2004 Chevrolet Cavalier User Reviews

2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 61 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 35 reviews
"ride" 27 reviews
"cheap car" 9 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"speed" 8 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews

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Displaying 41 - 50 of 61 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier reviews.

Frank writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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4

Pros

It a sporty little car

Cons

The interior sucks

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2004 Evil-tec — The acceleration is better after the performance mods, the car definitely hugs the road better after having been lowered, and the braking is alright. My driver seat has a large tear on the side, the fabric on the seat seems cheap. Sometimes when turning there is a funny noise that comes out, but nothing wrong with the car upon inspection. When washed, it looks like a beaut, when dirty ... well not so much. I generally get 33 - 35 mpg, but it gets costly with things breaking. The wheel bearing has been toasted twice now because of terrible wisconsin winters. I like driving it, turn up the tunes and begin to weave in and out of traffic.

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Rob writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Quick, inexpensive, reliable

Cons

Inexpensive interior

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First New Car — Handles great in nice weather w/ the sport suspension. Bright yellow, but wish I had gotten the Cavalier LS Sport. 30-35 miles/gallon is great with the 110 mile commute. Living in North NJ, car is horrible in snow. Have 118K miles on it now.

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Kak writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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5

Pros

Good gas mileage, and my favorite color.  

Cons

I guess I can't think of any

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My Chevy — ITS RED!!!!! have'nt had any problems with my car, handles well, and has pretty good mileage, and is already paid off, was a fairly cheap car, insurance isn't too bad. I have fun driving my car. My car thinks its a racecar lol. It Has a good sound system. The breaks are good, and other then gas, and oil changes, it doesn't cost a lot to maintain.

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Nathan writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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2

Pros

Cheap

Cons

lacking power

35

04 Cavalier — Its a decent car for the price. Its a quality car it has a nice interior which works well. The preformance is lacking then of course it's only a 4 cyclinder non-turbo. I mean it is a manual so it is a semi-fun car to drive and it doesn't cost much to mantain.

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Scott writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Peppy as my mom says, good gas mileage, ect

Cons

its yellow :P

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2004 Cavalier — it works for me, there isn't really much else that i can say about it. It has decent pickup for a four cylinder, decent value, its a base so you get what you get. It zips around and gets good gas mileage. nothing rattles, so it has decent build quality. good car, you get what you paid for

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Matt Chewy writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Review
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5

Pros

mpg, 2 door lol we don't take my car unless its just me and giflfriend :-)

Cons

its not a corvette lol

35

Matt's Hot Rod — i've had it for 2 years and i've put 54,000 on it , has 88,000 total on it .... i drive it anywhere and everywhere :-) i've gotten 36.8 mpg on a road trip to south carolina with my mom that probably why i got that good of mpg,lol . but i love my car.

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Katie writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Coupe Review
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4

Pros

the 2000 rms amp, and 2 12's in the back..

Cons

the fact that it can't beat a stock civic off the line. has no brass and balls

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'04 Cav — This is a manual 5 speed with overdrive. It gets 30-36 mpg depending on how hard you are on the gas and break pedals. Easy shift car. Good feel and handling, but body rolls in tighter courners because it's a coupe. Not impressed with the back end without a spoiler, but it's a good first owner car.

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Darren writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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4

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reliable good on gas

Cons

silly little things

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Not Too Bad — what can you expect from a cavalier i guess its not too bad its reliable hasnt left me stranded lots of hwy km havnt even changed the brakes only thing i dont kile is that in the winter time the door freezes and the dam light stays on its been hit soo many times now and it looks good with 17" s on it

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Nathan writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Review
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3

Pros

Cheap on wallet

Cons

not a lot of room for big guys.

35

Cavalier 04 — It is overall a decent car it is farlly inexpensive and only cost on average $36.00 to fill at the pumps from an almost empty tank. It is however not the most roomy, when me and my dad sit in it in the front two seats we are always fighting for arm room when were shifting, but then again me and my dad are both 6'2" and both over 250 lbs. so its easy to se why its small for us. But other than that it has a lot of potential for many applications.

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Charles writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe Review
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4

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Fun, quick

Cons

cheap

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Had This Car For 2 Years — Worked great. The Ecotec motor is great. parts were expensive to mod the car.

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Reviews From Other Years

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

Great Transportation Car That Is Comfortable To Drive. By Nate

its a great little car that gets me back and forth to school with no problem. takes the abuse of the gravel road very well and hasn't failed me yet. has enough power to get up and go but still remain ... Read More

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

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

Fun To Drive By SellingaCav

It gets great gas mileage and it looks like a nice car. Sunroof is awesome for a hot day and it handles pretty good in the snow for a FWD car. It is very reliable and it is relatively inexpensive to m... 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 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

Frustrating!!!! By djred25

Still working on the car! Recently possibly burned up my torque converter!!!! Was driving down the road and it lost power and speed! Sounded like something seized up! Priced a whole new tranny and... Read More

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