2022 Subaru Ascent Review, Price, Towing Capacity

2022 Subaru Ascent Review, Price, Towing CapacityWhen it comes to towing capacity (up to 5,000 pounds), this 2022 Subaru Ascent will have the same engine and drivetrain as the outgoing model. The entry-level Base model costs $32,295; the most expensive Touring model costs $45,445. Panoramic Roof with Navigation Multimedia is standard on the Onyx Edition, which retails for $37,995.

And for the 2022 model year, this Subaru Ascent is expected to maintain its J.D. Power Rating of 82. As a result, the resale value rises to $24,122 after just five years of ownership. In addition, the insurance is $1,680 a year, and the destination fee is $1,125 every year. In addition, it can go 250,000 miles for its lifespan with only $8,160 in maintenance costs over ten years.

2022 Subaru Ascent Redesign

Exterior Design

The proportions and style of the 2022 Subaru Ascent have not changed. Again, contrasts like Crystal White Pearl and Crimson Red Pearl are among the 8 exterior color trims. In addition, the LED Steering Responsive Headlights have been made standard across all trims.

2022 Subaru Ascent Exterior

2022 Subaru Ascent Exterior

Using 18-inch and 20-inch wheels and all-season tires, the Subaru Ascent can conquer the most challenging terrain. In addition, the rear receives a power liftgate in the higher trims. The roof is ornamented with a raised roof rail, but the panoramic roof is reserved for the Touring trim.

While Highlander is 200 lbs heavier, the 2022 Ascent is 0.7 inches higher in ground clearance. Because of this, they appear to be on an equal footing in terms of off-roading prowess. To help with straight-line stability, Explorer sports a 6 inch larger wheelbase than Ascent.

Interior Design

Inside the Subaru Ascent’s cabin, you’ll find a lot of room and a lot of comforts. The cloth seats in the base cabin are replaced in the Premium and Onyx Editions with Stain-Resistant Cloth and StarTex Water-Repellent Upholstery, respectively, in terms of interior trims and accents. For the Limited and Touring versions, leather upholstery such as Slate Black and Ivory Warm are added.

2022 Subaru Ascent Interior

2022 Subaru Ascent Interior

The heated front seats of the Subaru Ascent are standard on all but the car’s Limited and Touring trim levels. It’s all about ease, which is why the Limited has power-adjustable front seats, but only the Touring has power ventilation. About cargo space, the second row will see an increase from 17.8 cu ft to 47.5 cu ft, while the front row will see a rise from 86.5 cu ft to 17 cu ft.

The payload volume of the 2022 Ascent is 3.4 cubic feet larger than the CX-9’s. There is an additional four inches of shoulder room in the first and third rows, thanks to the former. Explorer has 3.2 cubic feet more cargo volume than Ascent in terms of dimensions. In addition to these connections, the Ascent’s infotainment system includes STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia Plus and a 6-speaker audio system as standard in the base model.

2022 Subaru Ascent Engine

The 2.4L Turbo H-4 in the 2022 Subaru Ascent is good for 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. A standard Symmetrical AWD is paired with a LinearTronic CVT for this powerplant. Also included in this AWD is an X-MODE feature for optimizing engine output and transmission ratio.

2022 Subaru Ascent Engine

2022 Subaru Ascent Engine

Ascent’s four-wheel independent suspension holds the wheel firmly in place regardless of the road conditions. Active Torque Vectoring (ATV), which aids in quick cornering and neutral steering, is implemented. The Brake Override System can also be used to limit the driver’s accelerator pedal input in the event of unexpected acceleration.

2022 Ascent can sprint a quarter-mile in 15.5 seconds and go from 0-60 MPH in 6.9 seconds. It has a top speed of 130 miles per hour. On the other hand, it sports 13.1-inch front, and 13-inch rear vented disc brakes that can bring it down from 70 to 0 MPH in 175 feet. With the help of the ABS and Brake Assist, the vehicle’s braking performance is considerably enhanced.

2022 Subaru Ascent Release Date and Price

Except for a slight revision to the Ascent’s trim level selection, the Subaru Ascent for 2022 will be essentially unchanged. The Base, Premium, Limited, and Touring models all have price tags ranging from $32,295 to $45,445, with the Onyx Edition being the latest addition. A towing capacity of 5,000 pounds can be achieved with the vehicle’s 260-horsepower 2.4L Turbo H-4 engine.

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