Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe Pricing


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2004 Pontiac Vibe

2004 Highlights

All-season tires are now included with the 17-inch aluminum wheels, and XM radio is now available as part of the "Moon and Tunes" package. A dealer-installed supercharger will be available for the base engine starting later in the model year.


Pros

  • Comfortable ride, unique features, roomy backseat, versatile cargo area, good gas mileage.

Cons

  • All-wheel-drive version is sluggish, Toyota's version is likely to have better resale value.

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Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe for Sale

Pontiac Vibe 2004 Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M) Neptune Graphite189,459 miles
Used 2004Pontiac VibeBase
List:Not Listed
Pontiac Vibe 2004 Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M) Shadow Slate115,618 miles
Used 2004Pontiac VibeBase
List:$5,287
Est.Loan: $108/mo
Pontiac Vibe 2004 GT Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M) Fusion Orange Metallic 126,041 miles
Used 2004Pontiac VibeGT
List:$4,990
Est.Loan: $102/mo

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Features & Specs

Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M)AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 4A)GT Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
MPG282525
Seating555
Transmission5-speed manual4-speed automatic6-speed manual
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower130 hp @ 6000 rpm123 hp @ 6000 rpm173 hp @ 7600 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

Top Consumer Reviews

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Vanessa, my vivacious Vibe
I have had this car for 5 years now. Bought it used with 40,000 miles on it, and it now as 204,000 and still drives like it always has! I used it to commute to and from college (approx. 1-1.5hr highway) for 2 years, took it from PA to FL once, and PA to NC probably 30 times. I'm a big traveler, and this car is great in all situations. First let me start by saying the AWD is unbeatable. I've driven trucks and SUV's that handle worse in the snow than this little beast. I used to live up in a mountainous area, where we always got at least 6 more inches of snow than the surrounding areas, and it does just fine going up and down steep hills in the snow, and yes, even ice. I am an avid snowboarder, so not only does it have ample room in the back with the wagon-like set up and the seats folding down for all of me and my friends' gear, but any time a snowstorm is coming in we PREFER to take my vehicle out just because its capability and reliability in a snowstorm situation. I've driven this on Interstate 80 through a PA snowstorm up in the Poconos with 10inches of snow (at least) on the highway and never had any trouble or loss of traction (keep in mind, some good all-season tires are worth their weight in $ too!). As far as non-inclement weather trips go, I average about 33mpg on highway trips, with a record of 39mpg over 500miles. Not bad for this car! City is like they rate it for, right around 26-28mpg. On our trip to Florida for spring break one year, my friends and I used the handy little 115v two-prong outlet in the front to run an Xbox to keep us busy and entertained on our trip down! It has neat little features like that. I have also moved a series of 5 times, and filled that car up to the brim. The seats fold down in the back (and the passenger), and they actually fold FLAT, and have a hard back so it's almost like having a mini truck. This has been useful soooooo many times, and the interior holds up to this abuse. Nothing is damaged save for a few minor scratches on "the bed liner", and the seats are suuupper comfy even for a guy like me (im 6'2"). Being a childish college student, I have not always driven this car easy as well. One of my favorite things to do with it back in the day would be reverse donuts in a wet or snow-filled empty parking lot (not recommended). That kind of beating would wear on most cars, but I've never had any issues with the transmission or engine or anything for that matter. That being said, I love this car, and I have always been very meticulous with the maintenance. The manual recommends an oil change every 4-6,000 miles. I change it every 3. I rotate the tires and check the fluid levels. They say with Toyotas, as long as you keep up with the maintenance, the car will last you forever. I can attest to this! (being that it is the sister car of the toyota matrix). The toyota transmission has handled hill after hill and beating after beating with no trouble. Still shifts like the day I got it. smooooottthhh. I wish I owned the GT so I had a little more acceleration, but it still does great in high traffic, high speed, merging situations. My only complaint, and I have seen this in a toyota matrix, is the gear lights next to the shifter had gone out and that some idiot biker ran into my passenger door and left a little dent. If you're looking into this car and want something reliable, useful, and long-lasting, look no further. Do yourself a favor and pick one up for super cheap.
Unbreakable
I bought this car 4 years ago with 20,000 miles on it and it is up to about 110,000. So far the only failures were a belt tensioner ($100 fix) and two of the digital display lights in the radio went out. The car runs like the day I bought it. Mechanically, it seems indestructible. The body and paint are both solid too. I tend to neglect the body and on the rare occasion I wash and polish it, it always looks like it great. Not only is it well built, but it is very comfortable. With some years on the Vibe name now, more and more reviews are from people with 200k+ miles and I hope to be one of them. When the day comes to replace this, I only hope its twin, the Toyota Matrix, is still around.
Audi to Vibe
Traded an Audi Quattro for this 2004 Vibe, best trade I've ever made. The Audi was a well built vehicle, but not reliable and expensive to repair, and there were lots of repairs. The Vibe is reliable, excellent gas mileage, easy to drive and half the cost of the Audi. Will be getting another Vibe soon.
Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe Overview

The Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe is offered in the following submodels: Wagon. Available styles include Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M), AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 4A), and GT Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M). Pre-owned Pontiac Vibe models are available with a 1.8 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 173 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe comes with front wheel drive, all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic, 6-speed manual. The Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What's a good price on a Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe?

Price comparisons for Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe trim styles:

  • The Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe Base is priced between $5,287 and $5,287 with odometer readings between 115618 and 115618 miles.
  • The Used 2004 Pontiac Vibe GT is priced between $4,990 and $4,990 with odometer readings between 126041 and 126041 miles.

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