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Comparing the 2023 Subaru Ascent, 2022 Honda Pilot, and 2023 Toyota Highlander

There are many SUVs on the market, but our team can help you decide which has everything you need. We take popular SUVs and put them in a head-to-head comparison to ensure you have a clear view of what each can do. Our research looks at various sources to show you the top traits of each SUV.

The 2023 Subaru Ascent, 2022 Honda Pilot, and 2023 Toyota Highlander are popular SUVs at the top of their class. Our team will show you everything these models offer, making sure you can make the best decision when buying a new SUV. We encourage you to read our comparison and contact our team to learn more about the features and options of each model.

Our experts built the comparison by looking at many sources of information so that you don't have to. We want to make it easier for you to decide which new SUV is the best choice for the needs of your life and are sure that our comparison is the first step of that. Our comparison looks at the top traits of each model to give the clearest view.

You can call, email, or visit our dealership if you have any questions about our comparison. Our goal is to get you a straightforward path towards the new SUV that is tailored for the needs of your life!

 

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2023 Subaru Ascent


2023 Subaru Ascent vs 2022 Honda Pilot

  • Shoppers looking for the best value can look toward the 2023 Subaru Ascent since it has a lower starting price than the 2022 Honda Pilot.
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-wheel Drive is standard for the 2023 Subaru Ascent, but the 2022 Honda Pilot needs to be upgraded for its all-wheel drive system.
  • There's a standard 11.6-inch touchscreen on the 2023 Subaru Ascent, while the 2022 Honda Pilot comes with an 8.0-inch multimedia screen.
  • Both models come standard with three-zone automatic climate control, ensuring every passenger can stay comfortable during their time inside.
  • The 2023 Subaru Ascent provides more torque than the 2022 Honda Pilot.



  • A Lineartronic CVT is standard for the 2023 Ascent, while the 2022 Honda Pilot comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
  • The 2023 Subaru Ascent offers more passenger space than the 2022 Honda Pilot, ensuring nobody feels cramped while inside.
  • There's more front and middle legroom for the 2023 Subaru Ascent than the 2022 Honda Pilot.
  • You will get more ground clearance when you choose the 2023 Subaru Ascent over the 2022 Honda Pilot.
  • Both models provide a 5,000-pound towing capacity to help you bring the gear and equipment you need.


2023 Subaru Ascent vs 2023 Toyota Highlander

  • The 2023 Toyota Highlander has a higher starting price than the 2023 Subaru Ascent.
  • All-wheel drive is optional for the 2023 Toyota Highlander, while the 2023 Subaru Ascent is equipped with all-wheel drive on every trim level.
  • The standard 8.0-inch screen of the 2023 Toyota Highlander cannot compete with the standard 11.6-inch screen of the 2023 Ascent. A larger touchscreen will further increase the price of the 2023 Highlander.
  • The 2023 Subaru Ascent is equipped with a tri-zone automatic climate control system on every trim, and the 2023 Highlander has the same feature.
  • You will get a standard Lineartronic CVT for the 2023 Subaru Ascent, while there's a standard eight-speed automatic transmission for the 2023 Highlander.



  • Choosing the 2023 Subaru Ascent will provide more passenger space than the 2023 Toyota Highlander, making it a stronger choice if you travel with family, friends, or pets.
  • Roof rails are standard for the 2023 Subaru Ascent, which doesn't come on the base trim of the 2023 Toyota Highlander.
  • The front seat of the 2023 Subaru Ascent has more legroom than the front seat of the 2023 Toyota Highlander.
  • The 2023 Toyota Highlander doesn't come with as much ground clearance as the 2023 Subaru Ascent.
  • The 2023 Subaru Ascent and 2023 Toyota Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds of the gear and equipment for your adventure.