Is the 2019 Subaru Ascent a good vehicle?

Is the 2019 Subaru Ascent a good vehicle?

The 2019 Subaru Ascent ranks in the top third of the competitive midsize SUV class. The Ascent offers refined engine performance, composed handling, user-friendly features, and an excellent safety score, but it also has cramped third-row seats.

What problems does the Subaru ascent have?

Subaru Ascent owners have reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that they have had shifting problems. Drivers report feeling the vehicle hesitates, jerking or about to stall, and slipping of the continuous variable transmission (CVT) automatic gearbox.

How many miles can you get out of a Subaru ascent?

30,000-Mile Update Our long-term 2019 Subaru Ascent is trickling its way to the 40,000-mile finish line. The Ascent doesn’t attract much attention for its driving dynamics, and with more enticing newcomers in our fleet, such as the Ram 1500 and the Kia Telluride, it isn’t our go-to for long hauls.

Is the Subaru Ascent worth the money?

The 2021 Subaru Ascent offers plenty of value for its $32,295 base price. During its road test of the SUV, Consumer Reports noted that the Ascent excelled in the ride, comfort, braking, and acceleration categories. The result is an SUV that is not only nice to drive but also quite comfortable as well.

What kind of car is the Subaru Ascent?

Jalopnik ReviewsAll of our test drives in one convenient place. The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a car made for the great excesses of America, including our insatiable need for large road beverages. It touts an astonishing 19 cup and bottle holders, some of which are vastly better than the others.

Are there any recalls on the 2019 Subaru Ascent?

Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The 2019 Subaru Ascent has been recalled 5 times by NHTSA.

When do you get roadside assistance with a Subaru?

Coverage is automatic; there are no forms to complete. Subaru Roadside Assistance is available anytime during the 3-year/36,000-mile Subaru Limited Warranty, whichever comes first. [1] Towing to the nearest authorized Subaru retailer if you cannot safely drive your vehicle.

How big are the bottle holders on the Subaru Ascent?

A Subaru representative discusses the Ascent’s most bladder-exciting feature. That being said, Subaru clarified during our drive that these are 19 cup and bottle holders—meaning that some are actually too small to fit the 50-ounce Double Gulp that Jalopnik used to calculate the Ascent’s liquid-holding potential right after the car was announced.

How many miles does a Subaru Ascent get?

The second row seats can move forward, allowing you more room in the back if you put the third-row down to handle more cargo. I’ve tried out the X-Mode feature, and it worked quite well, keeping my speed going down a hill without having to ride the brake or gas. The 19.6 gallon tank will get me over 450 miles between fill-ups on road trips.

Are there any recalls on the Subaru Ascent?

The 2019 Subaru Ascent has been recalled 4 times by NHTSA. View Recalls Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.

Why does my Subaru Ascent have no road feel?

During that time it became clear that there is an issue with many reporting the same thing: stuttering CVT transmissions and no road feel. Your driving along at highway speed and you feel this random lurch. The other issue that became apparent is the lack of road feel due to the electronic steering.

When did I get my new Ford ascent?

I ordered my Ascent in July 2018 and took delivery of it in mid-September. I love the car. It is comfortable, handles well and is great for my family of 4 plus friends/cargo/dogs or whatever else we need to drive around.

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