1st Generation (2019—2019) Ascent Problems

Ascent owners with a 2019—2019 model year have the most problems with the airbags & seat belts (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Airbag Light Stays On 1 complaints at an average of 60 miles in the 2019 Subaru Ascent.

What Ascent Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Subaru model years.

Watch out for the 2019 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 1 1 9 1.1

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