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2020 Subaru AscentReview
Bobbye writes:
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Wonderful, beautiful car! Blown away about how well thought out the design of the car was. Very functional and pleasing to the eye ! Kids love it too.

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
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I needed a vehicle with a third row option because my family is expanding. I test drove a Toyota Highlander and just felt this suited me better. The third row in the Highlander was uncomfortable and felt like an afterthought. The third row in the Ascent actually feels like a real third row - there is more room and the seats sit back a little at an incline, rather than being uncomfortably upright and with no leg room. I also found it easier to get into the back row in the Ascent, compared to the Highlander. We considered the Toyota Sienna hybrid, but I didnt really want a mini van and I didnt want something ridiculously huge. The Ascent is big, but reasonably so and very comfortable to drive. I think it will be great for long family trips and it feels very safe. Im only 53 and always feel uncomfortable and awkward driving a big beast of an SUV. But the drivers seat and steering wheel all seem to fit me very well. The Ascent also has a really great turn radius, so its more maneuverable than it appears. Lots of great family-friendly features and I also like that it has a good amount of ground clearance. It sits high off the ground but even as Im six months pregnant its still easy enough for me to get in and out of. I only wish they made a hybrid version for better fuel economy and more eco-friendly. However, the mpg is decent, given the size (comparable or even better than my old Honda CRV)

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
GuruM5J46 writes:
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Roomy and just as luxurious as comparable top of the line mid-size SUVs (like Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander). Safety rating is unbeatable. Smooth drive and great breaking.

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
Elly writes:
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The Ascent is secure, comfortable and well made. It handles the road quite well. It feels balanced. It has as many features as other makes of equal models.

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
GuruHDSKZ writes:
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It has a nice wide front seats. Great hip and shoulder room for those of us that are rather large. Even the base model (Premium) has great Safety features and lots of tech, Bluetooth, WiFi, XM, Sat connectivity to do remote starts...

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
Guru9DCHTF writes:
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Nice feathers and it’s a Subaru great cars!

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2020 Subaru AscentReview
Guru7CSR7 writes:
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It was well worth driving up to West Springfield to buy the Ascent Subaru. It was over $4,000 lower then anything in the NY/NJ area.

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2020 Subaru Ascent Premium 7-Passenger AWD Review
Buckhuck says:
The newly introduced Accent is a sleeper of sorts. Looks like most other upscale soccer mom automobiles, but the large 2.4L turbocharged engine coupled with the all-wheel drive traction and Subaru realizability, it’s a blast to drive. Who’da thunk it?
vs2014 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro S-Line Prestige AWD
2020 Subaru Ascent Premium 7-Passenger AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Family Car Ranked 2014 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro S-Line Prestige AWD worse.
"More standard options and overall value. Not to mention the 16 cup holders! 7 seat version makes third row easier to access and use. "
Value Ranked 2014 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro S-Line Prestige AWD worse.
"Standard features based in three versions, make choosing what fits your needs much simpler than say the plethora of options in an Audi or BMW. "
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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2020 Subaru Ascent Premium 7-Passenger AWD Review
J.D. says:
We test drove the VW Atlas, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, and Kia Telluride. For years we have loved the idea of owning an AWD Subaru, many people love them and they offer a lot of bang for the buck. However, we were very disappointed in the Ascent when compared to other SUVs. We loved the eyesight safety suite, the AWD, the interior was good, and the turbo engine was smooth and quiet. However, on the freeway the Ascent is noisy (mostly wind noise), the ride was firm, and we were very disappointed the only interior option available on the top-level Touring model is the dookie brown leather. The brown leather is something you either love or hate but for a $45K SUV I should have the option to choose. We ended up choosing a Honda Pilot. The Pilot is not the sexiest SUV but it does everything well and offers a comfortable and quiet ride. Furthermore, I had read many reviews of the 2019 Ascent having transmission issues. On the flip side, it is hard to beat the reliability of a Honda.
vs2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD
2020 Subaru Ascent Premium 7-Passenger AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The V6 Engine"
Handling Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD worse.
"The Ascent doesnt feel as big as the Honda and the continuous AWD makes a difference. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD worse.
"The Pilot looks frumpy and unathletic. I personally like the styling of the Ascent better."
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The Pilot offers very comfortable seats that are heated and ventilated. The Ascent also offers heated and ventilated but only in the dookie brown interior (terrible)."
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The Pilots rear seats seemed more plush."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The Pilot has more cargo capacity than the Ascent."
Family Car Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The Pilot offers more room and was the most well-rounded SUV we drove. "
Value Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"Overall the Pilot was the most well-rounded SUV we drove. It offered features not available on the Ascent such as the rear entertainment center, V6 engine, interior color choices on the Pilots top trim."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD better.
"The Pilot is well rounded and does everything well"
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2020 Subaru Ascent Touring 7-Passenger AWD Review
GuruP7YB8 says:
We purchased our first Subaru yesterday. Wow we are impressed. 1. Called our insurance agent to update our insurance and our rates actually went down. 2. The safety features are awesome. 5 star safety rating in all categories. 3. It’s a really good family car, not over kill and is really sporty. 4. Has all the options that make it a great vehicle. 5. Easy to make a deal as the touring trim as all the options. We got a much better deal than any other suv we shopped for. We would buy this vehicle again.
vs2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD
2020 Subaru Ascent Touring 7-Passenger AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD better.
"More power due to 6 cylinder verses 4 cylinder "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD worse.
"Seemed bigger inside. However I don’t know the specs"
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2022 Subaru Ascent Reviews

Review By Ashley

Great handling, impressive features. Good amount of space in back. Read More

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We have never owned a Subaru vehicle before this. We are both extremely satisfied with our choice. It is a very well built auto. We enjoy the ride it is giving us. The safety features are fantastic... Read More

2021 Subaru Ascent Reviews

Review By Guru9KF49J

Love it, drives so well with the AWD, the safety features are amazing. Read More

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2019 Subaru Ascent Reviews

Review By Tpersondreams

This car is awesome! It has a lot of safety features and handles beautifully. I got it 5 days ago. Read More

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