Compare the New Subaru Ascent to the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Kia Telluride, and Hyundai Palisade

Are you looking for a large SUV that can fit the whole family and all the cargo they bring with them? From comfortably getting the family around Tucson to going on a camping trip to Oro Valley with your friends, the new Subaru Ascent has the space, capability and accommodations to take you and yours anywhere you need to go. The Ascent is the largest Subaru vehicle ever built, offering three-rows of seating for up to eight passengers. With an athletic engine under the hood and standard all-wheel drive on every model, the Ascent provides you with legendary Subaru capability, allowing you to travel anywhere on or off the road around Sahuarita with confidence. Enjoy state of the art features in every model, including a Starlink multimedia system and Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, giving you connectivity and confidence wherever you go around Sierra Vista.

We know that there are many vehicles to choose from and we want to help you make the best decision for you. That's why we're going to compare the new Subaru Ascent to competitors like the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride.



Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota Highlander

  • The new Subaru Ascent is available at a lower starting price than the Highlander is. The Ascent starts at around $32,000 while the Highlander starts at just over $34,500, allowing you to either choose a higher Ascent trim level for a similar price as the base Highlander or save when choosing the Ascent.
  • The new Ascent offers 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the Highlander offers 141.1 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Ascent also offers up to 19.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row, compared to 13.8 cubic feet in the Highlander.
  • All Subaru Ascent models come with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, giving you greater traction and control than the standard front-wheel drive in the Highlander.

Subaru Ascent vs. Honda Pilot

  • Every new Subaru Ascent model comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility standard, allowing you to enjoy seamless control of your mobile device on your trips around Marana. The Pilot doesn't offer either feature standard, but does offer them on higher trim levels.
  • To help you take on any terrain that stands in between you and your next destination, wherever it is, the Ascent comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, allowing you to take on every obstacle on or off the road confidently. The Pilot also offers all-wheel drive but as an available upgrade. The Pilot comes with standard front-wheel drive.
  • To help you save at the pump, the Ascent offers up to 23 mpg of combined estimated fuel economy. The Pilot falls just slightly short with 22 mpg of combined estimated fuel economy.

Subaru Ascent vs. Kia Telluride

  • All Subaru Ascent models come with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, allowing you to conquer any terrain around Green Valley, AZ. The Telluride comes with standard front-wheel drive with available all-wheel drive on all models for a higher price.
  • The Ascent provides you with 277 pounds-feet of torque, while the Telluride offers 262 pounds-feet of torque.
  • The Ascent starts at just under $32,000 while the Telluride starts at just over $33,500, allowing you to save when you choose the Ascent.

Subaru Ascent vs. Hyundai Palisade

  • All Subaru Ascent models come with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, allowing you to drive with the utmost traction, control and confidence. The Palisade comes with standard front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive is available throughout the lineup.
  • Both vehicles come with impressive fuel economy for their size, but the Ascent achieves up to 23 mpg of combined estimated fuel economy, compared to the Palisade which achieves up to 22 mpg combined fuel economy.
  • The new Palisade gets a slight edge on standard horsepower, but the Ascent offers 277 pounds-feet of torque, while the Palisade offers 262 pounds-feet of torque.

Test Drive a New Subaru Ascent Model at Tucson Subaru

If you want to learn more about the new lineup of Subaru Ascent models, we invite you to join us at Tucson Subaru to test drive your favorite models and work out the best loan or lease option to fit your budget and needs today.

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