Compare the Subaru Ascent to Honda Pilot

2019 Subaru Ascent
vs. 2019 Honda Pilot

Choose Between the New Subaru Ascent and Honda Pilot with Competitive Comparison Research

For consistent daily carpools with the family, our team here at Village Subaru recommends incorporating a three-row crossover with modern design and symmetrical all-wheel drive performance. The 2019 Subaru Ascent stands out for this type of outlook behind the wheel and seated inside. From standard Subaru EyeSight® technology reassurance to turbocharged SUBARU BOXER® engine production for confidence in motion, this new Subaru model proves versatile for busy schedules and hectic travel commitments.

To gain an appreciation for the special qualities of this on-the-move experience, we pull in a segment-sharing competitor in the 2019 Honda Pilot for comparative insight. Discover how this new Subaru model edges out its Honda opposition with head-to-head research observations and analysis of these advantages.

Ascent vs. Pilot - Head-to-Head

  • Standard symmetrical all-wheel drive tailors your drive to the unique road surface you travel over, an Ascent stand-out design that is preferable to the available all-wheel drive of the Pilot
  • With 153.5 cubic feet of maximum passenger volume, greater space over what the Pilot offers, the Ascent features extra front head room and leg volume in each row
  • The standard 21 miles per gallon city fuel economy estimates of the new Ascent proves more efficient over the 19 miles per gallon city of the Pilot
  • A standard roof rack, just optional for the Pilot, allows you to tie down gear seamlessly on every new Subaru Ascent model and confidently head off to your next outdoor adventure
  • Standard automatic climate control, not an available cabin luxury for the base Pilot, gives the Ascent an added layer of comfort regardless of the season and specific temperatures outside

Safety and Technology

Equipped with standard Subaru EyeSight® driver-assist technology, the new Subaru Ascent is digitally-equipped to keep you aware on the move in real time. This outlook is preferable to the active safety configuration of the competing Honda Pilot.

And with SUBARU STARLINK® multimedia - including standard HD radio, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ - this new Subaru crossover is crafted to keep your guests entertained and connectivity well within reach. These respective technology features aren't offered in the standard Honda SUV.

Performance and Design

The standard symmetrical all-wheel drive design of the 2019 Subaru Ascent transitions power based on wheels where the strongest road grip is detected. This effect, not matched in the base Pilot, prioritizes control and helps you steady the drive over icy roads and slick surface conditions. Beyond all-wheel drive, this new Subaru model features a direct-injection SUBARU BOXER® engine with turbocharged technology. The torque output of this powertrain is preferable to the Pilot's under-the-hood motor at 277 pound-feet to 262 pound-feet.

Continue Research in Person with a 2019 Subaru Ascent Test Drive

It's clear that the three-row Subaru Ascent dominates its Honda Pilot competition in several categories essential to your overall travel experience. Proceed with gathering additional model-specific details and connect with our team to review additional trim levels, test drive the model you're interested in and review available financing.

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