2003 Subaru Baja User Reviews

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Users ranked 2003 Subaru Baja against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2003 Subaru Baja AWDReview
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    35

    Baja — This is my second car. I love this car just like the subaru commercials. I would not want the car to be any different, except maybe a little faster. It is a tough little car, and does whatever I need it to without complaints.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Different, reliable, cool, safe, does what i want it to with good mileage

    Cons: kinda slow

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    2003 Subaru Baja SportReview
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    Fun To Drive, Speedy, Handles Well, And Its Uniqueness Makes People Gawk. — I love the performance of the car. While it's not as fast as other cars, it has good acceleration and handling. I didn't buy it when it was new, so I can't say anything about the braking. You could just as well buy aftermarket ceramic brakes and say it works like a charm. The build quality is poor because the driver's side door doesn't rest in the frame properly. I have troubles shutting the door sometimes. This was a manufacturing error and cannot be fixed, meaning that my car frosts up on the inside in the winter. My car has leather seating, which is very nice. Aside from that, it's no different interior-wise from a Subaru Legacy. The exterior styling is great, and the ladies love the pickup bed. Although gas mileage is dependent on your driving style, I get about 37 MPG. It's six years old, and I haven't had to replace anything on it yet. The car is very fun to drive. It corners well and has good acceleration. And like any truck, the wind tunnel pushes against the cab, giving you an extra boost of speed.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Uniqueness

    Cons: Driver's door manufactured wrong

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    2003 Subaru Baja SportReview
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    Baja, Best Car I've Owned —

    When I first say these cars I was not sure about the looks. Didn't give them much thought. I was set on getting a Toyota MR2. Then reality hit. What was I going to do with a 2-seater that didn't even have room for groceries! Suddenly I thought of the Baja. The more I looked the more I fell in love with it. Two test drives later, one with a standard shift base model and one with an automatic sport model. Later that afternoon I was an owner of a sporty silver number. Love it! Now there are drawbacks to the car but those drawbacks are evened out by some great advantages. The mileage is down a bit due top the all wheel drive, but when you are the only one making it up a steep hill in 8 inches of snow you forgive the 22 mpg city. (It will get a good 29-30 on an open highway trip.) The bed may be too small for some but having a full back seat that can fit adults is a very nice feature. Great fold down backseat and bed pass thru and bed extender makes up enough of the room. I would classify this car as the perfect suburban pick-up. Not the quickest off the line but the flat 4 engine has plenty of go once you get it up to highway speed. Solid and steady acceleration.

    Pros: Usefulness, AWD, Looks

    Cons: fuel economy, occasional squeak

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    2003 Subaru Baja AWDReview
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    Its Yellow — great handling fun car

    Pros: all wheel drive handling and that

    Cons: auto bright yellow= cop magnet

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    2003 Subaru Baja SportReview
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    Fun Handy Car — 14. Bought in 2003. A 2003 Subaru Baja, red/silver, 2.5L, 4-speed auto. I bought the truck new from Annapolis Subaru for the 4WD. It was a nice utility vehicle, good in the snow, good for small amounts of hauling. My son drove it for about a year before he got his Dodge Challenger.

    Pros: Fun handy car

    Cons: none

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2006 Subaru Baja Reviews

    Cant Say Nothing Wrong About This Vehicle By gdavie

    great car,cabin space a little tight for bigger guys,nice to get in start up and go go go,very dependable,good on gas,if you own a subby you will always be a loyal subbt owner for ever Read More

    Unique ! By awesondeal

    The enhancements I have added have made this Baja unique and more enjoyable to Drive. The added engine Power Package was installed professionally and has improved The sound, horsepower and torque capa... Read More

    2005 Subaru Baja Reviews

    Subaru Should Start Making Baja Again They Are Very Hard To Find. By migration_winnee

    very stylish very comfy to me.i have had cars all my life this car surprises me I love it so much that I need to dress it up I will call this car the bird once it gets up to speed that,s it. Read More

    The Best Car I Have Ever Owned! By 60SLE2

    I like everything about this car/truck except that it is a turbo and not very economical to drive. I would prefer a Toyota Corolla because I have no need for a truck and the Corolla is smaller and has... Read More

    2004 Subaru Baja Reviews

    One's Greatest Ability Is Dependability, This Car Epitomizes That. By Allenaa

    Great car with great looks, as usual Subaru quality with Subaru performance, built in the USA. Gas mileage is fair 28 MPG HWY 21 City. Turbo charged engine provide the power when you need it with good... Read More

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