Saturday, December 2, 2017
LA Auto Show: 2019 Subaru Ascent Coming This Summer
The all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent three-row SUV, the biggest Subaru ever built with a 113.8-in. wheelbase, is powered by an all-new 260 horsepower 2.4-liter BOXER engine with a new version of Subaru’s high-torque Lineartronic® CVT (continuously variable transmission) and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. The 2019 Ascent comes standard with 19 standard cup and bottle holders, EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology that includes Automatic Pre-Collision Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, and new EyeSight Assist Monitor (EAM) which provides a heads-up display of the EyeSight system warnings as well as system status information on the windshield of the vehicle. Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are also available. The 2019 Ascent also offers available Reverse Automatic Braking that apply the vehicle’s brakes if an obstacle is detected while reversing. The new U.S.-built Ascent will be available in base, Premium, Limited and Touring trim lines when it arrives in Subaru retailers in early Summer.