The Engine is Unchanged but Hybrid is a Possibility. Under the hood, the upcoming 2021 Subaru Ascent will stay intact. That means the mid-size SUV once again offers a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. This drivetrain is capable of producing 260 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The engine returns 23 mpg combined and it can tow up to 5,000 pounds. This engine is producing 260 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. When it comes to fuel efficiency, the 2021 Subaru Ascent is rated at 23 mpg combined. On top of that, this three-row SUV can tow 5,000 pounds. It is a powerful SUV with excellent efficiency. Ascent also comes with 8.7 inches of ground clearance. The Subaru Ascent arrived in the 2019 model year, giving the Japanese automaker the three-row crossover it’s long lacked. With this crossover entering just its third model year, we expect the 2021 Subaru Ascent to be a carryover model. As a carryover, we expect no changes to the outward appearance of the 2021 Ascent. Under the hood, the upcoming 2021 Subaru Ascent will stay intact. That means the mid-size SUV once again offers a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. This drivetrain is capable of producing 260 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The engine returns 23 mpg combined and it can tow up to 5,000 pounds 2021 Subaru Ascent Engines. As we already wrote, the new 2021 Subaru Ascent will come with the same engine as before. The manufacturer decided to use a 2.4-liter four-cylinder. This engine under the current model delivers 260 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. It uses a standard Subaru’s AWD system and CVT transmission. Under the bonnet of the 2021 Subaru Ascent is a 2.4-liter Boxer engine capable to provide 260 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. This is respectable output for a turbo-four drivetrain. On the other hand, some of the above-mentioned models are using very powerful V6 engines with more than 300 horsepower. .
2021 Subaru Ascent Engines. In Spite Of the Subaru Ascent Hybrid 2021 rumors, we are pretty sure that a 2.4-liter turbo-four will stay the only engine in the deal. This unit is good for about 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque and is available in pairs with a CVT transmission. 2021 Subaru Ascent Touring Review, Specs. Since the ascent of all new to 2019, Subaru made the lightest model change the largest for 2021. A new standard warning system — called a back seat reminder — helps prevent people from leaving the item in the back seat by beeping a warning and displaying the message on the instrument panel. 2021 Subaru Ascent Specifications Powered by an All-new 2.4-liter BOXER engine, climbing comes standard with a new version of the Subaru high-torque Lineartronic® CVT (continuous variable transmission) and the legendary all-wheel drive Symmetrix system. All chances are that 2021 Subaru Ascent will return with the single powertrain. A new-design 2.4-liter turbocharged BOXER four-cylinder engine provides 260 hp and torque of 277 pound-feet. The pair with the engine will again be a high-torque Lineartronic continuously variable transmission. .