For a majorly large-and-in-charge SUV, choose the Subaru Ascent. This vehicle is an eight-seater that is perfect for carpooling, large families, or for anyone who just wants to feel powerful on the road.
With the Subaru Ascent being an SUV, you might not expect much in terms of gas mileage, but raise up those expectations! This vehicle manages to get an impressive (for its size) 21 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway.
Make full use of an 8-speed Lineartronic CVT transmission which includes all of the following:
- Steering wheel paddle-shift control switches
- 9-speed manual shift mode
- Hill Descent Control
Benefit from an Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded H-4, 2.4 L engine.
Quality brakes are important for the security and functionality of any vehicle. Thankfully, on the Subaru Ascent, you’ll be in good hands with anti-lock brakes.
For simple handling, the Subaru Ascent comes decked out with rack-pinion steering and a curb to curb turning diameter of 38 feet.
TIRE AND WHEEL SPECIFICS
Drive easy with P245/60HR18 front and rear tires, a compact spare tire, and a front and rear wheel size of 18 X 7.5 inches.
Make the most of the quality strut suspension system.
Being informed about the interior dimensions of a vehicle can help you to ensure a comfortable fit.
With the Subaru Ascent, the front seat boasts 41.3 inches of headroom, 61.1 inches of shoulder room, 57.7 inches of hip room, and 42.2 inches of legroom.
In the second seat, enjoy 40 inches of head room, 60.3 inches of shoulder room, 57.5 inches of hip room, and 38.6 inches of legroom.
As for the third seat, there are 36.3 inches of headroom, 57.2 inches of shoulder room, 45.9 inches of hip room, and 31.7 inches of legroom.
CARGO AREA SPECIFICATIONS
Wondering how much cargo the Subaru Ascent can handle?
Well, it has a cargo area of 82.5 inches from the floor to seat one, 47.6 inches from the floor to seat two, and 19.9 inches from the floor to seat three.
There’s also a convenient cargo box that’s 33.9 inches tall..
Do airbags matter to you? If they don’t, then they should. They’re one of the most important features for keeping a vehicle safe. Luckily, this one comes with:
- A frontal driver airbag
- A front passenger airbag
- A front side-body airbag
- A front side head airbag
- A rear side head airbag
Also working behind the scenes to keep you safe are:
- Daytime running lights
- Traction control
- A back-up camera
- Stability control
- A built-in, highly accurate tire pressure monitor
Want to work with a weight distributing hitch? No worries! You’ll enjoy a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds.
Or, you can choose a dead weight hitch for a maximum trailer weight of 2000 pounds and a maximum tongue weight of 200 pounds.