Subaru’s three-row SUV, with has impressive all-around performance. The Ascent’s smooth ride, functional interior, and slick power delivery helped lift it to success. The Ascent has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine in a segment where V6s dominate, which might seem to be a disadvantage on paper. But in real-world driving, the SUV feels zippier and more satisfying than its numbers suggest it should be.
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Best Version to Get

The Premium trim would be the right place to start since it brings blind-spot warning and includes a few niceties over the base version. The Premium also lets shoppers opt for goodies such as power rear gate, keyless access and push-button start, reverse automatic braking, and panoramic roof.
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