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2004 Volkswagen Golf
2004 Volkswagen Golf
Available Price Range $2,030-$7,350 Trims5 Combined MPG 27-42 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Volkswagen Golf

Our Take

Structurally related to the four-door Jetta, Volkswagen’s front-wheel-drive Golf hatchback comes with two or four doors. The automaker also produces a performance-oriented companion called the GTI coupe. Both were last redesigned for the 1999 model year.A new version of Volkswagen’s 1.9... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Seat adjustments
  • Difficult entry and exit in two-door model

Notable Features

  • Two- or four-door hatchback
  • Gasoline and diesel engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Related to sporty GTI model
  • European heritage
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Consumer Reviews


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Best of (Almost) All Worlds

by VW Guy from Indianapolis, IN on February 14, 2011

The Golf TDI is almost the perfect vehicle! It looks cool, handles awesome AND gets great gas mileage. I drove a Prius and it was comfortable but it could not touch the Golf. It does get superior fuel... Read Full Review

5 Trims 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.


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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