The 2018 Subaru Ascent is another attempt to launch a three-row SUV after it launched Tribeca three years back.
2018 Subaru Ascent – Innovation and New Look
Officially Subaru has registered the name ‘Ascent’ for its new SUV with the US patent. The name might confuse people as Hyundai has a sedan by the name Accent. It is definitely going to be an attractive mix of modern technologies and power. The 2018 Subaru Ascent is set to revolutionize the segment of this type of cars. This SUV will be able to accommodate 7 passengers and will come with four doors. The back cargo area can be customized according to the preference of the customers.
The new 2018 Subaru Ascent will be fabricated from high-quality steel which means that the chassis will be rugged. This also means that the crash resistance of the front side of the car will also be high. The center of gravity of the SUV is also lower making it one of the most stable SUVs in the segment. This has led to improvement in the rollover resistance of the 2018 Subaru Ascent.
2018 Subaru Ascent – Drivetrain Configuration
The engine will be equipped with a variable automatic transmission. The SUV is set to have an all- wheel drive. The exact engine specifications are not yet known, however, the trends suggest that a turbocharged four-cylinder engine may be fitted in the Ascent. It may have a 250 hp and the capacity will be of 2.0-liter. The Ascent may also stick to their favorite 3.6-liter engine or a hybrid. The specifications are not known yet.
Since the makers have kept most of the details about this SUV under wraps, it is only being speculated that the interiors will be in line with the sophistication the company is otherwise known for. The interiors will be equipped with state of the art safety features and a high-end infotainment system which will make it appealing not only to the younger generation but people who want safety and reliability in their vehicle as well. The leg room will be adequate for all the passengers. The company is aiming to make it an all- terrain vehicle so that scope of usability will increase.
2018 Subaru Ascent – Release Date and Price
Since most of the details about the Subaru Ascent 2018 are still shrouded in mystery, rumors about the availability are doing the rounds. So it can be expected to be launched anytime between the last few months of 2017 and first few months of 2018. The price is also still undecided. Though given the track record of the SUVs by Subaru. The price would be between $30,000 to $40,000 depending on the variant and customization.
After the launch of Tribeca almost three years back the Subaru Ascent is going to be another attempt by Subaru in the area of crossover SUVs. Most of the details about this car have not been disclosed, therefore all the potential customers can do is just ‘wait and watch’ until the end of this year.