The 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV has been priced beginning with $31,995 and will be offered in display rooms this summer, the company announced. The U.S.-built 3-row household SUV, which trips on a 113.8-inch wheelbase is the biggest vehicle ever constructed by the Japanese car manufacturer and is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that assures fuel economy of 20 mpg city/26 highway and 22 combined.
While the Ascent has a little bit more cargo space behind the 3rd row and steps longer than the Honda Pilot– a popular benchmark as our 2018 Midsize SUV Best Buy and among the roomier entries in the section– the Subaru falls closer to midpack in total guest and freight volume. However we had the ability to being in all 3 rows at the vehicle’s Los Angeles Auto Show opening night, and discovered it acceptably roomy throughout. Having adequate space is much more essential than having the most space.
2019 Subaru Ascent Design and Interior
A second-row bench and 8-passenger capability is standard, while all but the base trim offer second-row captain’s chairs as a no-cost option. Exercising that option decreases seating capacity to seven, but the resulting pass-through to the 3rd row is specifically valuable for households that have (or will have) two child car-seats or boosters in the second row.
Other interior highlights consist of a total of 19 bottle and cup holders, as numerous as eight USB ports and a Smart Rear View Mirror, which can operate as a standard rear view mirror or task an image from a rear-facing video camera installed at the back of the vehicle. In addition to offering a wider field of vision, the display is also useful when a car full of individuals or freight is blocking the view from the mirror. Heated seats are readily available front and rear, and chauffeurs can likewise update into back assistance and extendable thigh support (helpful for the taller folks). A heated steering wheel is likewise provided, as are aerated front seats.
2019 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels
Used in 4 trim levels, base, Premium, Limited and Touring, the Ascent offers up to 153.5 cubic feet of traveler space and 86.5 cubic feet of cargo space when the rear 2 seats are folded down. Second row seating alternatives include either Captain’s chairs or a 3-passenger bench that helps Ascent accommodate approximately eight residents.
2019 Subaru Ascent Price
The $31,995 base trim includes all-wheel drive; EyeSight motorist help technology; SUBARU STARLINK, a 6.5-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, 3-zone climate control, second row bench seat, automated power door locks, roofing system rails and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Priced from $34,195, the Premium trim includes blind-spot monitoring with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert; hauling ability as much as 5,000 lb.; power chauffeur seat; an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, Wi-Fi connectivity; body-color side mirrors; privacy glass; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift lever manage; rear seat climate controls, and 3-mode heated front seats.
The$38,995 Limited adds leather-trimmed upholstery, second-row captain chairs or bench seating at no added fee, along with LED steering responsive lighting with high beam help. The top of the line Touring model is priced at $44,695 and consists of Java Brown leather seats and upholstery; updated leather heated guiding wheel and woodgrain-pattern matte finish accent trim. The Touring likewise comes with an 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation system, Harman Kardon Quantum Logic surround noise, breathtaking power moonroof and rain-sensing wipers.