Recently, due to the "auto-show" effect the 2019 Subaru Ascent 3-Row crossover had a huge jump in shopper interest. According to Torque News "Shoppers who attended the LA show got a good look at Subaru’s new flagship all-wheel-drive vehicle even though it won’t be in showrooms until next summer. Ascent will compare favorably in size and V6 power to Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, and even the Chevy Tahoe. The new 2019 Subaru Ascent will be built at the Subaru Indiana Automotive (SIA) plant in Lafayette, Indiana alongside, stablemates Outback, Legacy and Impreza models. Subaru COO Tom Doll, said at the unveiling in L.A., the family hauler will hit dealer Subaru showrooms in summer of 2018."