Subaru Ascent Frequently Asked Questions

New Subaru Ascent Frequently Asked Questions

One of the newest additions to the lineup, the Subaru Ascent is the largest vehicle in the automaker's storied history. Offering three rows of comfortable seating, spacious and flexible cargo capacities, and a wealth of standard and available technologies, the Ascent makes a perfect addition to the driveways of families in Germantown, West Memphis, and beyond.

From initial model research to the final test drive, at Jim Keras Subaru, we're always looking for ways to make the car-shopping process a little easier for our customers. We get a lot of question about the new Subaru Accent, so we wanted to provide convenient answers to the most common inquiries. 

  • What engine does the Subaru Ascent have? The Subaru Ascent finds plenty of motivation in the standard direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® engine that makes 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque.
  • What is the fuel economy rating of the Subaru Ascent? The Ascent achieves an EPA-estimated 27 mpg on the highway. With a 19.3-gallon fuel capacity, the Ascent can travel up to 520 miles on one tank of gas.
  • What is the seating capacity of the Subaru Ascent? The ascent comes standard with seating for up to eight riders. Available captain's chairs reduce seating to seven, while increasing comfort and ease of access.
  • Is the Subaru Ascent all-wheel drive? Yes! Like all Subaru models, the Ascent comes standard with symmetrical all-wheel drive.
  • Does the Subaru Ascent have smartphone integration? The Subaru Ascent comes standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.
  • Does the Subaru Ascent have remote ignition? Available STARLINK Safety and Security connects you to your vehicle like never before, giving you easy access to emergency roadside assistance, vehicle alerts, automatic collision notification, and more. Using your smartphone, you can even remotely start the engine and set climate controls, so your vehicle is ready when you are.

  • Does the Subaru Ascent have active safety features? Yes, and the best part is many of them are standard! Every Ascent model features the Subaru EyeSight package, which includes advanced driver-assistance technologies like forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.  Blind spot monitoring, automatic high beams, and reverse automatic braking are also available.

  • Can the Subaru Ascent tow? You bet! When properly equipped, the Ascent has a max tow rating of 5,000 pounds.

  • How much cargo space does the Subaru Ascent have? The rear two rows of the Ascent can be folded in a variety of configurations, providing up to 86.5 cubic-feet of cargo room.

  • Can the Subaru Ascent go off road?? In addition to standard all-wheel drive, the ascent features 8.7 inches of ground clearance and X-MODE with Hill Descent Control, for optimal traction on all surfaces.

  • Does the Subaru Ascent have a sunroof? A 54-inch power tilt-and-sliding panoramic moonroof is available on Premium and Limited models and standard on the Touring trim.

Test Drive the Subaru Ascent near Bartlett

If you're in the market for a capable and accommodating SUV for your family's daily adventures, come visit Jim Keras Subaru in Memphis for closer look at the new Subaru Ascent. Schedule a test drive, today. If you have any questions about available models and finance offers, be sure to reach out to us online or by phone at your convenience. We love to be of assistance.