2024 Subaru Ascent Towing Capacity

January 18th, 2024 by
2023 Subaru Ascent on Highway


You need an SUV to help you keep your family in motion — but the Subaru Ascent won’t just help you conquer your daily grind. It’s important to have some fun between grocery runs and gas station trips, and we know that Bethlehem is home to plenty of weekend warriors. The Ascent has all the power you’ll need to plan bigger and better adventures. After all, the 2024 Subaru Ascent towing capacity maxes out at an impressive 5,000 pounds.

What can a Subaru Ascent tow? What can you expect from the equipment under the hood? We’ve answered these questions and more for our neighbors in the Athens area.

Trim Breakdown: How Much Can a 2024 Subaru Ascent Tow?

How much can a Subaru Ascent tow? The Subaru Ascent towing capacity starts at 2,000 pounds in the base trim, but all other models can reach the 5,000-pound upper limit. 

  • Subaru Ascent Base: Towing capacity of 2,000 pounds
  • Subaru Ascent Premium: Towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds
  • Subaru Ascent Onyx: Towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds 
  • Subaru Ascent Limited: Towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds
  • Subaru Ascent Touring: Towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds

Is There a Subaru Ascent Towing Package?

If a model can reach the maximum Subaru Ascent towing capacity, you can trust it’s equipped with the features to stabilize your frame and protect your engine while moving heavy cargo. However, the Subaru Ascent tow hitch is only available as an accessory upgrade.

There isn’t a Subaru Ascent towing package you can order from the factory, but our parts department is ready to help you take the first (or the next) steps on your new adventure. We only sell genuine Subaru accessories that provide a perfect fit and finish.

What Can the 2024 Subaru Ascent Tow?

The Subaru Ascent has a spacious cargo area, and it can be equipped with accessories that make it easy to transport bikes, kayaks, and other popular outdoor gear. However, you might need to hook up a trailer from time to time. The good news is that you can transport a wide range of equipment when you have the proper towing setup.

So, what can the Subaru Ascent tow? While you should always measure the exact weight you plan to tow against the towing capacity listed in your owner’s manual, you should be able to tow any of the following:

  • Single-axle utility trailers
  • ATVs
  • Fishing boats
  • Motorcycles
  • Teardrop campers
  • Pop-up campers
  • Dirt bikes
  • Snowmobiles

Up Close with the 2024 Subaru Ascent Engine

Now that you know Subaru Ascent towing capacity, let’s explore the engine specs. With or without the Subaru Ascent tow hitch, you’ll benefit from the following specs:

  • Up to 260 horsepower
  • Up to 277 lb-ft of torque
  • Lineartronic® CVT

Test Drive the 2024 Subaru Ascent at Hughes Subaru

If you like what you’ve seen in this year’s Subaru Ascent, don’t wait to make the short trip from Lexington or Danielsville! We’ve got the new Subaru Ascent at our Athens dealership and exciting new vehicle specials to take advantage of. Ready to get started right now? Value your trade-in today.


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