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2006 Subaru Baja vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2006 Subaru Baja is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,458 cc, 2006 Subaru Baja is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Subaru Baja (165 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 27 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Subaru Baja should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 135 kg more than 2006 Subaru Baja.

Because 2006 Subaru Baja is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Honda Accord. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Subaru Baja will offer significantly more control. 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 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 122 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Subaru Baja. (225 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Subaru Baja.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Subaru Baja 2005 Honda Accord
Make Subaru Honda
Model Baja Accord
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type Pickup Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2458 cc 2204 cc
Engine Type boxer in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 165 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 225 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 16.7:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1660 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 65 L


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