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 51 - 60 of 61 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier reviews.

Nathan writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Review
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3

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Cheap on wallet

Cons

not a lot of room for big guys.

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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

Pros

Fun, quick

Cons

cheap

35

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

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Alyssa writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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3

Pros

Great on gas, comfortable seats, no blind spots, spacious inside, good trunk space.

Cons

Doesn't have much power to it

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Its A Good Around Town Car And Comfortable For Long Trips. — All in all its a good car, but my car is the lowest base model available and its frustrating to me. I thought it was a great car when I purchased it, but the longer I drive it, the more i realize how little there is to this car.

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Steve writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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4

Pros

Cheap to hire

Cons

Boring!

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Nothing Special — Another US hire car, but this time we had a "compact" - not really my idea of compact but there you go, everything is bigger in America - even the small cars! lol This was OK to drive, nothing fantastic although it did seem quite punchy on acceleration.

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Steve writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Review
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2

Pros

Styling

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awful interior, small trunk, noise, doesn't feel chunky and well made, hard ride

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The Car Has Presence, But That's It. — This car make look good and be economical, but there's absolutely nothing special about it. The car's interior was poor and nothing had a really well made solid feel about it. Steering was light, it was easy to drive, the little 2 liter ecotec engine moves it well but the car feels much bigger than it really is. Also it is very low to the ground and the driving position is low in the car, thus everything is taller than you. Other than that I really had no impressions about it, its a cheap car to get you from a to b.

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Jeff writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe Review
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4

Pros

ecotec, mpg, low cost to  maintain, power options, fun to drive

Cons

could use more power... :)  seats can be uncomfortable on long trips.

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I Love 3rd Gen J-bodies — Well I haven't driven a stock LS sport, but i do like the styling of the factory body kit, its tastefully done. The suspension consists of Koni yellow adjustable struts, Road magnet springs, poly bushings all around, front stb.....it handles very well for a daily driver and the ride is tolerable. The motor pulls hard and gets good milage to boot.

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Sam writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Review
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3

Pros

fast when you want it to be, gets good gas millage, easy to work on (like youd need to), cheep,  

Cons

hard to pimp out if you dont want it to be like a rice burner

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A Good Cheep Car That Will Last A Long Time That You Can Race Stock — i bought this brand new and have had no mechanical problems whatsoever (knock on wood) did a little unnecessary body work like painted it and fixed a fender bender.

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Justin writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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5

Pros

the style

Cons

not very fast for a tricked out car

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Rate It — I think the car can be very stylish..it doesnt have anyreal power of speed to it but visually good

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lsballa writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Review
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lsballa
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Work Vehicle — I drive 100 miles back and forth to work everyday. I got this car to put miles on it and to take a beating on I10 (houston) My kids call it dads go-kart. I like it tho... It is fun to drive!

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:35,000

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chevymancav writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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5
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I Love This Car — i bought my 2004 cav new this car just blows my mind it is fast the clutch is top end that took some getting used to but it shift's through the 5 gears like butter it rides nice i also have a 2004 cav 4 dr.ls the ride is more friendly than my 2 dr. but the coup is more fun to drive i had a 1989 cav and this 2004 is like night and day i sent chevy a e-mail the day i bought them home and said they kicked them out of the ball park

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