Best Bet
  • (4.1) 38 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,849$9,213
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-26
  • Engine: 170-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
2004 Audi A4

Our Take on the 2004 Audi A4

Our Take

Volkswagen’s luxury division redesigned its compact, entry-level A4 sedan and A4 Avant wagon for 2002 and made an innovative multitronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) available. The power passenger seat has been deleted from the 3.0 FrontTrak sedan for the 2004 model year. The A... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rough surfaces
  • Snug interior
  • Engine noise in turbo form
  • Four-passenger capacity in Cabriolet
  • Cryptic radio controls in Cabriolet

Notable Features

  • Two engine choices
  • CVT
  • Standard six-speed manual
  • Premium amenities
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • Easy-operating power top on Cabriolet


Consumer Reviews


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2004 A4

by car0397 from Oklahoma on March 20, 2010

Have enjoyed this car with no problems. This is the 4th Audi for me. Started with 90CS which had air compressor problems, then A6 with no problems, now A8 with no problems and this A4. Hope to purchas... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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