Compare the Subaru Ascent to the Ford Explorer

When you're looking for that adventure-seeking SUV that takes control of the road, there are a few options that can make short work of your Natick, MA drive. With the changing of seasons, from warm summers to harsh winter months, you need an SUV that can do it all - like the 2021 Subaru Ascent. Even when compared to popular options like the Ford Explorer, it's easy to see why the Ascent stays a step ahead of the competition. Check out down below to see how they match up!

2021 Subaru Ascent vs 2020 Ford Explorer

  • The Subaru Ascent Has Standard All-Wheel Drive: When the winter weather hits in Natick, MA and the snow starts falling, you want to be prepared. The Subaru Ascent keeps you ready with its standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, which provides you with better handling and traction control for any situation. The Ford Explorer offers four-wheel drive, but you need to spend more to upgrade to a model with it equipped.
  • The Subaru Ascent Offers a Roomier Interior with More Accommodation: Picking out the perfect SUV for your family can depend on how well the interior suits your lifestyle. Both models offer three rows of seating, ensuring that you can fit more for your next family vacation. However, the Subaru Ascent offers 153.5 cubic feet passenger space, while the Ford Explorer provides 152.7 cubic feet. The Ascent also seats more passengers - this makes the Ascent more suited to larger families.
  • The Subaru Ascent Provides More Standard Safety Features: While both SUVs are standard with respective safety packages - Subaru EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology for the Ascent and Ford Co-Pilot360™ for the Explorer - the Subaru Ascent employs more standard features to help guide you along. It comes with Adaptive Cruise Control, while the Ford Explorer does not.

Test Drive the 2021 Subaru Ascent Today!

The new Subaru Ascent has the performance, versatility, and comfort you need for any adventure. Stop by Cityside Subaru and get to know the Ascent firsthand!