The team at Bill Rapp Subaru of Norwich has put together this 2020 Subaru Ascent review to help drivers in Sidney, Norwich, and Oneonta, NY, get a good look at this fully capable SUV. The information below consists of some highlights within the areas of performance, comfort, and convenience. Continue reading to find out if the Ascent is right for you.

2020 Subaru Ascent Performance Highlights

When it comes to its distinct performance attributes, the Ascent is poised to impress. Its undeniable reliability is due to the 2.4-liter DOHC turbocharged engine under the hood. With this motor, you can expect to get a maximum output of 260 horsepower.

Other performance characteristics worth noting include the fact that the 2020 Ascent has a towing capacity ranging from 2,000 pounds to 5,000 pounds. Whether you're pulling an ATV trailer or a camper, you can count on this SUV to have you covered in the towing department. The maximum fuel economy for the Subaru Ascent is an EPA-estimated 21 city/27 highway MPG. As a result, you'll spend more time enjoying the drive and less time trying to locate a gas station to refuel.  

Roominess Inside the Cabin


With three rows, the Ascent has the necessary space to make sure all your passengers enjoy a comfortable ride. Here are some of the dimensions that make this possible:


First Row

Second Row

Third Row


41.3 inches

40 inches

36.3 inches


42.2 inches

38.6 inches

31.7 inches

Shoulder Room

61.1 inches

60.3 inches

57.2 inches

Whether you're showing visiting family members around town or taking your kids and their friends to an amusement park, everyone on board will have all the space they'll need.

2020 Subaru Ascent: Touches of Convenience

The 2020 Ascent provides the opportunity to fill the cabin with your favorite driving soundtrack according to your specific preferences. First, it comes standard with six full-bodied speakers that are sure to do the job. If you prefer a little more oomph, there's also an available Harman Kardon® Quantum Surround Sound audio system that makes use of 14 speakers. No matter which system you choose, you'll enjoy one high-quality listening experience.

The 2020 Subaru Ascent is available with heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, and heated second-row seats. These features work together to warm up everyone on those early-morning or wintertime drives. The high-resolution Rear-Vision Camera is bound to come in handy as well. It's there to supply a clear view every time you have to throw the SUV in Reverse while backing in or out of parking spaces or driveways. 

Test Drive the 2020 Subaru Ascent Today

As you've read, the 2020 Ascent sure packs a punch. If you're interested in seeing what it can do for your regular Oneonta, Sidney, and Norwich, New York, drives firsthand, contact the team at Bill Rapp Subaru of Norwich today. We'll get you set up for your 2020 Subaru Ascent test drive. 

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