2020 Subaru Ascent at Subaru of Las Vegas

The Ascent is the largest Subaru model ever created, perfect for families of all sizes and ages who love to embark on grand adventures across the country and those who are in charge of the weekly carpool! The high-quality interior materials and spacious cabin will make even adults feel comfortable in the rear seats. The Ascent also boasts an easy-to-use infotainment system that will keep every passenger entertained and the driver on the right track with navigation. The generous ground clearance and standard all-wheel drive system makes tackling rough terrain and weather easy and safe. Interested in learning more about what the 2020 Subaru Ascent has to offer? Keep reading down below!

Built to Last

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

Designed for optimal balance and an even distribution of power for maximum traction, standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive makes for exceptional stability, impressive efficiency, and a quick response to driving conditions. The standard direct-injection turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® engine combines the power of turbocharging and the efficiency of direct injection to deliver 260 horsepower. And with over 500 miles of highway driving range[4], almost any destination is within reach.

8.7 Inches of Ground Clearance and X-MODE®

Conquer rough terrain with 8.7 inches of ground clearance and standard X-MODE, which optimizes the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system for maximum traction on slippery surfaces. X-MODE also incorporates Hill Descent Control for stability and confidence when descending more difficult grades.

Capable and Secure

5,000-Pound Towing Capacity

The Ascent offers the most towing capacity of any Subaru vehicle ever, along with an available Class III trailer hitch, 277 lb-ft of torque and a wide selection of racking accessories, you can bring along all the gear you'll need for all the places you'll be able to go.

High-Strength Steel Body Structure for a Quiet Ride

The Ascent is built on the Subaru Global Platform using extensive high-strength steel, which provides more rigidity, long-lasting quality, and a quieter cabin. The Ascent platform is designed to provide exceptional crash safety, a quiet interior, and excellent driving feel - now and for years to come.

True Family Versatility

Built-in Wi-Fi Hotspot Connectivity and USB Charging

With available Wi-Fi connectivity built right into the Ascent, passengers can stream and share their favorite content online using the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Up to eight USB ports, spread throughout the cabin for easy access, keep all those devices charged and connected.

Power Rear Gate

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.

Safe and Connected


The 2020 Ascent features STARLINK Multimedia with standard Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content. Access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available STARLINK apps, such as iHeartRadio®, Yelp and Magellan, and SiriusXM®. Plus, a built-in and voice-activated navigation system powered by TomTom is available, as well as an 8-inch touchscreen.

Active Safety for Added Awareness

A suite of active safety features is available on the 2020 Ascent, all working together to keep you and your family safe. The available Blind-Spot Detection system warns you with a visual indicator in each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up. And with available Reverse Automatic Braking, the Ascent can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you.

2020 Subaru Ascent Trim Lineup


  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-MODE®
  • Three rows of flexible seating for 8 passengers
  • Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist


  • Choice of second-row bench seat or captain's chairs
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability
  • 5,000 lb towing capacity


  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • All-Weather Package w/ heated front and second-row seats


  • Exclusive Java Brown Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Second-row captain's chairs
  • STARLINK Multimedia Navigation

What can you tell me about the Ascent's features?

Drivers have four Ascent trim levels to choose from in the 2020 model year. The base model comes incredibly well-equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, three-rows of seating for up to 8 passengers, raised roof rails, a rear-seat reminder, 18-inch alloy wheels, and 19 cupholders! The Premium trim level adds to that with a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, second-row captain's chairs, a 5,000-pound towing capacity, a rear climate control panel, and the All-Weather Package with heated front seats. Opting for the Limited or Touring level adds leather-trimmed upholstery, larger wheels, a power rear gate, keyless entry and ignition, exclusive interior upholstery options, a panoramic power moonroof, and navigation.

What kind of power and capabilities does the Ascent offer?

In the 2020 model year, every Subaru Ascent model is powered by the same engine. Lifting up the hood reveals a 2.4-liter turbocharged BOXER 4-cylinder engine that delivers up to 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. Subaru mates this engine with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is standard on every Ascent trim level which evenly distributes the engine's power for optimal balance and traction no matter the weather or terrain. The Ascent also boasts 8.7-inches of ground clearance and X-MODE for the best traction possible on slippery surfaces. Working with Hill Descent Control, X-MODE also delivers more stability when descending down steep declines. The Ascent also offers a 5,000-pound towing capacity!

What about the Ascent's safety features?

Subaru considers safety from the very beginning of the design of all their vehicles and the Ascent is no different. In the 2020 model year, every Ascent model is outfitted with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, proven to reduce the rate of rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%. This suite of safety technologies monitors the traffic around the Ascent, warns the driver when they sway from their intended lane, and optimizes cruise control. It also comes with Automatic Pre-Collision Braking to apply the brakes, with full-force, and bring the SUV to a full-stop in the event of an emergency.

Test Drive a 2020 Subaru Ascent

Does your family need a new ride that can handle your busy lifestyle and make room for all their gear? If so, the Subaru Ascent is the one for you! This spacious and capable SUV is ready to hit the road for a grand camping adventure or take the kids to the swimming pool for an afternoon of fun. Come on down and start a conversation with our sales associates. They will help you find the Ascent trim level that best suits your needs and join you for a test drive. We look forward to seeing you at the dealership soon!

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