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2022 Lexus UX 250h vs. 2022 Subaru Ascent Review

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2022 Lexus
UX 250h

MSRP*: $35,750 to $40,790
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2022 Subaru
Ascent

MSRP*: $32,795 to $45,945
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MPG - City 41 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 38 MPG 26 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 86.0 - 86.5 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 260-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 hp 260 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 177.0 in 196.8 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 42.1 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 42.2 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 35.7 - 37.2 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 40.1 - 41.3 in
Rear 38.7 - 40.0 in

*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

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Ascent than in the Lexus UX 250h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Ascent will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 250h.

Convenience
With the Subaru Ascent, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus UX 250h, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Lexus UX 250h or the Subaru Ascent, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus UX 250h is much slimmer than the Subaru Ascent, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lexus UX 250h, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Subaru Ascent.

Handling
The Lexus UX 250h has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Subaru Ascent, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus UX 250h has a lot less horsepower than the Subaru Ascent.

Utility
The Lexus UX 250h has less seating than the Subaru Ascent, making the Subaru Ascent the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.