Used 2005 Mazda RX-8 Specs & Features

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Engine TypeGas
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeRear wheel drive
CylindersRotary 0
Combined MPG18
Total Seating4
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drive typeRear wheel drive
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG18
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)16/22 mpg
Fuel tank capacity15.9 gal.
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Range in miles (cty/hwy)254.4/349.8 mi.
Base engine size1.3 l
Base engine typeGas
CylindersRotary 0
Horsepower197 hp @ 7200 rpm
Torque164 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Turning circle34.8 ft.
2 front headrestsyes
2 rear headrestsyes
child seat anchorsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
engine immobilizeryes
front head airbagsyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Rear integrated headrestsyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
100 watts stereo outputyes
6 total speakersyes
diversity antennayes
radio data systemyes
AM/FM stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
cruise controlyes
electric power steeringyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front door pocketsyes
front seatback storageyes
overhead console with storageyes
remote trunk releaseyes
retained accessory poweryes
tilt-adjustable steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
front and rear reading lightsyes
interior air filtrationyes
leather steering wheelyes
leather trim on shift knobyes
trunk lightyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Power mirrorsyes
external temperature displayyes
low fuel level warningyes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
sport front seatsyes
Front head room38.2 in.
Front hip room53.4 in.
Front leg room42.7 in.
Front shoulder room54.9 in.
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
folding with storage and pass-thru center armrestyes
rear ventilation ductsyes
Rear head room36.8 in.
Rear hip Room48.1 in.
Rear leg room32.3 in.
Rear shoulder room54.9 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place7.6 cu.ft.
Curb weight3053 lbs.
Drag Coefficient.31 cd.
Front track58.9 in.
Gross weight3854 lbs.
Ground clearance4.7 in.
Height52.8 in.
Length174.3 in.
Maximum cargo capacity7.6 cu.ft.
Overall Width without Mirrors69.7 in.
Rear track59.3 in.
Wheel base106.4 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Brilliant Black Clearcoat
  • Nordic Green Mica
  • Winning Blue Metallic
  • Velocity Red Mica
  • Titanium Gray Metallic
  • Sunlight Silver Metallic
  • Whitewater Pearl
Interior Colors
  • Black/Chaparral
  • Black/Red
  • Black
  • Black
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
alloy wheelsyes
16 x 7.5 in. wheelsyes
P225/55R16 tiresyes
Performance tiresyes
double wishbone front suspensionyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
multi-link rear suspensionyes
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Roadside4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.