An SUV you can count on.

Built to Last

Built to Last

The Ascent is well-built in the U.S.A. for long-lasting quality. And with 97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 10 years still on the road today, you can count on it being part of your family for all the adventures ahead. That legendary reliability is one reason why Subaru is Kelley Blue Book's Most Trusted Brand for six years running

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and up to 27 MPG

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and up to 27 MPG

Designed for optimal balance and an even distribution of power for maximum traction, standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive makes for exceptional stability, impressive efficiency, and a quick response to driving conditions.
The standard direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® engine combines the power of turbocharging and the efficiency of direct injection to deliver 260 horsepower. With over 500 miles of highway driving range, almost any destination is within reach.

8.7 Inches of Ground Clearance and X-MODE®

8.7 Inches of Ground Clearance and X-Mode®

Conquer rough terrain with 8.7 inches of ground clearance and standard X-MODE, which optimizes the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system for maximum traction on slippery surfaces. It’s a combination of capability features the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, and Ford Explorer can’t match. X-MODE also incorporates Hill Descent Control for stability and confidence when descending more difficult grades.

5,000-Pound Towing Capacity

5,000-Pound Towing Capacity

The Ascent offers the most towing capacity of any Subaru vehicle ever, along with an available Class III trailer hitch, 277 lb-ft of torque and a wide selection of racking accessories so you can bring along all the gear you’ll need for all the places you’ll be able to go.

High-Strength Steel Frame for a Quiet Ride

High-Strength Steel Frame for a Quiet Ride

The Ascent is engineered with a high-strength steel frame, which provides rigidity, long-lasting quality, and a quiet cabin. The Ascent platform is designed to provide exceptional crash safety, a quiet interior, and excellent driving feel — now and for years to come.

Adaptable for any family adventure.

Spacious, Comfortable Interior for 7 or 8 Passengers

Spacious, Comfortable Interior for 7 or 8 Passengers

The Ascent gives you the option of second-row bench seating for up to eight or available captain's chairs with space for seven. With up to 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume, extra-wide rear door openings, and ample cargo space plus underfloor storage, there’s room for every passenger and all their gear.

Second-Row Captain’s Chairs

Second-Row Captain’s Chairs

Second-row captain’s chairs are available for extra comfort, easy access to the third row, and space for up to seven.

Remote Engine Start with Climate Control

Remote Engine Start with Climate Control

The 2021 Ascent features Remote Engine Start with Climate Control so every trip can be comfortable and convenient, no matter the season, with just a few taps on your smartphone.

SUBARU STARLINK® Entertainment Anywhere Kit

SUBARU STARLINK® Entertainment Anywhere Kit

The STARLINK Entertainment Anywhere kit is available to make every trip in your Ascent even more enjoyable. With two iPad® devices, you and your passengers have endless opportunities to stay connected, engaged, and entertained. Passengers can also utilize the built-in Wi-Fi capability to stream their favorite content or search the web.

Power Rear Gate

Power Rear Gate

A Power Rear Gate is available to allow automatic opening even when your arms are full, and for added convenience, a single touch on the gate button lets it close and lock the entire vehicle. The opening height can also be adjusted when clearance is limited.

19 Cup and Bottle Holders

19 Cup and Bottle Holders

With 19 cup and bottle holders, everyone's beverage is secure and close at hand.

Panoramic Moonroof

Panoramic Moonroof

Bring in more fresh air with the available 54-inch power tilt/sliding panoramic moonroof to make the already impressive passenger space feel even more open and bright.

Raised Roof Rails

Raised Roof Rails

As one of the only vehicles in its class with standard raised roof rails and offering an extensive line of Thule® racking accessories — from kayak and bike carriers to rooftop containers and more — the flexible Ascent lets you secure a wide variety of cargo for all your family's expeditions.

Advanced safety and connectivity.

Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

EyeSight has been found to reduce the rate of rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%.
EyeSight monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you're swaying outside your lane. The Automatic Pre-Collision Braking feature can even apply full braking force and bring you to a complete stop in emergency situations. It also includes all-new Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering, which can take some of the stress out of driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control. It’s just one of the reasons why the 2020 Ascent received the highest possible rating for front crash prevention from IIHS.

SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia

SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia

The 2021 Ascent features STARLINK Multimedia with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content. An 8-inch touchscreen is also available, as well as a built-in and voice-activated navigation system powered by TomTom®. Plus, access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available cloud-based STARLINK apps and SiriusXM®.

SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security

SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security

STARLINK Safety and Security offers an array of connected services to help keep you and your Ascent safe whether you're in your vehicle, at your computer, or on your mobile device. Advanced Automatic Collision Notification will alert an operator in the event of an accident. SOS Emergency Assistance can get you roadside help at the push of a button. And there’s even more features for added convenience and peace of mind, including Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Vehicle Alerts, and Remote Services. There's also STARLINK Concierge services for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.

Active Safety for Added Awareness

Active Safety for Added Awareness

A suite of active safety features is available on the 2021 Ascent, all working together to keep you and your family safe. The available Blind-Spot Detection system warns you with a visual indicator in each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up. And with available Reverse Automatic Braking, the Ascent can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you.

All-Around Awareness

All-Around Awareness

The available 180-degree Front-View Monitor gives the same confidence that your path ahead is safe and clear. And an available Smart Rear-View Mirror uses a dedicated camera to maintain visibility when the view behind is obstructed, while a standard Rear-Vision Camera provides extra safety when reversing.

LED Steering Responsive Headlights and High Beam Assist

LED Steering Responsive Headlights and High Beam Assist

Get a clearer look around every bend with standard LED Steering Responsive Headlights, which actively track in the direction of a turn to enhance visibility. Available High Beam Assist can automatically switch the headlights between the high and low settings when an oncoming vehicle is detected, enhancing safety for both you and other drivers on the road.

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