Best Subaru SUVs for Families, Commuters, & Dogs in Chicago, IL

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Drivers in the Chicagoland area need a vehicle that's ready for almost anything. From inclement weather to traffic that seems never ending, having an SUV with the capability and size to make it through any driving conditions is important. The team at Grand Subaru near Chicago has compiled the following SUV details to guide you to the right sized SUV for your active lifestyle. Learn more about each option below, and then contact a product specialist at our Subaru dealership by calling (888) 840-3934.

Best Subaru SUVs for families to grow into

When it comes to family SUVs, size does matter. Will your family require a three-row SUV, or is two rows enough? Subaru has options available for both SUV classes that come standard with advanced safety and multimedia technology to keep your family connected and protected. Popular family SUVs available at Grand Subaru and their important features include:

Family-Friendly SUV

Starting MSRP

Key Features

ascent suv

2019 Subaru Ascent

$31,995

· EyeSight® Driver Assist Tehcnology comes standard

· Seven or eight passenger seating configurations available

· 153.5 cu. ft. of passenger volume

· 19 cup and bottle holders

outback suv

2018 Subaru Outback

$25,895

· 108.1 cu. ft. of passenger room

· 60/40 split-folding rear seatback

· Available power rear gate

· Cargo-area underfloor storage and removable tray

· Eight cup and bottle holders

· STARLINK™ multimedia and communication system included with every trim level

· Brake Assist and Brake Override are standard

· High-resolution rear-vision camera included with every trim level

Best SUVs for commuting through Chicago-level snow & rain

Every new Subaru SUV comes with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive to provide additional traction even in the roughest weather conditions. The Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester deliver the all-wheel drive capability you need, but they also come with advanced fuel efficiency that is essential for stop-and-go traffic. Features that you need to know about are as follows:

SUVs for your commute

Starting MSRP

Key features

forester suv

2018 Subaru Forester

$22,795

· Up to 32 MPG highway

· 8.7-in. of ground clearance

· Available X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control to optimize for slippery conditions

· Standard cruise control

· Available All-Weather package with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

crosstrek suv

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

$21,795

· Up to 33 MPG highway

· 8.7-in. of ground clearance

· Available X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control to optimize for slippery conditions

· Standard cruise control

Best SUVs for dogs & their humans

The best Subaru SUV for dogs and their humans depends on how big or small the dog is. The Subaru Ascent SUV has the ample space needed for big dogs that need more space to stretch out. The Subaru Forester crossover can perfectly accommodate smaller dogs on their next trip to the vet or spa. SUVs with features that your dog is sure to appreciate include:

Subaru SUV for dogs

Starting MSRP

Key Features


2019 Subaru Ascent

$31,995

· The biggest Subaru SUV ever made

· Flexible seating for up to eight passengers…or several big dogs.

· Extra wide rear door openings

· Available power rear gate

· Up to 86.5 cu. ft. of cargo space with the sears folded

forester suv

2018 Subaru Forester

$22,795

· 74.7 cu. ft. of cargo space with the seats folded

· 60/40 split folding rear seatbacks

· Available hands-free liftgate

· Multiple tie down points for a kennel

· Optional cargo cover

Get behind the wheel of a new Subaru SUV today!

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Now that you have a better idea about which Subaru SUVs meet the needs of different types of drivers, discover yours at our dealership in Chicago. Grand Subaru has dozens of new crossovers, SUVs, and wagons designed to accommodate your active lifestyle. Discover yours in our new SUV inventory, and get in the driver's seat by calling (888) 840-3934 or through our contact form. The cargo capability and dynamic drivability that you deserve are only a click away at Grand Subaru near Chicago!

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