2023 Subaru Ascent vs. 2024 Subaru Outback: What’s the Difference?

2022 Subaru Ascent vs. 2022 Subaru Outback
2023 Subaru Ascent

vs.

2024 Subaru Outback
$33,895 MSRP

Starting Price

$28,895 MSRP
260 hp

Standard Horsepower

182 hp
5,000 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds
7-8 people

Seating Capacity

5 people
153.2 cubic feet

Maximum Passenger Volume

109 cubic feet

Is the 2023 Subaru Ascent or Outback the better choice for your next road trip? You can’t go wrong with both, but to help you decide, compare these Subaru SUVs with Hughes Subaru! We’ll go over the important differences between the 2023 Subaru Ascent and Outback to help you decide which model is right for your driving needs. Then, we invite you to visit our dealership near Bethlehem to take any of our Ascent or Outback models for a test drive.

 

 

2023 Subaru Ascent vs. Outback: Price per Trim

When you compare these Subaru SUVs, you’ll notice that the Ascent is significantly larger than the Outback. Because of this, it’s understandable that the Ascent would start out at a higher price than the Outback, but by how much? We’ve outlined the starting prices for each configuration below:

2023 Subaru Ascent

  • Base 8-Passenger: $33,895 Starting MSRP
  • Premium 8-Passenger: $36,495 Starting MSRP
  • Premium 7-Passenger: $37,955 Starting MSRP
  • Onyx Edition 7-Passenger: $41,295 Starting MSRP
  • Limited 8-Passenger: $41,595 Starting MSRP
  • Limited 7-Passenger: $41,595 Starting MSRP
  • Onyx Edition Limited 7-Passenger: $46,295 Starting MSRP
  • Touring 7-Passenger: $48,195 Starting MSRP

2024 Subaru Outback

  • Base: $28,895 Starting MSRP
  • Premium: $31,195 Starting MSRP
  • Onyx Edition: $36,105 Starting MSRP
  • Limited: $35,795 Starting MSRP
  • Touring: $40,345 Starting MSRP
  • Onyx Edition XT: $39,360 Starting MSRP
  • Wilderness: $39,960 Starting MSRP
  • Limited XT: $40,195 Starting MSRP
  • Touring XT: $42,795 Starting MSRP

As you can see, there’s not a huge difference between the 2023 Subaru Ascent and Outback when it comes to their starting prices. That being said, we encourage you to take a look at our new Subaru specials when you visit our dealership to choose your model!

2023 Subaru Ascent vs. Outback: Interior Dimensions & Cargo Space

With the Subaru Ascent being the larger of these Subaru SUVs, the Ascent model will be more ideal for bring all of your passengers and cargo along with you on your daily drives around Lexington or even on your next vacation. However, the Subaru Outback still has plenty of space inside the cabin. Here’s how both models compare when it comes to interior space:

2023 Subaru Ascent Dimensions

  • Maximum Cargo Space: 75.6 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 7-8 (depending on configuration)
  • Maximum Passenger Volume: 153.2 cubic feet

2024 Subaru Outback Dimensions

  • Maximum Cargo Space: 75.6 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5
  • Maximum Passenger Volume: 109 cubic feet

2023 Subaru Ascent vs. Outback: Performance Highlights

What’s the difference between the 2023 Subaru Ascent and Outback when it comes to performance? To see which model will give you the level of performance you need on your next adventure outside of Danielsville, take a look at their capabilities:

2023 Subaru Ascent

2.4L Turbocharged DOHC Engine:

  • Up to 260 horsepower
  • Up to 277 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 5,000 pounds

2024 Subaru Outback

2.5L DOHC Engine:

  • Up to 182 horsepower
  • Up to 176 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 2,700 pounds

2.4L Turbocharged DOHC Engine:

  • Up to 260 horsepower
  • Up to 277 lb-ft of torque
  • Towing capacity of 3,500 pounds

Which SUV will you choose: the 2023 Subaru Ascent or Outback? The best way to determine which model is right for you is to visit our dealership in Athens, explore our new inventory, and take any of our Ascent or Outback models for a test drive. You can trust the Subaru research experts at Hughes Subaru to answer all of your questions in detail.

Test Drive the Ascent or Outback at Hughes Subaru!

Compare these Subaru SUVs up close when you visit Hughes Subaru. Contact us to set up a time to visit, or drop by whenever you want. When you arrive, we look forward to helping you decide between the Subaru Ascent or Outback!

 

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