The 2021 Kia Sorento seen driving
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid the Kia Sorento and Buy One of These Alternatives Instead

The Kia Sorento arrived to the new model year redesigned and with improved fuel economy ratings, more high-tech features, and additional safety equipment. But does that mean the Kia Sorento is the best option among its segment? Not necessarily. Because while it may have undergone a redesign, there are better alternatives to the Kia Sorento.  …

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Cars

The Least Reliable Subaru Models Don’t Have to be Deal Breakers

While Subaru may be known for reliability, not all of this year’s models earned high-reliability ratings from Consumer Reports. But should those less than impressive reliability ratings be a deal-breaker? Not necessarily. We’ll tell you why. These Subaru models earned frustratingly average reliability ratings While Subaru may be known for its lineup of reliable sedans …

The Subaru Ascent is seen at the 2019 New England International Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Subaru Ascent is Painfully Average

It seems to be difficult finding positive or negative things about the 2021 Subaru Ascent. Reviewers are finding it to be an average ride. But that shouldn’t stop you from buying one. Check out how the Subaru Ascent compares to rivals.  The 2021 Subaru Ascent is a little boring  You can get started in the …

A red 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland in a forest

Who Needs the Subaru Ascent When There’s the Jeep Grand Cherokee L?

The Subaru Ascent satisfies a unique niche. This Subie is one of the few mainstream midsize SUVs that are comfortable and adventure-ready. Though, it’s easy to overlook the Ascent now that we have the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.  The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is more capable than the 2021 Subaru Ascent  So, the Grand Cherokee L finally …

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Least Reliable 2021 Midsize SUVs According to Consumer Reports

There are many diverse and upscale midsize SUVs for you to choose from with excellent ratings for dependability. But then there are models that you should avoid if you want a smooth car ownership experience. Here are the least reliable 2021 midsize SUVs that could potentially cause you some annoying problems.  The SUVs on the list are based …

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The 3 Least Reliable Cars Consumer Reports Says to Avoid

The main appeal of buying a new car is to have a clean slate. But not all new vehicles live up to the promise of a headache-free driving experience, as Consumer Reports notes. If you’re in the market for a 2021 vehicle with a strong history of reliability, you should probably avoid this list of the most unreliable cars, …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road

Toyota 4Runner vs. Subaru Ascent: It’s Not Even Close

If you’re the outdoorsy type, Toyota 4Runner and the  Subaru Ascent are probably on your shortlist of new midsize SUVs. The 4Runner has some extreme off-road capabilities, and the Ascent is trail-rated too. But as you do more research, you’ll see that the 4Runner and Ascent are almost incomparable. Subaru Ascent vs. Toyota RAV4 off-road  Subaru initially launched the …

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Is the Subaru Ascent Bigger Than the Outback?

Many auto critics say that the Subaru Outback is what put Subaru on the map. If you’re interested in the Outback’s amenities and capabilities, you’ll probably be curious about the Ascent too. Buyers often wonder: is the Subaru Ascent bigger than the Outback? Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent dimensions Subaru’s Outback continues to dominate the competition because it’s the perfect blend of a …

2021 Subaru Ascent hauling an RV

Is the Subaru Ascent Turbocharged?

Subaru introduced its somewhat new Ascent model to compete with the larger trucks and SUVs that the South especially loves. The Ascent has earned recognition for its well-rounded performance. But there’s one question that might be on your mind: is the Subaru Ascent turbocharged? What it’s like to drive the Subaru Ascent  Unlike a few of its siblings, the Ascent …

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Is the Subaru Ascent Bigger Than the Forester?

Subaru has been working diligently to offer more dynamic vehicle options, and its Subaru Ascent is an excellent example of that. The Ascent is relatively new, so some drivers may not know where it falls in Subaru’s current lineup. There’s one question we often encounter: is the Subaru Ascent bigger than the Forester? Comparing the 2020 Subaru Ascent and …

2020 Chevrolet Traverse parked outside a house with a family excited to get into the SUV

It’s Clear Who Should Buy a Subaru Ascent and Who Should Buy a Chevrolet Traverse

You’ve probably noticed that the midsize SUV class has become increasingly popular with unexpectedly enticing options. For example, the Chevrolet Traverse is finally good, and newcomers like the Subaru Ascent are stealing the show too. If you find yourself mulling over the Traverse and the Ascent, the better choice for you is clear. What the Chevrolet Traverse does well …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road

The Subaru Ascent Is a Worthy Alternative to the Jeep Grand Cherokee

In many ways, the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is in a league of its own. The Grand Cherokee is an exceptional off-roader, and it’s comfortable too. Even so, you have other adventurous options besides this Jeep. If you are in the market for a family-friendly SUV that can also hit the trails, the 2020 Subaru Ascent is a worthy …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Complained About Subaru SUVs

Subaru SUVs are a primary choice on the market for families. The brand is known for safety, performance, and longevity. There are definitely a lot of great Subaru SUVs that have done well for the drivers and families. However, no brand is perfect. Despite the well-known Subaru brand loyalty, there are in fact complaints about …

2021 Subaru Ascent parked outside of a house
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Subaru Ascent Just Won a Top Safety Award

Good safety ratings are one of the most important things that consumers look for in a new vehicle. Advanced safety features are becoming more common at base levels of vehicles each year, and drivers love the ability to have the latest technology at a more affordable price.  Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released its …

A Subaru Ascent on display during an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

The 2019 Subaru Ascent Recalls Aren’t as Bad as They Sound

The word ‘recall’ strikes fear into the hearts of owners and potential buyers everywhere. If you’ve never really had to deal with a recall, they can sound pretty intimidating and even scary when you read the description. For the 2019 Subaru Ascent, there are some pretty terrifying-sounding recalls already, but they might not be as …

2019 Subaru Ascent is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Is the 2021 Subaru Ascent Worth the Upgrade Over 2020?

End-of-the-model-year vehicles are popular choices for car shoppers looking to buy a new car for less. Even if some new-model-year vehicles offer a little more, bargain shoppers can’t pass up a discount. But what if you found a new-year-model car for nearly the same price as its end-of-the-year counterpart? Well, the 2021 Subaru Ascent not only …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road
Crossover & Midsize

Why Aren’t Families Buying the Subaru Ascent?

Subaru is the king of making ads with that warm and fuzzy family feeling. However, the Subaru Ascent, the best model for families, isn’t getting stellar sales. However, it is gaining traction as a great option to consider against the Toyota Highlander or Kia Telluride. So, let’s see what the 2020 Subaru Ascent provides as …

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Trucks & SUVs

Is There a New Subaru Pickup Truck on the Horizon?

Many people loved––or hated––the the quirky yet capable Subaru Baja. Compact pickup trucks are a booming segment these days. Subaru would be crazy not to want a piece of the pickup truck pie. Surely they’ve brainstormed a concept or two to squeeze into the segment. Is there a new Subaru pickup truck on the horizon? …

2018 Subaru Ascent is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Subaru Dominates Consumer Reports’ 10 Best SUVs List

Subaru is well known for its high-quality vehicles and is often the SUV of choice for people living in snowy conditions. Subaru has also shown itself to be customer-oriented. From giving merit badges to its loyal customers to offering three months of payment relief for owners who have been laid off due to COVID-19, Subaru …

2020 Subaru Ascent driving down road

Should You Buy the Mazda CX-9 or the Subaru Ascent?

The more competitive the SUV market gets, the harder it becomes for you to choose the “right” model for you. But, having a variety of good options is a problem we will happily take. If you are specifically shopping for a family-friendly SUV, you will definitely want to consider the Mazda CX-9 or the Subura …

A Subaru Ascent on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Wait, You Need To Check Out The Subaru Ascent

You hear about the Subaru Impreza and the Subaru Outback, but what about the Subaru Ascent? It seems to be an unpopular Subaru model, but why is it being ignored? Let’s dive in to check out the Subaru Ascent specs.  Why Does No One Want The Subaru Ascent? In a world where SUVs with three …

2020 Kia Telluride driving in the country

Consumer Reports: 2020’s Top SUVs That Make Advanced Safety Standard

SUVs are outselling sedans and some, of course, are better than others. Automakers are making advanced safety features the new standard and honestly, it’s about time.  We’ve listed the most reliable SUVs with the best standard advanced driver assistance systems, also known as ADAS.  Kia Telluride Starting Price: $31,890 The Kia Telluride has been honored …