The standard direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER engine combines the power of turbocharging and the efficiency of direct injection to deliver 260 horsepower. With this durable, time-tested engine and standard Lineartronic® CVT, the 2024 Ascent can reach over 500 miles of highway driving range, so almost any destination is within reach.
Standard on: All trims
With gas mileage up to 26 MPG** and over 500 miles of highway driving range, the 2024 Ascent delivers competitive gas mileage to take you further. Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive has demonstrated its durability and low maintenance over four decades of owner-tested Subaru vehicles so you can be confident your Ascent will be your fuel-efficient SUV for all the miles ahead.
With its exceptionally balanced layout, Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive delivers a solid connection with the road and an engaged, responsive drive. The entire system lies along the centerline of the vehicle, balancing weight distribution between the two sides to help provide optimal performance and control.
The Ascent offers up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity, the most of any Subaru vehicle ever. With an available accessory Class III trailer hitch, 277 pound-feet of torque, and a wide selection of roof rail and trailer hitch accessories, you can bring along all the gear you’ll need for all the places you’ll be able to go.
Standard on: Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
With its powerful gloss black and chrome front grille, geometric wheel design, and modern, contoured lines set off with stylish accents, the 2024 Ascent is a bold, stylish take on the family SUV.
Standard 20-inch alloy wheels with a black finish showcase both the style and capability of the Ascent Onyx Editions.
A Power Rear Gate is available to allow automatic opening even when your arms are full, and for added convenience, a single touch on the gate button lets it close and lock the entire vehicle. The opening height can also be adjusted when clearance is limited.
Available on: Premium
Standard on: Onyx Edition, Limited, Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
The Harman Kardon premium audio system captures detail-rich acoustics through enhanced sound control and superior high sound output. At the heart of the system lies a high-performance 8-Channel class-D amplifier pumping out 792 equivalent watts of power. The amplifier works to efficiently distribute clean audio signals to the vehicle’s 14-speaker sound system — including a dedicated center channel speaker and subwoofer. Harman’s Clari-Fi™ Technology restores and corrects audio fidelity, resulting in musical reproduction that sounds clearer, crisper, and more dynamic.
Available on: Limited
Standard on: Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
Bring in more fresh air with the available 54-inch power tilt/sliding panoramic moonroof to make the already impressive passenger space feel even more open and bright.
Available on: Limited
Standard on: Onyx Edition, Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
With 19 cup holders, everyone’s beverage is secure and close at hand.
Standard on: All trims
The 2024 Ascent features an entire suite of available safety technologies to help protect you and your passengers. The Blind-Spot Detection system warns you with a visual indicator on each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up. With available Reverse Automatic Braking, your vehicle can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you. An available Smart Rear-View Mirror uses a dedicated camera to maintain visibility when the view behind you is obstructed, while a standard Rear-Vision Camera provides extra safety when reversing.
Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert standard on: Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
Reverse Automatic Braking standard on: Onyx Edition, Limited, Onyx Edition Limited, Touring
Reverse Automatic Braking available on: Premium
The 2024 Ascent is built on the Subaru Global Platform, which uses high-strength steel for enhanced crash safety, long-lasting quality, and a quieter cabin. The Ascent also features seven airbags, height-adjustable head restraints in every seating position, and a ring-shaped reinforcement frame as standard equipment to help provide all-around impact protection.
Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering adds extra convenience and safety on every drive. Just choose the distance you want to keep from the car in front of you and it can take some of the stress out of everyday driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control while maintaining a safe distance ahead.