Introduced as a new model in 1993, the Nissan Altima receives enters a second-generation transformation for 1998. Designed specifically for the United States marketplace, the longer sedan is more aerodynamic and rigid compared for the previous vehicle. Utility duties within the Nissan line-up, the 1998 Frontier is a modern revisiting of their compact pickup truck. Available in seven trim models, the Nissan Frontier includes standard double-wall cargo bed with tie-down hooks and dual airbags. The new Frontier debuts as a replacement to the Hardbody line. Starting in 1998, the Nissan Quest minivan gains a luxury-oriented GLE trim level featuring standard leather interior.