The 2019 Ascent is the seventh Subaru vehicle to earn the 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award. The Ascent earns good crashworthiness ratings across the board and comes with standard, superior-rated front crash prevention. In IIHS track tests at 12 mph and 25 mph, the Ascent avoided collisions. The system also has a forward collision warning component that meets National Highway Traffic Safety Administration criteria.