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1995 Oldsmobile 98

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Overall Rating
8.8
Out of 10

Based on 76 Ratings for the 1991 - 1996 models.

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  • Value
    8.9/10
    Quality
    9.1/10
  • Reliability
    9.2/10
    Performance
    8.9/10
  • Comfort
    9.3/10
    Styling
    8.8/10
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Buy one if you find one available

By on Sunday, January 30, 2011

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

"Best car I have driven. Bought it from a dealer for $3,000 in 2006 and it has run like a dream. Good gas mileage, almost 400 miles on a tank of gas & do regular oil changes every 2,500 to 3,000 miles, & is now starting to burn a quart betweew oil changes. It is now almost 16 years old and has aproximately 158,000 miles. Great on short trips and long highway miles. With plenty of room for getting in and out of the car, especially for the elderly. My trouble light is on constantly since 2006, had it checked by my mechanic -could find nothing wrong, it's still on and no problems. The leather seats are hot in the summer, I use a cushion to sit on. My mechanic said it's a good car and should go well over 200,000 mile. One thing I do not like is the windshield washers sit low in from of the car and fill with leaves, and ice, so cleaning out the area by the wipers is essential for have the windshield wipers work properly. During the winter they freeze up with ice, as my care in outside, so must warm up quite a while. I still recommend this vehicle, even in the used state, since they no longer make them."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

great value

By on Monday, November 23, 2009

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

"I bought this 1996 Olds 98 almost 4 years ago, and it has been reliable and comfortable, with great gas mileage on the road. the efficient 3.8ltr v-6 is strong and gets about 26-28mpg on road and about 21 in town, not bad for a car this size. I find the drivers seat a bit soft, but all passengers always comment on the comfort. The only problem I have encountered is the climate control board. It is now locked in a defrost/heat/vent positions, but at least all areas work, so I have not had it repaired. I do add about 1/2 lb of Freon in the spring, as the A/C loses some over the winter."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

By on Wednesday, December 17, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

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2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

Dependability

By on Tuesday, September 16, 2008

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
9/10

"Best vehicle I ever owned. Always started easily - except for dead battery - and ran well, getting great mileage."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

Reliable and Surprisingly Economical

By on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
9/10

"Was my father's car until his death. It's been absolutely reliable and has needed virtually no unscheduled maintenance. 12 years old but only 67,000 miles, the paint is like new, the leather and carpets are very nice. Just a really good but stodgy looking luxo-cruiser. I've pretty much used it all for highway miles, and it runs consistently in the 27 to 28 mpg range."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

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