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2022 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition: Not for frill-seekers

This three-row SUV has plenty of virtues, none of which are excitement, driver engagement or groundbreaking design.

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The 2022 Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition is a highly practical SUV.

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Motivation is provided by a 2.4-liter turbocharged engine that's rated at 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque.

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There's nothing thrilling about the Ascent's styling and that's OK.

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The Onyx Edition trim features numerous blacked-out elements like the grille and mirror caps.

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The Ascent's interior is practical and comfortable. 

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Automatic high beams are standard across the Ascent model range.

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This Subaru's cargo volume is similar to what you get in other three-row SUVs.

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Dark-finished 20-inch wheels are also included with the Onyx Edition model. 

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The engine is smooth and quiet, even when working hard.

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