Compare 2019 Subaru Ascent vs 2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Subaru Ascent
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2.4T 8-Passenger
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4T 8-Passenger 21 27 $30,027 $31,995
2.4T 7-Passenger Premium 21 27 $32,028 $34,195
2.4T 8-Passenger Premium 21 27 $32,028 $34,195
2.4T 7-Passenger Limited 20 26 $36,414 $38,995
2.4T 8-Passenger Limited 20 26 $36,414 $38,995
2.4T 7-Passenger Touring 20 26 $41,601 $44,695
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2WD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD LX 19 27 $28,760 $31,450
AWD LX 18 26 $30,493 $33,350
2WD EX 19 27 $31,387 $34,330
AWD EX 18 26 $33,120 $36,230
2WD EX-L 19 27 $34,515 $37,760
AWD EX-L 18 26 $36,248 $39,660
2WD w/Navi & RES EX-L 19 27 $36,340 $39,760
AWD w/Navi & RES EX-L 18 26 $38,073 $41,660
2WD Touring 8-Passenger 20 27 $38,857 $42,520
2WD Touring 7-Passenger 20 27 $39,131 $42,820
AWD Touring 8-Passenger 19 26 $40,590 $44,420
AWD Touring 7-Passenger 19 26 $40,864 $44,720
AWD Elite 19 26 $43,874 $48,020

2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Honda Pilot: Compare Cars

Like a playroom on wheels, the 2019 Subaru Ascent and 2019 Honda Pilot are ready for family adventures.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,027
$28,760
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,995
$31,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$524 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Subaru Ascent isn’t another quirky hatchback-wagon-crossover thing—it’s a mainstream hit and Subaru will be better for it. Subtle upgrades make the 2019 Honda Pilot a must-see for three-row crossover shoppers.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.5 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 62
Third Leg Room (in)
31.7 31.9
Second Head Room (in)
40 40.2
Third Hip Room (in)
45.9 44.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.3 62
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
36.3 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
57.7 59.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
41.3 40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 152.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
32 -
Height, Overall (in)
71.6 70.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 66.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76 78.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 111
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
47.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.5 46.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
47.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.9 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
86.5 83.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
19.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.8 16.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.9 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 39.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6001 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4036
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.4 L/146 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 5600 280 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 2000 262 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.47 -
Trans PTO Access
No -
Trans Type
8 6
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.27
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic -
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.23 - 0.75 3.36
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.49
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.06
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Subaru Ascent Honda Pilot
Body Code
S -
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.44 -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.44 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.0
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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