The 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV has actually been priced beginning with $31,995 and will be available in display rooms this summer, the company announced. The U.S.-built 3-row family SUV, which trips on a 113.8-inch wheelbase is the largest vehicle ever developed by the Japanese car manufacturer and is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that guarantees fuel economy of 20 mpg city/26 highway and 22 combined.
While the Ascent has a little bit more freight room behind the third row and procedures longer than the Honda Pilot– a popular benchmark as our 2018 Midsize SUV Best Buy and one of the roomier entries in the section– the Subaru falls better to midpack in general traveler and freight volume. But we had the ability to sit in all three rows at the vehicle’s Los Angeles Auto Show opening night, and discovered it acceptably roomy throughout. Having adequate room is far more crucial than having the most room.
2019 Subaru Ascent Design and Interior
A second-row bench and 8-passenger capacity is basic, while all however the base trim offer second-row captain’s chairs as a no-cost option. Working out that alternative lowers seating capability to 7, but the resulting pass-through to the 3rd row is particularly important for families that have (or will have) 2 kid car-seats or boosters in the second row.
Other interior highlights include an overall of 19 bottle and cup holders, as numerous as eight USB ports and a Smart Rear View Mirror, which can work as a standard rear view mirror or task an image from a rear-facing camera installed at the back of the vehicle. In addition to offering a larger field of vision, the screen is also convenient when a car full of individuals or cargo is obstructing the view from the mirror. Heated seats are offered front and rear, and drivers can also update into lumbar assistance and extendable thigh support (good for the taller folks). A heated guiding wheel is also used, as are ventilated front seats.
2019 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels
Used in four trim levels, base, Premium, Limited and Touring, the Ascent provides to 153.5 cubic feet of passenger room and 86.5 cubic feet of freight space when the rear 2 seats are folded down. Second row seating options consist of either Captain’s chairs or a 3-passenger bench that assists Ascent accommodate as much as 8 occupants.
2019 Subaru Ascent Price
The $31,995 base trim consists of all-wheel drive; EyeSight motorist assist technology; SUBARU STARLINK, a 6.5-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, 3-zone climate control, second row bench seat, automatic power door locks, roofing system rails and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Priced from $34,195, the Premium trim includes blind-spot tracking with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert; towing ability up to 5,000 lb.; power driver 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 handle; rear seat environment controls, and 3-mode heated front seats.
The$38,995 Limited adds leather-trimmed upholstery, second-row captain chairs or bench seating at no service charge, in addition to LED steering responsive lighting with high beam assist. The top of the line Touring model is priced at $44,695 and consists of Java Brown leather seats and upholstery; upgraded leather heated guiding wheel and woodgrain-pattern matte surface accent trim. The Touring also features an 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation system, Harman Kardon Quantum Logic surround sound, panoramic power moonroof and rain-sensing wipers.