2004 Volkswagen GTI

2004 Volkswagen GTI Prices
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2004 Volkswagen GTI Fuel Economy
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2004 Volkswagen GTI Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Water Pump and the Engine Vacuum Hoses, and periodic problems are failures of the Oil Pan Seal, Radiator Cooling Fan, In-Tank Fuel Pump and the Cam Adjuster Seals. Failure of the In-Tank Fuel Pump applies to the (diesel engine with in-tank pump type fuel system) only. The cost to repair the Water Pump is estimated at $120.00 (gasoline) or $115.00 (diesel) for parts and $195.00 (gasoline) or $247.00 (diesel) for labor. The cost to repair the Engine Vacuum Hoses is estimated at $25.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Oil Pan is estimated at $280.00 for parts and $260.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Radiator Cooling Fan is estimated at $235.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to repair the In-Tank Fuel Pump is estimated at $350.00 for parts and $84.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Cam Adjuster Seals is estimated at $80.00 for parts and $195.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

5 out of 5 5 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2004 2005
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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