We’re already halfway through 2020 and that means that 2021 vehicle models are starting to hit the lots! If you’re a Subaru fanatic like us, you have a lot to be excited for.
The Subaru Ascent stands out in the lots as the largest model in Subaru’s fleet. The mid-size crossover SUV can fit seven or eight passengers and has been in production since 2017, making it one of Subaru’s newest models.
There’s a lot to be excited for with the brand new 2021 Subaru Ascent, and we’re here to tell you all about it. Read on for everything you need to know about this amazing vehicle.
The Basics: Pricing and Options
The Subaru Ascent is Subaru’s largest model and as such is also one of its most expensive. But with big money comes big features, and we’ll go over your options.
The Ascent’s basic model starts at $32,295 and comes standard with three rows of flexible seating for up to 8 passengers, all-wheel-drive, raised roof rails, and 18-inch alloy wheels. From there it just keeps getting better.
The Ascent Premium starts $34,795 and includes everything from the basic, plus features such as heated front seats and a rear climate control panel. It also allows the choice between the standard bench seating in the second row and captain’s chairs.
The Ascent Limited starts at $39,595 and adds leather-trimmed upholstery, 20-inch alloy wheels, and heated front and second-row seats. It also features technology upgrades like a power rear gate and push-button start with keyless access.
The Ascent Touring is the priciest model at $45,445 and features a premium audio system, a panoramic power moonroof, and a 180-Degree Front-View Monitor.
Engine and Fuel Economy
A big vehicle like the Subaru Ascent requires a lot of power, and they deliver on that front.
Subaru’s fantastic all-wheel-drive system comes standard with the Ascent, making it great for road trips all year. The vehicle features a 260-horsepower turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder powertrain engine.
The Ascent has above-average fuel economy for its class. EPA estimates give the Ascent 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, impressive for a vehicle its size.
Interior and Features
The Ascent comes standard with a plethora of safety features, including LED Steering Responsive Headlights, which turn with the steering wheel to help see around curves. The Ascent also has the EyeSight technology, which monitors traffic and assists with cruise control and lane-changing.
The interior has a lot of tech-savvy features, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. Its touch display looks great and functions even better. The interior is highly customizable, with fold-down rear seating to increase cargo space, and has 19 cup holders so everyone can stay hydrated, caffeinated, or whatever you need for a long road trip.
Get Your 2021 Subaru Ascent
If you’re ready to get your hands on the 2021 Subaru Ascent, you’re already in the right place.
Terry Subaru is your number one Subaru dealer in the Lynchburg area, with a huge inventory of new and used cars. Stop by today and drive off in your dream vehicle.