

Opel Frontera 2004 Diesel 2.2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2013 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:200`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
   male, age 48
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