Outsized offspring, Nissan hints and un-PC utes: What individuals are saying in regards to the '19 Subaru Ascent

“The 2019 Subaru Ascent treads acquainted floor, wanting just like the outsized offspring of a Forester and an Outback. As is predicted of a Subaru, there may be awkwardness right here, however it’s refined somewhat than daring, largely relegated to visible disparity between the swollen fenders and the Nike-esque swoosh stamped into the higher a part of the doorways.

“In any other case, Subaru performs it secure, inside and outside. Given the poor reception of the unique B9 Tribeca, this isn’t stunning. And the result’s interesting sufficient to draw extra than simply current Subaru followers to the most important car the corporate has ever constructed.”

Christian Wardlaw, New York Every day Information

“Actually, the styling is much less, um, adventurous than that of the Tribeca (which I by no means thought was actually all that dangerous wanting, however I digress). In fact, the Ascent is positioned as a quantity car, so it isn’t stunning that its appears to be like lean in the direction of the generic.

“To not point out that the plain-but-handsome system already works for the model’s different crossovers/tall wagons. Not all the pieces needs to be horny, man. …

“Trying on the Ascent up shut, I noticed hints of the Nissan Rogue/Pathfinder within the aspect profile and maybe a bit of Toyota Highlander up entrance. I additionally noticed what seems to be a a lot better-looking infotainment system and an inside that is class aggressive, if not notably exceptional.”

Tim Healey, The Fact About Automobiles

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