2021 Subaru Ascent

2021 Subaru Ascent: An SUV with Style and Capability

The midsize SUV segment is usually overcrowded with many excellent choices for drivers in El Cajon, CA. One of the standout choices in this segment is the new Subaru Ascent. The Ascent is the largest SUV that Subaru has ever built, and this year it comes laden with features. Take safety, for instance, this year it will offer drivers a full safety package, complete with adaptive cruise control. Under the hood, you will have a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a standard AWD. Additionally, inside, you will have a roomy cabin with lots of comfort features and an intuitive infotainment system. The new Ascent is the go-to car for most of our clients here at Subaru of El Cajon.


The Subaru Ascent only provides a single engine in the new model - a turbocharged flat-4 that makes 260 hp. Their choice of transmission is an automatic CVT and the power is passed to all wheels thanks to the standard AWD. The new Subaru Ascent picks up speed quickly and has nimble handling on the bends, something that will interest driving enthusiasts. Should you need your car for some towing, the Subaru Ascent can tow up to 5,000 lbs. which is impressive for a midsize SUV. It can also be your daily driver because of its outstanding efficiency, boasting of efficiency of 21/27 mpg.


The interior of the new Subaru Ascent favors those with big families and households. Just like its sibling, the Outback, the Ascent promises drivers space and delivers the same in abundance. It comes with three rows of seats and can hold up to eight passengers. Every row has plenty of room to sit comfortably, with plenty remaining in the back for storage. The front seats are big and comfortable and come with a power-adjustable feature. You can have your upholstery in cloth or leather, depending on your taste. The second row can be a bench or a pair of captain's chairs, and you get about 39 inches of legroom on either. The third row is also adult-friendly and comfortable even for long trips with 31.9 inches of legroom. At the very end, you have the storage space, which consists of 18 cubic feet which can expand to 86 cubic feet with the seats folded down.


The new Subaru Ascent is the perfect family car because it includes many features sought by families. On the base trim, you will have a 6.5-inch display with access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, satellite radio, AM/FM radio, and a CD player. You also have access to a three-zone climate control feature and Bluetooth connection. You can choose to upgrade to the larger 8-inch display, which introduces features like Wi-Fi, navigation, and a 14-speaker sound system. There are also smart features like a rearview camera, powered tailgate, panoramic moonroof, and heated seats and mirrors.


The new Subaru Ascent comes with the latest features that the EyeSight safety suite has to offer. It scores top marks on the crash tests, and the IIHS highly rates it because of its well-equipped standard safety suite. You will get the following features available on the new Subaru Ascent:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane-keeping assistance
  • Lane-departure alert
  • Forward-collision alert
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Rearview camera
  • Rear seat reminder
  • Steering-responsive LED headlights
  • HUD
  • Sway warning

In addition to the above, you still have the following optional advanced safety features:

  • Front view monitor.
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Automatic reverse braking

The new Subaru Ascent has all that it takes to make a great family vehicle. A powerful engine? Check. A large and comfortable interior? Yes. More space at the back for some luggage? Sure. Everything you need, the new Subaru Ascent got it. Visit our showroom in El Cajon, CA to get a better look at the 2021 Subaru Ascent.

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