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

User Reviews

Displaying 51 - 60 of 61 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier reviews.

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

25

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!

45

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

Cons

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

95

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.

25

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

35

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

45

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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Seth writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Coupe Review
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1

Pros

Engine wasn't horrible, price wasn't bad

Cons

unreliable, ugly and cheaply made

45

Oh God Not Another Cavalier — Horrible car, don't bother

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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
chevymancav
25

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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ckshutz writes:
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe Review
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ckshutz
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Good Reliable Smart Transportation — Looks-good. Acceleration-good. Braking-avg. Handling-Avg. Overall value-good. A great first car for a kid.

Owner for 2 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:30,000

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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

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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