2021 Subaru Ascent Redesign, Powertrain Specs

The upcoming 2021 Subaru Ascent will be facelifted and we can expect to provide one of the best designs is the middle-size SUV segment. This three-row SUV is a very versatile, and the new model will get additional upgrades followed by more standard features. The 2021 Subaru Ascent model will also get a spacious cabin, and its interior is very upscale. Also, as before, this SUV will be offered with four trim levels.

Unfortunately, under the hood of this model is lying one engine option. The same powertrain that powers the current model will be used on the new one.

2021 Subaru Ascent

2021 Subaru Ascent Exterior Changes

The design of the 2021 Subaru Ascent will be amazing. This model is one of the best selling and the company’s biggest SUV so far. The manufacturer will introduce some changes and the upcoming SUV will look way better than before. Dimensionally, this model is more substantial than an Outback. However, both models share the same shape and design. The new model offers four trim levels: base, Premium, Limited, and Touring. Roof rails and 18-inch wheels are standard, while 20-inch wheels are available as an option.

Limited and Touring models will get the most of the changes that will include LED headlights, fog lights, and some chrome accents. Furthermore, the most equipped Touring trim will add chrome door handles and a chrome front skidplate.

2021 Subaru Ascent interior

Interior Specs

The interior of the 2021 Subaru Ascent will be comfy. The new model will be available with two configurations seven-seat or eight-seat model. The base Ascent will come with manually-adjusted seats, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 6.5-inch multimedia touch screen, and four USB ports, keyless start, and 3-zone climate control.

Also, safety on the standard model will include adaptive cruise control, lane departure and sway warning, pre-collision braking, and throttle management. As we already wrote, the Ascent model provides a spacious cabin, and the headroom and legroom are generous in the first two rows, while third-row is ideal for kids. With folded rear seats, the cargo area opens 86.5 cubic feet.

2021 Subaru Ascent trunk

Powertrain Details

The powerful SUV 2021 Subaru Ascent is equipped with the same engine as before. Under the hood, Ascent is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. This engine delivers to this SUV 260 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque and it comes with Subaru’s AWD system as standard.

Also, it uses the CVT transmission. 2021 Ascent also comes with 8.7 inches of ground clearance, and thanks to that, off-roading is effortless. When it comes to fuel efficiency, the current model Subaru Ascent provides 23 mpg combined. However, with the release of the new one, we can expect even better consumption. On top of that, the upcoming 2021 Subaru Ascent can tow 5,000 pounds.

2021 Subaru Ascent rear

2021 Subaru Ascent Price and Production

When it comes to the price, as the current model, the new one will be offered with four different trim levels. The base model that provides excellent standard features starts at $33,500. The premium trim that is available with three-zone climate control, a way better touchscreen than the usual one, starts at $38,000.

The most equipped Touring trim that offers all features available in the rest one will cost $48,000. The manufacturer will introduce a new model in the last quarter of 2020.

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