Mazda MAZDA3 vs Isuzu Ascender Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
MSRP
$25,000
Invoice
$23,908
Average Price Paid
$21,791
524 listings nationwide

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2008 Isuzu Ascender
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Hatchback AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,580
2 listings nationwide

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2008 Isuzu Ascender
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,149
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

The compact-car market has come a long way from the days of the dreaded “economy car.” And yet many new compact cars, such as the Honda Civic or Toyota's new 2020 Corolla, still fit a ...

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Eric Tallberg Preview:

Faced with dwindling sales and an aging design, Isuzu soldiers on with its 2008 Ascender, a value-oriented, midsize, five-passenger, four-door SUV. Offering no third-row seat and unins...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
writes:
Just test drove today, interior is way ahead of The Sentra, exterior is a better design. Really my only negati...
Power Ranked 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo worse.
"It had more torque"
Family Car Ranked 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo better.
"Beginning family friendly"
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Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Civic Si FWD worse.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."
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Specs

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD
2008 Isuzu Ascender
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Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.7 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
186 hp @ 6,000 RPM
285 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
276 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
4,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.7 in x 4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 3 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 43.7 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,133 lbs
Maximum Payload -- 1,133 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 5,300 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,800 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.6 in 191.6 in
Width 70.7 in 76.1 in
Height 56.7 in 74.5 in
Wheelbase 107.3 in 113 in

Available Options

2019 Mazda MAZDA3
Hatchback AWD

Exterior Colors

  • DEEP CRYSTAL BLUE MICA
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soul Red Metallic Paint Charge
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