Make the Most of Your Winter & Off-Road Adventures with the New 2020 Subaru Ascent

From Sacramento to Nevada City, CA, there are a lot of midsize SUV options to choose from. With so many options, it would take a lot for one to stand out. But, that's just what the 2020 Subaru Ascent was designed to do! With seating for up to eight passengers and standard equipment that is perfect for snowy roads or when you want to take things off-road. If you're looking for a reason to love the Subaru Ascent, check out below for why it's easy to enjoy being at the wheel of this Subaru SUV.


The Subaru Ascent is designed to control the road with its 2.4-liter DOHC turbocharged engine. It delivers 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque, and it's standard for the four trim options available from the lineup. All models are standard with a Lineartronic® CVT for seamless control of your gears, while the maximum towing capacity for the lineup is 5,000 pounds - ensuring that you never have to leave anything behind on your next adventure. Subaru's legendary symmetrical all-wheel drive is standard, and it's also equipped with X-MODE® to handle rocks, snow, and mud with extreme ease. This midsize SUV is extremely capable, even with standard all-wheel drive, and can hit 27 mpg on the highway, so you spend less time at the gas pump.


For drivers who want a bit more out of their SUV around Roseville, the Ascent is the way to go. With seating configurations for seven or eight passengers, the Subaru Ascent provides 153.5 cubic feet of spacious seating for all to enjoy.

The east tilt and slide seats make getting into the third row simple and easy, but when you want to maximize your cargo space, the seats fold down to offer a maximum cargo space of 86.5 cubic feet - ideal for large shopping trips and camping supplies! Raised roof rails are standard to ensure you never have to leave your kayaks and bikes behind.


Each Subaru model is equipped with a plethora of standard features to ensure you don't get just there, you get there in comfort and style. Inside, you'll find an intuitive STARLINK® 6.5-inch Multimedia Plus touchscreen that comes standard with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration for your smartphone. From available amenities like 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability, dual front, second, and third-row USB ports, and heated and ventilated front-row seats, the Subaru Ascent can be molded to match your specific needs.

All Subaru Ascent models are equipped with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology to ensure you ready for anything the roads of Auburn have to throw at you. With features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, and Lane Keep Assist, you'll have an extra pair of eyes on the roads around you at all times. Available features like LED Steering Responsive Headlights and Blind-Spot Detection with Lane-Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert help higher trim levels achieve an even safer driver when traffic becomes clogged or the roads get difficult to manage.


The Subaru Ascent is available in four distinct trim levels, each one offering a plethora of features to enhance the quality of your lifestyle. The trim levels are as follows:

  • Ascent Base Model
  • Ascent Premium
  • Ascent Limited
  • Ascent Touring

Each trim builds upon the impressive one before it and adds luxuries items like a Hardon-Karman premium audio system, eight-inch touchscreen, leather-trimmed upholstery, and a power tilt/sliding panoramic moonroof. Let us know which features you prefer, and we'll match you up to a model that is perfect for you!

Test Drive the New Subaru Ascent at Gold Rush Subaru

At Gold Rush Subaru, our goal is to provide you with the perfect solution for your Auburn travels. Visit us today to explore our new Subaru inventory, finance your next vehicle, and test drive the 2020 Subaru Ascent!

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