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2004 Subaru Baja
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4-Door Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 21 27 $19,982 $21,995
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $20,704 $22,795
4-Door Manual Turbo 18 24 $21,779 $23,995
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $22,681 $24,995
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $23,849 $26,295
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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,391 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS 19 25 $18,929 $20,400
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS 18 23 $20,431 $22,050
4-Door 103" WB XLT 19 25 $20,981 $22,655
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT 18 23 $22,482 $24,305
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $22,764 $24,615
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $24,243 $26,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,982
$17,391
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 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 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.5 133.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 39.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 69.1
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.7 60
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
193.3 173
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 41.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 33.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
49.0 - TBD -
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 - 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.2 40.8
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 10.9 x .5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
145/80R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 100
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 3019
Wheels
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 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 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 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 99B
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
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 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
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 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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