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2005 Subaru Baja SportReview
Doug writes:
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Subaru Baja Sport, Utility In Style — Build quality and reliability are great. No issues and odometer reads 123K+. It isn't a turbo and acceleration is sluggish, but it will get you up to speed on the interstate ramp. Feels solid at all speeds I have driven it at. Obviously it has great utility. I have hauled a 16' garage door on top and sheet rock in the back. It doesn't have a 4'x8' bed, but is good for most casual hauling. Where it really shines is in bad weather. Short of black ice it hangs onto the road like a squirrel on a tree in a breeze. Absolutely AWESOME when the weather is pushing everyone else off the road.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Utility, All-weather performance

Cons: sluggish acceleration

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2005 Subaru Baja SportReview
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Buru Baja — Very versitle. Not recommended for more than two people on long trips. Only seats 4 (back seat has a console as well). Bed hauls more than you would expect. I got a soft car topper to put in the bed for long trips for luggage. Car would fishtail easy.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Versitle

Cons: Handling

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2005 Subaru Baja TurboReview
damperdon writes:
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This Little P/u Hauls A** —

When we decided to go test drive one, I was very sceptical. Owning a Dodge Hemi p/u and looking to trade in a V-8 Ford Explorer, we were no strangers to speed. We got in, and the sales rep told us "go check it out" and went backin the building. Needless to say, once we were far enough down the road from the dealer we let the right foot do the talking. I was taken aback at the rate of accelleration. The fit the finish, the solid sounding door and tailgate, all felt like a very well built machine. I have always wanted all wheel drive (living in Houston TX, possibly the 3rd rainiest place on earth) it seemed like a good time to jump in and give Subauru a go. 2 years and 29K miles later, my wife has no qualms about telling me she still loves her Baja, and is in no mood to give it up. I was so impressed with Subaru, their dealer, there service et.al. I bought a used Legacy wagon (non turbo) for my daily driver. As I drive 100 miles a day just back and fort to work, it is much easier on the pocket book than the Big Dawg Hemi Dodge (but I still have it for days when I feel the need for speed).

Owner for 2 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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2005 Subaru Baja Sport Review
Guru9LS9Q1 says:
Did everything. Took 9% grades uphill and down, through snow and ice traffic and long hauls. Cool to drive (“ what kinda car is that?”)
vs2006 Subaru Baja
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Would Buy Ranked 2006 Subaru Baja better.
"Just because it’s slightly newer. Wish I hadn’t sold My 2005!"
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2005 Subaru Baja Review
Howie says:
I love the style, power and handling of my Baja Turbo
vs2006 Honda Ridgeline
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vs2006 Toyota 4Runner
2005 Subaru Baja winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
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  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
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  • Would Buy
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2006 Subaru Baja Reviews

Review By Guru9LRBTJ

Part 4 door station wagon and grocery getter,...with all wheel drive , what more could a small mid size vehicle offer ? Read More

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

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

2003 Subaru Baja Reviews

Review By 1983GuruS

This car is a excellent Deal! This type of vehicle doesnt appeal to everyone. Its hard to compare it to anything now on the market. Read More

Review By Joyce

I love this Baja and would LOVE to find one I could afford here in CA Read More

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