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2005 Subaru Baja (Natl)
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4-Door Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 21 27 $20,557 $22,345
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,287 $23,145
4-Door Manual Turbo 19 25 $22,374 $24,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $23,285 $25,345
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $25,010 $27,245
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4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS Value 24 29 $18,097 $19,425
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLS 22 25 $18,684 $20,070
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS Value 22 26 $19,689 $21,175
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLS 19 22 $20,277 $21,820
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L XLT 22 25 $20,927 $22,535
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT 20 25 $21,705 $23,390
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L XLT Sport 20 25 $22,429 $24,185
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD XLT 19 22 $22,520 $24,285
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L Limited 20 25 $23,060 $24,880
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT 18 22 $23,297 $25,140
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 18 22 $24,021 $25,935
4-Door 103" WB 3.0L 4WD Limited 18 22 $24,653 $26,630
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $24,835 $26,830
4-Door 103" WB 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,314 $28,455
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,557
$18,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,345
$19,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$372 / month
$324 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.5 99.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 39.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 41.0
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 69.7
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.7 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 34.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
193.3 174.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.2 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 29.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
49.0 52.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.0 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.94 10.94 x .50
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 17.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
145/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3480 3183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 17 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 5.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 550
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99Z
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.3L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 153 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 2.93
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Baja (Natl) Ford Escape
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
HD Raised MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
HD Raised Multi-link

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