Compare 2020 Subaru Ascent vs 2020 Honda Pilot in Boulder CO

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Vehicle Overview

When it comes to the battle of the best, it is hard to stand out in the class of midsize SUVs. But this year, the Subaru Ascent manages to hold its own in one of the most competitive classes of automobiles on the market. When it comes to the 2020 Subaru Ascent vs 2020 Honda Pilot, which is one of the Ascent's main competitors, it won't take long to see what makes the Ascent a top choice among consumers and critics alike. Although the Ascent historically has a reputation for tremendous crowd appeal, it earns even more customer satisfaction this year with some minor tweaks and changes. The 2020 Ascent gets a few more standard features across the board.

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Safety - 2020 Subaru Ascent

When it comes to the field of safety, the 2020 Subaru Ascent is a clear leader. The Ascent, as with other Subaru models, comes equipped with a number of innovative driver-assist safety aids. This year, the Subaru Ascent comes standard with Subaru's own award-winning EyeSight driver assist technology package. Vehicles outfitted with this package have shown to fare much better in rear-end crashes. Vehicles with this technology have seen an 85% reduction in injuries from rear-end impacts, which makes the package a technology worth having on board.

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Interior - 2020 Subaru Ascent in Boulder CO

While the 2020 Honda Pilot lacks ample space and versatility in the third row, occupants will find plenty of room to stretch out and relax in the Subaru Ascent. This year, captain's chairs are available in the back row for additional space and easier access to the back row. With this seating configuration, you have a comfortable seven-seat seating layout. The Ascent is also offered with a bench-style row of seats in the third row for a maximum seating capacity of eight. The Ascent is also offered with a tilt-sliding panoramic moonroof that makes the interior brighter and even more spacious.

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Performance - Subaru Ascent specs in Boulder

Along with its well-equipped interior and top-notch safety credentials, another area where the 2020 Subaru Ascent stands out is performance. The Ascent features an 8.7-inch ground clearance, which is significantly greater than what you'll get with the Honda Pilot. This high ground clearance helps the Ascent go places where few competitors can reach. The 2020 Ascent also has the mechanics and powertrain to help you traverse tough trails and drive through adverse weather conditions with greater ease. The 2020 Ascent, which you can try out at Flatirons Subaru, a dealership in Boulder Colorado, features symmetrical all-wheel drive for maximum traction and control. This drivetrain is paired with the brand's recognized Boxer engine featuring direct-injection technology and leading efficiency performance.

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The Winner - Subaru Ascent in Boulder CO

When you compare the 2020 Subaru Ascent vs 2020 Honda Pilot, it is apparent that the Ascent takes the lead. If you want to try out the two vehicles for yourself, don't hesitate to contact the friendly and helpful staff at Flatirons Subaru. We will gladly arrange a test drive and answer any questions you have about the Ascent.