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2021 Subaru Ascent Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4
Total Seating8
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
EPA city/highway MPG20/26 MPG
EPA combined MPG22 MPG
Range in miles (city/hwy)386.0/501.8 mi.
Fuel tank capacity19.3 gal.
Base engine size2.4 L
CylindersFlat 4
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower260 hp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque277 lb-ft @ 2,000 rpm
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Direct injectionyes
Towing & Hauling
Towing & Hauling
Max Towing Capacity5,000 lbs.
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Center limited slip differentialyes
Descent controlyes
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Length196.8 in.
Overall width with mirrors86.1 in.
Overall width without mirrors76.0 in.
Height71.6 in.
Wheelbase113.8 in.
EPA interior volume171.3 cu.ft.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place17.8 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity86.5 cu.ft.
Turning circle38.0 ft.
Ground clearance8.7 in.
Angle of approach17.6 degrees
Angle of departure21.8 degrees
Curb weight4,499 lbs.
Maximum towing capacity5,000 lbs.
Country of final assemblyUnited States
Exterior Colors
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Cinnamon Brown Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Warm Ivory, leather
  • Slate Black, leather
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room41.3 in.
Front leg room42.2 in.
Front shoulder room61.1 in.
Front hip room57.7 in.
Bucket front seatsyes
8-way power driver seatyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Driver seat thigh extensionyes
2 memorized driver seat settingsyes
4-way power passenger seatyes
Multi-level heating driver seatyes
Multi-level heating passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room40.0 in.
Rear leg room38.6 in.
Rear shoulder room60.3 in.
Rear hip room57.5 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Folding center armrestyes
Multi-level heatingyes
Manual folding split-bench third row seatsyes
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyes
Lane keep assistyes
Rear cross traffic alertyes
Pre-collision safety systemyes
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Front and rear head airbagsyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Stability controlyes
Traction controlyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
Dusk sensing headlampsyes
Auto delay off headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
Adaptive headlightsyes
Self-leveling headlightsyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
2 front headrestsyes
Front height adjustable headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
2023 Subaru Ascent
At a Glance:
  • 4 Colors
  • 5 Trims
  • 4 Packages
  • $33,895starting MSRP
*MSRP excludes destination and delivery charges, tax, title, and registration fees. Retailer sets actual price. Certain equipment may be required in specific states, which can modify your MSRP. See your retailer for details. 2023 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition Limited shown has an MSRP of $46,295.
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
6 total speakersyes
Android Auto/Apple CarPlayyes
USB connectionyes
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyes
Satellite radio satellite radioyes
4 months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
Hands-free entryyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Keyless ignitionyes
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
Electric power steeringyes
Rear view camerayes
Adaptive cruise controlyes
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Front, rear and 3rd row cupholdersyes
Front and rear door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheelyes
Heated steering wheelyes
Three zone climate controlyes
Rear ventilation ducts with fan controlyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
Turn signal in mirrorsyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Painted alloy wheelsyes
20 x 7.5 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
245/50R H tiresyes
Temporary spare tireyes
Underbody mounted spare tireyes
Emergency Serviceyes
Airbag Deployment Notificationyes
Vehicle Alarm notificationyes
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistanceyes
Hands-Free Callingyes
Roadside Assistanceyes
Concierge Serviceyes
Basic3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside assistance3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
7-Passenger Technology Package +$2,950
8-Passenger Technology Package +$2,950
Standard Model +$0
Popular Package #4 +$963
Popular Package #2A +$989
Popular Package #2 +$804
Interior Options
Interior Options
Rear Seatback Protector - 3rd Row Bench +$133
Cupholder Insert +$33
Cargo Cover +$201
Cargo Net +$81
Cargo Tray +$101
USB Charging Ports +$230
Cargo Separator +$445
3rd Row Sunshade +$52
Windshield Sunshade +$76
All-Weather Floor Liners +$132
Footwell Illumination Kit +$229
Side Sill Plate +$135
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade +$575
LED Upgrade - Map and Reading Lights +$185
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Rear Bumper Cover +$155
Splash Guards +$175
Body Side Molding - Cinnamon Brown Pearl +$272
Body Side Molding Crystal Black Silica +$272
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl +$272
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light +$241
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl +$272
Door Edge Guards - Cinnamon Brown Pearl +$162
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl +$162
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl +$162
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic +$162
Door Scuff Protector +$156
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl +$162
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica +$162
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic +$162
Alloy Wheel Locks +$82
Aero Crossbar Set +$201
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic +$272
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic +$272
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl +$272
Door Edge Guards - Brilliant Bronze Metallic +$162
Black Wheel Lug Nut and Lock Set +$256
Trailer Hitch +$499