Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 11:41pm

2019 Subaru Ascent First Test: Three-Row Winner

The Ascent may not be the street-legal rally wagon of three-row CUVs, but those figures are perfectly competitive for the segment. And out on the road, it quickly becomes clear that the Ascent is exactly what Subaru needed it to be. Take the design, for instance. It doesn’t break any new ground, but you won’t mistake it for anything other than a Subaru. That wasn’t the case with the Ascent’s oddly styled predecessor, the B9 Tribeca