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What Subaru offers the best Towing Capacity?

Everyone loves a weekend getaway, but if you’re planning on towing a small boat or trailer along, your current car or SUV may not be up to the task. Luckily, our Mendham area dealership offers a fleet of capable Subaru models for sale—including the best model for towing, the 2019 Subaru Ascent—able to deliver their own level of impressive towing capacity thanks to the combination of the powerful SUBARU BOXER® engine and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.

Find the Best Subaru Model for Towing Near Mendham

The Crosstrek and Forester models are well-known for their versatility not just in what they tow but in their off-road handling as well. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and 2019 Subaru Forester both have a towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds which can be helpful in towing small campers or even flatbed trailers.

The 2019 Subaru Outback is the next step up and gives you a few more options for transportation when it comes to heavier objects. It’s maximum tow rating of 2,700 pounds means that the Outback will be especially helpful with transporting small storage containers, like a U-Haul or storage cube, and has plenty of standard safety features to provide drivers with peace of mind on the road.

The best of the best, the 2019 Subaru Ascent offers the greatest towing capacity and asserts its ability to handle heavy-duty loads with a maximum tow rating of 5,000 pounds The Ascent model’s 8.7 inches of ground clearance and standard X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control also allows drivers to maintain a consistent speed when traveling up or down a hill, even with heavier items in tow. Drivers near Mendham can reach even more destinations behind the wheel of the Subaru Ascent by taking advantage of our new Subaru specials.

No matter what you expect to tow, there’s a capable Subaru model to fit your needs at Subaru of Morristown. Feel free to contact us to schedule a test drive of one of the capable Subaru models above, or if you have any questions regarding our current inventory.

How to Build a Winter Car Emergency Kit

If you live in or plan on traveling to snowy parts of the country this winter, your regular emergency kit may not be enough to get you out of a tough situation. Our New Jersey Subaru dealer knows all too well how the unpredictable weather can impact your commute and daily life, which is why we recommend building a winter car emergency kit before your next trip.

Prepare Your Subaru for Emergencies in New Jersey

Between challenging winter conditions like frigid temperatures, freezing rain, snow drifts, and icy roads, collisions and car troubles are unfortunate realities on the road. In order to make sure you and your ride are prepared for anything, we’ve put together a list of items to keep in your winter car emergency kit before your next trip to ensure you’re ready for anything. These items include:

  • First aid kit
  • Essential medications
  • Flares or reflectors to signal for help and warn other drivers
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • Jumper cables
  • Snow and ice scraper
  • Snow brush
  • Survival blanket or sleeping bag
  • Tire chains and/or tow straps
  • Extra set of winter clothes
  • Snow shovel
  • Non-clumping kitty litter or sand for traction

Once you have your winter emergency kit stocked, it’s a smart idea to have a mechanic check your car’s antifreeze, brakes, heater and defroster, tires, and windshield wipers to ensure your ride is in good condition. Our trained Subaru technicians are more than happy to take a look under the hood for you, and can install or recommend any needed OEM components from our New Jersey parts department if you prefer to complete the work yourself. Maintenance is one of the biggest responsibilities that comes with vehicle ownership and is especially important in the winter months.

Always remember to plan your trips carefully by checking out the latest weather forecasts and road conditions before you head out. For additional questions about what to keep in your emergency kit or how to get your car ready for winter, be sure to contact Subaru of Morristown by calling (866) 910-3466 today.

What Subaru Models Have EyeSight

Over the years automotive technology has advanced considerably, which means safety is more than just seatbelts and airbags. Some of the safest vehicles on the road these days have high-tech active safety systems that can identify and react to roadway dangers before drivers are even aware. Morristown drivers can find these advanced safety features on new Subaru models for sale called Subaru EyeSight.

Like a second pair of eyes, EyeSight is anchored in it’s set of dual color cameras located near the rearview mirror that scan the road ahead for unanticipated dangers. This suite of safety features has four technologies, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and sway warning, pre-collision braking, and pre-collision throttle management, that warn you of potential danger and can even apply the brakes to help you avoid it.

These safety features are typically standard on premium or luxury brands, but in the case of Subaru, EyeSight is offered on select trims for six of its vehicles, which include the following:

  • Legacy
  • One of the first vehicles to receive EyeSight technology in the United States, the Legacy is a midsize car and is unique in its class for offering all-wheel drive as a standard feature. Although EyeSight is not standard on its base trim, you can add it to any of it’s higher trim levels, such as Premium, Sport, and Limited.
  • Outback
  • The wagon variant of the Legacy, the Subaru Outback offers EyeSight standard on the top-level Touring, but can be added to any of its trims above the base-level, like the Premium and Limited
  • Impreza
  • One of the smallest vehicles in the Subaru line-up, EyeSight is optional on its Premium, Sport, and Limited trim levels in both the sedan and hatchback model.
  • Crosstrek
  • The off-road version of the Impreza, the Subaru Crosstrek has the EyeSight suite of safety features available on the a base-level model as well as available on its Premium and Limited trim levels.
  • WRX
  • The WRX model is the high-performance variant of the Subaru Impreza and is split into five different trim configurations. Out of all of these, only the mid-tiered level, the Limited, is available with EyeSight technology.
  • Forester
  • Already considered one of the safest Subaru models for Morristown drivers and awarded as the Top Safety Pick Plus by the IIHS due to its advanced crash test results, the Forester offers Subaru EyeSight standard on the top-of-the-line Touring and available on the Premium and Limited trim levels.

Want to try out for yourself how Subaru Eyesight works? Contact us at Subaru of Morristown and schedule a test drive of any Eyesight-enable vehicle of your choice. We look forward to hearing from you!

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