The 3-row is built on the Subaru Global Platform and is powered by a 2.4-liter turbocharged BOXER engine.
The Ascent comes with Subaru’s high-torque Lineartronic® CVT (continuously variable transmission) and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.
EPA-rated fuel economy for the base and Premium models with standard equipment is 21 city/27 highway/23 combined, delivering a cruising range of over 500 miles.
Models equipped with 20-inch wheels achieve EPA-rated fuel economy of 20 city/26 highway/22 combined.
The U.S.-built Ascent is available in base, Premium, Limited and Touring trim lines.
The Ascent is the most versatile Subaru ever with up to nine unique seating configurations and two rows of 60/40 split flat-folding seats offering up to 86.5 cubic feet of cargo space.
The Ascent comes standard with a second-row bench seat, providing room for up to eight passengers.
The Limited trim as well as available option packages for the Premium trim offer a choice of second-row captain chairs at no additional charge to provide occupants with easier access to the third row.
The standard roof rails accommodate multiple accessories for carrying items such as cargo, bicycles and kayaks.