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Subaru Ascent vs the Competition

On the hunt for a capable three-row Subaru SUV? For too long, you were out of luck. Fortunately, the 2019 Subaru Ascent brings an eight-seater to the Subaru lineup. When you want to carry your entire family anywhere, from soccer practice to long family trips, the 2019 Subaru Ascent can handle it. It does face some competition from the Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander, but the 2019 Subaru Ascent is the superior vehicle. Here are just a few things that set the Subaru Ascent apart from the rest.

 

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Subaru Ascent vs Honda Pilot

  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent has standard all-wheel drive, which gives you extra capability and control no matter what the roads are like. The 2018 Honda Pilot has standard front-wheel drive.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent comes with a 6.5-inch infotainment touchscreen with included Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The 2018 Honda Pilot comes with standard 5-inch infotainment display screen. A touchscreen, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay all cost extra.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent comes with standard adaptive cruise control. Adaptive cruise control is not available on the base trim level of 2018 Honda Pilot.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent has 8.7 inches of ground clearance, so you don't have to worry about bottoming out on the trail. The 2018 Honda Pilot only has 7.3 inches of ground clearance-you might want to stay on the road in your Honda Pilot.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent has standard automatic tri-zone climate control, to keep you and your whole family comfortable in any season. Automatic tri-zone climate control does not come on the standard trim level of the 2018 Honda Pilot.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent comes with four USB ports to keep your devices charged wherever you go. The 2018 Honda Pilot comes with one.
  • The standard trim level of the 2019 Subaru Ascent gets an EPA-estimated 21/27/23 city/highway/combined mpg. The standard trim level of the 2018 Honda Pilot gets 19/27/22 city/highway/mpg, and that only goes down if you choose to add all-wheel drive.
  • Taller drivers will appreciate the 2019 Subaru Ascent. It offers more front headroom and front legroom than the 2018 Honda Pilot.

Subaru Ascent vs Toyota Highlander

  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent draws its power from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, which gives out 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. The standard engine in the 2018 Toyota Highlander has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which only gives out 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with standard front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive costs extra.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with a standard 6.1-inch infotainment touchscreen. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are not available on the 2018 Toyota Highlander, or on any other Toyota model.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent has a standard 3-year/36,000-mile (whichever comes first)  roadside assistance plan. The 2018 Toyota Highlander has only a two-year roadside assistance plan.
  • Automatic tri-zone climate control does not come on the base trim level of the 2018 Toyota Highlander.
  • The 2018 Toyota Highlander has eight inches of ground clearance; more than the 2018 Honda Pilot, but still less than the 2019 Subaru Ascent.
  • The standard trim level of the 2018 Toyota Highlander gets an EPA-estimated 20/24/22 city/highway/combined mpg.
  • The 2019 Subaru Ascent has more front headroom and front shoulder room than the 2018 Toyota Highlander.



 

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent is the first of its kind, and it already blows away the competition. To see the 2019 Subaru Ascent in person, schedule a test drive today. Give us a call at (855) 811-4676, or come visit us here in Shrewsbury, MA. Here at Patrick Subaru, we proudly serve drivers from all over the Westborough, Marlborough, and Worcester areas. We can't wait to help you too.

   
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