2019 Subaru Ascent vs Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot

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2019 Subaru Ascent
Premium AWD

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE Plus AWD

2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD

Starting MSRP $34,195             $37,720 $34,330
Ground Clearance 8.7″             8.0″ 7.3″
Cargo Area (cu. ft.) 2nd + 3rd Row down: 87/2nd + 3rd Row up: 20 2nd + 3rd Row down: 95/2nd + 3rd Row up: 10 2nd + 3rd Row down: 84/2nd + 3rd Row up: 17
Leg Room (Front/Middle/Rear) 42.2 in / 38.5 in / 31.7 in 44.2 in  / 38.4 in / 27.7 in 40.9 in / 38.4 in / 31.9 in
Third Row Seating Yes! 7- Seater w/ second row Captain’s Chairs or 8-Seater w/ second row Bench Seat Yes! 7- Seater w/ second row Captain’s Chairs or 8-Seater w/ second row Bench Seat Yes! 7- Seater w/ second row Captain’s Chairs or 8-Seater w/ second row Bench Seat
Engine 2.4-liter DOHC turbocharged SUBARU BOXER engine 3.5-liter V6 engine 3.5-liter V6 engine
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
Power 260 hp 295 hp 280 hp
Fuel Economy (hwy/city) 21/27 MPG 20/27 MPG 18/26 MPG
AWD Standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Standard Dynamic Torque-Control AWD System Available Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) AWD System
Towing (lbs.) 5,000 5,000 5,000
Safety Ratings IIHS Top Safety Pick+ IIHS Top Safety Pick IIHS Top Safety Pick+
Beverage Holders 19 12 15
Backup Camera Yes Yes Yes
Moonroof Optional N/A N/A

If you’re searching for an all-capable and versatile SUV to take to the Minneapolis streets, you’ll find that the 2019 Subaru Ascent has the competition beat. Although each midsize SUV contains third row seating, a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs., and a backup camera, the 2019 Subaru Ascent Premium outshines the 2019 Toyota Highlander LE Plus and the 2019 Honda Pilot EX with all that is has to offer.

As you get behind the wheel of the Ascent, you’ll be stunned by its spacious interior and amenities. With impeccable legroom of 38.5 inches in the second row, your passengers will enjoy lasting comfort along every outing. For additional comfort, utilize the convenient moonroof to embrace warm sunlight or catch a hint of fresh air. Going camping or embarking on the lengthy road trip? The 19 beverage holders will certainly come in handy.

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No matter if you’re driving through the city or trekking off the roads, this adventurous model’s 8.7″ of ground clearance will come to your aid when encountering any type of terrain. Constructed with a high-strength steel body and equipped with a number of protective driver assist technologies, it’s no wonder the Ascent received the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ safety rating. Providing drivers with the peace of mind they need, you’ll have the confidence to travel anywhere.

What else makes this big and bold Subaru model stand out from the rest? It costs less than its competitors with a starting MSRP at $34,195. Offering the enhancements and quality you deserve, you’ll be glad to be getting a lot more bang for your buck. The cost efficiency doesn’t just end there. With a fuel economy of 21 hwy/27 city MPG, you won’t ever have to worry about breaking the bank on gas.

Test Drive the 2019 Subaru Ascent at Our Minneapolis Area Dealership

In order to truly see how this SUV compares to its competition, visit our Subaru dealership near Minneapolis to get behind the wheel! To schedule a test drive for one of our incredible 2019 Subaru Ascent models for sale , feel free to call us.

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