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2005 Subaru Legacy vs. 2005 Subaru Baja

To start off, both 2005 Subaru Legacy and 2005 Subaru Baja were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,458 cc, 2005 Subaru Baja is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Subaru Baja (165 HP) has 41 more horse power than 2005 Subaru Legacy. (124 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Subaru Baja should accelerate faster than 2005 Subaru Legacy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Subaru Baja weights approximately 269 kg more than 2005 Subaru Legacy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Subaru Baja (226 Nm) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Subaru Legacy. (176 Nm). This means 2005 Subaru Baja will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Subaru Legacy.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Subaru Legacy 2005 Subaru Baja
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Legacy Baja
Year Released 2005 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 2458 cc
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 124 HP 165 HP
Torque 176 Nm 226 Nm
Engine Bore Size 92 mm 100 mm
Engine Stroke Size 75 mm 79 mm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1315 kg 1584 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4920 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 64 L


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