Subaru Ascent

Our Three-Row Family SUV

For everyone wanting a three-row, family-sized SUV that is capable, comfortable and offers the space you and your active family need, the Subaru Ascent is an outstanding choice. This vehicle has been made to meet the expectations of the Subaru brand's reliability and longevity, which makes it ideal for your next vehicle.

What makes the Ascent such a great family SUV? 


Ascent is designed as a larger SUV, offering maximum capacity and capability. Ascent is a rugged machine that offers both style and practicality with plenty of advantages over other three-row SUVs in its class. Its 8.7-inch ground clearance provides better clearance of uneven surfaces. Ascent's 71.6-inch overall height (with crossbars installed) makes it easier for items to be removed from the roof rack system - such as bicycles, kayaks, skis and oversized camping equipment. The extra-wide rear door openings make it easier for every person and all their gear to get into the car. A Power Rear Gate is available for those who never seem to have enough hands. The hatch will conveniently auto open and a single touch on the gate button closes and locks the entire vehicle so you can keep up with your eager kids or four-legged friends. Clearance for the rear gate can even be adjusted for ease of access or if clearance is limited. Kelley Blue Book Awarded Ascent in 2021 with the lowest 5-year Cost to Own in its class, which means you can have more money for the important things and people in your life. 


The Ascent comes with a direct-injected and turbocharged horizontally opposed Subaru BOXER® engine. This 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine offers 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque, with a highway driving range that can reach over 500 miles at an EPA-estimated 27 MPG. When properly equipped, Ascent can tow up to 5,000 pounds! For those still looking for the thrill of the drive and still need to get everyone where they need to be, the horizontal layout of the Boxer® Engine allows for better balance and less vibration between pistons, which lets the engine perform more efficiently and effectively, as can be seen in the stats above. Gearheads will tell you working on a Boxer® Engine is more like working on an aircraft engine. It is made to soar! The excellent balance within the inline engine also increases response and is safer to protect your most precious cargo. All Ascent models come with a fuel-efficient Lineartronic® CVT transmission with an 8-speed manual mode. 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

Only Subaru offers standard Symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive for superb traction all year round. The design of the system is rooted in its horizontally-opposed engines, which provide a lower center of gravity for optimal operation of the system. Within the system, there is Active Torque Split on CVT equipped models, which distributes power between the two axles depending on actual throttle response. Combined with available Active Torque Vectoring, X-Mode, Hill Descent Control, and Incline Start Assist, the system works to enable more stability, control, and performance on inclines and slippery road surfaces by giving more traction when you need it most. No other brand can compete with its response, efficiency and handling, even with their optional systems. This all-wheel-drive system is made for driving in and around Washington- even on country dirt roads and across mountain passes. 

Cabin Design

Ascent drivers will love how well the cabin is arranged. The clean, clutter-free instrument cluster, superb controls, and great visibility allows for easy access and less distraction when driving. Ascent seats up to eight passengers, with 19.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row of seats. Owners can choose between configurations of  second row bench seating for 8 or captain's chairs to seat 7 and allow for easier access to the third row. Need more room? Fold down the rear seats for up to 86.5 cubic feet of total cargo space - more than Mazda CX-9, Toyota Highlander or Honda Pilot. The 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume ensures everyone has their space for a more enjoyable ride for all. You will be impressed by the quality of materials inside Ascent. It's a level of material quality you've never experienced in a Subaru and is comparable to that found in many luxury brands. Soft-touch materials are used throughout the cabin and give a very lush feel. If the ample cargo space was not enough, there is underfloor storage to stow items and keep the floorboards clear. 


STARLINK is how Subaru drivers communicate, stay informed, and entertained. It is a hub of connected services, now including wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone connections via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. STARLINK offers enhanced service offered by SiriusXM, including real-time traffic reporting. Certain trim levels will include STARLINK Safety Plus and Security Plus packages that report accident information and stolen vehicle tracking. Voice-activated systems, hands-free smartphone operation help ward off distraction. Depending on trim, the touch screen measures 6.5 or 8.0 inches. Navigation is available on certain Ascent models. USB ports allow for easy connectivity to the multimedia system, or wireless pairing is made easy to give you access to your favorite apps and content. Remote Engine Start with Climate Control is available in some trim levels to combat those cold mornings or hot summer afternoons and make sure you are ready to go when it is time! You can control it all from the comfort of your home on your smartphone.


Subaru vehicles are built to be safe and secure; Ascent is no exception. It all starts with the standard EyeSight, the most advanced driver assistance technology in the automotive industry. EyeSight uses stereo cameras to sense the road ahead enabling such features as Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking, Vehicle Lane Departure Warning, and Lane Keep Assist and is one of the highest-rated active safety systems according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. Other active safety features available on the Ascent include Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, as well as Reverse Automatic Braking and High Beam Assist when equipped with EyeSight. Available  Advanced Adaptive Cruise with Lane Centering assists in steering, braking, and throttle control to make your drive easier, no matter the distance. The available 180-degree Front-View Monitor and Smart Rear-View Mirror use dedicated cameras to help make sure your path is clear, no matter which direction you are headed. The Rear-Vision Camera adds extra safety to reversing your SUV and is standard on all Ascent models.


Pricing for the 2022 Ascent starts at $32,295. Trim levels include Base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, and Touring. 

Contact us at Rairdon Subaru of Auburn to learn how you can take an Ascent home today!


Starting at $32,295

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-MODE®
  • Three rows of flexible seating for 8 passengers
  • Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto
  • Raised roof rails
  • 18-inch alloy wheels

Ascent Premium

Starting at $34,795

  • Choice of second-row bench seat or captain's chairs
  • 5,000 lbs. towing capacity
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security
  • All-Weather Package with heated front seats
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability
  • Rear climate control panel

Ascent Onyx Edition

Starting at $37,995

  • StarTex® water-repellent upholstery
  • 20-inch black finish alloy wheels
  • Black grille and exterior trim
  • Power Rear Gate
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Reverse Automatic Braking


Ascent Limited

Starting at $39,595

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Heated front and second-row seats
  • Power Rear Gate
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • 10-way power driver's seat with memory function

Ascent Touring

Starting at $45,445

  • Second-row captain's chairs
  • STARLINK Multimedia Navigation
  • 14-speaker 792-watt-equivalent Harman Kardon premium audio system
  • Panoramic power moonroof
  • 180-degree Front-View Monitor

Subaru Ascent Limited
Highlander XLE AWD
Explorer XLT 4WD
Pilot EX-L AWD
Acadia SLT AWD
Combined Fuel Econony22 MPG23 MPG23 MPG22 MPG24 MPG
Engine Type2.4 liter Turbo Flat 43.5 liter V62.3 liter Turbo Inline 43.5 liter V62.0 liter Turbo Inline 4
Ground Clearance8.7 inches8.0 inches8.2  inches7.3 inches7.2 inches
Cargo Volume Rear Seat Up47.5 cubic feet48.4 cubic feet47.9 cubic feet46.8 cubic feet41.7 cubic feet
Cargo Volume Rear Seat Down86.5 cubic feet84.3 cubic feet87.8 cubic feet83.8 cubic feet79 cubic feet
Number of Configurations71215107
Horsepower/Torque260 HP/277 lb. ft. 295HP/263 lb. ft. 300 HP/310 lb. ft. 280 HP/262 lb. ft. 228 HP/258 lb. ft. 
TransmissionCVT8 Speed Auto10 Speed Auto9 Speed Auto9 Speed Auto
DrivetrainAWD StandardFWD Standard/AWD OptionalRWD Standard/AWD OptionalFWD Standard/AWD OptionalFWD Standard/AWD Optional
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