Volkswagen Golf 4 is a car which name has become a benchmark for many “classmates”.
Those who have got acquainted with the Golf 4, often become its big fans for many years.
Let’s take a close look at Golf 4 2004 model, evaluate its features and find out what problem the car has got!
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1. Golf 4 car: intro
Volkswagen Golf 4 2004 is an ultra-convenient car with the comfortable cabin. In addition to the basic versions, you can meet the four-wheel drive Syncro version.
Now, we can claim that Golf 4 is sold out in the whole world in a huge circulation. This is an extra proof that the car is decent and reliable, and a great selection of engines and body types is a great plus.
2. Volkswagen Golf 4 model 2004: what you will get
Design of the car is rather classical, in a way even strict. Even more: its design appearance has no that «fussy» elements, that can hurt your eye.
Golf’s cabin is also designed in classy style, but it is very functional – it just leaves you without any pretension to ergonomics. Even in the basic version, you can find the central locking, immobilizer, power door mirror and power window motor, front airbags, power steering and ABS.
3. Volkswagen Golf 4 2004 interior
Many 2004 model Golf cars are equipped with four airbags, air-conditioning and power door mirror and power windows motors, there are even versions with the leather interior, climate control, and servo front seats.
Depending on the configuration, the rear seatbacks can be folded either alone or partly in the ratio of 60/40. The car’s luggage compartment has a capacity of 330 liter, that is not much at the first glance, but even for today, it’s a reasonable capacity for the C-class vehicle.
4. Volkswagen Golf 4 2004 engines and performance
The engines lineup for the Golf 2004 model is quite rich: starting from the 75-powerful weak engine and ending at expressive 241-powerful Golf R32 engine – for those who are a good judge of the sport cars.
The most popular is 1.6-liter version of gasoline engine, also there are 1.4-liter and 2.0-liter options. The «supercharged» GTI modification has 1.8 l Turbo and 2.3 litre VR5 engines are quite rare, as well as the turbodiesel version. The atmospheric 1.8-liter VW and VR6 are the real exotics!
5. 2004 Golf 4 pros and cons
- Excellent 5-valve 1.8 L engine;
- Affordable price;
- Roomy and convenient cabin space;
- GTi is a decent alternative to Audi A3 Turbo;
- Smooth drive;
- Attractive appearance;
- Excellent handling.
- 6 L engine is not good enough;
- Steering wheel lacks feedback;
- The design is too angular for a modern car model.
6. 2004 Volkswagen Golf 4 Gti 1.8 t specs
7. Volkswagen Golf 4 Problems
There are no special problems with the car electronics: sometimes the rear wiper motor and windshield wiper trapezium mechanism fail. Also, sometimes there are little problems with the stop-lamp switch.
Also, you can face the problems with the climate-control and the central lock.
But the most popular weakness is the stabilizer bushings that usually serve 40,000 km on average.
And the last drop of poison in the honey is the hard switch-on of the first gear; more than that. As for the Golf 4 automatic gearbox – its all right.
8. Prices for the Volkswagen Golf 4 in Nigeria
If you are looking for the Golf 4 for sale, you should be ready to pay N600,000 – N800,000.
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