2006 Subaru Baja

below average
161,283 miles
23,971 Miles
above average

Vehicle Details

Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
Exterior Color: Blue
City: Spokane
State: WA
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Vehicle Description

All prices shown are CASH prices or On Approved Tier 1 Credit (720 fico an above).Prices subjet to change without notice and do not include Title,​License,​Registration Fees,​State or Local Taxes or Processing Fees,​if any.Pleace contact seller first for vehicle availability.Although every effort is made to present accurate andreliable information,​use of this information is voluntary,​and should only bedeemed reliable after an independent review of its accuracy,​completeness,​and time liness.it is the sole responsibility of the customer to verify the existence of options,​accessories and the vehicle condition before time of sale. any and all differences must be addressed prior to time of sale.
Front air conditioning,​Front air conditioning zones - single,​Airbag deactivation - occupant sensing passenger,​Front airbags - dual,​Side airbags - front,​Side curtain airbags - front rear,​Antenna type - mast,​Auxiliary audio input - USB jack,​Radio - AM/FM,​Speed sensitive volume control,​Total speakers - 6,​ABS - 4-wheel,​Brake drying,​Braking assist,​Electronic brakeforce distribution,​Front brake diameter - 13.2,​Front brake type - ventilated disc,​Front brake width - 1.1,​Power brakes,​Rear brake diameter - 13.8,​Rear brake type - ventilated disc,​Rear brake width - 0.87,​Armrests - front center,​Floor material - rubber/vinyl,​Steering wheel trim - urethane,​Assist handle - front rear,​Cruise control,​Cupholders - front rear,​One-touch windows - 2,​Power outlet(s) - 12V,​Power steering,​Power windows - lockout button,​Rearview mirror - manual day/night,​Retained accessory power,​Steering wheel - tilt,​Steering wheel mounted controls - cruise control,​Storage - door pockets under rear seats,​Sun visors,​Axle ratio - 3.21,​Alternator - 160 amps,​Auxiliary engine cooler,​Battery - maintenance-free,​Battery rating - 730 CCA,​Emissions - 50 state,​Active grille shutters,​Door handle color - black,​Front bumper color - black,​Grille color - black,​Mirror color - black,​Pickup bed light,​Pickup bed liner - spray-on,​Rear bumper color - black,​Tailgate - removable,​Window trim - black,​Infotainment screen size - 3 in.,​Clock,​Digital odometer,​Engine hour meter,​Gauge - tachometer,​Instrument cluster screen size - 3.5 in.,​Multi-function display,​Warnings and reminders - low fuel level low oil level maintenance due tire fill alert,​Headlights - auto delay off auto on/off halogen quad headlights,​Side mirror adjustments - manual folding power,​Side mirrors - heated,​Body side reinforcements - side impact door beams,​Child safety door locks,​Child seat anchors - LATCH system,​Crumple zones - front,​Energy absorbing steering column,​Emergency locking retractors - front rear,​Front seatbelts - 3-point,​Rear seatbelts - 3-point,​Seatbelt force limiters - front,​Seatbelt pretensioners - front,​Seatbelt warning sensor - front,​Driver seat manual adjustments - Array reclining,​Front headrests - adjustable 2,​Front seat type - 40-20-40 split bench,​Passenger seat manual adjustments - Array reclining,​Rear headrests - adjustable 3,​Rear seat folding - folds up,​Rear seat type - bench,​Upholstery - vinyl,​Anti-theft system - engine immobilizer,​Power door locks,​Rolling code security - key,​Hill holder control,​Roll stability control,​Stability control,​Traction control,​Trailer stability control,​Steering ratio - 17.9,​Turns lock-to-lock - 3.3,​Front shock type - gas,​Front spring type - coil,​Front stabilizer bar,​Front struts,​Front suspension classification - independent,​Front suspension type - short and long arm,​Rear shock type - gas,​Rear spring type - coil,​Rear stabilizer bar,​Rear suspension classification - solid live axle,​Rear suspension type - multi-link,​Spare tire mount location - underbody,​Spare tire size - full-size matching,​Spare wheel type - steel,​Tire Pressure Monitoring System,​Tire type - all season,​Wheels - steel,​Auxiliary transmission fluid cooler,​Trailer hitch - Class IV,​Trailer wiring - 4-pin 7-pin,​Front wipers - variable intermittent,​Power windows,​Rear privacy glass

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Vehicle Rating & Owner Reviews

Overall Rating
based on 219 Reviews

Sooby rooby roo, we love you!

Lucas Martin on 05/31/2016

Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

This car is amazing. I love how it looks. It really fits the Colorado lifestyle. Haven't taken it to the shop in two years and still runs like new. The back is really cool. If you are a fun loving personand you live near the mountains, I highly recommend this car for you. It does have a few issues. One is that there are only 4 seats in the car. Another one is that the gearshift is pretty wobbly. But overall, this car is the most amazingest car ever.

Worse Car I ever owned

bearbryant1 on 03/14/2013

Performance : 2 Comfort : 1 Fuel Economy : 1 Fun To Drive : 1 Interior Design : 1 Exterior Design : 1 Build Quality : 1 Reliability : 1 Comfort Rating: 1 Performance Rating: 2 Interior Rating: 1 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 1 Technology Rating: 1 Value Rating: 1

this has to be the worse car i ever owned. and would never purchase another Subaru ever again and would suggest that you never purchase one you would save more money on repairs if you got a mercies Benz or a BMW cause it will cost the same to repair.

so far....REALLY FUN!!

evillabrat69 on 08/09/2011

Performance : 4 Comfort : 5 Fuel Economy : 4 Fun To Drive : 4 Interior Design : 3 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 5 Reliability : 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 4

I bought this car 2 months ago with 87k on it, and have been loving it!! with a 50 mile commute each way to work, its quiet & very comfortable. i've done some light off-roading and have no complaints. my fiancee prefers to take the subie when ever we go anywhere together. no complaints on the 25 mpg. off line acceleration could be better, and the steering column could be a little longer (im tall and have to reach a bit) Overall it beats the pants off the 2001 neon i traded in on it!!! so far this is the best looking, 2nd best performing (1998 pontiac grand prix gt was faster) i have owned. I really love this vehicle!

Perfect match for my active lifestyle

Mike Custodio on 08/08/2010

Performance : 5 Comfort : 3 Fuel Economy : 4 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 5 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 3 Reliability : 3 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 3

Bought my turbo baja with 56k on it, and racked up 10k in 6 months. While there is both positive and negative attitude about it, the turbo baja matches my lifestyle perfectly. It excels in Back country roads, carrying kayak, mtn bikes, and occasional landscaping items. Performance and handling excel that of a true truck. I love trucks, but I love my baja better. Downsides: Get the Bed ext. Turbo lag and reluctant downshifts sap power. But once you get going, your gone. Frequent oil changes: every 3,000 miles for turbos. My ABS unit somehow decided to fail. It will cost $1200 to replace, dealership unsure what caused the failure. Otherwise, this subie matches my lifestyle and driving habits

excellent work truck

FL inspectors on 08/04/2010

Performance : 5 Comfort : 4 Fuel Economy : 4 Fun To Drive : 4 Interior Design : 4 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 5 Reliability : 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

290,000 miles in 5.5 yrs. 90% of the time with a generator and tools in the back. Minimal maintenance, record of 220,000 miles before 1st belt change. AWD with FL rain, wonderful! 24 mpg with full load. Very satisfied. A little worried about inevitable future maintenance due to mileage.

JUST got it paid for :( !

SManning on 11/17/2009

Performance : 4 Comfort : 4 Fuel Economy : 3 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 4 Exterior Design : 3 Build Quality : 2 Reliability : 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

I have mixed feeling about my Suby. I have had a few problems but nothing prepared me for this: at 71K, I'm replacing the turbo!! JOY! To the tune of $1800. This despite babying it with regular maintenance. I am thoroughly disgusted that the first foreign car I've bought in years is less dependable than my Jeeps and Durangos. I purchased this car for its reliability and planned to drive it 200K. What a rip!

Bummed about my Baja baby

ellen on 12/16/2008

Performance : 5 Comfort : 5 Fuel Economy : 4 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 5 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 4 Reliability : 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

It was initially love @ 1st site but bloom soon faded. 1st issue, dash panels around A/C controls started peeling upon touch, never replaced. Bad experiences w/dealership caused me to go to another Subaru dlr serv. dept when brake problems began & driver window wouldn't close tightly. Was asked if car had been in accident because bolts were missing on one side @ brake apparatus. While under warranty, brakes were worked on @ least 3 times. No permanent resolution on brakes or ANY other issues I ever presented. Extended wrnty doesn't cover brakes & I'm still having problems. Told my family to have car fully inspected if accident occurs due to brake issue - and sue the pants off of Subaru!

Our 5th Subaru

john on 08/05/2008

Performance : 5 Comfort : 5 Fuel Economy : 5 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 5 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 5 Reliability : 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Subaru has to be building the best cars in North America. We have now owned a '92 SVX, two Outbacks, and now we have two Bajas. We were very impressed with our '05 Baja Sport, and when the '99 Outback came up for major maintenance, we traded for another '05 Baja Turbo. Wow, fast, fast, fast... gets up and moves like our 6-cyl. SVX did. Our Bajas are comfortable, affordable to drive, and never fail us. It is a shame to see Subaru making marketing errors. The Tribecca/B9 frankly is an over-priced, underperforming gas-hog that few will buy, (we test drove one) and Outbacks lack versatility. Baja was never marketed well, and no one knew they existed until they were discontinued, glad we got em.

My Very Favorite of Six Subaru Vehicles

Kateri on 03/02/2007

Performance : 5 Comfort : 5 Fuel Economy : 5 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 5 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 5 Reliability : 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

My 2005 Baja Turbo is my very favorite of the six Subarus I've owned since 1985. This vehicle handles like a charm. February dumped the most snow ever on record in my area - no challenge for my Baja! March has only just begun and I drove to work today on icy roads, safely and confidently. I don't get trapped on the interstate between those rude truck drivers...I just whiz by before they can even begin to play their "chicken" games. The rear cargo bed area proves to be very handy. I can store things out of view and locked up. I just cannot imagine owning anything but a Subaru.

Beach Buggy Delux

jhk008 on 01/21/2007

Performance : 5 Comfort : 5 Fuel Economy : 5 Fun To Drive : 5 Interior Design : 5 Exterior Design : 5 Build Quality : 5 Reliability : 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

As a coastal geologist, I chose this vehicle to use in post-storm beach surveys. It has yet to be stuck in the sand...has hauled all the survey equipment I ever needed (plus 6 students in the bed and three more in the cab), gets great gas mileage, and has yet to have any major (or minor) maintenance issues. Did all the scheduled maintenance on time...had new brakes put on at 40K miles...still running on the original tires at 47K miles and have tread to spare. Recently used my beach buggy to haul 2 12' 2X4s, 8 sheets of 3/4" CDX plywood, 2 square of shingles, and a roll of 30# felt...all in one trip. I've pulled trailers and boats with no problems. Great car!