Compare the Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot in Pittsburgh

New Subaru Ascent ComparisonSee which large SUV is right for you!

Attention Pittsburgh Drivers: The New 2019 Subaru Ascent Just Can't Be Beat

When Compared to Pittsburg SUV Competitors Like The Toyota Highlander and The Honda Pilot, The Subaru Ascent is Your Best Bet

You're ready to get a three-row SUV that lets you pack it all in from carpools to camping gear. You know there are plenty of option to choose from in the Cranberry Township area, so how do you decide which one to choose? We did the leg-work for you. In a head-to-head comparison with the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot, the Subaru Ascent sets the bar for three-row SUVs. Designed with the classic Subaru sporty attitude, high-quality interior, and meticulously thought-out practicality, the Ascent is sure to check all your boxes.

Subaru AscentToyota HighlanderHonda Pilot
DrivetrainStandard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel DriveStandard Front-Wheel DriveStandard Front-Wheel Drive 
Torque (lbf⋅ft)277263262
Front Headroom (cu. in.)40.140.740.1
Exterior Length (in.)196.8192.5196.5
Standard InfotainmentSUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia PLUS with 6.5-inch touchscreenEntune™ Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen5-inch color LCD screen

The New 2019 Subaru Ascent vs The 2019 Honda Pilot

Subaru Ascent
Honda Pilot

How does the Pilot stack up side-by-side with the Honda Pilot?

  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and X-MODE® come standard on the Ascent vs The Pilot, which comes standard with Front-Wheel Drive, with All-Wheel Drive available.
  • The Ascent clears the ground by 8.7-inches, so you never need to worry about the bumps in the road vs The Pilot clears the ground at a mere 7.3-inches.
  • With standard raised roof rails you'll have massive cargo-capability even with passengers in the third-row of your Ascent vs The Pilot, which requires you to upgrade multiple trims to the Honda Pilot Touring and the Honda Pilot Elite to get roof rails.

The New 2019 Subaru Ascent vs The 2019 Toyota Highlander

Subaru Ascent
Toyota Highlander

How does the Subaru Ascent perform against the Toyota Highlander?

  • The Ascent offers more power with 260 Horsepower available on the base trim vs the starting 185 Horsepower on the Highlander.
  • The Ascent has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 27 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg in the city vs The Highlander standard 4-cylinder FWD has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city.
  • The interior of the 2019 Subaru Ascent matches the SUV's scale by providing 19 cup holders and a 6.5-inch SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia PLUS LCD Hi-Res touchscreen display vs The interior of the Toyota Highlander offers only 8 cup holders and 4 bottle holders and a small 4.5-inch multi-information display.

Is the Subaru Ascent Your SUV Selection? Take a Test Drive at Baierl Subaru!

If getting a new Subaru Ascent in Pittsburgh is on your to-do list, come to Baierl Subaru to see our new Subaru cars and SUVs for sale, and get a snippet of our new vehicle specials now to see if you find an offer. We can schedule a quick spin in a new Subaru Ascent so that you can see its quality and features thoroughly.

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