• (4.8) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $7,392$23,148
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 280-hp, 3.9-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
  • Seats: 2
2004 Ford Thunderbird

Our Take on the 2004 Ford Thunderbird

Ford created a flurry of excitement when the revived Thunderbird appeared as a 2002 model. Though it is fully modern underneath, the redesigned model was a throwback to the original two-passenger T-Bird of 1955 – 1957.The wheels have been restyled and a universal garage-door opener is now s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Construction quality
  • Rear visibility
  • Ride comfort
  • Two-passenger capacity

Notable Features

  • Styling blends the past and present
  • 280-hp V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • SelectShift transmission option
  • Available removable hardtop with porthole windows

2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

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by WT Pooh from Eugene, OR on November 19, 2010

Ford offered the retro '55s for only 4 years starting with 2002. Unfortunately they were priced at $40K as opposed to the $25K price Ford estimated. At that price, they were not competitive with the B... Read Full Review

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2004 Ford Thunderbird Safety Ratings

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