2004 Chevrolet Cavalier User Reviews

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Aaron writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe Review
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Looks great, sounds great, all the upgrades, and low miles.

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The cops keep an eye on you cause its so easy to spot.

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Its Great. — I love this car! It accelerates great because of the header, throttle body spacer, cold air intake, and the full exhaust system. The cavaliers is an LS Sport, so it has an upgraded suspension. All the aftermarket things on it were put on correctly, not the 'cheap' way. The appearance of the car is great. The body is in great condition, it has a full body kit, headlight covers, and the taillights are painted black. And also the black powder coated Diablo rims make it look great. The gas mileage is pretty good, not as good as a stock cavalier because of all the engine upgrades, but thats ok :). The car is in great mechanical condition because it only has 34,000 miles on it, so it will last a long time. The car is really fun to drive around in because it sounds great, it looks good, and you get looked at A LOT!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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veeps writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Coupe Review
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4

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Dependable, stylish enough on its own

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Front seats are bad for the back, and I always lose the "want me to drive" question, because passengers think that the passenger seat is too low and uncomfortable.

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Sturdy, Dependable, Stylish-looking Car — It's only started shedding parts recently (2012) since 2004. Until now, no problems. Have recently replace my starter, my windshield wiper linkage, and am now struggling with my shifter linkage. I've driven her to Lubbock and back (Austin) several times, and taken a few other road trips.

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David writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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4

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for the price i paid it was perfect

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its not fast enough yet

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My Car Can Be Used For Anything From Daily Driving To Racing If You Put The Time And Money Into It — For as long as i've had this car i've put very little money into it compared to all of my other vehicles. as for the MPG its fairly decent at 28-29 City, 34-36 Highway. For it only being a baseline model it leaves room for a lot more improvements to be done to it. I never would have thought that i would enjoy driving around in a cavalier but it is a very smooth ride.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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primepretty writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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4

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Gas Miles

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The hood is stuck

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I Love It So Far — The hood keeps sticking and I have to replace the latch because of it but I looked all over online and it's great on gas and has no real problems other than the dash board chipping away at corners near the steering wheel.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Hugo writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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4

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Cheap, Cheap on gas, Fairly quick, Fun to drive

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No options, bad quality, noisy

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O.k Car, Excellent For The Price — It was a good car for the price. Those are some of the cheapest cars you could purchase, used or new, back then. It was fun to drive, had good mileage (7l/100km) and was quite roomy for a compact car. The seats were awful and cheap, but what can you expect for a 12,000$ car when new (in Canadian dollars). Much bigger and reliable than a Hyundai Accent of the same vintage for a comparable price. The clutch throw was long and the shifter was quite stiff and unpleasant, and the car was noisier than the Chevette I currently drive. The ecotec engine was a great improovement over the older ones, but it was still very noisy and sounded like it was eating itself away past 3000rpm, although it was quite reliable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shayne writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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4

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Great for gas and just all around fun to drive

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very cramped back seat

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It A Great Car For A First Time Car If Your Single — Pefrormance- got a short arm intake. Rav tec muffler. and just put in high flow injecters, and a header. Apperarance- the car is stream line and very sporty. It a great car to drive. Cost of Ownership- I get about 35mpg witch last me about 2 week for a tank of gas.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rob writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Review
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it moves.

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its a chevy

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My Chevy Cavalier — This car isn't too bad. It gets me where I need to go and it didn't really cost me too much to safety. Gas mileage is pretty decent, I just got over 500 kms on $50 worth of gas so I can't complain.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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Easy on the gas, gets the job done.

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Would love more power.

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Econobeast — Great gas-sipper! It was a cheap buy but has made me happy. Could have more power but I guess we'd have to trade some of that economy if it did. Pretty fun car to drive, especially in the city. I like whipping it through traffic. Fits in tight spots too. Gas mileage is good, over 30 highway mpg. Maintenance is cheap compared to other cars that have needed the same type of work.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stormy writes:
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gas mileage, size

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Recalls - speedometer

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Its A Good Car — I like the car overall, it gets great gas mileage and the size it just right for me and my friends its got plenty of trunk space and I love the stock stereo in the car it hits pretty good for being only factory. The only bad thing is my car is 7 years old and the speedometer gauge quit working which had to be replaced aside from that its a great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Richie writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe Review
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5

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it took the nastiest beating and survived all except 1

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the breaks could be upgraded

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My Chevy Was Great. — I had chrome wheels 17 inch nice and shiny. Decent amount of horsepower after you add a couple cheap modifications. Didn't cost much to own. 5 speed manual is always fun and front wheel drive is very exceptional for winter unless you want to make it exciting! i sold it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Perfect Car For Saving Gas! By tglenn76

This car has been driven by my 19 year old son since his junior year of high school. It has been the perfect car for him! The two door coupe may not be optimal for a large family due to difficulty g... Read More

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

I Would Buy It All Over Again. By popovsd

Reliabale, never had any problems. Low maintenance cost. Still looks good. Compared to Toyota or Honda it depreciates a lot faster (resell value wise). I never had any problems with it even though it ... Read More

Wonderful Daily Driver By CharlesSD

A great, affordable, and simple car. This car isn't suppose to be a big luxury filled family car, this is purpose built as a nice day to day commuting car and it does that perfectly. It looks nice for... Read More

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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Very Good First Car. By a043100

Over all the cavalier has been a good car. Vehicle has very good pick up and plenty of power. Very tight responsive steering and smooth and stable on the highway. The firm suspension make for a roughe... Read More

Great Fuel Mileage Vehicle With Sporty Appearance. By Cars25c

This vehicle gets great gas mileage and also looks very sporty with the rims and the sunroof and spoiler. Maintenance is very cheap if done on time. Car is great for a student or someone needing to co... Read More

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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

A Beginners Car By JDockham93

This car can either be your reliable friend or it can be a hastle. Since it's a common enough car and there's lots of them in junk yards, finding parts for them is easy. But since they are common, fin... Read More

I Do Love My Little Car By jenw317

Its small but tough drives like a truck kind of rough but has done me good untill now. Its hard to keep up on minor repairs on a small budget. All and all it has been dependable. Now not so much. Scar... Read More

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Great Commuter And A Perfect College Student Car Or A First Car By zak3nn3dy

Great first car awsome commuter car. excellent on gas i averaged 500kms to a tank in the city. not the peppiest car but it will get you from point a-b everytime. Parts are dirt cheap repairs are simpl... Read More

Great Fuel Mileage Vehicle. By Cars25c

This car is a great car for fuel mileage. It is a perfect car for someone wanting to commute back and forth to work or school. Has a sporty look to it and has a sunroof. Maintenance if done properly o... Read More

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