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Based on 10 reviews
2004 Pontiac Montana Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 10 reviews
Dropping its Value trim, the 2004 Montana comes in base and Highline MontanaVision in regular or extended wheelbase versions. Though only available on the extended models last year, Versatrak all-wheel drive is an option across the Montana lineup in 2004. XM radio and MP3 players are other new options. The 3.4-liter, 185-hp V6 engine has not changed over the years, and is still surprisingly energetic with a smooth 4-speed auto tran.
The 2004 Montana is a versatile minivan that offers special sports packages to help dress it up in SUV clothing and please driving enthusiasts who have to double as kid-toting parents. The ChromeSport package replaces the Thunder Sport, but offers the same sports suspension, rear spoiler, and 16-inch chrome wheels. ABS brakes are standard on all but the shorter base model, which also doesn't come standard with captain's chairs. Otherwise, you can get quite a lot on the base, including remote entry, cruise control, rear wiper, power features, and a standard roof luggage rack. Dual sliding doors are standard, and there is a power option on the extended trims. Other options include traction control, heated leather seats, parking assist, and an air compressor. MontanaVision is Pontiac's DVD system that comes with headphones and a remote control and keeps the kids occupied while you enjoy the SUV-like handling behind the wheel.
Lots of room, seat configurability (for 6-8 people), good gas mileage, and special options make the 2004 Montana practical and pleasantly comfortable for long family trips. The ride is quiet and the handling can even be somewhat sporty, say owners. The dual sliding doors are a godsend. Aside from ongoing major mechanical problems, the 2004 Montana needs more horsepower, according to drivers. The seats are difficult to remove and there seem to be less storage compartments than in previous years. The interior plastic looks and acts cheap and there are problems with rattling and squeaking.
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Pontiac Montana Questions
Have A 2004 Montana Van And It Will Stop Shifting Into Gear, No Grinding, N...
different mechanics tell me different fixes. Transmission shifts than does not. was told it is a sensor issue (MAP< MAF
Hey My Driving Wheels Lock When I Driveit Happens Usually When I Accelerate...
Are The Rear And Middle Captains Chairs Interchangeable On My 2004 Montana?...
Middle chair will not recline(right side). i want to switch the right rear chair to the middle so passengers can recline.
Unable To Make A Copy Of Key That Wiil Start Vehicle
I have had several copies of the vehicle key made. Key vendor says key does not have security chip, but although keys work in all locks it will not start the vehicle.
My Wipers Only Come Up 3 Inches And Not Fully. What Is The Problem ?
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