The 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV has actually been priced beginning with $31,995 and will be available in showrooms this summertime, the company revealed. The U.S.-built 3-row family SUV, which flights on a 113.8-inch wheelbase is the biggest vehicle ever constructed by the Japanese automaker 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 cargo room behind the third row and procedures longer than the Honda Pilot– a popular criteria as our 2018 Midsize SUV Best Buy and among the roomier entries in the section– the Subaru falls closer to midpack in general passenger and freight volume. But we had the ability to sit in all 3 rows at the vehicle’s Los Angeles Auto Show world premiere, and discovered it acceptably roomy throughout. Having sufficient room is even more essential than having the most space.
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 alternative. Working out that choice lowers seating capacity to 7, however the resulting pass-through to the 3rd row is specifically valuable for households that have (or will have) two kid car-seats or boosters in the second row.
Other interior highlights include a total of 19 bottle and cup holders, as numerous as eight USB ports and a Smart Rear View Mirror, which can function as a traditional rear view mirror or project an image from a rear-facing video camera installed at the back of the vehicle. In addition to offering a broader field of view, the display is likewise convenient when a car full of people or freight is obstructing the view from the mirror.
Heated seats are readily available front and rear, and chauffeurs can also upgrade into lumbar assistance and extendable thigh assistance (helpful for the taller folks). A heated steering wheel is also provided, as are ventilated front seats.
2019 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels
Used in four trim levels, base, Premium, Limited and Touring, the Ascent offers up to 153.5 cubic feet of guest 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 helps Ascent accommodate up to 8 occupants.
2019 Subaru Ascent Price
The $31,995 base trim includes all-wheel drive; EyeSight chauffeur help 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, roof 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; towing capability up to 5,000 lb.; power motorist 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 deal with; 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, as well as 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 steering wheel and woodgrain-pattern matte surface accent trim. The Touring likewise comes with an 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation system, Harman Kardon Quantum Logic surround sound, breathtaking power moonroof and rain-sensing wipers.