(4.8) 6 reviews
MSRP: $26,460$65,620
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 500-hp, 8.3-liter V-10 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
Seats: 2
2004 Dodge Viper

Our Take on the 2004 Dodge Viper

Our Take

A new, hotter-than-ever edition of Dodge’s supercar went on sale as a 2003 model. It still promises “raw performance,” but the current model is lighter and faster. The Viper SRT-10 represents “obscene performance, outrageous design and ultimate driver enjoyment,” sai... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Price
  • Ride comfort
  • Cargo space
  • Noisy cockpit

Notable Features

  • 500-hp V-10
  • Six-speed manual
  • Startling styling
  • True convertible body style
  • 19-inch rear tires on 13-inch wide wheels


Our Expert Reviews

Viper Is pure, raw power Nobody in the world makes a sports car like the 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10 -- a venom-packed wonder with a slinky shape, a thundering 500-horsepower V-10 and a wicked exhaust note. At least, that's what Paul says about one of the most polarizing vehicles we've tested this year. Anita is happy that there are now adjustable pedals on the Viper, but litt... Read full review for the 2004 Dodge Viper

Consumer Reviews


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License to fly

by Mikee from Dallas on March 26, 2013

I've owned BMW's, Porsche, Corvettes and one used Ferrari. Nothing has the potential this car has. I did add two layers of Dyna Mat Extreme to the entire interior to cool it down and reduce the noise,... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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