The 2005 Mazda RX-8 is offered in the following submodels: Coupe. Available styles include Automatic 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 4A), Manual 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 6M), and Manual Shinka Special Edition 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 6M). RX-8 models are available with a 1.3 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 238 hp, depending on engine type. The 2005 RX-8 comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 4-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed manual. The 2005 RX-8 comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.
What's a good price on a used 2005 Mazda RX-8?
Price comparisons for used 2005 Mazda RX-8 trim styles:
The 2005 Mazda RX-8 Automatic is priced around $5961 with average odometer reading of 99691 miles.
The 2005 Mazda RX-8 Manual is priced around $6645 with average odometer reading of 97556 miles.
The 2005 Mazda RX-8 Automatic Shinka Special Edition is priced around $6995 with average odometer reading of 79172 miles.
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Review Rx-8's are good/great cars but few people know how to take care of them. They are amazing for handling and they are engineering marvels when it comes to the motor. The problem is most people who buy them, do it for the looks not the motor. Rotary is an amazing thing. YOU CANNOT BABY IT! When you buy a car do some research. Understand what your driving and what you need to do. rotary has a different oiling system and it requires the motor to be run at high rpm to keep it well oiled. I own a R1 93 RX-7 and My Rx-8 i know how to take care of them and if u listen to these words you wont have an issue. Check the oil every 750-1000 miles to make sure its full.
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2005 mazda rx-8 Manual Shinka Special Edition 4dr Coupe (1.3L 2rtr 6M), 6-speed manual, regular unleaded 18 combined MPG 16 city MPG/22 highway MPG
What options are available on the 2005 Mazda RX-8?
Available Mazda RX-8 2005 Submodel Types: Coupe
Available Trims: Automatic, Grand Touring, Manual, Sport, Automatic Shinka Special Edition, R3, Touring
Exterior Colors: Brilliant Black Clearcoat, Galaxy Gray Mica, Liquid Silver Metallic, Sparkling Black Mica, Sunlight Silver Metallic, Titanium Gray Metallic, Velocity Red Mica, Black Cherry Mica, Copper Red, Nordic Green Mica, Phantom Blue Mica, Snowflake White Pearl , Whitewater Pearl , Winning Blue Metallic
Interior Colors: Black leather, Black, Black cloth, Sand leather, Black/Red, Gray/Black Recaro leather/cloth, Parchment
Popular Features: 2nd Row Bucket Seats, Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Rear Bench Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, Stability Control, Upgraded Headlights, Sunroof/Moonroof, Aux Audio Inputs, Heated seats, Leather Seats, Power Driver Seat, Auto Climate Control, Bluetooth, Upgraded Stereo, Navigation