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The 2019 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV, available in four trim levels, will have a starting price of $35,995 when it goes on sale.
The largest Subaru ever built, the all-new Ascent is also big on value, and brings with it an impressive list of standard features, including seating for up to eight people, Subaru’s legendary symmetrical full-time all-wheel drive, and its EyeSight suite of safety and convenience features.
Built on the Subaru Global Platform (SGP), the 2019 Ascent offers the capability of an SUV with a car-like ride and handling.
The combination of Subaru’s symmetrical full-time all-wheel drive, along with X-mode and an impressive 220 millimetres of ground clearance provides confidence no matter the conditions, while the choice of 18- or 20-inch alloy wheels and four-wheel independent suspension improve on-road comfort and quietness.
Active Torque Vectoring, first introduced on the WRX and WRX STI performance models, is also standard on the three-row Ascent, as are steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
The 2019 Ascent is powered by an all-new 2.4-litre Subaru “boxer” engine mated to a high-torque Lineartronic CVT featuring an eight-speed manual mode.
The engine produces 260 hp and peak torque of 277 lb/ft delivered between 2,000 and 4,800 rpm for impressive performance and efficiency.
Beyond standard all-wheel drive and Subaru’s EyeSight preventative safety suite, which includes pre-collision braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist and lead vehicle start assist, among others, the Ascent Convenience includes an impressive array of features including a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with SiriusXM satellite radio and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality.
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