2004 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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GL 1.9L TDI
Avg. Price: $7,390
GL 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,199
GL 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,762
GLS 1.8L
Avg. Price: $7,679
GLS 1.8L Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,665
GLS 1.9L TDI
Avg. Price: $7,544
GLS 2.0L
Avg. Price: $7,080
GLS 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,119
Turbo S
Avg. Price: $7,791

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4.25 stars

Based on 15 reviews

Your Answer To Attention Seeking On The Road Lol! by Gabriel
 — Exciting and fun car to own and drive, looks fantastic with the top down! Performance is not bad, with good pick up on the 2L 8V engine which used to power the older generation Golf GTi. Interior is p... Read More
2004 Vw Beetle Turbo Convertible by RickELake
 — I bought this 2004 VW Turbo convertible as a fun car following my Audi TT Quattro. What most people don't know is that they are basically the same car on the same chassis with the same engine. The VW ... Read More
The Coolest And Sexiest Car In The World by Sam
 — this is 1 cool car to drive get attention from everyone they all look specially if your a guy driving it. others come and go but this remains it never gets old if you pull up outside Monte Carlo in a ... Read More

2004 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen continued on a roll in 2004 with the Beetle by offering a new 1.9-liter turbodiesel engine that generated 100 hp (up from 90 hp the previous year). Not only did the turbodiesel (called the TDi) provide plenty of power when needed but it also got 46 mpg on the highway. It joined a lineup that included the 2.0-liter, 115-hp gas engine (delivered in the GL and GLS trim packages) and the 180-hp turbocharged 1.8T gas engine (in the Turbo S).

Other improvements included head curtain airbags, redesigned 16- and 17-inch wheels, and new exterior colors for the cabriolets, as well as a number of new options, such as OnStar service. Among the Beetle's standard features were power brakes, power heated mirrors, a lighted entry system, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, cruise control, air conditioning, power door locks, and an anti-theft alarm system.

For the most part, Beetle owners were passionate about their cars, despite its limited storage space in the trunk, limited legroom in the back seat, and comfort factor over long trips (though owners were happy with the car's comfort around town). Some noted problems with the sensors, which gave false alerts.

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How To Change Atf Fluid In 2004 2.0 Vw Beetle

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Driver Side Vwindow & Top Will Not Go Down. Fuse Problem?

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
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Makes Clickig Noise When Braking In Low Gear

My vw makes a clicking noise which sounds like it's coming from the middle of the left hand side when braking in low gear.

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New Beetle Star Crack! Advice Re Replacing Windshield Please

I'm getting ready to sell my 2004 New Beetle in excellent condition but....it got a star crack size of a quarter in the top middle of the windshield. Totally not obvious if you're driving. We didn't ...

29 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
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Why My 2004 Gls Beetle Alarm Spontaneously Keeps Going Off (faulty Sensor(s...

it started after the rain & I only have 21,000 miles. also the back hatch lid comes on the panel & its closed. would that have something to do with the alarm going off when set

186 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)