The 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV has actually been priced starting from $31,995 and will be offered in display rooms this summertime, the company announced. The U.S.-built 3-row household SUV, which rides on a 113.8-inch wheelbase is the biggest 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 integrated.
While the Ascent has a tad more cargo space behind the 3rd row and steps longer than the Honda Pilot– a popular standard as our 2018 Midsize SUV Best Buy and among the roomier entries in the segment– the Subaru falls closer to midpack in total traveler and cargo volume. But we had the ability to sit in all three rows at the vehicle’s Los Angeles Auto Show opening night, and found it acceptably roomy throughout. Having adequate space is even more crucial than having the most room.
2019 Subaru Ascent Design and Interior
A second-row bench and 8-passenger capability is basic, while all but the base trim deal second-row captain’s chairs as a no-cost option. Working out that option reduces seating capability to 7, however the resulting pass-through to the 3rd row is especially important for households that have (or will have) two kid car-seats or boosters in the second row.
Other interior highlights include an overall of 19 bottle and cup holders, as many as 8 USB ports and a Smart Rear View Mirror, which can operate as a conventional rear view mirror or job 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 loaded with individuals or cargo is obstructing the view from the mirror. Heated seats are available front and rear, and motorists can also upgrade into back assistance and extendable thigh support (good for the taller folks). A heated steering wheel is also used, as are ventilated front seats.
2019 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels
Offered in four trim levels, base, Premium, Limited and Touring, the Ascent provides to 153.5 cubic feet of guest room and 86.5 cubic feet of freight space when the rear two 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 includes all-wheel drive; EyeSight chauffeur assist 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 adds blind-spot tracking with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert; hauling ability as much as 5,000 lb.; power motorist seat; an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, Wi-Fi connectivity; body-color side mirrors; personal privacy glass; leather-wrapped 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, as well as LED steering responsive lighting with high beam assist. The top of the line Touring model is priced at $44,695 and includes 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 sound, panoramic power moonroof and rain-sensing wipers.