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2006 Subaru Baja
Sport
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,270
23 listings nationwide

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2020 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,237

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Subaru Baja
Sport

This is the last year for this car-truck-tiny pickup, so there are few changes to the 2006 Subaru Baja. Meant for those wanting the cargo versatility of a truck, yet with car-like hand...

2020 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Subaru Baja
Sport
30
writes:
i have owned this vehicle for over 5 years its a great vehicle for throwing bikes in the back and even throwi...
145
2006 Subaru Baja SportReview:

Cant Say Nothing Wrong About This Vehicle — great car,cabin space a little tight for bigger guys,nice to get in start up and go go go,very depen...

110
2006 Subaru Baja SportReview:

Safe And Reliable — I loved everything about the car. It was reliable, and was even better after I put 4 new Michelin ti...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2020 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2006 Subaru Baja
Sport
2020 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
19 MPG
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
25 MPG
--
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 16.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
165 hp @ 5,600 RPM
165 hp @ 5,600 RPM
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
166 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
166 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
12:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.7 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.3 in 43.3 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 35.4 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,075 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,075 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 2,400 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,400 lbs --
Exterior
Length 193.3 in 182.1 in
Width 70.1 in 80.9 in
Height 65.1 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 105.1 in
Bed Length 41.5 in --

Available Options

2006 Subaru Baja
Sport
2020 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Alloy Wheel Package
  • Int & Ext Auto Dim Mirror W/HL & Approach Lighting
  • Popular Package #1
  • Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
  • Trailer Hitch

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