• (4.7) 3 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,725$12,601
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 21-24
  • Engine: 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Towing Capacity: 2,400 lbs.
2004 Subaru Baja

Our Take on the 2004 Subaru Baja

Subaru combines the notion of a sport utility vehicle and a pickup truck in its compact car-based Baja four-door crossover. A turbocharged engine goes into the new Baja Turbo, which has been added for the 2004 model year.Adapted from the four-cylinder turbo in the automaker’s high-performan... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Exuberant appearance
  • Non-Turbo performance
  • Tight seat bolsters

Notable Features

  • Turbo engine
  • Pickup-style cargo bed
  • Two AWD systems
  • Four-passenger seating

2004 Subaru Baja Reviews

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No matter how nostalgic one gets for the good ol' days, I'll bet most new car shoppers wouldn't want a new vehicle to be trimmed with a vinyl roof and opera lamps. So, what bit of weird automotive nostalgia would make Subaru create a new model that seems to be little more than a new version of the Subaru Brat. Ah yes, the Brat. It helped synthesize Subaru's reputation ... Read full review for the 2004 Subaru Baja

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2nd Subaru

by RS2.5 from Milwaukee, WI on December 21, 2010

My second Subaru bought specifically to get around during wonderful midwest winters. Driving in several inches today and no slipping during stops or starts. Feels extermely secure in less than perfect... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Subaru Baja Safety Ratings

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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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