2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2021 Subaru Ascent | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2021 Subaru Ascent Review

New 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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New 2021 Subaru Ascent

2021 Subaru
Ascent

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MSRP*
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$31,815 to $42,215
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$32,295 to $45,445
Invoice* $31,259 to $40,294 $30,304 to $42,290
MPG - City 17 - 21 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 26 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as you will with the Subaru Ascent, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Ascent. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Subaru Ascent.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Ascent is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Ascent.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited seats a lot fewer people than the Subaru Ascent.

Warranty
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Ascent.