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Roadshow's long-term 2019 Subaru Ascent is a big, comfy family-hauler

We're spending one year with Subaru's new three-row SUV.

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Say hello to Roadshow's long-term 2019 Subaru Ascent. We'll be testing this car for one full year.

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The Ascent is Subaru's new three-row SUV, replacing the old Tribeca.

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Like all Subaru crossovers, the Ascent comes standard with all-wheel drive.

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Power comes from a 2.4-liter, turbocharged H4 engine.

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260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque are sent to all four wheels through a continuously variable transmission.

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Our long-term Ascent is the Limited trim, one notch down from the fully loaded Touring.

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The Limited trim gets us Subaru's Starlink infotainment system on an 8-inch screen, leather seats, LED headlights and more.

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A $2,950 option package adds embedded navigation, a panoramic sunroof and a premium audio system.

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All in, our long-term 2019 Ascent costs $43,052, including $975 for destination. 

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Keep scrolling for more photos of our long-term Subaru Ascent.

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