Compare 2019 Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent

2019 Subaru Outback vs 2019 Subaru Ascent
2019 Subaru Outback 2019 Subaru Ascent


2.5L Flat 4 2.4L Turbo Flat 4


175 260

  MPG (City/Highway)

25/32 * 21/27 *



2019 Subaru Outback vs 2019 Subaru Ascent

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The 2019 Subaru Outback and the 2019 Subaru Ascent are both stylish and versatile SUVs. Chances are, you have been considering one or both of these Subaru performers. To help you decide which SUV is perfect for you, Suburban Subaru has put together this head-to-head comparison review. This review will look at both the 2019 Subaru Outback and the 2019 Subaru Ascent in terms of performance, appearance, and features.


The 2019 Subaru Outback comes standard with a 2.5 Liter Boxer Engine that puts out 175 horsepower and 174 foot-pounds of torque. There is also an optional 3.6 liter Boxer Engine that puts out 256 horsepower and 247 foot-pounds of torque. The 2019 Subaru Ascent comes standard with 2.4 liter supercharged Subaru Boxer Engine that puts out 260 horsepower and 277 foot-pounds of torque. Overall, the 2019 Subaru Ascent offers more standard power while the 2019 Subaru Outback provides you more powertrain options.


The 2019 Subaru Outback is a mid-sized SUV that offers a blend of sportiness and rugged utility. The Outback is distinguished by its high ground clearance and sporty touches such as bodycolor door handles, side mirrors, and an integrated rear spoiler. Inside, the Outback has room for up to five adult passengers and cargo room behind the second row. The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a full-sized SUV known for its rugged yet luxurious appearance. On the exterior, you will notice the Ascents high ground clearance, a chrome-accented grille, and large alloy wheels. Inside the Ascent, there is room for up to seven adult passengers with luxury appointments, including soft-touch materials and available leather seating. Overall, the Outback is smaller and sportier, while the Ascent provides more size, space, and luxury.


The 2019 Subaru Outback offers many standard features including symmetrical all-wheel drive, 8.7 inches of ground clearance, 17-inch alloy wheels, electronic parking brake, and electronic cruise control. The 2019 Subaru Ascent offers some premium features as standard including 18-inch alloy wheels, rear window wipers, power doors, power windows, tri-zone climate control, and the 6.5-inch Starlink multimedia system. Overall, the Subaru Outback offers several adaptable standard features while the Subaru Ascent provides a blend of luxury features.

Suburban Subaru has both the 2019 Subaru Outback and the 2019 Subaru Ascent now in stock. This is your chance to make create your own comparison test drive with these models. Our friendly sales staff will go above and beyond to offer you a great deal on both the 2019 Subaru Outback and the 2019 Subaru Ascent.

* EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary.

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