hamburger icon

2004 Volkswagen GTI

Expert Rating
Unavailable

Our expert ratings are based on seven comprehensive criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value.

You can interpret our ratings in the following way:

: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

Select a Trim
Select a Trim
2004 1.8T 2dr Hatchback
most popular
Price:   -  From $19,250
2004 VR6 2dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $22,070

Overview

The GTI is available as a two-door hatchback only; it's powered by either a 180-hp turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, or a 200-hp 2.8-liter VR6. The 1.8T is standard with a five-speed manual transmission while a five-speed automatic with Tiptronic is optional. The only transmission choice for the VR6 is a six-speed manual. An extensive list of standard equipment includes features such as well-bolstered cloth sport seats, eight speaker sound system, alloy wheels, sport suspension, power windows, doors and locks, keyless entry, leather steering wheel and shift knob, air conditioning and cruise control. The VR6 model includes a few more standard features such as a multi-function trip computer, chrome exhaust tips and 17-inch alloy wheels; while also offering some options like electronic climate control, self-dimming rearview mirror, rain sensing wipers and ambient interior lighting that are unique to the VR6. Safety features include six airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction control, front safety belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, anti-intrusion side door beams, and a steering wheel which is deformable/collapsible upon impact. Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) with brake assist is standard on the VR6 and optional on the 1.8T.For 2004, the GTI receives new wheel designs, new engine cover designs and aero windshield wipers.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.8L I-4 / 180 HP / 173 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 5-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
24 / 31 / 27 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.8L I-4 / 180 HP / 173 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
24 / 31 / 27 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Steel
Fuel Tank
14.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$55
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
41.8 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
88 Cu.ft. / 85 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
164.9 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Front Headroom
38.6 " / 37.4 "
Rear Headroom
37.4 " / 36.5 "
Front Legroom
41.5 "
Rear Legroom
33.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.7 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,934 Lbs. / 3,051 Lbs.
Wheel Base
99 "
Turning Radius
17.9 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Silver Aluminum / 17.0 "
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Body-colored / Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel / Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Premium Cloth / Leather
Front Seat Type
Sport Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Armrests
6-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Premium Am/fm, Seek-scan
Speakers
8 / 8 Performance / 8 Monsoon
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer Iii
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
144 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

Used 2004 Volkswagen GTI for Sale

Other Volkswagen GTI Listings

We have expanded the search to include other Volkswagen GTI years that you might be interested in.

Volkswagen
2.0T S
Color: Gray
Mileage

22,243 mi

Map location icon

Hunter Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM (54 mi)

Phone: (661) 622-4951
Volkswagen
C
Color: Gray
Price

$24,197

Mileage

22,451 mi

Map location icon

Hyundai of Escondido (94 mi)

Phone: (442) 777-5924
Volkswagen
2.0T SE
Color: Black
Price

$31,700

Mileage

31,911 mi

Map location icon

Pacific Volkswagen (3 mi)

Phone: (424) 459-7973
Volkswagen
2.0T SE 4-Door
Color: Black
Price

$13,750

Mileage

95,044 mi

Map location icon

Austra Motors (4 mi)

Phone: (310) 973-0409
See All Used Car Listings

Insider Information

We have information you must know before you buy the GTI. We want to send it to you, along with other pricing insights.

Sign Me Up

I agree to receive emails from CarsDirect. I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time. We will not spam you, and will never sell your email. Privacy Policy.

Thank you. You are now subscribed to our Pricing Insider updates.