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2021 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels: Premium vs. Limited vs. Touring

The 2021 Subaru Ascent is a generously-sized three-row SUV with a wide range of modern amenities, including new driver-assist safety features. With room for seven or eight people depending on your chosen model, the 2021 Ascent is perfect for large families. However, which trim level is right for you? That's where this Subaru Ascent trim level overview comes in. You have a choice between four trims - the Subaru Ascent, Ascent Premium, Ascent Limited, or Ascent Touring.

Ready to test out a 2021 Subaru Ascent for yourself? Explore our Subaru Ascent models for sale in our inventory in Moline, IL, then pair your favorite model with a lease deal. If you'd like to discuss the 2021 Subaru Ascent trim differences further, please reach out to a McLaughlin Subaru representative at (866) 960-7363 or through our online form.

2021 Subaru AscentAscent

2021 Subaru Ascent base trim
Starting MSRP $33,345

Key Features & Specs

Get your kids to all their after-school activities in style when you drive the 2021 Subaru Ascent base trim. This trim includes:

  • 2.4L turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® four-cylinder engine
  • 18-in. silver finish aluminum alloy wheels
  • Symmetrical all-wheel drive
  • STARLINK® Multimedia Plus
    • 6.5-in. touchscreen
    • Apple CarPlay®
    • Android Auto™
    • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
    • SiriusXM Travel Link®
    • HD Radio®
    • Bluetooth®
  • 19 cupholders
  • Eight-way manual driver's seat
  • Four-way manual front passenger's seat
  • Black folding side mirrors
  • Raised roof rails
  • Reclining second and third row 60/40-split flat-folding seatbacks
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Six speakers

2021 Subaru AscentPremium

2021 Subaru Ascent Premium
Starting MSRP $35,845

Key Features & Specs

Upgrade your creature comfort features and aesthetics when you slide behind the wheel of a 2021 Subaru Ascent Premium. This trim includes:

  • 18-in. gray machine finish aluminum alloy wheels
  • Eight-way power driver's seat
  • STARLINK Multimedia Plus
    • 8-in. touchscreen
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® capability
  • Heated front seats
  • Second row climate controls
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle
  • Body-color side mirrors

2021 Subaru AscentLimited

2021 Subaru Ascent Limited
Starting MSRP $40,645

Key Features & Specs

Make life as a winter warrior simple when you choose the 2021 Subaru Ascent Limited trim. This trim includes:

  • 18-in. dark gray machine finish aluminum alloy wheels
  • Ten-way power driver's seat with power lumbar and two-position memory
  • Four-way power front passenger's seat
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Keyless access with push button start and PIN code
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • LED fog lights
  • Side mirrors with integrated turn signals

2021 Subaru AscentTouring

2021 Subaru Ascent Touring
Starting MSRP $46,495

Key Features & Specs

Elevate your daily drive to the highest heights available when it comes to infotainment, comfort accommodations, and looks. This trim includes:

  • Power tilt/sliding panoramic moonroof
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Second row captain's chairs
  • STARLINK Multimedia Navigation
    • 8-in. touchscreen
    • SiriusXM Traffic®
    • Voice-activated multi-touch gesture high-resolution GPS navigation system
  • Harman Kardon® 14-speaker quantum surround sound audio system
  • Satin chrome power-folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Chrome door handles
  • Smart auto-dimming rearview compass mirror with HomeLink®

2021 Ascent Trims
Key Features

Interior Upgrades

If you're looking to make your 2021 Ascent interior more agreeable, take advantage of the upgrades available. There are optional second row captain's chairs, great for families with older children who need a little more elbow room. And available ivory leather interior accent trim on dash and doors and woodgrain-patterned accent trim give your Ascent a premier air.

Safety Technology

The Subaru Ascent introduces three new safety considerations for 2021. Advanced adaptive cruise control (AACC) with lane centering and lane keep assist was added to the list of standard EyeSight® driver assist technologies. And steering responsive LED headlights and rear seat belt reminders are now standard across the whole lineup. For other standard 2021 Subaru Ascent safety features, view the list below.

  • EyeSight driver assist technology
    • Pre-collision braking system
    • Pre-collision throttle management
    • Lane departure and sway warning
    • AACC with lane centering and lane keep assist
  • Rear vision camera
  • Brake override system
  • High beam assist
  • Brake assist

2020 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels: What are the Differences?

Blue 2020 Subaru Ascent on road


2020 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels: What are the Differences?

Blue 2020 Subaru Ascent on road

The 2020 Subaru Ascent

With room for seven or eight people depending on your chosen model, the 2020 Subaru Ascent is the ultimate SUV. However, which trim level is right for you? That's where this Subaru Ascent trim level overview comes in. You have a choice between the standard Subaru Ascent, Premium, Limited, or Touring.

If you'd like to discuss the 2020 Subaru Ascent trim differences further, please reach out to a McLaughlin Subaru representative in Moline, IL, at (866) 960-7363 or through our online form.

Standard Features

The 2020 Subaru Ascent comes equipped with a diverse variety of features sure to make any day trip with your crew go right. The standard Subaru Ascent has a starting MSRP of $31,995, and includes:

  • 19 cup holders
  • 8 passenger seating
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Raised roof rails
  • Auto-up/auto-down driver and front passenger window with anti-pinch protection
  • Reclining second and third row 60/40 split flat-folding seatbacks
  • Auto-on/off wiper-linked headlights
2020 Subaru Ascent silver

Power & Handling

All four trim levels of the Subaru Ascent include the same singularly powerful 2.4L engine, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-MODE®, and vehicle dynamics control. The following table showcases how this SUV can work for you.

Engine

2.4L turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder

MPG (city/hwy)

21/27 (Ascent & Premium); 20/26 (Limited & Touring)

Horsepower

260 HP

Torque

277 lb.-ft.

Premium vs. Limited

White 2020 Subaru Ascent Limited near lake

As the middle trim levels of the 2020 Ascent lineup, it can be easy to overlook what the Subaru Premium and Limited trims have to offer. That's why this Premium vs. Limited breakdown was created. Read below to find out which Ascent trim has the right combination of features for your daily activities.

2020 Subaru Ascent Trims

Key Features

Grey 2020 Subaru Ascent Premium

Premium

Starting at $34,395 MSRP

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® capability
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Safety & Security
  • Rear climate control panel
  • Blind-spot detection w/ lane change assist & rear cross-traffic alert
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel & shifter handle
  • Stain-resistant cloth upholstery
  • Body-color folding side mirrors
  • 8-way power adjustable driver's seat
White 2020 Subaru Ascent Limited

Limited

Starting at $39,345 MSRP

Premium features, plus:

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 20-in. alloy wheels w/ dark gray machine finish
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power rear gate
  • Keyless access w/ push-button start
  • 10-way power driver's seat w/ memory function & lumbar support
  • 4-way power front passenger's seat
  • Reverse automatic braking
  • LED steering responsive headlights
  • Body-color folding side mirrors w/ integrated turn signal

2020 Subaru Ascent Touring

Do you need top-level appearance, comfort, and technology features for your SUV to be the perfect fit? The 2020 Subaru Ascent Touring might be just the ticket! The Ascent Touring has a starting MSRP of $45,045 and includes the following appointments:

  • Java brown leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Second row captain's chairs
  • STARLINK™ Multimedia Navigation
  • 14-speaker Harman Kardon® premium audio system
  • Panoramic power moonroof
  • 180-degree front-view monitor
  • Satin chrome power-folding side mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Chrome door handles
  • 7 passenger seating
2020 Subaru Ascent Touring brown

2019 Subaru Ascent Trim Levels

A family taking their boat out with the Subaru Ascent

Have you decided that the 2019 Subaru Ascent is the SUV you need to accommodate your busy schedule? Before you sign the dotted line, it is important to decide which trim level has the safety, technology, and comfort features you want most. To help make your decision easier, the experts at McLaughlin Subaru in Moline, IL have done the research for you by comparing the 2019 Ascent trim levels in the following page. If you'd prefer to speak directly to a product specialist, call our Subaru dealership near the Quad Cities at (888) 424-5416.

Standard features of the 2019 Subaru Ascent

Each 2019 Subaru Ascent trim level is equipped with a long list of shared standard features. Regardless of which package you choose, you can expect the following features:

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • SUBARU STARLINK™ multimedia
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • 4L I4 engine
  • All-wheel-drive
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Auto on/off wiper-linked headlights
  • Cargo-area underfloor storage tray

The interior of the 2019 Subaru Ascent

2019 Subaru Ascent Premium vs. Limited

Are you torn between the 2019 Ascent Premium and Limited trim levels? While both trims offer impressive options, the Limited trim adds even more luxury amenities to the features included with the Premium trim. View the table below to learn more about the key differences between the Subaru Ascent Premium and Limited trim packages.

2019 Subaru Ascent Trims

Key Features

A red 2019 Subaru Ascent Premium

Premium

Starting at $34,195 MSRP

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi™
  • Halogen headlights
  • Heated front seats
  • 8-way power driver's seat
  • Stain-resistant cloth-trimmed seating
  • Dual front and second row USB ports
  • STARLINK™ multimedia with 8-in. touchscreen
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Blind-spot detection with lane change assist and rear cross-traffic alert
A blue Subaru Ascent Limited

Limited

Starting at $38,995 MSRP

Premium features plus:

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 20-in. alloy wheels
  • LED steering responsive headlights
  • Exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Push-button start
  • Power rear gate with height memory function
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • High beam assist
  • Reverse automatic braking

2019 Subaru Ascent Touring

Are you looking for premium luxury and advanced technology from your 2019 Subaru Ascent? Starting at $44,695 MSRP, the Touring trim level is equipped with high-end safety, technology, and comfort features to elevate your daily drive. In addition to features included with the Limited trim, the Touring package also adds the following:

  • Power moonroof
  • Seven-passenger seating
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Second-row captain's chairs
  • Woodgrain-patterned accent trim
  • HomeLink® universal garage door opener
  • 8-in. touchscreen
  • 180-degree front view camera
  • Harman Kardon® premium audio system

Schedule a Test Drive in Moline, IL

Have you decided which 2019 Subaru Ascent trim level accommodates your daily driving needs best? Head over to the used inventory at McLaughlin Subaru in Moline, IL to find your favorite model, and then schedule a test drive by calling (888) 424-5416.

A blue 2019 Subaru Ascent driving through the mountains

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