Subaru Comparison: 2019 Forester vs. 2019 Ascent


Both the all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent and recently redesigned 2019 Subaru Forester have many new features and capabilities for you to enjoy, but which vehicle is the best fit for you. To help you narrow down your options between the new Ascent and Forester, we're going to compare a few features of each and let you see side by side which model fits your needs best!

2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent

Under the hood, the new Forester comes equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 182-horsepower, while the Ascent comes with a 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 260-horsepower. As such, the Forester allows you to tow 1,500 pounds while the Ascent offers towing for up to 5,000 pounds. The Ascent is more spacious than the Forester is, being that it's a three-row SUV with seating for up to eight passengers and the Forester is a two-row SUV with seating for five. The Ascent starts at $31,995 MSRP while the Forester starts at $24,295 MSRP.

2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent: What Are the Similarities?

While both vehicles have their differences since they're in different classes, they also offer many similarities for you to enjoy. All 2019 Ascent and Forester models come with standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology, including safety features like adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, pre-collision braking, and more. Both the Ascent and Forester also come with a standard Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, allowing for easy voice activated control of your mobile device. Of course, as with every Subaru model but the BRZ, both the Ascent and Forester come with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive!

Test Drive a New 2019 Forester or Ascent Model Today!

The best way to figure out whether it's the new Ascent or Forester that's the best fit for you is to join us at Subaru of Bend to take both models out for a test drive and experience everything they have to offer first-hand!

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