2004 Audi A4 Overview

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2004 Audi A4 Overview

Family car or personal status symbol, the Audi A4 is Audi's most economically-oriented model, offering a precision driving experience with high-end comfort and elegance inside. And whatever your purpose, the A4 has a model to suit you -- from practical family wagon, to a more classic four-door sedan, or the let-your-hair down-because-it's-the-weekend convertible.

Finally, AWD is available in all A4s in 2004, as the Cabriolet gets a quattro version. Also new in the 2004 Audi A4 are standard tire pressure monitors in all trims. The 1.8T receives an upgrade to 16-inch wheels and you have the option of a 6-speed manual. That means all A4s offer standard 5-speed manual, and optional 6-speed manual or Tiptronic auto. The CVT, continuously variable transmission, is offered in only front-wheel drive A4s and not the quattro.

The starter A4 is the budget-minded 1.8-liter, 170-hp Turbo, available as either a sedan, wagon, or convertible. Though a lot less expensive than the 3.0-liter, 220-hp V6 models, it offers comparable standard features, such as dual climate control, power windows and locks, fog lights, keyless entry, and cruise control. Leather seats, power sunroof, and power adjustable front seats are options, but one complaint about Audi is that adding options or engine upgrades is expensive. All 2004 A4s feature front and side airbags, ABS brakes,and traction control, and Audi always gets rated highly for safety.

The 2004 A4 is a great sturdy family car, loved for its confident steering and handling and the quattro's surefire ability in snow or on rough roads. Most drivers suggest getting a quattro, and to always get a manual transmission. Inside, owners love the comfort and interior layout and all the standard features. The CVT auto tran is considered smooth once you get the hang of it. Drawbacks to the Audi A4 include a rear blind spot caused by the rear headrests, faulty cupholders, a sometimes suspect electrical system, wind noise, and an underpowered 1.8T. And unfortunately, expensive parts and unhelpful Audi staff also seem to be a trademark of Audi.

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    Cesi831
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    Car Won't Start

    I have an Audi A4 1.8T, 2004 I just started having issues with it it won't start I turn the key and stays on for a few seconds then shuts off the radio stays on and the battery icon on the display...

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    wferris731
    5

    Mass Air Concern

    looking for help, 2004 a4 1.8l, po103, replacedass air sensor, got p0102, put old sensor back got p0103 back, bad sensor, ordered another one, put it in ran great until next day start stall start st...

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    justinvowles4111
    70

    Audi Will Not Start, Wont Even Crank, Is It The Starter? Or Something Else

    when turning to the on position everything lights up but the car wont even try to crank. I dont think its the battery because the head lights still work, i dont know what else it would be besides som...

    6,361 views with 11 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Mizzoa4b6
    0

    04 A4 Having Electrical Issues.... Won't Start When Cold And Prnd Flashing?...

    Car will not start when prnd flashing, sometimes would take 20-30 mins of turning key off and on constantly to start. Once its warm it usually fires on the first time. The problem went away for a wh...

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    Christoph Spinks
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    Taillight Assembly

    Can a 04 convertible audi taillight fit a 04 audi sedan

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