2003 Subaru Baja Consumer Review: New "Brat" is a blast!
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2003 Subaru Baja - Consumer Review

2003 Subaru Baja

Average Consumer Rating

96 Total Reviews

Base Crew Cab Pickup (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 4-speed Automatic 3.5 ft. Bed)

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New "Brat" is a blast!
By mddolfan on

Vehicle

2003 Subaru Baja AWD 4dr Crew Cab (2.5L 4cyl 4A)

Review

I was intrigued by the Baja from the
first Subaru "teasers" in the Spring of
2002. After test driving the Baja next
to a couple of compact pickups, I took
it home. I was a little worried about
whether it would be practical or even
useful as a "truck," but after six
months, I've enjoyed every minute of
owning it. Handling is great. I had
the rotor vibration problems mentioned
in another review, but Subaru replaced
all four and it rides fine now. It's a
little underpowered, but still moves
when needed. It has a VERY long list
of standard features. It's been useful
for small and medium-sized loads.
Overall, I couldn't be happier with it.

Best Features

Versatility (especially with bed extender), amazing handling, I even like the funky looks of the exterior. Interior is VERY comfortable.

Worst Features

A version with Subaru's six cylinder would be ideal, for hauling and towing capacity. Larger switchback opening. Winter package (heated seats and outside mirrors) would be nice, too.
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