2022 Subaru Ascent Overview: Pricing, Trim Levels & New Onyx Edition

2022 Subaru Ascent Changes. The big change for 2022 is the introduction of a new trim level for the Subaru Ascent. New for 2022, the Onyx Edition debuts at $37,995. With a striking new look, the Onyx Edition is equipped with exclusive black-finish exterior elements, badging, and 20-inch alloy wheels.


2022 Subaru Ascent: Engine & Drivetrain

All Subaru Ascents have a turbocharged 2.4-liter Boxer engine pumping out 260 horsepower and 277 lb-ft. of torque. It would have been great if this same engine made it under the BRZ’s hood, but it motivates the heftier Ascent with vigour while still eking out a decent 23 mpg in the combined cycle.

The engine sends power to all four wheels via Subaru’s symmetrical all-wheel drivetrain (with hill descent control and X-Mode) and an eight-speed Linear tonic CVT gearbox. The Ascent has a max tow rating of 5,000 lbs.

Safety Features

Every Subaru Ascent is standard with Eyesight Driver Assist Technology, which includes adaptive cruise control with lane centering, steering responsive LED headlights, high beam assist, automatic pre-collision braking, and lane-keeping assist, among many others.


Ascent Premium

The Subaru Ascent Premium adds an eight-inch touchscreen, an eight-way power driver seat, a leather-wrapped tiller and shift handle, body-color side mirrors, and rear privacy glass. The Premium trim also adds more advanced safety features, like blind-spot detection, lane change assist, and rear cross-traffic alert.

The Ascent Premium also comes with Subaru’s All-Weather Package that includes heated exterior mirrors, heated front seats, and a windshield wiper de-icer. The 2022 Subaru Ascent Premium has base prices at $35,920. For $1,460 more, you get keyless access with a push-button start, a power lift gate, and reverse automatic braking.

What’s more, the Ascent Premium offers a choice between second-row captain’s chairs or a standard bench seat free of charge.

2021 Subaru Ascent, Pricing & Trim Levels

How much should you pay for a 2022 Subaru ascent?

The base 2022 Subaru Ascent 3-row SUV has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $33,420, to which a destination charge of $1,050 is added, making $34,470. Premium trim begins at $35,845 and is eligible for more options. Limited comes in at $40,645.

The 2022 Subaru Ascent is available in five trim levels: Base, Premium, Onyx Edition, Limited, and Touring. Here’s a closer look at each. The MSRP figures below include the $1,125 destination and delivery charges.


2022 Subaru Ascent Warranty

The Subaru Ascent comes from the factory with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile power train warranty. If you drive a lot, you have options when it comes to extending your factory warranty. If you are thinking about extending your warranty, you should checkout a  comprehensive Subaru warranty guide which will shed some additional light on the topic for you.



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