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Subaru Baja Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Subaru Baja's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Subaru Baja Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 0 25 0 75 55 25.8
  hills med hvy 10 30 20 40 75 22.9
  mtns light none 0 30 0 70 60 24.0
  hills light light 0 25 0 75 55 27.4
  hills light light 0 25 0 75 55 27.1
2006 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 2 27 4 67 60 25.4  
  Averages hills light light 2 27 4 67 60 25.4
With the 165-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2006 Subaru Baja fuel economy has been averaging 25.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Subaru Bajas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (27 percent), in the suburbs (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Subaru Baja in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUT turbocharged 210hp 2.5L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 1 85 2 12 75 16.0
  flat v.lt light 1 85 2 12 75 16.2
  flat med light 1 85 2 12 75 18.0
  flat light hvy 0 5 10 85 70 23.4
  flat light hvy 0 5 10 85 70 21.3
2005 4dr SUT turbocharged 210hp 2.5L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 1 53 5 41 73 19.0  
  Averages flat light light 1 53 5 41 73 19.0
With the turbocharged 210hp 2.5L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Subaru Baja has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Subaru Bajas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 73 miles per hour (41 percent), in the suburbs (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Subaru Baja in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 10 15 75 60 21.0
  flat light none 0 30 30 40 50 20.0
  flat light none 0 5 0 95 70 25.0
  flat light none 0 20 5 75 55 26.0
  flat light light 0 20 5 75 60 26.5
2005 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 17 11 72 59 23.7  
  Averages flat light none 0 17 11 72 59 23.7
With the 165-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Subaru Baja gas mileage has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Subaru Bajas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 59 miles per hour (about 72 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (17 percent), in the suburbs (11 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Subaru Baja in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light light 0 100 0 0 N/A 22.0
  flat light hvy 0 84 0 16 65 23.8
  flat light hvy 0 15 0 85 70 24.1
  flat light light 0 68 0 32 75 23.4
2003 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light hvy 0 67 0 33 70 23.3  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 67 0 33 70 23.3
With the 165-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2003 Subaru Baja fuel economy has been averaging 23.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Subaru Bajas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 67 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (33 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Subaru Baja in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 10 20 40 30 70 23.6
  flat med none 30 30 20 20 62 18.8
2003 4dr SUT 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 20 25 30 25 66 21.2  
  Averages flat med none 20 25 30 25 66 21.2
With the 165-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2003 Subaru Baja has been averaging 21.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Subaru Bajas in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (25 percent), in the city (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (20 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Subaru Baja in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.

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Subaru Baja Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2006 4dr SUT 165-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp automatic AWD Avg 27 mpg