How Does the New Subaru Ascent Compare to the New Ford Explorer?

Are you looking for a large, three-row SUV that's fun for the whole family? The new 2019 Subaru Ascent is designed to provide you and the whole family with comfort, confidence and convenience at all times. With tremendous versatility to bring you and yours wherever the adventure calls for, spacious seating for up to eight passengers and the latest entertainment and safety technology, the new 2019 Ascent offers accommodations for any lifestyle and needs. To help you better understand the level of value that the new 2019 Ascent can provide you with, we're going to compare it to the new 2019 Ford Explorer, giving you a side by side reference of why the new 2019 Ascent might be the best option for you!

2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Ford Explorer

  • All 2019 Subaru Ascent models come equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, while the new 2019 Explorer comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive. With standard all-wheel drive, you not only gain the ability to take your travels off road, you also get to enjoy greater confidence and ease of driving when you're facing poor weather conditions and every day driving scenarios.
  • Under the hood, the standard 3.5-liter V6 Explorer engine produces slightly more horsepower than the 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the Ascent, but with 277 pounds-foot of torque in the Ascent compared to 255- pounds-foot of torque in the Explorer, the Ascent lets you accelerate quicker.
  • The Ascent offers 153.5 cubic feet of passenger volume while the Explorer offers 151.7 cubic feet.
  • All Ascent models come with a standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, while the Explorer only offers comparable safety features on higher trim levels.

If you want to learn more about how the Ascent compares to the Explorer, we welcome you to make the short trip from High Point, Reidsville or Summerfield, NC to join us at Capital Subaru of Greensboro to experience the new Ascent during a test drive today!

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