The 2019 Subaru Ascent SUV has actually been priced beginning with $31,995 and will be available in display rooms this summer, the company announced. The U.S.-built 3-row household SUV, which flights on a 113.8-inch wheelbase is the largest vehicle ever built by the Japanese automaker and is powered by a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that assures fuel economy of 20 mpg city/26 highway and 22 combined.
While the Ascent has a little more freight space behind the 3rd row and procedures longer than the Honda Pilot– a popular standard as our 2018 Midsize SUV Best Buy and among the roomier entries in the sector– the Subaru falls closer to midpack in total guest and cargo volume. But we had the ability to being in all three rows at the vehicle’s Los Angeles Auto Show world premiere, and found it acceptably roomy throughout. Having adequate room is much more crucial than having the most space.
A second-row bench and 8-passenger capability is basic, while all however the base trim deal second-row captain’s chairs as a no-cost alternative. Exercising that alternative reduces seating capability to seven, but the resulting pass-through to the third row is particularly valuable for households that have (or will have) two child car-seats or boosters in the second row.
Other interior highlights include an overall of 19 bottle and cup holders, as numerous as 8 USB ports and a Smart Rear View Mirror, which can operate as a conventional rear view mirror or task an image from a rear-facing video camera installed at the back of the vehicle. In addition to offering a larger field of view, the display is also convenient when a car loaded with individuals or freight is obstructing the view from the mirror. Heated seats are readily available front and back, and motorists can also upgrade into back support and extendable thigh support (helpful for the taller folks). A heated steering wheel is likewise offered, as are ventilated front seats.
Provided in 4 trim levels, base, Premium, Limited and Touring, the Ascent offers up to 153.5 cubic feet of traveler room and 86.5 cubic feet of cargo area when the rear two seats are folded down. Second row seating choices include either Captain’s chairs or a 3-passenger bench that helps Ascent accommodate approximately 8 residents.
The $31,995 base trim consists of 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, 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; towing capability approximately 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 wheel and shift lever handle; 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 added fee, along with LED steering responsive lighting with high beam help. The top of the line Touring model is priced at $44,695 and includes Java Brown leather seats and upholstery; updated leather heated steering wheel and woodgrain-pattern matte finish accent trim. The Touring also features an 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation system, Harman Kardon Quantum Logic surround sound, scenic power moonroof and rain-sensing wipers.