The Subaru Ascent takes the brand into a new segment, but the big SUV retains the brand's quirkiness.

The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show offered the first chance to see the 2019 Subaru Ascent in the real world, which means we can finally get an idea about how it lives up to the Subaru name. Based on climbing around an Ascent on the show floor, the new model appears to live up to the brand's legacy of utility with a little quirkiness.

Subaru owners tend to have pets, too. Here are five things your dog would love about riding in the new SUV.

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