Compare 2005 Subaru Baja (Natl) vs 2005 Toyota Highlander

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 4-Cyl
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,557
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,345
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$372 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.5 104.7
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 39.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 67.9
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.7 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
193.3 184.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
49.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 80.6
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 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.94 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
145/80R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3480 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 1.69
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 160 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.12
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Baja (Natl) Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
HD Raised Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
HD Raised Dual-Link

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