2019 Subaru Ascent finally revealed

2019 Subaru Ascent sides

The all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent has been revealed at the 2017 LA Auto Show. The SUV is Subaru’s biggest one yet and takes design inspiration from the Forester. Its production will happen in Lafayette, Indiana.

Price $35,000
Release date 2018
Engine 2.4-liter, four cylinder
Power 260 hp
Towing capacity 5000 pounds

 

2019 Subaru Ascent design- Interior and Exterior

The all-new Subaru Ascent is built on a revised version of their Global Platform. It is slightly smaller than most of similarly-priced Ford competitors but does have the aura expected of an 8-seater. Further, when compared to the Forester, Subaru has made the SUV sharper, aggressive and much more modern.

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2019 Subaru Ascent interior

The SUV’s interior is well laid out and it can seat 8 people as standard. Subaru even claims that they have gone the extra mile to make the SUV dog-friendly.  Some of the features include three-zone climate control, standard EyeSight driver assistance suite, 19 cupholders, 8 USB charging point with a 120-volt power outlet in the rear center console and 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Higher variants come with a 8.0-inch display, and on all but the base has an option, a pair of captain’s chairs in the second row at no extra cost.

2019 Subaru Ascent engine and transmission

The 2019 Subaru Ascent gets a new 2.4-liter turbocharged, direct-injected  four-cylinder engine producing 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. The updated Subaru CVT has a simulated 8-speed mode, sending power to all four wheels

2019 Subaru Ascent price, release date, variants

The New Subaru Ascent is available in Base, Premium, Limited and Touring trims. It will go on sale in Summer 2018 at an expected starting price of $35,000.

Subaru Ascent  Base Premium (In addition to Base features) Limited (In addition to Premium features) Touring (In addition to ‘Limited’ features
8-passenger seating

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive w/X-MODE®

 

Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

 

SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia with Apple CarPlay™, Android™ Auto and SirusXM® All Access Radio

 

Raised roof rails

 

Three-zone automatic climate control system

 

7-passenger seating with dual second-row captain’s chairs

 

SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security with Automatic Collision Notification

 

Spill-resistant cloth upholstery

 

All-Weather Package: heated front seats, heated exterior mirrors, and windshield wiper de-icer

 

5,000 pound maximum towing capacity

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Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Leather-trimmed upholstery

 

20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels

 

LED Steering Responsive Headlights

 

Power rear gate with height memory function

 

Keyless Access with Push-Button Start

 

Reverse Automatic Braking

Panoramic power moonroof

 

Exclusive Java Brown leather-trimmed upholstery

 

Heated and ventilated front seats

 

Harman Kardon 792-watt-equivalent 14-speaker premium audio system

 

Second- and third-row sun shades

2019 Subaru Ascent rear2019 Subaru Ascent interior (2)

 

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