2022 Subaru Ascent
 2022 Toyota Highlander
 $23,2965 MSRP Price$35,405 MSRP 
 8Passenger Capacity
 2.4L Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine3.5L Six-Cylinder 
 Standard AWD Drivetrain FWD, AWD
 277 lb-ft Torque 263 lb-ft
 86.5 cubic feet Max Cargo Space 84.3 cubic feet

Are you searching around Wesley Chapel for a full-sized SUV, and struggling to choose between a Subaru Ascent or Toyota Highlander? Take a moment to review the differences between the Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander here, and then, fill out a pre-approval to take the next step towards the clear winner at Subaru South Tampa in Town N' Country today! 

2022 Subaru Ascent vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander: Price 

For starters, let's compare the difference between the 2022 Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander in terms of price. St. Petersburg drivers will find that the Subaru Ascent starts at $32,295* MSRP, whereas the Toyota Highlander starts at $35,405---a difference of $3,110. Let's take a closer look at the value propositions of each SUV to see if the Highlander back up its significant jump in price. 

2022 Subaru Ascent vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander: Capability 

While the Subaru Ascent's 2.4L 4cyl Turbo engine only features 260 hp to the Highlander's 295-hp of the Highlander's3.5L 6cyl 8A, don't let this mislead you. The Ascent features the same towing capacity, more torque, higher ground clearance, and standard AWD. After all, we're talking about a Subaru model, so you can rest assured that when it comes to off-roading, athletic acceleration, and capability, the Subaru is the natural choice. Compare key specs below: 

  • Ascent Ground Clearance: 8.7 inches
  • Highlander Ground Clearance: 8 inches 
  • Ascent Torque: 277 lb-ft 
  • Highlander Torque: 263 lb-ft
  • Ascent Max Towing Capacity: 5,000 pounds 
  • Highlander Max Towing Capacity: 5,000 pounds 

2022 Subaru Ascent vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander: Interior Dimensions

If you're choosing between the Subaru Ascent or Toyota Highlander based on size, you'll find that both SUVs offer seating for 8. However, the Subaru Ascent offers a little more stretching room. Compare key measurements from the Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander dimensions below: 

  • Subaru Ascent Total Passenger Volume: 153.5 cubic feet or 150 cubic feet with moonroof
  • Toyota Highlander Total Passenger Volume: 141 cubic feet or 139.1 cubic feet with moonroof

Test Drive the Subaru Ascent in Town N' Country, FL 

You've read about the differences between the Subaru Ascent and Toyota Highlander. Now it's time to test drive the Ascent at Subaru South Tampa. Just give us a call at 866-941-2206. We'll walk you through all of the 2022 Subaru Ascent configurations, and help you find the perfect trim for your needs! While you're here, explore our Subaru research guides for other helpful reads about how the 2022 Subaru Outback and 2022 Subaru Ascent compare and more!

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