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2008 Mazda RX-8 40th Anniversary Specs

Mazda RX-8

2008 Mazda RX-8 40th Anniversary Coupe Manual powered by 1.3-liter Rotary Gas Engine.

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Overview
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$31,370
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.3-liter Rotary Gas
Transmission
TBC
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Body Type
Coupe
Seating capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
7.6 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.3-liter Rotary Gas
  • Horsepower
    232 hp @ 8500 rpm
  • Torque
    159 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
  • Drivetrain
    Rear Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    34.8 ft
  • Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
    36.8 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 8.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 8.0"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Double Wishbone
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/45R18
  • Rear Tire
    P225/45R18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    16 MPG
  • Highway
    22 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    15.9 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    254.4 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    349.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    174.3 in
  • Height
    52.8 in
  • Max Width
    69.7 in
  • Front Width
    58.9 in
  • Rear Width
    59.3 in
  • Wheelbase
    106.4 in
  • Ground Clearance
    4.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    4 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.7 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    36.7 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    54.8 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    32.2 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    36.5 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    54.9 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    48.1 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,053 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    7.6 ft³

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles