Presenting the all-new 3-row Subaru Ascent.

Starting at
$31,995 MSRP[1]

Ascent 360°

The 2019 Ascent radiates bold, eye-catching style from every angle — inside and out. Ascent Touring shown in Abyss Blue Pearl with accessory equipment.

The Ascent features three rows of versatile seating so your family always feels at home on the road. Select second-row captain’s chairs for easy access to the third row and space for up to seven. Or, opt for second-row bench seating to make room for eight. You can gear up for any adventure thanks to ample cargo space.

All-new 3-row Subaru Ascent videos

An SUV for the long haul

Built to Last

98% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today[5]. And the Ascent is well-built in the U.S.A. for long-lasting quality, so your Ascent will be part of your family for all the adventures ahead.

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive + SUBARU BOXER® engine

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 all-new Direct Injection Turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® engine delivers 260 hp and 277 lb.-ft. of torque. And with 19.3 gallons of fuel capacity, it puts almost any destination within reach.


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. X-MODE also incorporates Hill Descent Control for stability and confidence when descending more difficult grades.


5,000-Pound Towing Capacity[2]

The 2019 Ascent offers the most towing capacity of any Subaru vehicle ever, along with an available Class III trailer hitch and wide selection of Thule 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 Body Structure

The 2019 Ascent is built on the Subaru Global Platform using extensive high-strength steel. With great durability, rigidity and vibration resistance, the Ascent platform is designed to provide a quiet interior and excellent driving feel now and for years to come.

True Family Versatility

Spacious, Comfortable Interior

Step into the roomy mobile headquarters for your entire family. With 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume plus ample cargo space with underfloor storage, Ascent provides room for every passenger and all their gear. Extra-wide rear door openings let your passengers enter and exit with ease. All three rows in the cabin are clad in durable soft-touch materials for a premium look and feel, and with 19 cup and bottle holders, everyone’s beverage is secure and close at hand.

Wi-Fi Connectivity and USB Charging

With the available Wi-Fi connectivity built right into the Ascent, passengers can stream and share their favorite content online [6]. Up to eight USB ports, spread throughout the cabin for easy access, keep all those devices charged and connected [7].


Power Rear Gate

The available power rear gate can be opened or closed with the push of a button on your key fob, or by controls on the dashboard or the gate itself — making it easier to access the cargo area even when both hands are occupied. The opening height can also be adjusted when clearance is limited.


Panoramic Moonroof

Bring in more fresh air from the available 54-inch power tilt/sliding panoramic moonroof — the largest Subaru has ever offered — to make the already impressive passenger space feel even more open and bright.


Integrated Roof Rails

As one of the only vehicles in its class with standard raised roof rails and offering an extensive line of racking accessories — from kayak and bike carriers to rooftop containers and more — the flexible 2019 Ascent lets you load a wide variety of cargo for all your family’s expeditions.

Safe and Connected

Standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology

Offered as a standard feature for the first time ever, EyeSight[3] monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you’re swaying outside your lane. The Pre-Collision Braking feature can even apply full braking force, bringing you to a complete stop in emergency situations. An extra set of eyes on the road, adding confidence to every trip. It’s another way Subaru designed the Ascent with your family’s safety in mind.


With standard Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Pandora® integration[8] , plus SiriusXM® All Access Radio[9], STARLINK Multimedia connects you to music, navigation, podcasts, and much more. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy access to your favorite apps and content, including STARLINK apps such as iHeartRadio®, Yelp and Magellan. A built-in, voice-activated navigation system powered by TomTom® and an 8-inch touch-screen are also available.

Learn more about SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia


Active Safety for Added Awareness

The 2019 Ascent uses a full suite of active safety features to keep you and your family safe. The Blind-Spot Detection[10] 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[10] helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up.

360 Degrees of Visibility

The 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. And an available 180-Degree Front Camera gives the same confidence that your path ahead and to the sides is safe and clear.


SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security

The latest STARLINK Safety and Security[9] system includes Automatic Collision Notification to alert first responders when an airbag deploys, and SOS Emergency Assistance to lend a hand when you encounter trouble on the road. All-new Remote Engine Start with Climate Control, accessible via your smartphone, ensures your Ascent is ready and comfortable, There’s also the new STARLINK Safety and Security Plus[9] Concierge service for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.

LED Steering Responsive Headlights and High Beam Assist

Get a clearer look around every bend with available 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.


2019 Ascent Feature Highlights