2004 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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GL 1.9L TDI
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,089
GL 2.0L
Avg. Price: $5,622
GL 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $6,797
GLS 1.8L
Avg. Price: $6,960
GLS 1.8L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,479
GLS 1.9L TDI
Avg. Price: $6,426
GLS 2.0L
Avg. Price: $6,254
GLS 2.0L Convertible
Avg. Price: $7,386
Turbo S
Avg. Price: $7,192

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4.25 stars

Based on 16 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

Overall User Score

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Based on 16 reviews

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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Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Biggirl
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2004 Vw Beetle Makes The "dinging" Bell Sound While Driving But My Doors A...

211 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
SisterSis
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2004 Beetle Wont Turnover

My Beetle when I try to start the car sounds like its out of gas. I put gas in two days before the malfunction. It just wont kick in.

256 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
JodyBethFry
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How To Dissconect My 2004 Vw Beetle Alarm????

When I lock my car over night my car alarm is set the next moring.. the remote will not unlock it.. but it will open the hatchback. So I crawl in thru the hatchback to get in the car. When I start th...

448 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
JodyBethFry
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How To Dissconect My 2004 Vw Beetle Alarm????

When I lock my car over night my car alarm is set the next moring.. the remote will not unlock it.. but it will open the hatchback. So I crawl in thru the hatchback to get in the car. When I start th...

371 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
pchaney
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The Inside Vinyl Is Coming Loose On The Door Of My 2004 Vw Convertible Ever...

401 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)