What's the Difference Between the Subaru Ascent and Outback?Find Out at Subaru of Corvallis

Subaru AscentSubaru Outback
Max Cargo86.5 cubic feet75.7 cubic feet
MPG (City/Highway)21/2726/33
Max Horsepower260260

Compare the Subaru Ascent and Subaru Outback in Corvallis

The Subaru lineup includes all sorts of new SUVs near Lebanon, and the two largest are some of the most popular options among drivers in the area. The Subaru Outback and the Subaru Ascent both have lots of fans, and our customers often compare the two when they shop with us. Well, we've compared the main differences of the Subaru Ascent and Subaru Outback so that you can easily choose between these two new Subaru SUVs for sale!

The Differences Between the Subaru Ascent and Subaru Outback

As the table above shows, the Subaru Ascent is a three-row SUV while the Subaru Outback is a two-row model. There is a lot of cargo space in each of these models, but the Subaru Ascent more easily fits long items when all its seats are down. The Subaru Ascent and Outback share a 260-horsepower engine, but the latter comes with standard with a smaller engine. Plus, both Subaru SUVs come standard with all-wheel drive!

Both the Subaru Ascent and Subaru Outback have a lot of features that drivers are sure to enjoy. The EyeSight® driver-assist safety technologies, like Pre-collision Braking, come standard on both, as does an infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Winter weather is easier with the available heated seats for the front and rear outboard seats in both the new Outback and Ascent. These Subaru SUVs do differ in some features, like how the Subaru Outback has a hands-free power liftgate or how the Subaru Ascent has a 120-volt outlet in the cabin. Either way, you can enjoy an SUV with all sorts of helpful features!

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So, you can find some differences between these two large SUVs for sale, and they mainly come down to cabin space and capability. Of course, both are reliable, value-packed, and a perfect vehicle companion for all sorts of adventures. Be sure to call or email us if you have more questions about the Subaru Outback and Subaru Ascent differences!

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Subaru of Corvallis

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