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TRIM
MSRP
Mazda RX8 Sport $26,435
Mazda RX8 Touring $27,860
Mazda RX8 Grand Touring $31,000
Mazda RX8 R3 $31,930
ENGINES
Type:
1,308cc twin-rotor rotary; aluminum block
Power [hp at rpm]: 232 at 8,500
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 159 at 5,500
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Redline: 9,000
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 16 / 22
Available with: MT
 
Type:
1,308cc twin-rotor rotary; aluminum block
Power [hp at rpm]: 212 at 7,500
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 159 at 5,500
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Redline: 7,500
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 16 / 23
Available with: AT
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.82, 2.26, 1.54, 1.18, 1.00, 0.79
Final Drive: 4.78
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.54, 2.06, 1.40, 1.00, 0.71, 0.58
Final Drive: 4.30
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
Double wishbone; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
12.7 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
11.9 in. power-assisted vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,064
GVWR [lbs]:
3
Weight distribution: 52 / 48
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 16.9
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
34.8
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
175.6
Width [in.]:
69.7
Height [in.]:
52.8
Wheelbase [in.]: 106.4
Front Track [in.]: 59.1
59.3 (R3)
Rear Track [in.]: 59.3
59.4 (R3)
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.30
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
89.0
Seating Capacity:
4
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.2
Rear Headroom [in.]: 36.8
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
42.7
Rear Legroom [in.]: 32.2
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
54.8
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 54.9
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
53.3
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 48.1
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
7.6
 
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