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 Date: September 01, 2003 00:09
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda PR
 Credibility Rating: 10


For the 2004 model year, there are few significant changes to the existing Honda lineup. The S2000 receives the most attention this year, with a 10% larger motor, various chassis tweaks, and subtle styling changes. All Civic models get refreshed styling and the Civic Si benefits from standard 16" wheels. Changes to other models are generally limited to trim details.

?Accord Coupe
Enhancements to the 2004 Accord Coupe include:
  • EX-L and EX V-6 add XM Satellite Radio as standard equipment
  • New Independent dual A/C with GPS locating feature to compensate for direction of sun and solar loading on vehicles equipped with Honda Navigation system
  • Available side curtain airbags added to EX 4-cylinder models
  • Deep Green Pearl exterior color replaces Noble Green Pearl
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Accord Sedan

Enhancements to the 2004 Accord Sedan include:

  • EX-L and EX V-6 add XM Satellite Radio as standard equipment
  • New Independent dual A/C with GPS locating feature to compensate for direction of sun and solar loading on vehicles equipped with Honda Navigation system
  • PZEV (4-cylinder AT) models supplied to Northeastern states.
  • Deep Green Pearl exterior color replaces Noble Green Pearl
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Civic Coupe
Enhancements to the 2004 Civic Coupe include:
  • New exterior styling including restyled front and rear bumpers, hood, headlights and grille
  • New Value Package (VP) available in manual and automatic transmissions with air conditioner, CD player and center console with armrest and storage
  • 15" wheel with wheel covers replaces 14" wheel on LX
  • New alloy wheel design for EX
  • Keyless entry standard on LX
  • Improved audio speakers
  • Floor mats standard on LX and EX
  • Enhanced sound dampening
  • Magnesium Metallic and Fiji Blue Pearl exterior colors added.
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Civic Sedan
Enhancements to the 2004 Civic Sedan include:
  • New exterior styling including restyled front and rear bumpers, hood, headlights and grille
  • New Value Package (VP) available for DX with manual transmission includes air conditioner, CD player and center console with armrest and storage
  • New Value Package (VP) available with automatic transmission includes air conditioner, CD player and center console with armrest and storage
  • EX models add 15" alloy wheels as standard equipment
  • 15" wheel with wheel covers replaces 14" wheel on LX
  • Keyless entry standard on LX
  • Improved audio speakers
  • Floor mats standard on LX and EX
  • Enhanced sound dampening
  • New Magnesium Metallic exterior color with Ivory interior
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Civic Hybrid
Enhancements to the 2004 Civic Hybrid include:
  • New exterior styling including restyled front and rear bumpers, hood, headlights and grille
  • New console with armrest and storage
  • Rear adjustable headrests added
  • Manual driver seat height adjustment added
  • New seat fabric pattern
  • Improved audio speakers
  • Standard floor mats
  • Magnesium Metallic exterior color added
  • Ivory Interior Replaces Beige
  • Gray interior added
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Civic GX
Enhancements to the 2004 Civic GX include:
  • New exterior styling including restyled front and rear bumpers, hood, headlights and grille
  • Home refueling added
  • New console with armrest and storage added
  • Standard keyless entry added
  • Improved front speakers
  • Standard floor mats added
  • Shoreline Mist Metallic and Eternal Blue Pearl exterior colors added
?Civic Si
Enhancements to the 2004 Civic Si include:
  • 16" wheels replace 15" wheels
  • New silver trim on instrument panel and door
  • New headlight and taillight designs
  • New side sill garnish
?CR-V
Enhancements to the 2004 CR-V include:
  • Front passenger power door lock switch added
  • Enhanced Saddle interior color
?Element
Enhancements to the 2004 Element include:
  • Passenger seat armrest added to EX
  • Keyless entry added to EX
  • Bungee cords added to driver-side front and rear seat backs
  • Fiji Blue Pearl exterior color replaces Eternal Blue Pearl
?Insight
Enhancements to the 2004 Insight include:
  • CD Player with four speakers standard
  • Interior seat color changes from gray to beige
  • Fuel Consumption meter color change from green to red
  • Navy Blue Pearl exterior color replaces Monte Carlo Blue Pearl
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added
?Odyssey
Enhancements to the 2004 Odyssey include:
  • Evergreen Pearl exterior color discontinued
  • Redrock Pearl exterior color receives Saddle interior (instead of Gray)
  • Honda Navigation system receives improved database (EX-L models)
?Pilot
Enhancements to the 2004 Pilot include:
  • EX-L heated seats standard
  • EX-L heated side mirrors added
  • 2nd row walk-in capability to 3rd row improved
  • Honda Navigation system receives improved database (EX-L models)
  • Evergreen Pearl exterior color replaced by Nighthawk Black Metallic (Saddle interior)
  • Midnight Blue Metallic exterior color (with Gray interior) replaces Havasu Blue Metallic
  • Redrock Pearl exterior color receives Saddle interior (instead of Gray)
?S2000
Enhancements to the 2004 S2000 include:
  • New 2.2-liter engine for improved power delivery
  • 240 horsepower @ 7700 rpm and 161 lb-ft. @ 6500 rpm replaces 240hp @ 8300 rpm and 153 lb-ft. @ 7500 rpm
  • New 17-inch wheels and tires replace 16-inch
  • Revised suspension tuning
  • Revised transmission gearing
  • Enhanced aerodynamic front bumper design
  • New rear bumper design
  • New, larger and restyled dual tailpipes
  • Freshened interior design with improved shoulder and elbow room
  • Improved console with two cup holders and storage tray
  • New three-lamp headlight and three-lamp LED taillight designs
  • Formula Red Pearl exterior color receives red/black interior
  • Rio Yello Pearl exterior color replaces Spa Yello Pearl
  • Seat Belt Reminder System added

Last edited by JeffX on September 18, 2003 19:17

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