New Subaru Ascent in Grand Rapids

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Get to Know the 2021 Subaru Ascent in Grand Rapids

The largest SUV in the Subaru lineup returns for the 2021 model year, and it is better than ever. The Subaru Ascent is a three-row midsize SUV that sits up to eight people, depending on the seating arrangement that you choose. It is an ideal choice for families in and around Grand Rapids to have a vehicle that is both practical as a daily driver while being powerful enough to explore roads less traveled.

What's New for 2021

The 2021 Subaru Ascent empowers a sense of peace of mind in its driver thanks to the arrival of a couple of new features. The EyeSight suite of driver-assistance technology gets a new addition in the form of Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering and Lane Keep Assist.

Nighttime visibility is also made much easier now that Steering Responsive LED headlights with High Beam Assist is now standard on all of the Ascent's trim levels. Rounding out the new additions is the Second- and Third-Row Seat Belt Reminders, which are sure to make getting the family ready to go for a trip much easier.


Alongside its standard symmetrical all-wheel drive, the 2021 Subaru Ascent comes equipped with a 2.4-liter turbocharged BOXER engine that is paired to a Lineartronic® continuously variable transmission. This powertrain produces a performance output of 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque alongside a fuel economy of 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway and a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.


The 2021 Subaru Ascent is a well-equipped SUV when it comes to entertainment technology, even at its base level. As you move up trim levels more features begin to unlock. However, at the base level, drivers can expect features from the Subaru Starlink infotainment system such as:

  • A 6.5-inch touchscreen
  • Smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Bluetooth
  • Four fast-charging USB ports (two in the front, two in the second row)
  • An AM/FM six-speaker stereo system
  • A single-disc CD player
  • HD Radio
  • A complimentary four-month subscription to SiriusXM All Access Radio and SiriusXM Travel Link

As you move up trim levels, the Subaru Ascent gains more advanced features such as a larger eight-inch touchscreen, a pair of additional USB ports for the third row, and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.


On the outside, the 2021 Subaru Ascent is an eye-catching midsize SUV. It features an elegant simplicity both on the outside and the inside with a stain-resistant upholstery that fits perfectly with the idea of being a family-oriented vehicle. As you move up trim levels, more styling elements begin to unlock.

Some of the styling upgrades include:

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • LED fog lights
  • 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels in dark gray with machine finish
  • High gloss black grille
  • Chrome door handles
  • Satin chrome power-folding exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Woodgrain-pattern matte finish accent trim


One of the biggest pillars of the Subaru Ascent experience lies in its wealth of standard safety features. The core of the Ascent's safety features is the EyeSight suite of driver-assist technology which along with the new Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering and Lane Keep Assist and steering responsive LED headlights, comes with a vast array of features. These features include:

  • A high-resolution rearview camera
  • Forward automatic emergency braking
  • Pre-collision throttle management
  • Automatic high beams

Subaru Ascent Trim Levels

The 2021 Subaru Ascent comes in four different trim levels. They are as follows:

  • Subaru Ascent (Base)
  • Subaru Ascent Premium
  • Subaru Ascent Limited
  • Subaru Ascent Touring

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    6045 28th St SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    • Sales: 616-988-0300
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