• (4.1) 25 reviews
  • MSRP: $47$6,367
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 24-28
  • Engine: 200-hp, 2.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Dodge Stratus

Our Take on the 2004 Dodge Stratus

Dodge’s midsize Stratus sedans get a restyled front end that includes a monochromatic grille for the sporty R/T (road/track) edition for the 2004 model year. The lineup also includes SE and ES sedans, as well as a value-priced SXT version. Audio controls on the sedan steering wheels are no... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Manual-gearbox operation in R/T
  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Side-impact crash-test rating in sedan
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Manual gearbox available for coupe
  • Mild face-lift for sedan
  • Optional side-curtain airbags for sedan

2004 Dodge Stratus Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

The technical term is mid-cycle freshening. That means with the next-generation Stratus not due to arrive until the 2006 model year, it's time for Dodge to use cosmetics to touch up age marks on the old model. And that means new front fascia and grille treatment as well as some equipment upgrades to make Stratus a bit more appealing as it awaits eventual replacement. We tested the &apo... Read full review for the 2004 Dodge Stratus

Consumer Reviews


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Very nice car

by Mike from Memphis, MI on September 15, 2010

I've had this car (the coupe r/t) for a couple years now, and has almost never let me down. Seems to be a very reliable car. Full of style and performance. My only complaint is it's hard to get to the... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Dodge Stratus Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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

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