Subaru Baja Models and Baja History

Introduced in 2003, the Baja was a beefed up version of the Outback that featured an open cargo bed. In 2004, a turbocharged model was added to the lineup, offering 210 horsepower. Subaru also updated the suspension, with a new ground clearance of 8.2”. A 12-volt power outlet, net pocket and prewired rally lights were added as standard features in 2005. The Baja would cruise into 2006 unchanged.

New and Used Baja Prices, Subaru Baja Model Years and History

A unique blend of a sedan and a truck, the 2006 Subaru Baja has four doors, four passengers, and has a truck bed on the back for added utility.
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 5 / 5
Overall Performance
 3 / 5
Overall Dependability
 3 / 5
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A cross between a wagon and a truck, the 2005 Subaru Baja is a four-door that seats five-passengers and has plenty of room in the rear truck bed for cargo.
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The 2004 Subaru Baja is a unique blend between a pickup truck and a wagon with room for four on the inside and an open rear bed in the back.
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A modern update on the classic Subaru Brat, the all-new 2003 Subaru Baja is a four-door mash-up of a car and a pickup truck.
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J.D. Power Rating Legend
Among the Best
5 / 5
Better than Most
4 / 5
About Average
3 / 5
The Rest
2 / 5

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