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Used Subaru Baja

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Consumer Reviews

Great mini truck

By on Friday, May 13, 2011

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

"It's a great little truck that gets way better gas mileage then a larger size truck. It's basically a four sedan with a bed instead of a trunk. The only negative I have is it has no pickup. Quite sluggish of the line compared to it's counter part the Outback. Perhaps if I would have invested in the Turbo edition I could have avoided this."

8 people out of 8 found this review helpful

fun versatile & peppy

By on Wednesday, April 09, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

"We have had our 2006 Baja (Turbo) for almost 2 yrs now and absolutely LOVE it! It is extremely versatile with the 4 passenger seating and pick up bed for hauling stuff. Kids love the back seat with the center storage and cup holders. So far, only maintenance has been oil changes. Gas mileage is average at best, but the Turbo is worth it - I never worry about getting up to speed when pulling into traffic - this lil' truck really scoots! The handling is fantastic, hugs the curves and feels very sporty. Subaru really needs to bring this model back and actually advertise it, for I can't believe how many strangers stop me and ask about it saying they are going to go look for one. I get comments weekly on what a cute or neat little car/truck I have, and then ask, "what is it?" They are crushed when I tell them they will have to look in the used car section because 2006 was the last year of production. I hope this vehicle lasts a very long time since we can't replace it with the same! Would DEFINITELY purchase again if it were available - if it proves to be as reliable as other reviews have indicated, we will be looking at Subaru for future car needs! Only reason for the 4 star on comfort: My husband is 6'6", and although he can drive it no problem (power seat all the way back and all the way down, with the back slightly reclined), we opt not to take this vehicle on long trips, for it becomes too cramped for him... and the passenger seat starts to feel a bit 'truck like' on long trips and can only be (manually) adjusted front/back and not up/down. Also, when he is driving, only smaller children are comfortable in the seat behind the driver. Overall, this is a fantastic vehicle that I would recommend to anyone!"

8 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Love this car!

By on Saturday, August 09, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 270,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Super handling and reliability."

Cons: "Seats become uncomfortable on long drives."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I've driven this car for 240,000 miles and have been very pleased by it. Reliablility is great and its ability to handle snow, ice, rain, and mud is fantastic. If I were to request any changes I would ask for more comfortable seating and a lower 1st gear. Subaru made this model only four years and should consider another run."

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful