Invest in a New 2021 Subaru Ascent from Fitzgerald's Countryside Subaru

The Ascent remains a popular choice among Clearwater, FL families who need plenty of interior seating in a smaller midsize SUV. The roomy cabin offers more passenger and cargo space compared to competitive models. The various trim levels also enable Tampa owners the chance to choose the amenities they desire. The versatile Ascent is perfect for daily commutes or family getaways.


All of the Ascent models have a 2.4-liter engine having four cylinders. The motors are rated at 260 horsepower. The engines pair with an automatic continuously variable transmission.

As the SUV has 8.7 inches of ground clearance and all-wheel drive, the Ascent capably handles rougher terrain and road conditions around St. Petersburg.

The vehicles come with hill descent control and an X-Mode system that ensures optimal traction for each wheel regardless of terrain features. The vehicle's powerful powertrain also enable the Ascent to pull up to 5,000 pounds when adding a tow package. 


The generous number of safety features begins with the base Ascent models and includes:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Automatic high beams
  • Automatic forward emergency braking
  • Forward and pre-collision automatic throttle control
  • Lane centering assistance
  • Lane keeping assistance
  • Lane departure alerts
  • Sway warnings
  • Rearview camera
  • Rear seat check reminder

Premium models add blind-spot monitoring, lane changing assistance, and rear cross-traffic warnings. The Limited trim level adds fog lights for greater visibility and reverse automatic emergency braking.


The base model Ascent available in Clearwater, FL has an infotainment system with a touchscreen spanning 6.5-inches. The devices enable smartphone connectivity. Bluetooth enables mobile device connectivity. The stereo has six speakers and satellite radio. Four USB ports keep devices powered. The automatic climate control system regulates three zones.  New owners also get keyless entry.

Stepping up to the Premium level provides owners with a larger, eight-inch touchscreen. The infotainment system also converts the SUV into a personal Wi-Fi hotspot. Limited  Ascent models give third-row passengers two USB ports. The top-of-the-line Touring level adds navigation ability to the infotainment system plus a premium stereo with 14 speakers. An ambient lighting package enables drivers to set the mood. The camera system provides a frontal view.


The Ascent accommodates up to eight passengers thanks to the two front bucket seats, a second- and third-row bench seat. However, the second-row may be equipped with two captain's chairs if desired. The interior is constructed using quality materials that include stain-resistant upholstery, which is ideal for families living in and around Largo, FL.

The rear of the vehicle has 17.8 cubic feet of space. Fold the second- and third-row seats to get 47.5 or 86.7 cubic feet of storage room. There is also a hidden compartment beneath the rear cargo deck. The rear of the vehicle has a powered liftgate.

Our Premium models add power-adjustable driver's seats, heated front seats, and a leather-encased steering wheel. Second-row passengers have their own climate control options. Owners also have the convenience of starting the engine remotely.

The Limited trim level adds a power-adjustable front passenger seat and more power adjustments for the driver. The second-row seats are heated, as is the steering wheel. The interior boasts leather upholstery. Second-row passengers also benefit from sunshades. Second-row captain's chairs may be added at no charge. The elite Touring models in our Clearwater, FL inventory add a cooling option to the front seats. The second-row automatically has captain's chairs. An electronically powered panoramic moonroof enhances the view.

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