Subaru In The Ascent In New York

Thu, 13/04/2017

Subaru Corporation has unveiled a concept of its new Ascent Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) at New York International Auto Show.

The three-row midsize SUV is under development exclusively for the North American market.

The design follows Subaru’s “Dynamic x Solid” theme.

Ascent concept has full three-row capability and functionality, and the production model will be based on the Subaru Global Platform.

It will be powered by a newly-developed Boxer direct injection turbo engine.

The model will be built at Subaru’s US plant, Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., and is due to be introduced to the North American market in 2018.

The official Subaru website ( features images of the Subaru Ascent SUV concept and a movie of the Subaru press conference.


Main Specifications

Body size (overall length × width × height): 5,050 × 1,990 × 1,840 mm

Wheelbase: 2,970 mm

Tyre size: 275/50 R21

Seating capacity: seven people