The new member on the market 2019 Subaru Ascent is the company’s most famous SUV and it offers astonishing safety features and driver-assistance technology. The exterior looks very innovative and that kind of styling is present for over two years now. The interior is also among the most stylish interiors in the segment and it feels sophisticated.
The 2019 Subaru Ascent will use a single engine that is very economic. On top of that, the engine will be connected to continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). The newest model will get even more safety technologies and phone integration systems such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2019 Subaru Ascent exterior build and updates
This full-size SUV 2019 Subaru Ascent looks elegant from the outside. The front end looks classy, especially with the newest LED running lights. The large grille sports a Subaru`s emblem in the middle and the rear part adds plenty of curves and nice lines. The taillights are looking sharp and the wheels are ranged from 18 to the 20-inches.
The 2019 Subaru Ascent is very practical SUV, and the power-operated tailgate is a perfect example. It has 8.7 inches ground clearance and there is an X-mode that gives this SUV maximum traction with the all-wheel-drive system. This system will also give great stability and impressive efficiency.
We must add that this model is built on the Subaru Global Platform that uses high strength steel and it offers durability and rigidity. Illuminated side mirrors are retractable and door handles also get the same treatment. The dimension of the SUV measure wheelbase of 113.8 in, length 196.8 in, width 76.0 in, height 71.6 inches. The curb weight is 4450 lb.
The Subaru company adds some new exterior paints. Furthermore, it will be available with eight color options Abyss Blue Pearl, Cinnamon Brown Pearl, Crimson Red Pearl, Crystal White Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, Ice Silver Metallic, Magnetite Gray Metallic and Tungsten Metallic.
2019 Subaru Ascent interior is classy and it provides great passenger’s volume
Just like the exterior, the 2019 Subaru Ascent comes with a very classy and elegant interior. The cabin kinda looks minimalistic, but on the other hand, very cohesive. Generally, the interior is very inviting and is a nice place to be. The leather materials are optional; however, the comfort is already on a great level.
Furthermore, this SUV comes with three rows and is able to accumulate seven or eight passengers. The third-row is a perfect fit for children and putting three adults at the back is not recommendable on the longer trips. It gives 153.3 cubic feet of passenger’s volume.
Furthermore, with the extra wide door openings, the passengers of this SUV will enter and exit with ease. The interior is easy to configure because the new model comes with trims Base, Premium, Limited and Touring. The interior on all trims will be available with three paint variants Java Brown, Slate Black, Warm Ivory.
The standard one trims will bring some wood accents, 6.5-inch multimedia touch vertical display that is very attractive with great resolution, keyless start system, manually-adjusted seats and 3-zone climate control. For the entertainment, it offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and there are four USB ports.
2019 Subaru Ascent Touring trim
This trim is the top of the offer. The list is long and some of the features that will separate are leather seats, captain’s chairs that are offered in the second row, heated and ventilated seats, bigger screen of 8-inch, navigation, Wi-Fi and many more techs. However, for the entertainment, this trim will bring a Harman Kardon audio system with 14-speaker.
As we already said at the beginning, this SUV is very safe and it offers features like a smart rearview mirror, blind-spot detection, lane-change assist, rear cross-traffic alert and more.
2019 Subaru Ascent engine specifications and transmission system
The approaching 2019 Subaru Ascent offers only one engine choice. The 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-4 that is able to deliver 260 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 277 lb-ft of torque. The all-wheel-drive system is standard on all trims above.
However, this engine will be perfectly connected to the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) that comes with paddle shifters and an 8-speed manual mode.
Towing capacity and fuel economy
The new 2019 Subaru Ascent comes with Class III trailer hitch that will be available in trims Premium, Limited, and Touring. With that, this SUV will be able to maximum tow 5,000 pounds.
As for the fuel consumption, this model provides EPA city/highway fuel economy of 21/27 mpg and 20/26 mpg for the Limited and Touring trims.
2019 Subaru Ascent MSRP, launch date and rivals
This upcoming 2019 Subaru Ascent will cost $33,000. This is the price for the model with standard equipment. However, if one goes with a top of the line Touring trim it must pay $46,000. Furthermore, this price includes destination charge.