New Subaru Ascent ComparisonCompare vs. the New Honda Pilot and New Toyota Highlander

A New Subaru Ascent Can Dominate Moon Township SUV Competitors Like the Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot

The decision has gotten made, and you are searching for new SUVs for sale near Coraopolis. With a vast selection of models to browse, how can you be sure that one is right for you? Is it an SUV with a third row that you want in a new SUV? The Subaru Ascent, available at Subaru of Moon Township, outdoes the competition in a variety of ways. With the durable body structure and room to hold passengers and cargo galore, the Subaru Ascent is versatile and loaded with advanced tech inside. See more aspects to the Subaru Ascent and why it has differences from other SUVs like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander that make the Subaru Ascent a convincing choice.

Why is the Subaru Ascent the Three-Row SUV to Choose?

The Subaru Ascent is a three-row SUV with something for a variety of drivers in the Pittsburgh area. Whether it is getting use of the passenger volume of up to 153.5 cubic feet or the towing capacity offered of up to 5,000 pounds, you have a comfortable and capable drive ahead when you buy or lease a new Subaru Ascent near North Hills.

You have Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every trim to enjoy, as well as a combination of 8.7-inches of ground clearance, X-MODE®, and a SUBARU BOXER® engine. The Subaru Ascent is a true marvel on the road. There are several seating options obtainable as well with seating seven or eight passengers available for the Subaru SUV. And with 19 cup and bottle holders available, you and your family can relax in a family-friendly SUV on your escapades.

Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology graces the Subaru Ascent, making the SUV packed with assistive safety features from Lane Keep Assist to Pre-Collision Braking. SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia PLUS comes standard, that provides you with loads of stuff to access on the 6.5-inch touchscreen like Pandora®, Android Auto™, and Apple CarPlay™.

But still the question may remain, is a new Subaru Ascent near Weirton, WV, more suitable for you than a rival like the Toyota Highlander or Honda Pilot? Find your answer by comparing them today.

Subaru AscentToyota HighlanderHonda Pilot
DrivetrainStandard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel DriveStandard Front-Wheel DriveStandard Front-Wheel Drive 
Torque (lbf⋅ft)277263262
Front Headroom (cu. in.)40.140.740.1
Exterior Length (in.)196.8192.5196.5
Standard InfotainmentSUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia PLUS with 6.5-inch touchscreenEntune™ Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen5-inch color LCD screen

Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota Highlander

Subaru Ascent
Toyota Highlander

Discover the Subaru Ascent Surpassing the Toyota Highlander with Standard Performance Features and Room for Cargo

  • When observing the standard power that both the Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander offer; the Subaru Ascent offers more with 260 Horsepower available even on the base trim compared to the 185 Horsepower that the starting Toyota Highlander LE offers.
  • And while both offer a maximum towing of 5,000 pounds, the Subaru Ascent base offers 2,000 pounds of towing capacity that overpowers the 1,500 pounds offered on the base Toyota Highlander LE.
  • Though the Toyota Highlander offers a commendable ground clearance of 8.0-inches, you will still find more with the Subaru Ascent and its 8.7-inches.
  • Behind the first row of seats on the Toyota Highlander, there are 83.7 cubic feet of cargo volume available, whereas the Subaru Ascent has a maximum cargo volume of 86.5 cubic feet offered.

Subaru Ascent vs. Honda Pilot

Subaru Ascent
Honda Pilot

From Torque to Capability, Passenger Room, and Features - the Subaru Ascent Takes the Honda Pilot

  • Not only does the Subaru Ascent have 277 Pound-feet of torque available and the Honda Pilot offers 262 Pound-feet of torque, but the Subaru Ascent has a one up with its standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and X-MODE®. The Honda Pilot has All-Wheel Drive available on all trims except the top Honda Pilot Elite that has it standard.
  • The Subaru Ascent dominates in passenger volume with 153.5 cubic feet offered even with eight-passenger seating. When exploring the passenger volume available for the Honda Pilot, to get the 153.1 cubic feet available, you have to elect the top-tier Honda Pilot Elite that offers seven-passenger seating.
  • If you want an SUV that's ready for outdoor activities, the Subaru Ascent has standard raised roof rails. To get roof rails on the Honda Pilot, you need to go up quite a few trims to the Honda Pilot Touring and Honda Pilot Elite.
  • Although the Honda Pilot offers high-tech amenities, the Subaru Ascent gives you access to many audio and communication components on the standard 6.5-inch touchscreen and SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia PLUS system. The Honda Pilot comes with a standard 5-inch screen, and to get features such as Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™, you need to go up one trim from the base Honda Pilot LX to the Honda Pilot EX.

Is the Subaru Ascent Your SUV Selection? Take a Test Drive for Assurance

If getting a new Subaru Ascent close to South Hills is on your bucket list, come to Subaru of Moon Township to see our new Subaru cars and SUVs for sale, and get a snippet of our new vehicle specials now to see if you find an offer. We can schedule a quick spin in a new Subaru Ascent so that you can see its quality and features thoroughly.