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Used 2008 Mazda RX-8 Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeRear wheel drive
CylindersRotary 0
Total Seating4
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
EPA city/highway MPG16/23 MPG
EPA combined MPG19 MPG
Range in miles (city/hwy)254.4/365.7 mi.
Fuel tank capacity15.9 gal.
Base engine size1.3 L
CylindersRotary 0
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower212 hp @ 7,500 rpm
Torque159 lb-ft @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive typeRear wheel drive
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Double wishbone front suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Multi-link rear suspensionyes
Length174.3 in.
Overall width without mirrors69.7 in.
Height52.8 in.
Wheelbase106.4 in.
Front track58.9 in.
Rear track59.3 in.
EPA interior volume96.6 cu.ft.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place7.6 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity7.6 cu.ft.
Turning circle34.8 ft.
Ground clearance4.7 in.
Drag Coefficient.31 Cd.
Curb weight3,084 lbs.
Gross weight3,854 lbs.
Exterior Colors
  • Brilliant Black Clearcoat
  • Stormy Blue Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Galaxy Gray Mica
  • Velocity Red Mica
  • Sunlight Silver Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Black, cloth
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room38.2 in.
Front leg room42.7 in.
Front shoulder room54.8 in.
Front hip room53.3 in.
Sport front seatsyes
6-way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
4-way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room36.8 in.
Rear leg room32.2 in.
Rear shoulder room54.9 in.
Rear hip room48.1 in.
Folding with storage and pass-thru center armrestyes
Dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Front and rear head airbagsyes
Child seat anchorsyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Electronic brakeforce distributionyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
2 front headrestsyes
2 rear headrestsyes
Rear integrated headrestsyes
Front seatbelt pretensionersyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
100 watts stereo outputyes
6 total speakersyes
Radio data systemyes
Diversity antennayes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
Remote keyless power door locksyes
Power mirrorsyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Tilt-adjustable steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
Electric power steeringyes
Cruise controlyes
Front and rear cupholdersyes
Front door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Remote trunk releaseyes
Retained accessory poweryes
Leather steering wheelyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Rear ventilation ductsyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Rear floor matsyes
Trunk lightyes
Leather trim on shift knobyes
Front reading lightsyes
External temperature displayyes
Low fuel level warningyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Alloy wheelsyes
16 x 7.5 in. wheelsyes
Performance tiresyes
225/55R16 tiresyes
Basic3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36,000 mi.