How Does The 2019 Subaru Ascent Stack Up?


The Los Angeles Auto Show was the stage where the long-awaited three-row Subaru SUV debuted. The 2019 Ascent climbed to the top of the news with its signature looks, superb capacity and capability.


While we wait for the new Accent to arrive in our showroom here at Greely Subaru, we know you have questions about our new three-row SUV. One question we heard was how this vehicle stacks against its intended competition. Greeley Subaru has a quick chart below showing how the 2019 Ascent will compete against it most popular competition based on initial information we received from Subaru.


2019 Subaru Ascent

2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Toyota Highlander

Engine (Standard) 

2.4 Liter Direct-Injected, Turbocharged H-4 - 260 HP/277 lb-ft Torque

3.5 Liter V6 - 290 HP/255 lb-ft Torque

3.5 Liter V6 - 280 HP/262 lb-ft Torque

3.5 Liter V6 - 290 HP/263 lb-ft Torque

Maximum Trailering 

5000 lbs.  

5000 lbs.

5000 lbs.

5000 lbs. 

Ground Clearance 

8.7 inches 

7.8 inches

7.3 inches

8.0 inches 

Cargo Space (Second/Third Rows Down) 

72.8 cu. Ft. 

81.7 cu. ft.

83.9 cu. ft.

83.7 cu. Ft. 

Second Row Seat Head/Leg Room 

40.0 in./38.7  in.  

40.6 in./39.5 in.

40.2 in./38.4 in.

39.9 in,/38.4 in.  

This comparison is just the beginning. When we have more details - such as fuel economy and pricing - we will present a better picture as to how our 2019 Ascent will stack up against other vehicles in its class. 


There is one thing though: We cannot wait to have it in our showroom!


Interested in a 2019 Ascent? Contact us at Greeley Subaru to become one of the first in the state of Colorado to own one! 

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