2004 Audi A4 Overview

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Trims

1.8T
Avg. Price: $7,154
1.8T Avant Quattro
Avg. Price: $7,800
1.8T Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,458
1.8T Quattro
Avg. Price: $7,644
3.0
Avg. Price: $7,319
3.0 Avant Quattro
Avg. Price: $7,569
3.0 Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,603
3.0 Quattro
Avg. Price: $8,098
3.0 Quattro Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,726

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 38 reviews

Audi A4 Avant Tqm by Young
 — great car with performance to boot. Albeit there is a big turbo built in, everything else typical solid Audi. Interior is solid and rattle free even after 3 years of daily driving. Exterior is getti... Read More
I Loved It. by Vic
 — It had decent acceleration in the first few gears but it was primarily top end with the 2.8 N/A engine. I liked it, it was a fun little psuedo rally toy in the right environment. It squeaked and r... Read More
Audi A4 Convertible V6 3.0 by Jon
 — Good performance, class leading looks and very solid construction. Previous car was a Saab convertible and this beats it in every way. Combines sporty fun topless driving with practicality of fou... Read More

2004 Audi A4 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 38 reviews

2004 Audi A4

Family car or personal status symbol, the Audi A4 is Audi's most economically-oriented model, offering a precision driving experience with high-end comfort and elegance inside.  And whatever your purpose, the A4 has a model to suit you -- from practical family wagon, to a more classic four-door sedan, or the let-your-hair down-because-it's-the-weekend convertible.

Finally, AWD is available in all A4s in 2004, as the Cabriolet gets a quattro version.  Also new in the 2004 Audi A4 are standard tire pressure monitors in all trims.  The 1.8T receives an upgrade to 16-inch wheels and you have the option of a 6-speed manual.  That means all A4s offer standard 5-speed manual, and optional 6-speed manual or Tiptronic auto.  The CVT, continuously variable transmission, is offered in only front-wheel drive A4s and not the quattro.  

The starter A4 is the budget-minded 1.8-liter, 170-hp Turbo, available as either a sedan, wagon, or convertible.  Though a lot less expensive than the 3.0-liter, 220-hp V6 models, it offers comparable standard features, such as dual climate control, power windows and locks, fog lights, keyless entry, and cruise control.  Leather seats, power sunroof, and power adjustable front seats are options, but one complaint about Audi is that adding options or engine upgrades is expensive.  All 2004 A4s feature front and side airbags, ABS brakes,and traction control, and Audi always gets rated highly for safety.  

The 2004 A4 is a great sturdy family car, loved for its confident steering and handling and the quattro's surefire ability in snow or on rough roads.  Most drivers suggest getting a quattro, and to always get a manual transmission.  Inside, owners love the comfort and interior layout and all the standard features.  The CVT auto tran is considered smooth once you get the hang of it.  Drawbacks to the Audi A4 include a rear blind spot caused by the rear headrests, faulty cupholders, a sometimes suspect electrical system, wind noise, and an underpowered 1.8T.  And unfortunately, expensive parts and unhelpful Audi staff also seem to be a trademark of Audi.

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Audi A4 Questions

missububba2005
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We Purchased A 2004 Audi And It Starts Then Shuts Off

We purchased a 2004 Audi and we cleared the codes and the car started and then went to drive and shut down please help

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keanester
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Can I Convert My Xenon Lights On My A4 To Standard Headlights? Or Can I Put...

I have a 2004 Audi A4 3.0 Quattro and the headlight lenses are so fogged over that the low beams are useless. I've done the polish kit thing to no avail. And most of the fogging is on the inside of ...

17 views with 3 answers (last answer about a week ago)
keanester
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Can I Convert My Xenon Lights On My A4 To Standard Headlights? Or Can I Put...

I have a 2004 Audi A4 3.0 Quattro and the headlight lenses are so fogged over that the low beams are useless. I've done the polish kit thing to no avail. And most of the fogging is on the inside of ...

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aminmanan
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Car Wont Start Or Crank

I have a 2004 Audi A4 and was recently replacing a broken window regulator. After I was done I tried starting the car, it would crank but not start so i thought i must have left the lights on while ...

31 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
Jmh_0711
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Can Low Octane Rated Gas Be The Reason For 3 Cylinders To Constantly Misfir...

I bought my 2004 Audi A4 3.0 quattro two weeks ago, i have used premium (93 octane) gas ever since, but two days ago i put in basic unleaded (87 octane). Just a day later my CEL turned on while d...

16 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)